Management is a division of the Gabriel Media Group - a
company founded by Bart Gabriel, who is a freelance A&R
executive, record producer and mastering specialist.
His discography includes more than 200 Metal and Hard
Rock albums, that were released by labels such as: AFM
Records, Back On Black Records, Dissonance Productions,
High Roller Records, Iron Oxide Records, Listenable
Records, Lost Realm Records, Metal Blade Records, No
Remorse Records, Skol Records and many others.
we had the pleasure to work with bands and members of
bands such as: Attacker, Avenger, Axewitch, Bloodlust,
Cirith Ungol, Crystal Viper, Deceased, Halloween, Heavy
Load, Hexx, Holocaust, Jack Starr's Burning Starr, Jag
Panzer, Juggernaut, King Diamond, Manowar, Megadeth,
Metalucifer, Militia, Mortician, Mythra, Night Demon,
October 31, Pagan Altar, Q5, Quartz, Riot, Riot City,
Running Wild, S.A. Slayer, Sabaton, Sabbat, Sacred
Steel, Saracen, Satan, Satan's Host, Savage Grace,
Savage Master, Sortilege, Titan Force, Twisted Tower
Dire, Tygers Of Pan Tang, Tysondog, Vader, Viper, Virgin
Steele, Vixen, X-Wild and many others.
working with many promoters, venues and booking agents
directly, we also worked with, or booked our bands for
festivals such as: Bang Your Head (Germany), Big Gun
(Russia), Hammer Of Doom (Germany), Harder Than Steel
(Germany), Keep It True (Germany), Magic Circle Festival
(Germany), Metal Assault (Germany), Metal Magic Festival
(Denmark), No Compromise Metal Fest (Belgium), Noc Plna
Hvezd (Czech Republic), Ostrava W Plamenech (Czech
Republic), Power Of The Night Festival (Cyprus), Sabaton
Open Air (Sweden), Skulls Of Metal Festival (Spain),
Steel Fest (Italy), Swordbrothers Festival (Germany), Up
The Hammers Festival (Greece), and many others.
IS GABRIEL MANAGEMENT?
GM is an agency that specialize in:
- A&R services, exclusive and additional management of
bands and artists
- consulting, pr, positioning and promotion of bands,
artists and releases
- music production, including: mastering, mixing, and
- video production (animated promo videos, lyric videos,
- tour management, project management, logistics, etc.
IN WHAT GENRES DO YOU SPECIALIZE?
GM specialize in all kinds of traditional Heavy Metal
and Hard Rock, incl.: Heavy, Power, Speed, Thrash,
Black, Death and Doom Metal, but is not limited to those
genres. Tell us what you need, and we will see what we
can do for you!
CAN WE SEND YOU OUR DEMO?
Yes, but please be specific and tell us why are you
contacting us. If you don't know what you want, we
won't know either. Messages like "please listen and tell
us what you think" will be ignored. Please also do not
send any multimedia files such as mp3 or videos through
email - messages like that will be immediatelly deleted.
If you want us to listen to your music, please send it
via platform like
wetransfer.com or send
us a link to your Soundcloud, Bandcamp or YouTube page.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR LABEL, CAN YOU HELP US?
Yes, that's one of the services we offer. But first of
all, please leave your ego behind the door, as you may
hear "sorry, it's not your time yet", or that there are
few things you would need to improve. Please also
understand that we aren't able to work with everyone, as
our resources are limited, and our schedule is usually
WHO IS BAND MANAGER / ARTIST MANAGER?
An "artist manager" or "band manager", is in charge of
the business side of being in a band. Very often band
members are great at the creative side of things, but
aren't so great at promoting themselves, or negotiating
deals. In a very general sense, the task of a manager is
taking care of the day to day running of band's career,
so the band can focus on the creative side of things.
WHAT IS "PRE-PRODUCTION" ALL ABOUT?
In the music industry, pre-production is a process
during which recording artists spend time creating and
refining their musical ideas. The artist thus produces a
song's demo recording, or rough draft, in order to
preestablish the song's creative promise. This reduces
the time and money spent in a recording studio. The goal
is to enter into the major recording phase of production
with the basic and most promising ideas having been
WHO IS A RECORD PRODUCER / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER?
Today, the recording industry has two kinds of
producers: executive producers and record producers.
They have different roles. While an executive producer
oversees and manage project's finances and schedule (and
sometimes additional aspects such as publishing,
marketing and promotion), record producer oversees the
creation ("production") of the music. Record producer
has many roles that may include, but are not limited to:
gathering ideas for the project, selecting songs and/or
musicians, coaching the artists and musicians in the
studio or during the pre-production process, controlling
the recording session, and supervising the entire
DO YOU OFFER BOOKING SERVICES?
GM is not a booking agency, but we often coordinate
booking of artists that we manage or co-manage.