News•December 2, 2013 9:02 PM ET•2,321 views
Melotov Recs and Deathwish ink distribution deal
Official press release: Melotov Records announces today that the label's releases will now be distributed exclusively by Deathwish Direct, the distribution arm of Deathwish Inc. A cornerstone of the underground for a decade now, and famously owned by Jake Bannon of Converge, Deathwish Inc is responsible for releasing music by many crucial bands of this era, from Converge, to Terror, to Touche Amore, to Cold Cave. Founded in 2008 by Melanie Voltz in Los Angeles, California, Melotov has released music by the likes of Ghostlimb, The Banner, and Old Wounds. Rumored to be in the works for 2014 are new releases by Bone Dance, Vices, Tiger Flowers, and more. Effective immediately, Deathwish will distribute all Melotov titles and will also host the label's webstore and handle all mailorder. Says Melotov founder Melanie Voltz, "Extremely excited to announce that Melotov will now be exclusively distributed by the good folks at Deathwish! Could not be happier about this new venture!" An official statement from Deathwish reads, "Deathwish Direct is now the exclusive distributor of Melotov Records. 2014 looks promising..."