NewsJanuary 10, 2021 11:27 AM ET4,122 views

Megaforce Records co-founder Marsha Zazula dies

Marsha Zazula, who co-founded American record label Megaforce Records in 1982 with her husband Jon Zazula, passed away earlier today (January 10) at age 68. The news comes via the Zazula's daughter, Rikki, who shared the following on Facebook: "RIP Mom April 21, 1952 -January 10, 2021 Your love, Your strength, Your memory and Your music has changed lives and will continue to FOREVER." Propelled to success by releasing the first two Metallica albums, Kill 'Em All (1983) and Ride the Lightning (1984), Megaforce went on to release hundreds of records, including music from Bad Brains, Testament, Ministry, Anthrax, Mercyful Fate, Overkill, Living Colour, Prong, and Clutch.

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