READ ALL ABOUT RAZOR & TIE IN THIS WEEKS ISSUE OF BILLBOARD MAGAZINE
The four page feature talks about the labels aggressive expansion into heavier rock and metal as well as the overall label successes.  New issue of Billboard is out now (To request a clip of the story email contact below).
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About Razor & Tie
With over 40 million units sold, 20 plus years in business and multiple Grammy Awards, New York City-based, Razor & Tie is one of the largest privately owned independent music/entertainment companies in the United States. Founded in 1990, and co-owned since inception by entrepreneurs Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam, the company is comprised of a record label (with major distribution through SONY and independent distribution through RED), a music publishing business, a media buying company, and a full service recording studio, and visual / post production house.  Razor & Tie continues to expand its diverse and acclaimed roster that includes such diverse artists as All That Remains, P.O.D., The Sword, Shadows Fall, BRAD, Such Gold, Nonpoint, Jon McLaughlin, Vanessa Carlton, Foreigner, Saves The Day, Dar Williams, Chelsea Grin, For Today, Norma Jean, Defiler, I Am War,  Hit The Lights and a separate children’s roster that includes Laurie Berkner, The Imagination Movers, Super Why! and The Wiggles.    The label also supplies physical and digital distribution to the Broadway Cast Recording label Ghostlight/Sh-K-Boom, the re-issue label Real Gone Records, and is a partner in the metal label Artery Recordings, a successful joint venture with Artery Management. In addition, R&T provides distribution and marketing services for artists such as Joan Baez, Suzanne Vega, Corey Smith and The Cowboy Junkies. The owners of the company are also the creators of the multiplatinum music series, Kidz Bop.

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Imperial Triumphant - 2021

Alphaville’s Metal Renaissance

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Atreyu- 2021

Atreyu's Baptism

At their core, Atreyu is a hard rock band with metal riffs and pop choruses. Now, after more than 20 years, the band has stepped boldly into their next chapter with a change in lineup and an album that proves the lifeblood of Atreyu is stronger than ever.

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Heaven's Metal: An Oral History of the Genesis of Christian Metal

Heaven's Metal

When rock emerged from blues and 'heavy metal' began to surface, faith-based metal acts also rose to start their own journeys. Initially shunned by both believers and non-believers, they were fighting for their spot at the table, ultimately building a legacy that would go on to change the genre forever. HM presents an oral history of the beginning of Christian metal music, featuring Guardian, Tourniquet, Holy Soldier, Whitecross, and, of course, Stryper.

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Gaerea

Trapped in Limbo

Black metal may not be the first thing on your mind when you think of Portugal, but GAEREA is here to change that. HM contributing writer Andrew Voigt sat down with GAEREA to discuss the band’s music, their mysterious name and image, and how office work can be art.

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