13th Planet Records

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13th Planet Records
Founded 2005 (2005)
Founder Al Jourgensen
Distributor(s) Sony BMG Music Entertainment
RED Distribution
Genre Heavy metal, industrial, rock, electronic
Country of origin United States
Location El Paso, Texas
Official website www.thirteenthplanet.com

13th Planet Records is an American record label founded by Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen in October 2005.[1] In addition to its function as an artist-run, artist-friendly independent label, 13th Planet encompasses several realms of the music industry including artist management, touring (including 2008's "C U LaTouR"),[2] music publishing as well as a full-scale rehearsal and recording studio.

The label is a joint venture with Megaforce Records in the United States and Canada and is distributed through Sony BMG Music Entertainment/RED Distribution.[3]



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  1. ^ Dufour, Matt (October 20, 2005). "Ministry's Al Jourgensen Launches 13th Planet Records". The Fader. Retrieved February 5, 2018. 
  2. ^ Ilker Yücel (2008) "13th Planet Records - Celebrating New Beginnings", Re:Gen. Accessed 2009-03-18. Archived 2009-04-30.
  3. ^ DuFour, Matt (2005) "Ministry’s Al Jourgensen Launches 13th Planet Records", thetripwire. Accessed 2009-03-18. Archived 2009-04-30.