(Former Head of Rock, Spotify & Host/Executive Producer, Spotify Original Series)
Booking Agent, Sound Talent Group
Counsel Plus, Co.
Head of A&R, Epitaph Records
Founder & CEO, Velvet Hammer Music & Management Group (Alice In Chains, Deftones, Korn, System Of A Down & More)
Director, Buma ROCKS! (The Netherlands)
VP of Promotion & GM Rock Music, Crush Music
Executive Sr. VP / Talent & Curation, Danny Wimmer Presents
Sr. Business Affairs Manager, FCB NY
Sr. Vice President A&R, Warner Chappell Music
Chairman of APRKA (Czech Republic)
CEO, Eventim Live Asia
Founder, Blue Lemon Management (Sweden)
Managing Director, RBK Fusion (Germany)
Executive Manager, YMU
Program Director, 95/5 KLOS Meruelo Media, Los Angeles
Rock Editor, AllAccess.com
Sr. VP/Head of A&R, Red Bull Records
Head of Artist Relations, IndieFlow
Vice President Rock & Alternative, Program Director ALT 98.7 - LA's New Alternative, iHeartMedia National Programming Group
Music & Media Journalist (U.K.)
Founder, Endless Music (The Netherlands)
Host "New & Approved" KLOS, Los Angeles / Westwood One & Benztown Radio Networks Syndicated Host
Co-Founder, Artist For Artist
President, Metal Blade Records
Owner & Founder, Ranka Kustannus
Publisher, The Music Registry
President & Founder, Mad Mac Entertainment
Founder, Infinite Dreams / Bangalore Open Air Festival (India)
President & Founder, A&R Worldwide / Global Rock Summit
Vice President, Rise Records
Artist & Producer Manager, Creative Consultant, SOS Management
Founder & Managing Director of Third Culture Ent't (India)
President, Repertoire & Marketing, Los Angeles & New York, BMG
Award Winning Producer (Alice In Chains, KISS, Korn, Ozzy Osbourne, Primus & More)
Sr. Programming Director/Music Strategies, Trafalgar Releasing
Founder, SOS Management
Co-creator/founding manager of the Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum band GARBAGE. and longtime manager of the critically acclaimed 8mm, Shannon O'Shea is an early pioneer of producer management and development. She is known for innovative strategies for long term career success through creative diversity.
Some of her groundbreaking producer clients have included Sean Beavan (NIN, Marilyn Manson, No Doubt, Slayer, 3TEETH), Butch Vig (Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Green Day), John Fryer, (Cocteau Twins, Stabbing Westward, This Mortal Coil, NIN), Danny Saber (U2, Rolling Stones, David Bowie), to name a few.
O'Shea founded SOS Management in London in the late 80's and became renowned as an outspoken advocate for artist's rights. She was a member of the influential inaugural steering committee of the International Manager's Forum (now MMF) and the only manager invited to participate on the producers-only Record Producer's Guild (US) steering committee.
Mentored by luminaries such as Peter Grant (Led Zeppelin), Ed Bicknell (Dire Straits) and Paul McGuinness (U2), she became a lively panelist/speaker on the international field, and was featured in VH1's "Behind The Music – Garbage" along with other industry related television documentaries.
In 2005, O'Shea joined forces with long-time superstar producer/mixer multi-instrumental client, Sean Beavan, to launch 8mm (8mmLovesYou.com) with his wife, Juliette. The band was licensed in numerous TV shows including "Underworld: Awakening", "Dirty Little Liars", "Lost Girl", "Grey's Anatomy", "One Tree Hill", "The Flash", "Cold Case", "Being Human", "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" and more.
In keeping with O'Shea's cutting-edge roots, she is currently working on Galactic History (GalacticHistory.net), a Plato's Cave allegory just in time for UFO "disclosure.