.BAND and .ROCKS Domain Names Now Available for TuneCore Artists

New Artist Service empowers artists to further build their brand online and connect with fans

Apr 22, 2015, 08:00 ET from TuneCore

NEW YORK, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TuneCore, a digital music distribution and music publishing administration service, and Rightside, a leading provider of domain name services, today announced Tunecore Domains, a partnership to offer .BAND and .ROCKS domain names and email addresses to all TuneCore customers. Available through its Artist Services portal and at www.tunecoredomains.band, Tunecore Domains will provide TuneCore Artists with creative new ways to brand their online presence, connect with fans and gain more visibility for their music.

TuneCore's Artist Services aim to empower musicians and arm them with the tools necessary to create music and succeed as independent artists.  With the addition of Tunecore Domains, TuneCore is providing another way for independent artists to further distinguish themselves and have their music heard by more people around the world.

"We know how much work goes into building a brand as an artist," said Scott Ackerman, TuneCore CEO.  "Offering these new domains is another way TuneCore is helping independent musicians connect with their fans and find new revenue opportunities through their music. With TuneCore Artist Services we're always looking for new tools and partners, like Rightside, that can make it easier for musicians to build their careers while concentrating on what they do best—making music."

"Tunecore is in a unique position to offer .ROCKS and .BAND domain names to artists looking to brand their websites, email addresses and other online presences with a more memorable and descriptive alternative to .COM. We're extremely excited to be partnering with Tunecore and their artist community," said Chief Executive Officer, Taryn Naidu, Rightside Group, Ltd. (Nasdaq: NAME)

The .BAND and .ROCKS domains are available to all TuneCore Artists for purchase. For a limited time, domains will cost $8.95 for .ROCKS and $15.95 for .BAND. 

More information about the service can be found here: www.tunecoredomains.band

About TuneCore TuneCore brings more music to more people, while helping musicians and songwriters increase money-earning opportunities and take charge of their own careers. The company has one of the highest artist revenue-generating music catalogs in the world, earning TuneCore Artists $504 million on over 12 billion streams and downloads since inception. TuneCore Music Distribution services help artists, labels and managers sell their music through iTunes, Amazon Music, Spotify, Google Play, and other major download and streaming sites while retaining 100% of their sales revenue and rights for a low annual flat fee. TuneCore Music Publishing Administration assists songwriters by administering their compositions through licensing, registration and worldwide royalty collection. The TuneCore Artist Services portal offers a suite of tools and services that enable artists to promote their craft, connect with fans, and get their music heard. TuneCore, owned by Believe Digital, operates as an independent company and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY with offices in Burbank, CA, Nashville, TN and Boston, MA.

About Rightside Rightside™ inspires and delivers new possibilities for consumers and businesses to define and present themselves online. The company, with its affiliates, is a leading provider of domain name services, offering one of the industry's most comprehensive platforms for the discovery, registration, usage, and monetization of domain names. In addition to being a new gTLD registry operator, Rightside is home to some of the most admired brands in the industry, including eNom and Name.com. Headquartered in Kirkland, WA, Rightside has offices in North America, Europe, and Australia. For more information please visit www.rightside.co.

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