Metal Mind Productions
Established in 1988, Metal Mind Productions is one of the leaders on the Polish independent music market as well as one of the leading promoters in Poland, known for their experience, tradition and advanced technical resources. Our back catalog consists of some of the best albums by top Polish rock and metal artists, such as:
- Homo Twist
- Ela Mielczarek
- 2 TM 2,3
- Acid Drinkers
Always trying to be insightful about the current market, our company invests in talented young artists debuting on the Polish scene, such as Noko(finalists of the Polish edition of “Must Be The Music” TV show), Anti Tank Nun (a new project of the acclaimed Acid Drinkers bassist/vocalist Titus) or Minerals. Our label also contributed to the success of the best-selling project Luxtorpeda. During our 25-year activity we purchased around 1000 licenses and sold over 10 000 000 CDs, DVDs, LPs and cassetes.
MMP was and remains the distributor of numerous record labels. During our long-time relationship with those labels, the albums of the following artists were certified Gold in Poland:
- Machine Head
- Dream Theater
- Porcupine Tree
MMP also cooperates with such major foreign distributors as MVD (USA), Soulfood-Sony (Germany), Plastic Head (UK) and many more.
We are also the publishers of the monthly magazine Metal Hammer, the biggest and longest-running music magazine in Poland, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in December 2010. As of 2006, Metal Hammer features new, improved layout.
As a promoting agency, MMP brings top world-class artists to Poland, also on demand by companies, cities, venues, and smaller agencies. Our company offers full organization of the event, including negotiations with the artist, dealing with formalities (contracts, flights etc.) and supervising the event on the day of the show. Thanks to our thorough knowledge of the music business and our ability to cope with the often difficult and unusual requirements of the artists, we guarantee that every show you make with us will be a success. Thanks to our vast database, we are able to book artists from every musical genre.
Metal Mind Productions organized the famous Monsters of Rock concert in 1991, which featured such bands as AC/DC, Metallica and Queensryche – the show gathered over 35 000 fans. In the following years, MMP organized concerts of such artists as:
- Jean Michel Jarre
- Placido Domingo
- Hard Rock Heroes z Whitesnake jako gwiazdą
- Shakin Stevens
- Chris Rea
- Judas Priest
- Faith No More
- Chris De Burgh
- Type O Negative
- Gordon Haskell
- Thin Lizzy
- The Australian Pink Floyd Show
- Black Label Society
- Steve Lukather (TOTO)
- Serj Tankian
It is thanks to us that the legendary Deep Purple visited Poland on several occasions. We were involved in the local production of shows of such artists asTina Turner, U2, Jose Carreras & Monserat Cabballe, Aerosmith and UB40. We also organized shows of top metal and progressive rock artists such asBlack Sabbath, Jethro Tull, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Yes and Apocalyptica. In total, we organized over 1000 shows of Polish and international artists.
For years we have been the proud hosts of the Metalmania festival, one of the biggest metal festivals in Eastern Europe. The festival had its 20th anniversary in 2006. As of 2002, our company started producing musical DVDs and today we are proud to be among top European DVD publishers. So far we have released nearly 200 DVDs featuring live performances of such artists as Deep Purple, Gordon Haskell, SBB, Tiamat, Michael Schenker, TSA, Armia, Acid Drinkers, Perfect, Patrycja Markowska, Oddział Zamknięty, Labolatorium, Jacek Kaczmarski, Ireneusz Dudek, Łzy, De Mono, Varius Manx, Pendragon, Krzak, Cree, Believe, Tadeusz Nalepa and many others. Our future plans include releases by Luxtorpeda, Tank and Mech (all scheduled for release in the fall of 2013).
We also provide comprehensive services with reference to the organization of big events such as concerts and festivals, our services include artist booking, nationwide promotion (we work with the biggest media representatives in Poland), press conferences, security, production, staging, PA, lights, catering, hotel accommodation, ground transportation. Our team consists of professionals in the field of concert and event production – their experience guarantees a job well done.
Additionally, MMP organizes events on demand, including family events, business events, conferences, expos and other.
We encourage you to work with us!