WHO WE ARE: Chipster PR & Consulting, Inc. is a highly sought after internationally renowned publicity, marketing and consulting firm in the music industry, led by President and Senior Publicist, Chip Ruggieri. He founded the company in 1996, after years of experience in Publicity and A&R at several major record labels in New York and Los Angeles. Chip has built a solid reputation in his field and has been interviewed and featured in trade magazines such as Billboard and countless music resource publications. What sets Chipster apart is they are a family owned and operated company, with a broad scope of marketing and how to effectively deliver results. Many of their loyal clients have been with them since the beginning and would never consider going elsewhere. Chipster PR has also been implemented to be an integral part of reuniting numerous iconic hard rock, heavy metal, and classic rock acts.
Clients of Chipster PR & Consulting, Inc. appreciate a hands-on, aggressive, grassroots approach to securing meaningful print, radio, television, and internet coverage. We specialize in the publicity of new, alternative and hard music artists, classic & progressive rock and jazz. A diverse range of projects we have earned over 70 of our clients gold and platinum record awards for, include marketing and promoting everything from CDs, DVDs, movies, books, and tours. Consulting services are also offered for start-up projects involving record labels, management and musical artists who are looking to expand their brand. The Chipster name has been trusted to work with artists participating in major festivals and tours (Ozzfest, Vans Warped Tour, Rolling Rock Town Fair, Rock Never Stops, Taste Of Chaos, UpRoar), and press on movie and movie soundtracks (Zoolander, Rock Star, Saw, Rock School). Chipster PR & Consulting, Inc. continues to be the market leader in independent publicity for multiple artists and genres of music.