RAZOR & TIE HITS #1 AND #2 AT ACTIVE ROCK RADIO
– FIRST INDEPENDENT LABEL TO HOLD BOTH SPOTS
The Pretty Reckless “Heaven Knows” At #1
All That Remains “What If I Was Nothing” At #2
(New York, NY) – Razor & Tie celebrates the top two spots on the Active Rock Radio chart this week with The Pretty Reckless hit song “Heaven Knows” hitting #1 and All That Remains’ “What If I Was Nothing” landing at #2. Led by Razor & Tie Senior Vice President Promotions Kurt Steffek, this marks the first time an independent label has held the top two spots on the chart. The Pretty Reckless join All That Remains and P.O.D. as Razor & Tie bands that have gone to #1 on the rock charts.
Steffek comments, “I’m extremely proud of this accomplishment for Razor & Tie and couldn’t be happier for our bands. Hats off to some great A&R as well as the wonderful promo team that I work with.”
Razor & Tie Co-Owner’s Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam add, “We have made a commitment to work with the most inspiring artists in rock and this is an incredibly gratifying accomplishment. We are very fortunate to support The Pretty Reckless and All That Remains. More to come.
The Pretty Reckless celebrate this first #1 Radio hit in advance of their forthcoming album release, Going To Hell, on March 18th. The video for the “Heaven Knows” can be watched here. The band, led by singer Taylor Momsen, has supported Evanescence, Guns N’ Roses and Marilyn Manson on tour in addition to headline runs in both the U.S. and abroad. The Pretty Reckless is currently supporting Fall Out Boy on tour in Europe and UK and look out for dates in North America this spring and summer.
“What If I Was Nothing” is from All That Remains’ album A War You Cannot Win. The album debuted at #13 on the Billboard Top 200. “What If I Was Nothing” also marks the band’s 6th Top 10 single at the format. The first single from the album, “Stand Up” reached #1 at Active Rock Radio. One of the leading rock/metal bands in music today, ATR has sold more than 1 million combined albums to date and 1,500,000 tracks to date.
An exciting time in the label’s history, Razor & Tie has upcoming releases from Chiodos, Chelsea Grin and KYNG along with additional releases via the label’s new imprint Washington Square from The Hold Steady and Augustana.