OWNER | Buckshot Gallery, Suburban Noize Records, Regime Management, SRH Clothing, Battle Axe Records, Island Empire Records, Faction Management, Skratch ’N Sniff radio + Empire Agency
Kevin Zinger is a successful entrepreneur who has spent the last 25 years building a self-contained empire. Suburban Noize Records + his other record labels (Battle Axe, Island Empire, etc.), are completely self-funded with thriving artist rosters + catalogues. Zinger and his label groups have had over 30 records in the top 100, + focus on a wide variety of music from Rock to Hip Hop.
Also owned + operated by Zinger, The Regime Management firm is a team of industry professionals who oversee the musical careers of a wide range of high profile clients (Everlast, Dilated Peoples, Pancho Sanchez, House Of Pain, RISK). The Regime also houses The Empire Agency, which is a full-fledge booking agency for musicians, bands + personalities, and has over 30 acts on the roster.
In a time when many entertainment companies are plagued by layoffs + downsizing, Zinger’s companies continue to expand.
SRH (Supporting Radical Habits) is a lifestyle brand founded by Zinger in the early 90s, with deep roots in the music + extreme sport industries. With numerous endorsed athletes in surfing, skating, motocross + UFC, the SRH brand succeeds in creating new + distinctive culture by merging both sport + music. SRH maintains strong alliances with athletes + musicians who embody the SRH lifestyle. SRH’s unique brand of athletes + music has quietly cultivated a strong underground movement + loyal fanbase.
In addition to Suburban Noize, The Regime, + SRH, Zinger has helped build the Skratch N’ Sniff radio program. The radio show takes some of the biggest songs from rock + hip-hop and blends them together to make an unbelievable mix show that fans of both genres are tuning into in droves. Since its debut on 91X in San Diego, the show has become a smash radio success with syndication to nearly 65 affiliates throughout the U.S., including New York, Boston, Tampa + Atlanta.
Buckshot Gallery in Los Angeles and Faction Management are his most recent endeavors. Buckshot Gallery has hosted gallery shows for some of the biggest names in art including Risk, Seen, Bates, TAZ, Estevan Oriol. Faction Management is a management + marketing collective that provides management services for over 7 management companies, representing top-tier artists including, Slaughterhouse, Ryan Bingham, Common Kings, and Thievery Corporation. Faction is currently developing + launching a technology platform that will redefine music management.