Michael Goldstone Joins Q Prime

Michael Goldstone will hang up his hat as president of Sire Records and join Q Prime to handle day-to-day operations of a new independent label run by the management company.

Q Prime boasts Metallica, Muse, Shania Twain and the Red Hot Chili Peppers as some of their clients. Goldstone will also sign artists as management clients to Q Prime and will work closely with various Sire artists.

Warner Bros. CEO Tom Whalley hired Goldstone in 2003 to resurrect the Sire brand. His signings included Regina Spektor, Tegan and Sara, Spill Canvas and Against Me!

Q Prime stated the new label will be named shortly.