Universal Republic Snares Distribution Of Ironworks
August 4, 2008 at 11:48 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC RECORDS has agreed to distribute IRONWORKS MUSIC’s diverse roster in the U.S. Actor/producer KIEFER SUTHERLAND and singer/songwriter/producer JUDE COLE are among the imprint's founding partners. The "full facility entertainment company with an emphasis on ‘music community’ combines the label with a studio and publishing company." Its roster features ROCCO DELUCA, BILLY BOY ON POISON and HONEYHONEY, among others.
"We're thrilled to be partnering with KIEFER and JUDE and the entire IRONWORKS team," stated UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC Presi./CEO MONTE LIPMAN. "IRONWORKS has become a creative haven for artists and an exciting new business model for bringing passionate and inspired music to the forefront. We look forward to a great future ahead of us."
"This is a natural move for IRONWORKS," COLE said. "MONTE, AVERY and their talented and passionate staff have always kept it about the music. We look forward to a productive and lasting relationship that creates a unique signature based on one objective: breaking great artists with great songs."
We couldn't be more excited about moving forward with UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC," SUTHERLAND added. "This partnership will not only allow us to continue to foster the music we're passionate about, but it will provide us with multiple platforms to reach the kind of audiences we've always hoped for."