ROAR! Rock of Angels Records a division of Infinity Entertainment IKE has announced that A&R executive Axel Wiesenauer of Rock’N’Growl Promotion will join forces with the label. Working closely with ROAR! Rock of Angels Records, Greek-based headquarters, Axel will contribute his proven A&R services. Based in Germany, Axel will focus on searching and selecting new and established artists fitting into the roster ROAR! Rock of Angels Records.
Axel is the owner of highly respected agency Rock’N’Growl Promotion. Rock’N’Growl Promotion is an music promotion/press, consulting, management and booking company that was founded back in the 90s – with over 25 years of experience in the music industry business. Rock’N’Growl Promotion worked with coming bands, newcomers and well-known names, including Robin Beck, Vardis, Rock Goddess, Mark Slaughter, David Ellefson, Killing Machine, Monument, Helstar, Jeff Scott Soto, and more.
ROAR! Rock of Angels Records Owner Akis Kosmidis comments: “With Axel we have found a well-respected and experienced team member with a deep passion for music. Axel joining the ROAR! family will help with his experience and contacts to strengthen and expand our A&R skills.”
Axel Wiesenauer states: “I’m very excited by the opportunity of working with ROAR! and in particular executives Akis Kosmidis, Lambros Kokkinos and Nikos Saroglou, who have proved to be dynamic and forward thinking to meet the great challenges.”
ROAR! Rock of Angels Records is a Greek music label with a focus on hard rock and metal bands. More than 50 different albums, including Nemesis by Sarissa, Blind Faith by Mean Streak, and Hair of the Dog by Monument have been released under the label ROAR! Rock of Angels Records. The distribution is being carried out by Soulfood in Europe (with the exception of Greece and Cyprus) and Plastichead + Code7 in Great Britain. Digital distribution is provided by Believe.
The label is a division of the company`s several different business areas. For its own program, the in-house label ROAR! Rock of Angels Records is used, which specializes in heavy metal and rock music. Death Metal and Dark Metal are distributed under the sub-label Growl Records.
Distribution of the company’s own products and those from other labels is handled by Infinity Entertainment IKE regarding wholesalers and retailers in Greece and Cyprus. Infinity Entertainment IKE has developed into one of the most important distributors in Greece for independent labels. Exclusive distribution agreements for Greece exist with Nuclear Blast, SPV, AFM Records and Frontiers Records among others.
Infinity Entertainment IKE provides wholesale services in Greece, while online distribution is handled via the Music-Megastore internet shop.