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Founded in 1989 in Carrboro, North Carolina, Mammoth Records was one of the premiere independent record labels of the 1990s. Its roster featured such diverse talent as Antenna, The Blake Babies, Chainsaw Kittens, Dash Rip Rock, Dillon Fence, Frente, Fun-Da-Mental, Jason & The Scorchers, Joe Henry, Juliana Hatfield, Kill Creek, Machines of Loving Grace,The Melvins, My Friend Steve, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Vanilla Train Wreck, Velo-Deluxe, and Victoria Williams. See also: 1989 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1989 Record labels established in 1989 other events of 1989 list of years in music 1980s in music // January 7 - Genesis 88 and Sunrise/Back to the Future stage large-scale illegal Acid House party in London January 14 - Paul... City nickname: The Paris of the Piedmont Incorporated 1911 County Orange County Mayor Mark Chilton Aldermen Joal Hall Broun (mayor pro tem) Dan Coleman Jacquelyn Gist Randee Haven-ODonnell John Herrera Alex Zaffron Town Manager Steven E. Sherman Area  - Total  - Water 11. ... An independent record label is variously described as a record label operating without the funding (or outside the organizations) of the major record labels, and/or a label that subscribes to indie philosophies such as DIY and anti-corporate art. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... The Chainsaw Kittens were a part of the American alternative rock scene, drawing from pop, glam rock, punk, New Wave and British Invasion music. ... Taking their name from a love interest of Elly Mays on The Beverly Hillbillies, Dash Rip Rock was formed as a three-piece rockabilly band in Baton Rouge, Louisiana during the summer of 1984. ... Dillon Fence was a rock band based in the east coast of the USA in the mid 80s to 1995. ... Frente! was an Australian alternative pop/rock group, formed in 1991. ... Fun-Da-Mental is a radical, multi-ethnic, British, Islamic world fusion and ethno techno band formed in 1991. ... Jason & The Scorchers were an Alt country band led by Jason Ringenberg whose sound combined punk with country music. ... Joe Henry is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer. ... Juliana Hatfield, c. ... The Machines is an industrial/post-punk band from Tucson, Arizona. ... The Melvins, 2002 (Kevin Rutmanis (left), Dale Crover (center), King Buzzo (right)) The Melvins are a rock music band, usually a trio, with singer/guitarist Buzz Osborne (aka King Buzzo) and drummer Dale Crover being constant; several bass guitarists have been through the group. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Victoria Williams (born December 23, 1958) is a singer/songwriter, originally from Shreveport, Louisiana but for the length of her career a resident of Southern California. ...


The label went from a stand-alone company to being a part of a joint venture with Atlantic Records in 1993. The label hit the open market again in 1997. Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label, and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The label was purchased by The Walt Disney Company in 1998. Faires was fired in 1999 - [1] along with most of the entire staff, and the label was re-built with new president Rob Seiendberg. In 2003 Disney eventually absorbed Mammoth into Hollywood Records. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that Abbey Konowitch be merged into this article or section. ...


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Mammoth Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (180 words)
Founded in 1989 in Carborro, NC, Mammoth Records was one of the premiere independent record labels of the 1990s.
The label went from a stand alone company to being a part of Atlantic Records in 1993.
Faires was fired in 1999 along with most of the entire staff and the label was re-built with new president Rob Seiendberg.
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