Aerosmith Headlines NCAA Music Festival

Epic Rights client Aerosmith is set to headline the 2017 NCAA March Madness Music Festival in conjunction with the 2017 NCAA Men’s Final Four.   NCAA and Turner Live Events, alongside official NCAA corporate champions Coca-Cola and Capital One recently announced a selection of A-list acts performing at the 2017 NCAA March Madness Music Festival.  The three-day, free music festival, annually produced by Turner Live Events, will make its way to Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix this year as part […]

KISS: Bicycle Now Available

Those masters of merchandising have done it again! Whenever you’re “hotter than hell,” you can now cool off by going for a spin on an officially licensed KISS bicycle. The band has teamed up with Sciacallo Bikes to provide those interested with options for customizing their own KISS bicycle. The black-and-white frame features the iconic KISS logo, while the back rim has the four make-up schemes and lightning bolts. The carbon-fiber KISS road bike allows the purchaser to have a […]

KISS Bike

Celine Dion Launches New Handbag Line

Céline Dion joked and occasionally broke into song as she fielded questions from reporters during a press conference in Las Vegas for the launch of her new accessories line. La prévente exclusive de la collection Céline Dion commence maintenant! 4 modèles sont disponibles. Quel est votre préféré? Cliquez sur le lien dans la bio de Céline. // The exclusive presale of Céline’s collection starts right now! 4 styles are available. Which one is your favorite? Click on the link below […]

Paul Stanley on KISS’ Merch Milestone

A half billion dollars in sales and 125 global licensing deals can’t be wrong.  An interview with Paul Stanley, KISS’ hirsute party-starting frontman, doesn’t go in any way, shape or form as a longtime fan might expect. This is, after all, Starchild, who back in the day in his rocktastic onstage falsetto-tinged banter would ask such trenchant questions as, “How many of you girls like to get licked?” or more famously on 1975’s Alive! “How many people here like to […]

MadeWorn Launches Online Store

MadeWorn recently launched their new online store featuring apparel from AC/DC, KISS, Billy Joel, ZZ Top, Def Leppard, Woodstock, and many more. MadeWorn is a luxury lifestyle brand founded in 2013 by artist, craftsman, fashion designer, and entrepreneur Blaine Halvorson. The brand’s romance is with history and in rediscovering the ‘story’ behind products made to endure. Halvorson creates fine art, collectible fashion and heirloom products—apparel, footwear, accessories, and beauty products—distinguished by excellence in design, rarity, and craftsmanship. The MadeWorn lifestyle is […]

Aerosmith Pinball Machine

Epic Rights and Stern Pinball, Inc., the world’s oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, are excited to announce the availability of a new line of pinball machines that honor the classic and iconic rock band Aerosmith. “The Aerosmith pinball machines are an ideal way to expand the band’s global brand because they provide a unique and fun experience for fans and consumers of all ages,” says Lisa Streff, Epic Rights executive vice president, global licensing. The Aerosmith pinball machines reflect […]

Miley Cyrus & Billy Idol Perform @ iHeart

Miley Cyrus made a surprise appearance during the first night of the iHeartRadio music festival at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, joining Billy Idol for the rocker’s performance of “Rebel Yell.” Decked out in all-Idol wear – sunglasses and pants emblazoned by the singer’s name as well as a cutoff black tee and leather jacket with Idol’s face – Cyrus sauntered out from the side of the stage midway through the set to “sing with Billy fucking Idol. Let’s do it!” […]

Lisa Streff talks Trademark Infringements

Epic Rights executive vice president of global licensing, Lisa Streff, weighs in on artist trademark infringements in the fashion industry: “Unlicensed merchandise is a ‘growing problem’ for the company, says Streff. This isn’t particularly surprising when you consider their roster, which includes juggernauts like Celine Dion, Journey and arguably the most commercialized band on earth, Kiss. ‘Multiple times during the week we are being notified that one of the artists we represent – their trademarks are being infringed upon,’ she […]

AC/DC Thunderstruck Tequila

Epic Rights client AC/DC has expanded their alcoholic beverage empire. The group has created its own line of signature spirits called Thunderstruck Tequila. The band, with Epic Rights and Perryscope Productions, have joined forces with Fabrica de Tequilas Finos to create three tequilas — silver, reposado and añejo — now available in select stores and online. Bottles cost between $29.99 and $39.99. Thunderstruck Tequila marks AC/DC’s latest venture into the beverage industry, having created its own beer and wine in recent years, as well as an […]

Streisand Earns 11th No. 1 Record

Barbra Streisand achieves her 11th No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as her latest release, Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, enters atop the list. Her newest leader extends her record for the most No. 1 albums among women, and ties her with Bruce Springsteen for the third-most among all acts. The only artists with more No. 1s are The Beatles, with a record 19 chart-toppers, and Jay Z, with 13. Among women, Streisand outpaces Madonna, the runner-up with eight Billboard […]

AERO-VEDERCI BABY! Aerosmith Farewell Tour

America’s Greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll Band – have today announced a mammoth European tour for next year. Fresh from a run of hugely successful South American shows, Aerosmith will return across the Atlantic with one of the greatest rock shows ever seen and will undoubtedly be the ultimate must see event of 2017 as the band embark upon this, their ‘farewell’ tour, saying “Aero-Vederci Baby!”. Joe Perry – “It’s been 3 years since we have been on tour in Europe […]

Epic Rights & Creative Allies

In the last few years, Epic Rights has collaborated with Creative Allies to host online design challenges which are changing the way recording artists connect with their fans and develop new official merchandise. A pair of recent contests, according to Laura Sanders, Creative Manager at Creative Allies, illustrate the power of the company’s partnership with Epic Rights to deliver new merchandise campaigns fueled by great design and engagement of a global fan base. “In early 2015, we ran one of […]