Doors Open For Republic

Orshoski, Wes
January 2001
Billboard;01/20/2001, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p106
Trade Publication
Focuses on the success of Republic Records. Details of its founding by brothers Avery and Monte Lipman; Purchase by Universal Music Group (UMG); Promotion of Avery Lipman to president; Bands they have signed, which include Bloodhound Gang and 3 Doors Down.


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