NUCLEAR BLAST Partners With ADA

NUCLEAR BLAST Partners With ADA

The world's biggest independent heavy metal label, Nuclear Blast Records, and top independent distributor, ADA (owned by Warner Music Group), have announced a global partnership. ADA will provide worldwide physical and digital distribution, excluding certain territories in Central Europe, as well as offer additional services to support Nuclear Blast's incredible roster of iconic bands and newly developing artists. This deal builds on Nuclear Blast's existing relationship with Warner Music Central Europe, under the leadership of Bernd Dopp, chairman and CEO Warner Music Central Europe, who has provided the label with distribution services for more than 20 years.

Metal juggernauts MACHINE HEAD will release their new studio album, "Catharsis", on January 26 via Nuclear Blast/ADA, and will embark on a massive tour that kicks off on January 25. "Catharsis" is set to deliver a full-throttle roller coaster through every facet of MACHINE HEAD's increasingly diverse sound and looks certain to be one of 2018's most acclaimed metal records. Swedish progressive metal pioneers MESHUGGAH have scored a Grammy nod for "Best Metal Performance" on "Clockworks" released by Nuclear Blast in October 2016. Groundbreaking industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY have also signed a worldwide deal with the label and recently wrapped recording their new album, "AmeriKKKant", which is scheduled for release on March 9 through this new partnership.

"We are excited to enter a new chapter in the history of Nuclear Blast," said Markus Staiger, managing director and founder of Nuclear Blast. "Having been with the Warner family for over 20 years in Germany and other territories in Europe, this seems as a logical step. Looking forward to much success with the ADA team!"

Eliah Seton, president of ADA worldwide, commented: "We look forward to contributing to the legacy of Nuclear Blast and its incredible roster and we couldn't be happier to extend their footprint in the Warner family across the globe."

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