Jeff StevensonTakes the Helm of Priority Market for the Cutting Edge Italian Rock & Metal Label
Napoli, Italy (August 3, 2023) — Frontiers Music Srl announced Jeff Stevenson has been named General Manager / North America of the Italian rock and metal label, home to such artists as Blue Oyster Cult, Stryper, Night Ranger, Winger and other leading musicians within those genres.
Stevenson, a major record label veteran, comes most recently from Warner Music Group, where he was an executive leader on their Global Digital Account Management team overseeing retail marketing and partnerships for the label group across the globe. Now, he will take the lead in Frontier’s marketing operations in North America, with global responsibilities in the digital sales environment.
“Jeff brought a massive expertise and fresh approach to the label marketing since the first day. We are excited and thrilled at the prospect of the added value that he is bringing to the label and he will quarterback a new stage for Frontiers’ expansion in the markets”, said the label’s President Serafino Perugino.
Stevenson’s hiring comes as Frontiers comes off a superb year in 2022 where they accrued over 231M total audio streams, 43K album downloads, 66K track downloads and combined physical sales of over 350K units. After an even stronger first half in 2023, the label will finish the year with a loaded release schedule including new albums from Blackbird Angels, Lynch Mob, Eclipse, and Neal Morse among others.
“I am honored to help build on the legacy that Serafino and team have built at Frontiers Music Srl in North America. I look forward to being part of the effort towards the goal of Frontiers becoming the leading label for the rock and metal genres across the globe”, Stevenson said.
About Frontiers Music Srl:Originally founded in Naples, Italy in 1996 by Serafino Perugino and his father Fernando as a distribution company, Frontiers has developed into one of the premiere independent rock labels in the world. Synonymous with quality music from across a broad spectrum of rock genres, the label has worked with multiple genre heavyweights and fan favorites. Aside from providing a home for classic artists from the ’70s and ’80s, the label has also become home to a wealth of young, up and coming talent that, with a savvy and forward thinking A&R and marketing approach, will be developed into the future of rock and metal. With a deep commitment to and passion for THE MUSIC and the artists who create it and massive global distribution, sales, marketing, and publicity channels, Frontiers is the premiere home for established and emerging rock artists. Head Office: Naples, IT