Kobalt and Fintage Sign Worldwide Publishing and Neighbouring Rights Deal with Rock Band, SKINDRED
NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY, 17, 2017 – Kobalt the leading independent music services company, along with the recently acquired Fintage House, today announced the signing of UK Top 40 rock group, SKINDRED to a global publishing and neighbouring rights deal. Described by Radio 1’s Daniel P Carter as, “One of the best live acts Britain has ever produced,” SKINDRED is a genuine worldwide phenomenon. Currently, the band has achieved sales of just under half a million albums across the globe.
Throughout 2016, SKINDRED toured all over the world, with a string of high profile, main-stage slots at UK festivals including Reading and Leeds & Download. Furthermore, the band has recently been selected to headline Steelhouse Festival in Wales and HRH Metal Festival in Birmingham as well as perform during next summer’s Bloodstock Festival and Hellfest in France amongst an array of others.
SKINDRED’s Manager, Seven Webster from 7PM Management, added, “We had been talking to Mandy Aubry from Fintage for a long time and really wanted to work with her and now Fintage have joined forces with Kobalt we could not be happier. For us to be one of the first deals since the Fintage /Kobalt merger is extremely exciting. Having both Nick Robinson and Miller Williams from Kobalt both heavily involved as well in the band’s day to day publishing team too is a really exciting prospect for us too as we look to strengthen the global team around the SKINDRED brand.”
Nick Robinson, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Creative at Kobalt said, “We’re really pleased to welcome Skindred to Kobalt/Fintage. The band have very successfully developed their own unique sound in the rock world and we’re excited to be part of the next stage of their career and helping them grow their audience even further across the world.”
SKINDRED is currently finishing a European headline tour which will follow a brief UK tour in February 2017 including two nights at Brightons Concorde on January 31st and February 1st. They will complete their headline set at HRH Metal in Birmingham Academy on Feb 11th. For full details go to http://www.skindred.net/live.