Nuclear Blast Records made DN Journal‘s Top 20 Sales Chart this week with its acquisition of the NuclearBlast.com domain for $12,000.
Asif Salam of SoundShock.com recently travelled to the Nuclear Blast Records headquarters in Donzdorf, Germany, where he interviewed the label’s vice president, Jochen Maass, and AR representative/product manager Jaap Waagemaker. You can now watch the report below.
Nuclear Blast was founded in Donzdorf, Germany in 1987 by Markus Staiger.
Since 2000, Nuclear Blast has maintained U.S. staff and operations in Los Angeles via a successful and long-running production and distribution deal with The Century Family, Inc., parent of Century Media Records. Century Media currently maintains a distribution deal with Caroline/EMI which it manages for Nuclear Blast under the arrangement.
Artists currently signed to Nuclear Blast include EXODUS, DIMMU BORGIR, ACCEPT, DEATH ANGEL and KREATOR.
(Thanks: David Myre / DeathMetal.us)