Merovingian Music

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Merovingian Music
Parent company Universal Music Group
Founded 2006 (2006)
Founder Jack Ponti
Gregory Edgerton
Kyle Kraszewski
Distributor(s) Capitol Music Group
Genre Metal, rock, alternative, R&B
Country of origin USA
Location Red Bank, New Jersey
Official website

Merovingian Music also abbreviated as MRV or MRV Music, is a non-genre specific record label based out of Red Bank, New Jersey. The label was founded by industry veteran Jack Ponti (Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper, India.Arie, Boyz II Men) who currently serves as CEO of the company. Shortly after, independent label owners Gregory Edgerton and Kyle Kraszewski (No Milk Records) were appointed co-presidents. MRV has a number of strategic partnerships within the industry.[1]

Most recently MRV entered a partnership with Jive Records / Battery Records (Sony Music Entertainment) to release the MC and Drummer duo from Atlanta, Big Heed and Alien. In early 2010 Capitol Records, C.E. Music (David Letterman’s Worldwide Pants Inc.) and MRV joined forces to release the new production of the pop-rock band Runner Runner, which includes former members of Rufio, Over It and Don’t Look Down.[2] Merovingian Music recently signed Belgian rock band Black Box Revelation, their album My Perception is due out 3 october 2011. Merovingian Music has also released records from several legacy acts ranging from Sebastian Bach (original voice of Skid Row) to Anthony Hamilton (Grammy nominated soul singer) via a distribution deal with EMI.

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* denotes international acts licensed to Merovingian Music in the U.S.

MRV Discography[edit]


  1. ^ "About". MRV. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Letterman Starts Record Label, Signs Pop-Punk Ban". Spin. Retrieved 2011-02-22. 

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