July 26, 2021 I Supply
Gibson Announces Launch of Record Label
Gibson has launched Gibson Records, which will be headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, alongside a strategic label partnership with BMG. Gibson Records will work with Gibson artists to produce, record and promote their music to fans around the world, spreading the power of their music, creating, building and delivering guitar-centric music, across genres to fans across the globe.
Gibson Records has also announced that it has entered into a strategic label partnership for the release with BMG, the world’s fourth-biggest music company.
The first release from the label will be the forthcoming album from Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators, which has be slated for next year.
“Launching a record label that is in service to our artists is the natural evolution of our 127 years of history. Gibson Records will work with Gibson artists to capture, record and promote their music under an artist friendly partnership,” said Cesar Gueikian, brand president of Gibson Brands. “Gibson Records will keep all of us at Gibson focused on our artist first culture that is engaged and connected to music. We are excited to launch Gibson Records, to announce that Slash is our first signed artist and that we have entered into a label partnership with BMG.”
“It’s an honor to be the first release on the new Gibson Records,” Slash said. “It’s a zenith in our partnership for sure and having worked so closely with Gibson for so long, I know they will be a label that genuinely supports their artists creatively. Not just me, but all the artists they choose to work with. It’s perfect.”