Megaforce Records is an American independent record label founded in 1982 by Jon Zazula and his wife Marsha Zazula to publish the first works of Metallica. It has offices in New York City (where the corporate office is located) and Philadelphia. The label is distributed in the United States by RED Distribution, having previously been distributed by Atlantic Records while Anthrax' recordings from 1985 to 1991 were marketed by Island Records.
|Founder||Jon Zazula, Marsha Zazula|
|Genre||Heavy metal, thrash metal, rock, hardcore punk|
|Country of origin||U.S.|
|Location||New York City|
Megaforce artists that have appeared on the Billboard Top 200 chart include Metallica, Blue October, Anthrax, Overkill, Testament, Mushroomhead, Ministry, Bad Brains and Meat Puppets. The Black Crowes and Meat Puppets have both received various RIAA certifications in the US.
Artists (current and former)Edit
Heavy metal artistsEdit
- Alien Ant Farm
- Blessed Death
- Blue Cheer
- Brendon Small
- Frehley's Comet
- Eric Steel
- Grave Digger
- King's X
- Living Colour
- Lucy Brown
- Mercyful Fate
- Narcotic Wasteland.
- Skid Row
- Stormtroopers of Death (S.O.D)
- Sweaty Nipples
- T.T. Quick
- "Marsha Zazula Dies: Cofounder of Influential Megaforce Records Was 68". 10 January 2021.
- "Marsha Zazula, Co-Founder of Metallica's Early Label, Megaforce Records, Dies at 68". Variety. January 10, 2021. Retrieved January 12, 2021.
- "Eat Pray Thug by Heems on Apple Music".