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RAZOR & TIE BAND FOR TODAY'S NEW ALBUM IMMORTAL
EXPLODES ONTO THE BILLBOARD TOP 200 CHART
DEBUTING AT #15 AND #3 ON THE BILLBOARD INDEPENDENT CHART

Confirmed On Full Run of 2012 Van's Warped Tour


For Today, Immortal
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NEWS SOURCE: RAZOR & TIE PR
June 6, 2012

(New York, NY) - Razor & Tie's latest developing act For Today's new studio album Immortal crashes into the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart this week debuting at #15 and #3 on the Independent Chart with over 14,700 albums sold in its first week out. Immortal also lands on a number of other Billboard charts including: #1 on the Hard Music Chart, #1 on the Christian Current/Contemporary Chart, #1 on the Top Christian/Gospel Chart and #7 on the Rock Music Chart.

The impressive debut of Immortal nearly doubles first week sales of For Today's previous 2010 album, Breaker (Facedown) which sold 7,400 in its first week.

John Franck, Razor & Tie Senior Vice President of Marketing comments, "This is an exciting sales debut for Razor & Tie. For Today is a band that our entire label feels deeply passionate about. They embody all the things we look for in a young, developing rock act-great songs, a tireless work ethic, and a deep, meaningful connection to their fan base which is very very real. This band is an important cornerstone in our continuing mission to build out our Rock presence. We congratulate them on their impressive sales week and look forward to working together in the months ahead."

Immortal, produced by Will Putney (Lamb Of God, Suicide Silence) features 11 new tracks and includes special guest appearances from Sonny Sandoval of P.O.D., Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red and Tommy Green of Sleeping Giant. The album was released to major critical acclaim with Outburn Magazine calling it "A formidable return" and Revolver Magazine declaring it to be "Rife with crafty guitar hooks and scream-along choruses." Alternative Press also commented, "For Today have dialed back the bombast just enough to make their pounding combination of furious punk and vicious metal sound more immediate and live sounding."

Vevo.com recently premiered "Fearless," the first video from Immortal. Watch here - http://vevo.ly/IFfvIm

For Today recently wrapped up their nationwide headlining "Fight The Silence Tour" presented by HK Army and Substream Magazine. The band is also confirmed for the entire run of the 2012 Van's Warped Tour. They are also currently on the cover of HM Magazine's May 2012 issue- view HERE.

For Today formed in 2005 and has since released one EP and three full-length albums. The hardcore-influenced metal band is known for their non-stop touring, high energy live performance, and unrelenting message. 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 70,000 albums in North America. 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).

For Today's Immortal is Razor & Tie's most recent Rock success story. The label's roster also includes All That Remains, The Sword, P.O.D., Chelsea Grin, Nonpoint, Norma Jean, Shadows Fall, Attila, For The Fallen Dreams and developing acts like Defiler, I Am War, Such Gold and more to be announced soon.

FOR TODAY TOUR DATES

2012 VANS WARPED TOUR
June 16 - Salt Lake City, UT - Utah State Fairpark
June 17 - Denver, CO - Sports Authority Field at Mile High
June 20 - Las Vegas, NV - Luxor Hotel Parking Lot
June 21 - Irvine, CA - Orange County Great Park
June 22 - Pomona, CA - Pomona Fairplex
June 23 - San Francisco, CA - AT&T Park Lot A
June 24 - Ventura, CA - Ventura County Fair
June 27 - Chula Vista, CA - Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
June 28 - Glendale, AZ - Camelback Ranch
June 29 - Las Cruces, NM - NMSU Practice Field
June 30 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center
July 1 - Houston, TX - Reliant Center Parking Lot
July 3 - Dallas, TX - Gexa Energy Pavilion
July 5 - Maryland Heights, MO - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 6 - Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
July 7 - Tinley Park, IL - First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
July 8 - Shakopee, MN - Canterbury Park
July 9 - Bonner Springs, KS - Sandstone Amphitheatre
July 10 - Noblesville, IN - Klipsch Music Center
July 11 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Blossom Music Center
July 12 - Burgettstown, PA - First Niagara Pavilion
July 13 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
July 14 - Montreal, QC - Parterre Ile Notre Dame at Parc Jean-Drapeau
July 15 - Toronto, ON - The Flats At Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
July 17 - Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July 18 - Scranton, PA - Toyota Pavilion
July 19 - Mansfield, MA - Comcast Center
July 20 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
July 21 - Uniondale, NY - Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
July 22 - Hartford, CT - The Comcast Theatre
July 24 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion
July 25 - Virginia Beach, VA - Farm Bureau Live At Virginia Beach
July 26 - Atlanta, GA - Aaron's Amphitheater at Lakewood
July 27 - Orlando, FL - Central Florida Fairgrounds
July 28 - West Palm Beach, FL - Cruzan Amphitheatre
July 29 - St. Petersburg, FL - Vinoy Park
July 30 - Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 31 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center
August 1 - Milwaukee, WI - Marcus Amphitheatre
August 4 - Redmond, WA - King County's Marymoor Park
August 5 - Portland, OR - Rose Quarter Riverfront

LINKS
http://www.fortodayband.com
http://www.facebook.com/ForToday
http://www.twitter.com/ForTodayBand

For more info on For Today visit the JFH Artists Database.

 

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