Loud & Proud Records is an independent record label founded in 2007 by Tom Lipsky whose mission is to provide a true and transparent partnership between artists and their record label. Labels under Lipsky's direction in the past (CMC International, Sanctuary Records Group) have been among the market leaders in the veteran artist space, delivering Gold and Platinum albums and DVDs for Neil Young, Lynyrd Skynyrd, KISS, The Allman Brothers Band, Widespread Panic, Iron Maiden, Styx, Megadeth, Bad Company, REO Speedwagon and more. In a previous joint-venture with Roadrunner Records, Loud & Proud was responsible for new albums by Rush, Lenny Kravitz, Rob Zombie, Lynyrd Skynyrd, KISS, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, The Steve Miller Band, Meat Loaf and Ratt. Loud & Proud’s releases this year include critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter Willie Nile, supergroup rock band The Winery Dogs and Seattle’s artistic envelope-pushers Walking Papers. The label is currently in an exclusive distribution, marketing and label services agreement for U.S. and Canada with RED Distribution, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. International distribution is via Sony Music Entertainment Germany, Sony Music Entertainment France, Sony Music Entertainment Australia, RSK Entertainment Ltd. (UK) and RSK Affiliates in select European countries. Loud & Proud Records is a registered trademark of Lipsky Music, LLC.