News: Sony buy German heavy metal label Century Media

German rock and metal label sold to industry giant for $20m

Sony have bought German hard rock and heavy metal label Century Media, it’s been reported.

Full terms of the deal have still to be made public, but Billboard say the industry giant paid in the region of $20million for the firm – home to artists including Paradise Lost, Periphery, Queensryche, At The Gates, Fozzy, EyeHateGod and Lacuna Coil.