Twelve Foot Ninja wins Golden Gods Award

Twelve Foot Ninja has received the Best New Talent award at this year’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards, America’s only hard rock and heavy metal awards show. With the winners determined by the fans, the Australian group beat out fellow nominees Deafheaven, Scar The Martyr, ††† (Crosses), Heaven’s Basement and Issues for the award. The Syndicate’s publicity and metal radio teams have been working together to spread the word about Twelve ...
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The Syndicate Well-Represented on the 2013 Year-End CMJ Charts

CMJ's year-end charts are published! Seeing all of the artists we've promoted on them is not only humbling, but also shows what an incredible year it was in college radio. We could not be more proud of everyone we have worked with and their success, and we cannot wait to bring more quality music to the 2014 charts! Our full rundown of highlights at college, metal and everything ...
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We joined Twelve Foot Ninja on the road

This past weekend, The Syndicate’s Zach Shaw hopped aboard Twelve Foot Ninja’s tour bus to join them for their shows at the Wisconsin and Ohio Metalfests. The sets were a part of the Australian band’s first ever North American tour, finding them playing with Periphery, Born Of Osiris, and Dead Letter Circus in front of fans discovering them for the first time. The Syndicate’s PR and Loud Rock Radio teams have been ...
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Spoon’s Jim Eno to release Public Hi-Fi Sessions

The Syndicate is looking forward to a very exciting 2014 with our friends over at Public Hi-Fi Records – a label founded and entirely curated by Spoon’s Jim Eno. We are highly anticipating the label’s inaugural project, which is a series of limited edition 12-inch singles called the Public Hi-Fi Sessions. The Public Hi-Fi Sessions series will release limited edition singles on 12-inch vinyl three times a year and, as with ...
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The Syndicate Welcomes Jerry Rubino To The Alternative Radio Promotion Team

The Syndicate is proud to announce the addition of industry veteran Jerry Rubino to our commercial alternative department, joining decorated promoter Rob Wilcox. Rubino boasts over 30 years of credits in the music industry, including a long-standing history of radio promotion for such companies as Rough Trade, Chrysalis, Bar/None Records and Radioactive. On the broadcast side of things, Rubino served as producer/programmer for specialty programs at New York’s WHTZ (Z-100) and WLIR. ...
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Princeton Review Announces 2014’s Most Popular College Radio Stations

Each year, the Princeton Review releases a college guide for soon-to-be students and prospective parents. Among the lists of  which schools offer "Great Financial Aid," "Most Accessible Professors,"  "Party Schools," and  "Happiest Students," is the accolade of "Most Popular College Radio Station." When the 2014 edition was announced yesterday, we were presented with 20 stations who are making a splash and are positively influencing their campuses and beyond. We love that college radio is ...
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SYN 15 Flashback Friday: The Metal Insider Summit

In April of 2009, The Syndicate launched MetalInsider.net, a site that today serves as a leading source for metal and music business news. To celebrate this new endeavor into the metal world, The Syndicate held the Metal Insider Summit at the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival in Worcester, Massachusetts. The summit brought together big names in the metal music industry for an interactive, educational conference that consisted of two ...
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We Butter The Bread With Butter Announces First Ever North American Tour

The Syndicate has been working with Germany’s We Butter The Bread With Butter in support of its new album Goldkinder, to be released in the U.S. on August 13. Despite having a sizable U.S. fanbase from previous releases (even cracking the iTunes Top 50 with 2010's Der Tag an dem die Welt unterging), the group has yet to step foot in the States. That all changes in September, though, as We ...
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