Rdio, the on-demand music streaming service from the founders of Skype, has announced exciting new additions to its selection of over 18 million songs with the recent inclusion of the catalog of metal and hard rock heavyweights from the Century Media Records roster, including LACUNA COIL, SHADOWS FALL and many more.
Founded in Germany in 1988 by Robert Kampf, Century Media has seen the likes of LACUNA COIL, SHADOWS FALL, IN THIS MOMENT, ARCH ENEMY and SUICIDE SILENCE land on The Billboard 200 chart.
To celebrate, Century Media is currently spotlighted on Rdio and has launched a retrospective playlist of over 750 hand-picked songs that have been released since the label's inception in 1988. Tracks include the early years, landmark albums first licensed in the U.S. and new favorites. The playlist also includes tracks that were released through Century Black and Olympic. Listen here.
Rdio is the groundbreaking digital music service that is reinventing the way people discover, listen to, and share music. With on-demand access to over 18 million songs, Rdio connects people with music and makes it easy to search for and instantly play any song, album, artist or playlist without ever hearing a single ad. Discover what friends, people with similar tastes, recording artists, and more are listening to in real-time and share across Twitter and Facebook. Build a digital music collection that’s available everywhere — on the web, in-home or in-car, on tablets or mobile phones, and even offline.
Launched in August 2010, Rdio is headquartered in San Francisco and was founded by Janus Friis, one of the creators of Skype. Currently available in the US, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Great Britain, France, Sweden, Finland and Norway, Rdio is funded by Janus Friis through his investment entities, Atomico, Skype and Mangrove Capital Partners.
For more information and to sign up, visit www.rdio.com.