Online Rock: Empowering Musicians

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OnlineRock Launches Record Label
Label’s First Release Benefits September 11th Fund

SAN CARLOS, Calif., January 7, 2002 - Tapping into the talent of nearly 5,000 bands and musicians, OnlineRock, one of the largest music communities assembled on the Web, is about to crank up the volume.

OnlineRock ( today launches its new record label, OnlineRock Records, for those members using its unique blend of services for aspiring musicians. In addition to the new label, OnlineRock now offers a CD fulfillment service for musicians and an independent online music store where they can sell their music. OnlineRock will also provide CD manufacturing services that add critical support to the company’s business model.

"With access to so much terrific talent, it’s a natural progression for OnlineRock to begin working in a more meaningful way with musicians that use our services and are passionate about sharing their music with the world," said Steven Beck, founder and President of OnlineRock.

The first release from OnlineRock Records entitled “Rock for America” is a benefit CD for the United Way’s September 11th Fund. Submitted from musicians around the globe, the compilation is a musical expression of the recent world events. The CD is now available for purchase at the OnlineRock Web site.

OnlineRock is currently seeking musicians to sign to the new label. Bands and solo artists are invited to submit demo packages to OnlineRock Records, 735 Industrial Road, Suite 212, San Carlos, CA 94070. Contract details for each musical act will vary. For more information, visit

About OnlineRock
OnlineRock ( is an online music community providing bands and musicians with tools and services to promote, distribute and sell their music online. The site provides free Web building and hosting services, bulletin boards, and editorial content of interest to musicians and music enthusiasts. Nearly 5,000 bands are currently promoting their music at OnlineRock. Founded in 1999, the company is based in San Carlos, Calif.

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