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Roadrunner Records

Name
Roadrunner Records
URL
http://www.roadrunnerrecords.nl
Email
Phone
035-6971200
Address
Zwarteweg, 10 1412 GD Naarden The Netherlands
Profile
Founded in Holland by Cees Wessels (who still serves as CEO), Roadrunner Records began in 1980 as Roadracer Records, initially focusing on importing US metal into Europe. Through the 1980s and 1990s Roadrunner became one of the largest heavy metal indie la
Releases on file (13)
Kevin Ayers — Diamond Jack and the Queen of Pain Kevin Ayers — Diamond Jack and the Queen of Pain
(Roadrunner Records RR 9913, 1983, LP)
Gorguts — The Erosion of Sanity Gorguts — The Erosion of Sanity
(Roadrunner Records RR 9114-2, 1993, CD)
Kong — Earmined Kong — Earmined
(Roadrunner Records RR 8812-2, 1997, CD)
Fish — Sushi Fish — Sushi
(Roadrunner Records RR 8680-2, 1993/1998, 2CD)
Fish — Uncle Fish & the Crypt Keepers Fish — Uncle Fish & the Crypt Keepers
(Roadrunner Records RR 8685-2, 1991/1998, 2CD)
Kong — Freakçontrol Kong — Freakçontrol
(Roadrunner Records RR 8652-2, 1999, CD)
Opeth — Ghost Reveries Opeth — Ghost Reveries
(Roadrunner Records 168 618 123-2, 2005, CD)
Opeth — Watershed Opeth — Watershed
(Roadrunner Records RR 7962-2, 2008, CD)
Porcupine Tree — The Incident Porcupine Tree — The Incident
(Roadrunner Records 1686-178572, 2009, 2CD)
Opeth — Heritage Opeth — Heritage
(Roadrunner Records 1686-177052, 2011, CD)
Rush — Clockwork Angels Rush — Clockwork Angels
(Roadrunner Records 1686-176562, 2012, CD)
Storm Corrosion — Storm Corrosion Storm Corrosion — Storm Corrosion
(Roadrunner Records 1686-1764, 2012, CD)
Opeth — Pale Communion Opeth — Pale Communion
(Roadrunner Records RR7573-2, 2014, CD)

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2020-01-15
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2020-01-12
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2020-01-12
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