Epitaph is an independently owned and operated record label with an extremely diverse roster of top Punk, Indie & Hardcore bands. Founded in 1981 by Bad Religion guitarist/songwriter Brett Gurewitz, Epitaph established itself as an "artist friendly" label and experienced a great deal of success over the past fifteen years. Epitaph also owns and operates two sister labels: Hellcat Records, which specializes in Street Punk, Psychobilly & Ska, and ANTI- Records, which represents distinguished artists such as Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Elliott Smith, Neko Case and Jolie Holland.
Side One Dummy Records is a Los Angeles-based independent record label whose roster includes The Gaslight Anthem, Flogging Molly, Gogol Bordello and may other internationally known artists. Founded in 1995 by Joe Sib and Bill Armstrong, SideOneDummy has received multiple gold platinum and silver records throughout its sixteen year history.
Sumerian Records is a cutting-edge rock label based in Los Angeles and Washington, DC started "By Artists, For Artists." While the brand is most known for being the staple for modern day progressive heavy music, Sumerian continues to diversify their roster beyond any one genre. 2011 saw the label have a Top 10 Billboard release w/ Asking Alexandria hitting #9 as well as a critically-acclaimed #1 iTunes Short Film in 7 countries that saw three music videos all connected as a story. Sumerian Records is a true lifestyle identity among fans, having over 270,000 likes on Facebook which puts them in the top 5 of any record label on the social network, beating out Roadrunner, Epitaph, Victory and many others. Sumerian has their own stage each year at the Rockstar Mayhem Festival Tour and is one of the highest merch sellers of label shirts in the business.