eOne Music, one of the top Rock and Indie music labels in the world has gone through a rebranding following their sale in the last few years. As result of its recent sale from Hasbro to Blackstone, eOne Music will now be known as MNRK Music Group (pronounced “monarch”). As such, eOne’s rock and metal imprint, eOne Heavy, has become MNRK Heavy. According to Billboard, eOne Music chief executive Chris Taylor and his staff will continue on with MNRK. The name change was a contractual requirement of the sale, since Hasbro will apparently move forward with its own music business.Continue reading
In a story we reported several months ago, Hasbro has completed their acquisition of Entertainment One (eOne Records, eOne Heavy) and their properties. The move adds more global brands to Hasbro’s cadre of entertainment offerings. Originally founded as music distributor Records on Wheels in 1970, but today has a plethora of well-known music, film, and television brands. eOne’s music offerings includes the libraries of Artemis Records, Death Row Records, and Dualtone Records as well as Grammy winners High on Fire, Snoop Dogg, Wu-Tang Clan, Zakk Wyle’s Black Label Society, Crowbar, Ace Frehley, The Blue Stones, Arkells, The Bloody Beetroots, Lights, The Game, Teagan and Sara and more.