Episode 204: Bridge Nine Records w/ Chris Wrenn

Since their inception in 1995, Bridge Nine Records has turned from a hobby to one of the most well known heavy music brands in the world. Headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts with affiliates and distributors worldwide. They’ve put out defining releases for American Nightmare, Terror, and Champion. Today, Bridge Nine is a recognized brand worldwide as one of the the best in underground music with a roster boasting over a dozen full-time, active bands. With over 300 releases to date, Their back catalog includes some of the biggest and best names in underground music (H2O, Defeater, Ceremony, Agnostic Front, Have Heart and many more) and it continues to get stronger.

There’s a lot of pops in the beginning on Chris’ vocal track but we fix that pretty quickly.

  • His new record store
  • Sharing a space with Big Wheel, Hydra Head and Doghouse
  • Designing his merchandise 
  • Well hidden cash
  • Being friends with the dude who created the dialer
  • what went wrong in the early years
  • Being part of the Yankees Sucks crew that was on 30 for 30
  • His relationship with Victory
  • Johnny Cupcakes
  • Polar Bear Club
  • New Found Glory
  • Would he break out of the labels genre when signing new bands
  • The $500 fist fight
  • And a ton more

Check out his new record store in Beverly, MA at 282 Rantoul Street. 

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