UK rock label Roulette Media Records have taken 2020 by the horns to buck the industry trend and expand their roster with new artist signings and recruit an impressive team of industry experts.
Roulette Media are pleased to announce Ben Hylands has joined the company as COO and Marketing Director. Ben has over twenty years of experience within the industry as a live agent, promoter, artist manager, media producer and marketing manager. His company Inspired Artists Agency represent the likes of Skid Row, HEAT, Reckless Love, Dan Reed Network, Eagle Eye Cherry, Protomen, The Quireboys, Hank Von Hell and Winger amongst several others. Ben brings a wealth of experience, contacts and partners on a global level to Roulette Media Records and is instrumental in building the company’s world-wide network of media, marketing and live partners to support their future releases.
We are proud to announce signing UK hair metal act ‘Midnite City’
We are proud to announce signing UK hair metal act ‘Midnite City’ for their forthcoming new album. Rob Wylde of Midnite City has this to say; ‘We are really excited to be working with Roulette Media on our new album ‘Itch You Can’t Scratch’. To have a company and team of people totally committed to the cause makes all the difference. We’re looking forward to a great future working together with a stellar bunch of people who believe in Midnite City as much as we do. Exciting times ahead!’
Collateral to release new single
Following Roulette Media’s chart success with the debut album release for NWOCR band ‘Collateral’ earlier this year, where the company successfully guided the album to No5 in the UK Rock Charts; we are excited to announce new music from the band. Collateral’s new single ‘Can’t Hold Me Down’ will be released 27th November (Click Here for details).
The band are booked to tour 22 countries with the likes of Skid Row, Reckless Love, Dan Reed Network, and HEAT from late 2021 and throughout 2022
Meet The Roulette Team
Ben Hylands has this to say about his new position within Roulette Media “Roulette Media is striving to make a new way forward for artists, not waiting on Covid-19 dispersing or being beaten. It’s time to step up and bring on the rock regardless. We have several further key releases and artists to announce over the next couple of months so watch this space. 2021 will be an incredibly busy year for the company and I am very excited to be working with the team to make it all happen”.
Ben joins a team that include;
MD and founder Vivanne Leonard who has worked for 40 years within world-wide music retail distribution and marketing, media and publishing, artist management and merchandise manufacture and supply.
CEO Marc Carey a serial entrepreneur, producer and presenter – has over 30 years’ experience in media, music and business development. He is an award-winning business owner with a portfolio of businesses across several markets.
Kevin R Smith – Acting CFO/FD – Kevin’s business activities are built on many years’ experience but in two distinctive fields – SME Business Development primarily in the UK, and Macro Economic Government Advisory primarily in emerging economies. He is a Published Author, Speaker, & BBC Radio contributor, and has written 3 books and many published articles/chapters on topics including developing M/SMEs, Fintech, finance, renewable energy, PPPs.
Jay McGuire – Ops Manager – previously Head of Marketing for HRH / Chic Festivals, Station Manager for HRH Radio, and Head of Label at Off Yer Rocka Recordings.
Roulette Media Records is a dedicated artists support and record company. The organisation has been in existence since November 2016. The core objective for the company is focused on collaboration with artists and the creation of a bespoke partnership that ensures artists are given the best possible opportunities to deliver their artistic creations and achieve the next step in their artistic development.
The company is committed to global releases for 2021 for a selection of brand new music by new rising talent such as Trident Waters, Molly Karloff, Sons of Liberty, White Raven Down and Spidervayne. Vivanne Leonard MD and founder has this to say; ‘Investing in the future of new artists we believe in, by helping them to develop and grow is key to our ethos. With our newly expanded team I feel we are in an incredibly strong position to develop and break new acts within world-wide markets’.
Plans for new and established act signings alongside new innovative routes to market are a focus for the team here at Roulette Media Records and we look forward to making more announcements very soon.