SongVest To Auction Rights To Upcoming ‘Jane’s Addiction’ and ‘Alice In Chains’ Books

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Unique “Music Memorabilia With A Paycheck” Auction March 13-20 At To Feature The Rights To “Jane’s Addiction: In The Studio” And “Alice In Chains: In The Studio” From Publisher Rock ‘N’ Roll Books

SongVest, the company that reinvented music memorabilia by auctioning song rights directly to fans, has announced their next online auction will offer alternative rock fans the opportunity to bid on the royalty stream of two new books, ‘Alice in Chains: in the Studio’ and ‘Jane’s Addiction: in the Studio’. The auction will take place exclusively at from March 13-20 in advance of each book’s retail release later this year.

SongVest has partnered with book publisher Rock ‘N’ Roll Books to offer a 30% ownership share in the book’s master rights of each title. In addition to sharing in the royalty stream the retail and e-sales generate, the high bidder will also receive a one-of-a-kind platinum album, an ‘Associate Publisher’ credit in the book’s printing, and an exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus DVD featuring interview excerpts from the many rock luminaries interviewed exclusively for the book.

“After the success of our previous book auction, we couldn’t wait to team up again with SongVest to offer alternative rock fans the opportunity to own a piece of books about the genre’s most iconic and influential bands, Jane’s Addiction and Alice in Chains,” said author Jake Brown

The auction will begin at 3PM EST on Saturday, March 13 and end at 3PM EST on Saturday, March 20. Fans can register now at to learn more about plans for the book’s retail release.

Since 2007, SongVest has offered music fans, collectors, and investors the unique opportunity to share the royalties with the writers of their favorite music. Past auctions have included the rights to songs recorded by Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Carrie Underwood, Ringo Starr, Ozzy Osbourne, Natalie Cole, and The Monkees.

About SongVest
SongVest, Inc. is the world’s first and only song rights auction house. The company provides ‘music memorabilia with royalties’ to fans, collectors, and investors by acting as a broker between songwriters (or their heirs) and rights buyers. When a songwriter is compensated for the performance, sale, or use of their song, so to will high bidders at SongVest auctions. The company’s unique business model has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, CNBC , USA Today, Forbes, and countless online music, fan, collector, and investment outlets all over the world.

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