Facedown Records :
At Facedown Records, we consider our bands family, that's why it can be hard to say goodbye to bands that we have grown close to. Today we hope you'll join with us in wishing For Today the very best as they move on to join Razor & Tie. We have very much enjoyed working with, and forming relationships with the members of For Today, and we're excited for their new opportunities and continued growth as individuals and a collective unit. God has done amazing things through their ministry and we are so thankful that we were able to be a part of that for the last 4 years. We know that this is just the beginning for these 5 amazing men of God and we will always consider For Today as a valued member of the Facedown Family!
For Today will be touring this fall alongside of The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel and Enter Shikari. They will also be working a new album soon. For all the tour dates and details, please check out the official press release here.
Razor & Tie :
(New York, NY) - Razor & Tie is pleased to announce the addition of Christian metalcore juggernauts For Today to its expanding label and publishing rosters. The Sioux City, Iowa based band will hit the road this fall/winter with The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel and Enter Shikari for a national U.S. tour. The band is already in the writing stages for its forthcoming new studio album which will be released in 2012.
"We can't even begin to explain how excited we are to join the Razor & Tie roster. The label has shown tremendous confidence in their ability to continue developing us as a band, and to build on the foundation we've set," said For Today lead singer Mattie Montgomery. "Anyone who follows our band should know, this changes nothing about our commission or our passion. This means that, as we continue to proclaim the nearness of hope for the nations of the earth, from this point forward, we will do so with greater force, presence, and prominence than ever before."
John Franck, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Razor & Tie comments, "We're thrilled to welcome For Today to the R&T family. The band's incredible energy and positive message is a well needed breath of fresh air."
For Today formed in 2005 and has since released one EP and three full-length albums: Your Moment, Your Life, Your Times EP (Self-Released 2006), Ekklesia (Facedown Records, 2008), Portraits (Facedown Records, 2009), Breaker (Facedown Records, 2010). Having played over 1000 shows in five continents, For Today has toured with Emmure, We Came As Romans, Winds of Plague, The Devil Wears Prada. The band headlined the Scream The Prayer Tour 2010 with Maylene and The Sons of Disaster and also was on the Motel 6 Rock Yourself to Sleep Tour with We Came As Romans this past year. To date, For Today has sold over 65,000 albums in North America.
The hardcore-influenced metal band is known for their non-stop touring, high energy live performance, and unrelenting message. As forthcoming about their faith as they are about their musical prowess, For Today have become widely known as one of modern metal's most technically proficient bands. For Today is Mattie Montgomery (lead vocals), Ryan Leitru (lead guitar/vocals), Brandon Leitru (bass), Michael Reynolds (rhythm guitar), and David Morrison (drums, percussion). The band is managed by Shawn Keith of Sumerian Entertainment and represented for touring by Matt Andersen of The Pantheon Agency.
For Today is the latest addition to independent label Razor & Tie's expanding rock roster that includes such artists as All That Remains, Norma Jean, Chelsea Grin, Attila, Saves The Day, and many more. The New York City-based label is one of the fastest growing independent record companies in the United States, and has garnered both Platinum sales and Grammy awards in its 20-year history.