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3 Inches Of Blood Signs To Century Media Records

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Heavy metal group 3 Inches Of Blood has announced that they have signed a new worldwide deal with Century Media Records, who will be releasing their new studio album later this year.

Singer Cam Pipes states: "Ever since our departure from our previous label, Century Media has been in the forefront trying to get us to sign with them. No other label showed as much enthusiasm and belief in our band as they did. Right from the start we all got a great feeling from the whole Century Media team. We feel comfortable with the vision they have for us and are confident they have the necessary tools and motivation to help us in the ways our previous label didn't. We can’t wait to unleash this new material upon the masses."

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Blackheart*915's avatar

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1. Blackheart*915 writes:

Aw thats really cool Man lol. any ideas for us ?

# May 12, 2009 @ 4:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. zMETALlica writes:

thats a good label for them. i can't see them on any other label. seriously, after reading this i was like wait, they weren't on CM before? so i looked up and they were on Road Runner? wtf.

# May 12, 2009 @ 9:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. deathbringer writes:

Yeah, Century Media seems like a good fit for 3 Inches of Blood. I'm looking forward to hearing what they have in store next.

# May 12, 2009 @ 10:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. darkstar writes:

I think Roadrunner dropped them. Or I could be making it up...?

# May 13, 2009 @ 12:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Cynic writes:

That's because Roadrunner only signs acts they think are going to be the next trendy thing, and when trends die RR drops them like flies. Not implying 3IOB are trying to be trendy, just commenting on the ridiculous nature of RR.

# May 13, 2009 @ 1:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. RTB writes:

^ cynic thats not entirly true, ok some bands in the past ya, but they still have an arsenal of solid bands,...bands that have been with the label for a long time and bands like cky, collective soul, lynard skynard, and ratt i wouldnt say are trendy bands.....their is no perfect label out there, everyone has their quirks, but to say roadrunner is ridiculous, is just that

# May 13, 2009 @ 3:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Cynic writes:

Roadrunner p***ed all over Pestilence, Gorguts, Death, Obituary, Deicide as soon as death metal wasn't the new in thing. For treating my favourite bands like that ALONE is enough for me to hate them. Now they're just another label home to Nickelback and any other band that can pull in the $$$, music aside.

The good bands left like Megadeth or Opeth are so big they could be on any label, it doesn't matter. RR went from a label supporting underground bands like Cynic and Xentrix to selling them all down the river to become a big label. I support RR like I support Nike sweat shops. To quote Glen Benton (I could choose many others) " Basically they're no longer a metal label, they're just into what happens to be in [...] Roadrunner have a way of destroying bands by breaking them up financially".

# May 13, 2009 @ 4:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Diamond Oz writes:

And let's not forget their treatment of Sepultura! That's another reason they suck!

# May 13, 2009 @ 9:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Jamez writes:

And Black Label Society! They released one album on RR and that was it. Century Media on the other hand just rocks! their rooster is just plain murder (apart from bands like... say.. Lacuna Coil..? Ok ok, I wont go into it :)

# May 13, 2009 @ 9:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. That_One_Guy writes:

I'd agree with most of you, CM just seems like a better fit for 3IOB. Roadrunner has been going downhill since the early 90's when death metal "went out of style."

# May 13, 2009 @ 11:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. DeathInEye writes:

Century Media, Nuclear Blast, Metal Blade, Earache, Ferret are all better labels than Road Runner 'Wreckords'. There are plenty smaller labels too.

# May 13, 2009 @ 12:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Blackheart*915's avatar

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12. Blackheart*915 writes:

zMETALlica your so right I'm surprised when i took a look at it....
maybe its just a mistake dont you think so ?
its just errors

# May 13, 2009 @ 4:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. deathfreak writes:

They f***ing p***ed on gorguts. They should drop f***ing sh**ty bands like nickelbank. and Pick up some decents ones. they are also loseing a few bands to Century Media daath. as for century its a hit and miss for me they have some good bands but the also have their fair share of trendy metal. So ill stick with relapse records.

# May 13, 2009 @ 4:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. That_One_Guy writes:

Blackheart -- It was correct, 3IOB used to be on RR.

# May 13, 2009 @ 5:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. bbristowe writes:

I remember reading an article back in the day about this. Cool bunch of guys, A LOT of fun. Good to see they are making it. RR blows. Cynic dropped the best quote possible ["Roadrunner have a way of destroying bands by breaking them up financially"]. Exactly what they do. I really like prosthetic records lately, they have a solid line up. ( Or had?)

# May 13, 2009 @ 7:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. deathfreak writes:

prosthetic records does have a pretty decent line up Skeletonwitch, Testament and Gojira being the best I can think of. Besides almost "Metal" any record lable is better than RR.

# May 13, 2009 @ 7:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Cynic writes:

I'm currently a big fan of Profound Lore Records, good to deal with and a great line up (Loss, Hammers of Misfortune, Alcest, Amesoeurs, Leviathan). There are too many examples but my favourite tale is always how RR changed the cover of Pestilence's "Consuming Impulse" right before release without even telling them, or letting them have input on what the new cover would be.

# May 13, 2009 @ 7:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. deathfreak writes:

They p***ed off a lot of good bands because they were not making enough money. RR will do the same to these trendy money making bands in few years. they will then sign what ever genre is "in". Thats why they suck. The only bands I can see them not treating like sh** are megadeth and opeth.

# May 13, 2009 @ 9:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

well, Roadrunner is one of the worst labels in metal. Great job, dudes, your better off without those fvcks. Write some epic sh!t
N.P-3IOB-The Goatrider's Hord(spelling?)

# May 13, 2009 @ 11:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. That_One_Guy writes:

deathfreak -- I don't think they can afford to blow off Megadeth and Opeth, they're huge sellers and have been for a long time.

# May 15, 2009 @ 12:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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