Former Korn Guitarist's Driven Music Signs Distribution Agreement
June 16, 2008 at 5:13 AM (PT)
RYKO DISTRIBUTION has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with DRIVEN MUSIC GROUP to distribute all physical and digital releases from DRIVEN MUSIC's artists in the U.S. and CANADA.
DRIVEN MUSIC GROUP was created by BRIAN "HEAD" WELCH, a founding member, songwriter and guitarist from the band KORN, music industry veteran MARK NAWARA and entertainment law attorney GREG SHANABERGER. RYKO DISTRIBUTION is headquartered in NEW YORK CITY and is a WARNER MUSIC GROUP company.
In making the announcement, WEA CORP. Pres./CEO JOHN ESPOSITO said, "We are thrilled to sign this agreement with a young, dynamic company such as DRIVEN MUSIC GROUP. We look forward to offering Driven the ability to tap into Wea's extensive retail distribution network and get its artists' music out to consumers."