Client Striker wins 2020 JUNO Award for Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year

Steve Tramposch / Launchpad Media client STRIKER won the 2020 JUNO Award (Canadian version of Grammys) for Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year in a ceremony last night for their album “Play To Win,” doing so completely independent. Click image below for the Full story: STRIKER have supported Metallica, had a #1 song at Canadian rock radio, were also nominated …

Management client All Good Things, signed to Better Noise Music, preps 2020 label debut

Steve Tramposch / Launchpad Media management client All Good Things, the first artist he’s signed to Better Noise / Eleven Seven Music since 3-time Grammy nominee Nothing More, is putting the final touches on their 2020 label debut. Better Noise is also home to Motley Crue, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Escape The Fate, Nelly Furtado and Awolnation, to …

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Steve Tramposch announces new record label

Friends and colleagues – excited to finally share that I am launching a record label with worldwide distribution, something I wish I had done many years ago. Formal announcement, name, and more in the near future. In the meantime you can submit music here. More to come.  – Steve For more on Steve Tramposch click here. For more on Steve’s history of successful A&R …

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Launchpad client Striker announces new album “Play To Win”

Award-winning metal/hard rock band/Launchpad client Striker has revealed the artwork, track listing, and a lyric video for their new album “Play To Win” (out October 26th), plus North American tour dates and more (below). A classic mix of heavy metal and hard rock, Striker is one of metal’s fastest growing independent bands. They’ve supported Metallica, had a #1 song at Canadian rock radio, …

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Launchpad client Messer launches blistering second single “Save Myself”

Launchpad client Messer continues their scorching start, launching their second single and video for  “Save Myself,” the follow up to their Top 30 debut single and #1 researching rock song “Make This Life.” “This song is about someone that is on the precipice of change/action,” says bassist Maddox Messer. “It’s about the empowerment one feels when they’ve finally had enough of an abusive relationship …

Launchpad client Zero Theorem continues its scorching start

Launchpad client Zero Theorem continues its scorching start at rock radio, retail, and more. Their debut EP “Ataraxis,” released this week, is currently a Hot New Release at Amazon and a top 20 featured New Release in Metal at iTunes. The EP includes their Top 30 debut single “Area” and the upcoming 2nd single “Becoming,” already added to influential playlists …

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Two Launchpad clients Messer and Zero Theorem break into top of US Rock Charts

Two Launchpad Media clients are simultaneously poised to break into the twenties of the most played songs at US Rock Radio, surrounded by acts such as Metallica, Imagine Dragons, Muse, Pearl Jam, Shinedown, Nothing More, and Godsmack, from major labels and large indies such as Warner Brothers, RCA, Universal, and more: Messer and their debut single “Make This Life” (currently at …

Jason Flom on Lefsetz – Steve Tramposch & Virgin Success

Thanks to industry legend Jason Flom for his shout out in his podcast with Bob Lefsetz, and the story about his success with Steve Tramposch at Virgin Records. Jason talks about taking over Virgin, Steve’s obsession with A&R research data, and their first signing together, including a story few have heard before.   Story starts after 1:08 / 1:10, but the whole thing …

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Launchpad client Zero Theorem breaks the top 30 rock charts, plus Spotify, Apple, Google, and more

Launchpad client Zero Theorem and their debut single “Area” are off to a scorching start, breaking into the top 30 on the US rock charts (currently #39 with a bullet), not to mention numerous adds to influential streaming playlists at Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, and more. This makes two Launchpad clients now in the top 30 running side-by-side, surrounded by …

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Launchpad client Messer breaks the top 40 rock charts, plus Spotify, Apple, Google, and more

Launchpad client Messer and their debut single “Make This Life” are off to a scorching start, breaking into the top 40 rock charts (currently #42 with a Bullet) after only three weeks, not to mention numerous adds to influential streaming playlists. This makes two Launchpad clients now in the top 50, surrounded by acts such as Foo Fighters, Metallica, Papa Roach, …

A&R signing Nothing More nominated for three Grammy Awards, has #1 rock song in the US

Steve Tramposch‘s A&R signing Nothing More continues its meteoric trajectory, as the band received three Grammy Award nominations this morning – the most in Rock – including Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song for “Go to War,” as well as a Best Rock Album nomination for The Stories We Tell Ourselves. The band currently has the #1 rock song in the …