Victory Renews, Expands Distribution Relationship With Rise
July 5, 2007 at 5:26 AM (PT)
PORTLAND, OR-based RISE RECORDS has expanded its relationship with VICTORY RECORDS -- VICTORY has been RISE's exclusive distributor for NORTH AMERICA, and the territory now also includes the UK and AUSTRALIA.
"All of us at VICTORY are extremely pleased to continue and expand upon our relationship with [RISE President] CRAIG [ERICSON] and RISE RECORDS," said VICTORY owner TONY BRUMMEL. "CRAIG has proven that he has great ears and a true gift for discovering and developing exciting and relevant new artists. The upcoming album from THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, which comes out in AUGUST, will be RISE's biggest release to date. CRAIG has a slew of great bands that are developing nicely along with a great upcoming release schedule."
ERICSON said, "RISE is thrilled to extend its distribution deal with VICTORY RECORDS. VICTORY's team is strong and dedicated and their expertise and passion for the industry is unmatched. Plain and simple, RISE and VICTORY make a great team."