The Artery Foundation SXSW Showdown 2013 has been announced today. The one night only show will include performances form headliner Motionless In White along with Artery Recordings bands Chelsea Grin, Attila, Adestria, and Buried in Verona. Other bands include Woe Is Me, Jonny Craig, Upon This Dawning, Myka Relocate, Horseneck and Mantis.
The show will take place at the House of Blues Annex (corner of Red River and 6th Street Austin, TX) on Friday March 16th from 6:30 PM to 1:30 AM. Show sponsors include Peter Says Denim, Monster Energy Drink, Indiegogo, Blue Microphones, Gpen, Merchnow and Hellcat Design.
Artery Recordings is the joint venture between The Artery Foundation and Razor & Tie. Artery Recordings roster now includes Chelsea Grin, Vanna, Attila, For The Fallen Dreams, I Declare War, A Bullet For Pretty Boy, Close To Home, The Crimson Armada, In Dying Arms and Buried in Verona. A management company since 2004, The Artery Foundation has a knack for finding diamonds in the rough and nurturing them into worldwide prominence. Some of their recent artists flooding the Billboard charts have included Top 40 releases with The Devil Wears Prada and Attack Attack!, Top 100 releases with Alesana and Breath Carolina and additional artists such as Asking Alexandria, Jonny Craig and Dance Gavin Dance. The New York City-based Razor & Tie 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. Razor & Tie’s expanding Rock roster includes such artists as All That Remains, Hatebreed, HIM, The Sword, For Today, P.O.D., Such Gold, Nonpoint, Shadows Fall, Norma Jean, Saves The Day, and many more.