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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ZAKK SABBATH/DOOMED FOREVER FOREVER DOOMED

While Zakk Sabbath’s name may be a cheeky homage to the iconic Hard Rock / Heavy Metal band Black Sabbath, this Rock trio is more than you’re average tribute band. Led by acclaimed guitarist Zakk Wylde, Zakk Sabbath actually shares a strong musical link with the original British quartet: Zakk Wylde highest-profile musical project is as lead guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne’s band. Formed in 2014, Zakk Sabbath’s line-up solidified with the arrival of bassist Rob [...]

By | March 1st, 2024|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ZAKK SABBATH/DOOMED FOREVER FOREVER DOOMED

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ACE FREHLEY/10,000 VOLTS

Ace Frehley – born Paul Frehley in The Bronx, New York – is a Rock ‘n’ Roll legend. As a founding member of KISS, Ace came to prominence in 1974 when the group released the albums KISS and HOTTER THAN HELL. Their popularity began to pick up steam with 1975’s DRESSED TO KILL, which set the stage for their big breakthrough with the release of the live release KISS ALIVE! (1975) and the studio album [...]

By | February 23rd, 2024|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ACE FREHLEY/10,000 VOLTS

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: LAURA JANE GRACE/HOLE IN MY HEAD

Singer, songwriter, and musician Laura Jane Grace is best known as the leader of Punk/Alternative band Against Me! She began her musical journey in Gainesville, Florida when she discovered Punk Rock while attending junior high school. When she was 13, she formed a band with several members of her church’s youth group and continued to embrace the genre, befriending other Punk fans, and publishing a fanzine at the age of 16. She continued to play [...]

By | February 16th, 2024|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: LAURA JANE GRACE/HOLE IN MY HEAD

Congratulations to our Grammy Award-winning AMPED Distribution artists!

 AMPED Distribution congratulates our Grammy-winning artists! BEST ROOTS GOSPEL ALBUMBlind Boys Of Alabama – Echoes Of The South   BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUMNicole Zuraitis – How Love Begins   BEST TROPICAL LATIN ALBUMRubén Blades, Con Roberto Delgado & Orquesta – Siembra: 45º Aniversario BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCEPJ Morton Featuring Susan Carol – Good Morning BEST GLOBAL MUSIC ALBUMShakti – This Moment  

By | February 13th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Congratulations to our Grammy Award-winning AMPED Distribution artists!

Ateez Joins Record Store Day 2024 Celebrations as the K-Pop Artist of the Year!

Ateez is slowly proving its musical influence worldwide. The K-Pop rockstars will join Record Store Day 2024 celebrations with a new badge of honor – RSD’s K-pop Artist Of the Year. Record Store Day 2024 is taking place on April 20. And Ateez fans will get a special gift from the artists to celebrate their new honorary title. After a major sweep in the year-ending award shows, the K-Pop octet got another impressive title. That [...]

By | February 9th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Ateez Joins Record Store Day 2024 Celebrations as the K-Pop Artist of the Year!

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MADI DIAZ/WEIRD FAITH

Born in Connecticut and raised in Pennsylvania, Madi Diaz is a singer, songwriter and musician who began learning to play the piano at the age of 5. As a teenager, she switched her musical focus to guitar and practice on her craft throughout high school. After graduation, she attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she studied under guitarist Kyle Ryan. In 2007, a producer approached Madi about recording an album in Hawaii [...]

By | February 9th, 2024|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MADI DIAZ/WEIRD FAITH

Alliance Entertainment’s AMPED Distribution Scores Big with Physical Distribution of USHER’s “Coming Home” Album!

PLANTATION, Fla., Feb. 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Entertainment Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: AENT), a global distributor and wholesaler specializing in music, movies, video games, electronics, arcades, toys, and collectibles, today proudly announced a dynamic start to 2024 for its Independent Music distribution arm, AMPED Distribution, with the launch of the physical release of the highly anticipated album "Coming Home" by pop and R&B sensation USHER on February 9, 2024. USHER recently appeared on an [...]

By | February 8th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Alliance Entertainment’s AMPED Distribution Scores Big with Physical Distribution of USHER’s “Coming Home” Album!

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: J MASCIS/WHAT DO WE DO NOW

While it may sound like hyperbole, the landscape of Indie and Alternative Rock would look – and sound – very different without the influential work of singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist J Mascis. Born Joseph Mascis, Jr., his work with Dinosaur Jr. is legendary but he’s also released iconic solo albums plus releases Deep Wound, Witch, Upsidedown Cross, Sweet Apple, Heavy Blanket, and others. While he’s known for his guitar work – he has been listed [...]

By | February 2nd, 2024|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: J MASCIS/WHAT DO WE DO NOW

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: KATY KIRBY/BLUE RASPBERRY

Indie Folk singer and songwriter Katy Kirby was born Kathryn Kirby into a religious household in Spicewood, Texas. She began her musical journey by singing in church during worship services. Her exposure to music up through high school had been religious music, but once she moved to Nashville, Tennessee and attended college, she was exposed to a wider musical world that inspired her to create her own music. She also connected to many other artistic [...]

By | January 26th, 2024|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: KATY KIRBY/BLUE RASPBERRY

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: NECK DEEP/NECK DEEP

Formed in Wrexham, Wales in 2012, Neck Deep is a Pop-Punk band founded by vocalist Ben Barlow and guitarist Lloyd Roberts. Influenced by bands like Blink-182, Sum 41, Fall Out Boy, A Day to Remember, Architects, and New Found Glory, the duo decided to form a musical project that they called Neck Deep. After posting a track online, they recruited bassist Fil Thorpe-Evans, drummer Dani Washington, and rhythm guitarist Matt West and released their debut [...]

By | January 19th, 2024|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: NECK DEEP/NECK DEEP