â€˜80’s Metal Pioneer, Willie Basse has signed a distribution deal with Quicksilver Distribution to distribute his new album â€œThe Money Grind.â€ Vigilante Music will handle label management throughout Europe,
distributed by some of the leading European distributors, including Nova/Pinnacle (UK), Avispa (Spain), NMD (Germany, Austria), Rock Inc/ Bertus (Benelux), GT (Italy) , Mosaic (France) and PHD. The deal will include projects released on Basseâ€™s new label, New Empire Media including a reissue of legendary Sunset Strip Metalheads Black Sheep’s “Sacrifice” EP, Basseâ€™s new reality TV series “Rockstar Reality” on DVD and “Rock For Recovery” a DVD that features concert footage of Black Sheep with Motorhead.
New Empire Mediaâ€™s first release under the new deal will be the Willie Basse solo album, â€œThe Money Grind.â€ Since itâ€™s initial independent release the album has garnered significant critical acclaim, including Loudside.com who recently praised the album saying, “With the recent revival that bands like Judas Priest, Motorhead and Dio are enjoying, Basse couldn’t have picked a better time to unleash a great rock record that stands up to some of the best the genre has to offer.”
Songs from Willie Basse’s “They Money Grind” can be heard online at www.MySpace.com/WillieBasse