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Metal Mind Productions celebrates 25 years

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Topic: Metal Mind Productions celebrates 25 years
Posted By: Easy Livin
Subject: Metal Mind Productions celebrates 25 years
Date Posted: February 25 2013 at 07:28
Metal Mind Productions is active on the Polish market since 1988. Our company can be found among the leaders of the independent music industry in Poland, we are also the oldest concert agency in our country. Metal Mind Productions was founded by the late Tomasz Dziubinski who turned a one-man endeavor into the successful enterprise that we are today. Metal Mind Productions’ team are all music enthusiasts who love their work. Our passion combined with experience and huge commitment is what makes us an extraordinary group of people who work hard to contribute to Metal Mind's achievements.
 

 
During the 25 years of our activity, Metal Mind Productions organized over 1000 shows, sold over 10 million records, 1000 licenses and worked with the biggest record labels in the world. We paved the way for metal music in Poland organizing the legendary “Monsters of Rock” show and all “Metalmania” festivals. We are the publishers of the Polish edition of Metal Hammer, the oldest music magazine in Poland. For us, the last 25 years were full of wonderful memories and unforgettable experiences...
 
This year marks our 25th Anniversary and we are proud to present to you our company's profile along with our most prominent achievements and successes.
 
CONCERTS
Over the years Metal Mind Productions organized over 1,000 shows. We were involved in local production of many stadium shows, including Tina Turner, U2, Jose Carreras & Monserat Cabballe, Aerosmith and UB40. Solely as MMP we brought the following artists to Poland: : Jean Michel Jarre, Deep Purple, Placido Domingo, Black Sabbath, Slash, Chris Rea, Judas Priest, Faith No More, Serj Tankian, Chris De Burgh, YES, Korn, Tool, Type O Negative, Shakin Stevens, Whitesnake, Marillion, Soulfly, Gordon Haskell, Jon Anderson, Thin Lizzy, Papa Roach, Accept, Opeth, The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Disturbed, Black Label Society, Heaven and Hell and more!
 
FESTIVALS
METALMANIA
Metal Mind is known for organizing one of the biggest metal festivals in Eastern Europe – Metalmania – which had its 20th  anniversary in 2006. Over the years the festival featured top names in the metal genre, including Megadeth, Testament, Paradise Lost, Sepultura, Cradle of Filth, Soulfly, Morbid Angel, Overkill, Dillinger Escape Plan and more. 
 
MONSTERS of ROCK
We were proud to organize the memorable Monsters of Rock show in 1991 which featured AC/DC, Metallica and Queensryche, and gathered over 35 000 fans!
 
METAL HAMMER FESTIVAL
All editions of Metal Hammer Festival in Poland were also organized by MMP. The headliners since 2005 included Korn, Opeth, Tool and Judas Priest.
 
RECORDS
Metal Mind Productions' catalog features albums by top Polish and worldwide rock and metal artists. As an independent record label we sold over 10 million CDs and over 1000 licenses! Over the years we contributed to several successful releases.
TOP TEN POLISH ALBUM SALES
Acid Drinkers, Collage, Nalepa Tadeusz & Dzem, Perfect, SBB, Haskell Gordon, Flapjack, Perfect, Budgie, Turbo
 
TOP TEN WORLDWIDE ALBUM SALES
Tank, Pendragon, Sepultura, Deep Purple, Obituary, Michael Schenker Group, Vader, Paul D'anno, SBB, Behemoth
 
WORKING WITH TOP WORLDWIDE RECORD LABELS
Metal Mind Productions collaborated with the biggest metal record labels around the world, distributing and promoting their releases in Poland. These labels included, among others, Roadrunner Records, Century Media and Metal Blade. During the years of our partnership, several albums that were promoted by our company went gold, i.e. Nickelback, Soulfly, Slash, Machine Head, Sepultura, Korn, Megadeth, Dream Theater, Porcupine Tree.
When it comes to distribution outside Poland, MMP works with the finest - MVD (USA), Soulfood – Sony (Germany), Season Of Mist (France) and Plastic Head (UK).
 
NEW RELEASES
In the recent years our company invested a lot in new talents and their debut albums. These include Noko (finalists of the Polish edition of “Must Be The Music”), Anti Tank Nun (a new project involving Titus of Acid Drinkers fame) or Minerals. Our label was also responsible for the tremendous success of the new Polish supergroup – Luxtorpeda.
 
DVD PRODUCTION
Metal Mind Productions released nearly 200 DVDs! We are currently one of the leading companies in the DVD production sector.
Our catalog includes live shows by Deep Purple, Gordon Haskell, SBB, Tiamat Michael Schenker, Pendragon, Arena, Believe, Luxtorpeda, Tank, Obituary, Moonspell, Blaze Bailey, Decapitated, Flotsam and Jetsam, Sinister, Pallas, Par Lindh Project, Caamora, Artillery, Solitude Aeturnus, Onslaught, Gorgoroth, Oliver Wakeman and many others.
 
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Metal Mind Productions - Promo Dept.
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Replies:
Posted By: lucas
Date Posted: February 25 2013 at 23:02
Party
Thanks to them I discovered a host of death metal acts !


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"Magma was the very first gothic rock band" (Didier Lockwood)


Posted By: Pablo_P
Date Posted: March 05 2013 at 11:03
Thank to them I discovered SBB, Józef Skrzek, Krzak, Collage, Lizard, Ankh and many other bands..

I've got so many albums released by MMP...




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Pablo P.


Posted By: rdtprog
Date Posted: March 07 2013 at 06:00
Thanks to them, we can watched some prog acts coming from Europe.

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“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”
― Frank Zappa

"I am not afraid of Death, I just don't want to be there when it happens".

- Woody Allen







Posted By: Melomaniac
Date Posted: March 19 2013 at 08:34
Thanks to them, some lost gems of Thinking Man's Metal music that were lost have been reissued : Believer's Dimensions, Pestilence's Spheres, Artillery's By Inheritance, and a host of others... So, while you guys are at it, any plans for Coroner reissues (No More Color, Mental Vortex and Grin) ?  Been waiting for years for those reissues, especially since my original Noise Records copies were stolen.  Sacrifice reissues (Torment in Fire, Soldiers of Misfortune, Apocalypse Inside) ? 

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"One likes to believe in the freedom of Music" - Neil Peart, The Spirit of Radio


Posted By: lucas
Date Posted: March 19 2013 at 15:35
Originally posted by Melomaniac Melomaniac wrote:

any plans for Coroner reissues (No More Color, Mental Vortex and Grin) ? 


oh man, that would the greatest news in at least ten years. 'No more color' would need some serious remastering. And earlier stuff is good as well.


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"Magma was the very first gothic rock band" (Didier Lockwood)



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