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Record labels have always been the backbone of the recording industry. Up until the early 2010’s, and for the most part, it was labels that made artists known to the public. If a band was signed to a one of the major labels it would gain much more media exposure, it could get a support slot touring and eventually this band would gain a respectable position within the spectrum of the given genre. With the emergence of the internet, social media, and digitalism all the above changed dramatically but this is a different story all together.

The real treasures of our music, however, have always been hidden in the underground labels. Small bedroom-sized labels run by hard-working individuals on their free time. Usually driven by their love for music, underground labels fund their own releases and support the artists based on criteria other than profit.

Labels, big or small, will continue to exist and will continue to provide a space for artists to express themselves. Maybe they are more like advertising agencies today but still play a major role in the scene. Keep on checking on labels and make sure you look to the underground! Explore Metal bands and support small labels!

Nuclear Blast

Century Media

Metal Blade

SPV

Metal Blade

Season Of Mist

Roadrunner Records

Napalm Records

Frontiers Records

Metal On Metal

Sleaszy Rider

Earache

  • BVDLVD
    on May 3, 2022

    BVDLVD (pronounced ‘badlad’) is slashing and burning through existing […]

  • The Bites
    on February 14, 2022

    Newly signed to Earache Records – Hollywood party rock-n-rollers The Bites. […]

  • Dub War
    on February 7, 2022

    Originally formed in 1993 in Newport, Wales, Dub War were a band that tore into […]

  • Earache Digital Distribution Artists
    on December 3, 2021

    Earache Digital Distribution is the new home for independent rock and metal […]

  • Black Star Riders
    on September 20, 2021

    US-based hard rock group BLACK STAR RIDERS have signed a multi-album worldwide […]

Cruz Del Sur

Candlelight

Dark Star

Dark Essence Records

Underground Symphony

Peaceville

  • All For Me Grog – Lyric Video
    on April 20, 2021

    Undeground Symphony is pleased to announce the lyric video of “ALL FOR ME […]

  • Mindfar – New Deal
    on January 8, 2021

    Underground Symphony is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of […]

  • Thunder Axe – New Deal
    on October 30, 2020

    Underground Symphony is pleased to announce the agreement with the Heavy Metal […]

  • Alex Mele – New Deal
    on July 2, 2020

    We are pleased to announce that guitarrist Alex Mele (Kaledon) has signed an […]

  • Clockwork – New Deal
    on May 13, 2020

    We are pleased to announce that the Symphonic/Power Metal band Clockwork has […]

Mighty Music

Eclipse Records

Unique Leader Records

Megaforce Records

Svart Records

Osmose

Hammerheart Records

Massacre Records

Limb Music

  • IMPERIA – The Last Horizon
    on March 28, 2021

    LINE-UPHelena Iren Michaelsen – VocalsJan Örkki Yrlund – GuitarsGerry […]

  • IMPERIA
    on March 26, 2021

    2021 The Last Horizon MAS DP1152 Release Date: 26. März 2021 2019 Flames Of […]

  • FEANOR
    on March 17, 2021

    Power Of The Chosen One (CD Digipak) LINE-UPSven D’Anna – VocalsDavid […]

  • SEPTAGON
    on March 17, 2021

    We Only Die Once (CD Digipak, Vinyl LP) LINE-UPMarkus Becker – VocalsMarkus […]

  • HELSTAR
    on February 10, 2021

    Clad in Black (CD Digipak, Vinyl LP) LINE-UPJames „Vampiro“ Rivera – […]

Nuclear War Now!

Prosthetic Records

Agonia Records

AFM Records

Divebomb Records

Atomic Fire

No Remorse Records

XtreemMusic

Solitude Productions

Roar! Rock Of Angels

Dying Victims Productions

Gates Of Hell Records

Black Lodge

Assavlt

Babylon Doom Cult

Iron Bonehead

Comatose Music

Steel Gallery Records

Fighter Records

Demons Records