BMG acquires US rock label Rise Records

Tom Pakinkis

BMG has acquired US metal and hard rock label Rise Records.

Rise – home to artists including Of Mice & Men, Memphis May Fire, Crown The Empire and The Devil Wears Prada – was founded by Craig Ericson in 1991.

Under the deal with BMG, Rise will continue to operate from its headquarters in Portland, Oregon under the leadership of Ericson. BMG will handle back office functions and will offer Rise artists access to its international network. Rise currently generates ...

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