Having started in a bedroom in Newcastle in 2016, Last Ride Records has become the label to sign to in the Australian hardcore scene.
Last Ride Records, the Newcastle-based record label behind releases from Australia’s SPEED (of which Post Malone is a fan), Iron Mind and Phantoms, has signed a deal with worldwide distribution service ADA. ADA supports a huge range of artists, labels and creatives, falling under the Warner Music umbrella.
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Of the deal, Last Ride Records CEO Tom Maddocks said:
“I’m pumped to be working with the team at ADA to help push the growth of the label, and hardcore as a whole in Australia and New Zealand. Things have been going crazy for the last few years, and it’s an exciting time here for everyone involved.“
Having started in a bedroom in Newcastle in 2016, Last Ride Records has become the label to sign to in the Australian hardcore scene. Last Ride Records’ catalogue spans from newer bands like Resenter, Secret World and J.O.Y to stalwarts Nerve Damage and The Others, all the way to legacy bands like Iron Mind, Born Free and Phantoms, them and Last Ride and having built the foundation for hardcore as we know it in Australia.
A deal with ADA will elevate the bands on Last Ride’s roster further, Tom Maddocks also having been involved in touring and pressing vinyl records for bands off their roster as well, including Fiddlehead, Candy, No Warning and Angel Du$t.
Read more about Last Ride Records here.