Epic Records

Epic Records
Parent companySony BMG
Founded1953
Distributing labelEpic Records (In the US)
GenreVarious
Country of originUS
Official websiteOfficial website of Epic Records

Epic Records is an American record label with several sub-companies around the world. It is currently owned by Sony BMG, but was originally owned by CBS. The company started in 1953, and over the years has signed artists and bands such as Fiona Apple, Céline Dion, Pearl Jam, Michael Jackson, KISS, AC/DC, Rage Against the Machine, Heart, Boston and Modest Mouse.

Imprint labels

The following is a list of labels Epic Records has distributed:

Current

  • Beluga Heights (2008–present)
  • Collective Music Group (2012–present)
  • DC Flag Records (2004–present)
  • Freebandz (2012–present)
  • Immortal Records (1994–present)
  • Glowworm Records (2002–present)
  • Battery Records (2004–present)
  • Verity Gospel Music Group (2008–present)
  • Vested in Culture (2012–Present)[1]
  • Volcano Entertainment (2006–present)

Former

  • 550 Music (1993–2000)
  • Beluga Heights Records (2006–2008)
  • Blue Sky (1974-1982)
  • Caribou Records (1976-1985)
  • Cold Chillin' Records (1993–1999)
  • Date Records (1960s)
  • Epic Records Nashville (? - May 2006)
  • Epic Street (1993–1998)
  • Cleveland International Records (1976-1983)
  • CTI Records (1980)
  • Tuff City Records (1983–1984)
  • Hidden Beach Records (1998–2007)
  • Gamble (1972-1975)
  • Glacial Pace (mid-1990s)
  • Invictus Records (1973-1976)
  • Jet Records (1978-1983)
  • Kirshner Records (1974-1983)
  • LaFace Records
  • MJJ Music (1991–2001, 2010)
  • Nemperor Records (1977-1990)
  • Ode Records (1967–1969, 1976–1979)
  • OKeh Records (1965–1970, 1994–2000)
  • Pasha Records (1979-1990)
  • Philadelphia International Records (1971–1984)
  • Portrait Records (1976–1992)
  • Ruthless Records (1999-2009, defunct)
  • Scotti Brothers (1979-1988)
  • SOLAR Records (1989–1993)
  • T-Neck Records (1972-1984)
  • Tabu Records (1978–1991)
  • TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) (1975-1977) (1981-1982)
  • Work Records (1994–2000)
  • Virgin Records (1976-1978), (1982-1986)
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