Republic Records Partners With Stardog Records For New Music From 'Roadies' Soundtrack, Reignwolf
June 15, 2016 at 12:16 PM (PT)
REPUBLIC RECORDS has partnered with STARDOG RECORDS, which was originally created as an imprint for SEATTLE-based proto-grunge band MOTHER LOVE BONE's music after the band signed with POLYGRAM subsidiary MERCURY RECORDS in 1989. MOTHER LOVE BONE members STONE GOSSARD and JEFF AMENT would later join EDDIE VEDDER and MIKE McCREADY to form PEARL JAM.
The first releases to come of the partnership include the soundtrack for the highly anticipated SHOWTIME series, "Roadies" — created by OSCAR winner CAMERON CROWE — as well as the full-length debut album from rising rock artist REIGNWOLF, who will also make an appearance in the series, where he’ll preview his new single, “Hardcore”.
REPUBLIC RECORDS EVP/GM, West Coast TOM MACKAY commented: “We’re excited to further our partnership with STARDOG RECORDS and welcome REIGNWOLF to the REPUBLIC RECORDS team and to the 'Roadies' project.We could not ask for a better lineup to start this relationship and look forward to many more.”
The label's KELLY CURTIS: "It's been an incredible ride joining forces with REPUBLIC in resurrecting STARDOG RECORDS. We're eager to get REIGNWOLF's debut LP and the 'Roadies' soundtrack out in the hands of music fans and look forward to what opportunities lay ahead."
CROWE's one-hour "Roadies" boasts an ensemble cast, including stars LUKE WILSON and CARLA GUGINO as well as IMOGEN POOTS, OSCAR nominee KEISHA CASTLE-HUGHES ("Whale Rider"), COLSON BAKER aka MACHINE GUN KELLY and RON WHITE ("Blue Collar Comedy Tour"). The series premieres SUNDAY, JUNE 26th.
CANADIAN REIGNWOLF has built his reputation on his live show, playing any instrument he can get his hands on and smashing them all before the night is over. He has been the opening act for both THE PIXIES and BLACK SABBATH's spring 2014 NORTH AMERICAN tour. He has released just three independent tracks online and hasn't put out an album ... until now. Earlier this year, he signed to STARDOG RECORDS and CAMERON CROWE personally reached out to him to score, act and perform in "Roadies." His new single, "Hardcore" will be available in JULY, with a debut album to be announced shortly..