Welcome to the latest addition to the Factory Music stable, Factory Press, our new in-house press and promotion service. Factory Press covers printed press, online webzines, national radio, online radio, specialist TV and beyond… and has a wide range of contacts in the UK and Europe. Headed up by Mik Gaffney, Factory Press will execute tailor made campaigns throughout the metal and rock press sector to suit everyone’s budget.

Mik has worked in the music industry for more than twenty years. Starting off working in record stores, he then moved onto magazines, where he has worked as reviews editor and freelance writer. From there Mik moved into distribution, working for North West Music and then took the step into label management, including stints at Koch, Proper Music and RSK.


Mik has worked on campaigns with a wide range of artists over the years, including Thin Lizzy, Firewind, Alex Skolnick (Testament), Gus G, Freak Kitchen, Accept, D-A-D, Nervecell, Wolf, Ancient Ascendant, Frei Wild, Skarlett Riot, Reckless Love, Arthemis, Deadly Circus Fire, Hellfighter, Dead City Ruins, Primitai, Laid 8, Vera Cruz and Akercocke, to name a few.



Current Factory Press artists include; Firewind, Gus G, Primitai, Torben Schmidt, Wolf, Freak Kitchen, Mattias ‘Ia’ Eklundh.
The people involved in Factory Music have many years of experience of many roles within the music industry including Promoter, Publicist, Band Management, Booking Agent, and Tour Production. Our aim is to develop an artists profile and push them to wider audiences through support tours, successful headline tours and key UK/European shows/festivals...
Factory Music are able to offer pre production ranging from:
Tour buses - Splitter vans - Qualified drivers - Work permits - Tour managers - F.O.H - Crew - Backline - People to sell Merchandise - And More...
Factory Music Management and Agency Ltd is part of the Government sponsorship Management System. Factory Music Management and Agency Ltd is a Level One sponsor

Please email Sharon Richardson for further information:
sharon (at) factorymusic.co.uk