Dave Mustaine Closes The Publishing Deal with Warner/Chappell Music.
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has scored some new representation. The singer/guitarist has inked a publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music, the music-publishing arm of Warner Music Group.
“The last two years have been the most rewarding of my career with a new record contract with Universal Music Enterprises, my own label Tradecraft, and now, this new exciting partnership with Warner/Chappell,” says Mustaine in a statement. “I am very excited about reuniting with a hero of mine, former President at EMI publishing Jon Platt, and industry legend Greg Sowders. I have never been happier.”
The deal gives Warner/Chappell Music the rights to administer Mustaine’s songwriting from Megadeth’s recently released album, Super Collider, as well as any future songwriting.
Other rockers who have publishing deals with Warner/Chappell include Green Day, Led Zeppelin, Muse, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, fun. and R.E.M.