Razor & Tie had a breakout year at rock radio in 2014 with hits from The Pretty Reckless, All That Remains and Starset making the label the most successful indie in the format and the second strongest rock label overall, including the majors. Breakout act The Pretty Reckless’ “Heaven Knows” finishes the year as the #1 song at Active and Mainstream Rock and spent 18 weeks at the top of the Mainstream Rock chart.
With over 40 million units sold, 24 plus years in business and multiple Grammy Awards, Razor & Tie is one of the largest privately owned independent music labels and publishing companies in North America. The full service label (which was founded in 1990 and has been co-owned since its inception by entrepreneurs Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam) employs an expert staff that provides strategic marketing, publicity, new media/online marketing, tour marketing, radio and video promotion, as well as in-house creative team and video production services. The rapidly expanding roster includes a variety of both established and developing artists including All That Remains, The Pretty Reckless, Attila, Starset, Chiodos, The Ready Set, Yellowcard, Chelsea Grin, For Today, Hatebreed, HIM, KYNG, Nonpoint, Norma Jean, Protest The Hero, The Sword, Sworn In and many more. Razor & Tie also formed a new imprint Washington Square, which features such acts as The Hold Steady, Dar Williams, Jon Batiste and Stay Human and indie rockers Born Cages. The label also created and owns the multiplatinum children’s audio brand Kidz Bop.