Play MPE® delivers 98-minute-long Metallica "Death Magnetic" FMQB Radio Special to radio broadcasters in Canada and the U.S.
Play MPE® will exclusively digitally deliver the FMQB Productions broadcast special Metallica: Inside Death Magnetic to broadcasters in the U.S. and Canada. "We are proud to be part of such a landmark event with Metallica’s Death Magnetic album and radio special," stated Dean Ernst, VP of MPE Operations. "Broadcasters in both Canada and the US are utilizing the Play MPE system to not only obtain singles, but full album advances and radio specials as evident from this delivery for Metallica. Play MPE continues to prove as the only digital delivery choice for content servicing to radio."
VANCOUVER, B.C., SEPTEMBER 18, 2008 – Play MPE® from Destiny Media Technologies, (DSNY OTCBB) the global standard in digital media delivery, is pleased to announce the exclusive delivery to radio broadcasters in both the U.S. and Canada of the much anticipated FMQB radio special and the ninth studio album from Metallica titled “Death Magnetic.”
FMQB Productions Executive Producer Fred Deane commented, "This was truly a landmark event for the radio and music industries. The overwhelming response to a live show of this magnitude should restore everyone’s belief in the power of radio and revered artists of the caliber of Metallica. We’ve yet to have a broadcast event be received quite like this one and are proud to have played an integral role in this history making occasion."
“The Play MPE® digital delivery system was the best choice for us to deliver this 98 minute FMQB produced radio special across North America,” stated Michael Parrish, VP of Operations, Friday Morning Quarterback (FMQB). “The Metallica Radio Special set records for us and we are grateful to both Play MPE® for their help in the immediate delivery and to Warner Bros. Records for making this possible.”
“We are proud to be part of such a landmark event with Metallica’s ‘Death Magnetic’ album and radio special,” stated Dean Ernst, VP of MPE Operations. “Broadcasters in both Canada and the US are utilizing the Play MPE® system to not only obtain singles, but full album advances and radio specials as evident from this delivery for Metallica. Play MPE continues to prove as the only digital delivery choice for content servicing to radio.”
About FMQB Productions
Through FMQB Productions, FMQB is also renowned for its unique National Radio Series of one-hour specials dedicated to major artists and the world premiering new music from forthcoming albums and DVD collections. These one-hour radio specials are produced in their entirety by FMQB and are exclusive rights of FMQB and our partner music labels who participate in the production of the content. Some of the artists FMQB has worked with in recent years include :
AC/DC, Beastie Boys, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, Disturbed, Foo Fighters, Green Day, Godsmack, Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Kid Rock, Nickelback, Offspring, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Linkin Park, R.E.M., Shinedown, Slipknot, Stone Sour, Pearl Jam, Rolling Stones, Rush, Three Days Grace, 3 Doors Down, Velvet Revolver and Weezer.
About Play MPE®
With over 22,000 users and over 88,000 songs from more than 1,000 record labels, including Universal Music Group, EMI Music Group, Sony BMG and Warner Music Group, Destiny's Play MPE® system is the most widely used digital distribution system available to the recording and radio industries. Play MPE® is a secure distribution system that features state-of-the-art encryption to protect content while delivering high definition audio to users in radio, marketing and media. A powerful promotional tool, Play MPE® also allows record companies to distribute video, text and graphics including music videos, CD covers, credits, lyrics, promotions, and other content. More information on Play MPE® can be found at www.plaympe.com
About Destiny Media Technologies
Destiny Media Technologies is a software development company which provides tools that some of the world's largest media companies use to distribute their content on the Internet. Products include Play MPE®, Clipstream® and Radio Destiny(TM).
Steve Vestergaard CEO Destiny Media Technologies, Inc. 604 609 7736 x222 firstname.lastname@example.org
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