Razor & Tie announces the addition of the New York based indie rock band Born Cages to its label and publishing rosters. A first listen of the Born Cages song “Don’t Look Back” can be heard exclusively at Vice Noisey (http://noisey.vice.com/blog/premiere-born-cages—dont-look-back). The song is available on iTunes HERE (http://bit.ly/BCDLB).
Lead vocalist / guitarist VladHoliday, “We’re extremely excited to be a part of the Razor & Tie family. It’s clear that their passionate and hard-working staff truly share our vision and understand the songs for what they really are. It’s been a great start with Razor & Tie so far and we are very much looking forward to releasing our debut album.”
Born Cages was selected to befeatured asan up-and-coming “NOW What’s Next” artist to watch on the best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That’s What I Call Music! The band’s song “Don’t Look Back” is on the recently released NOW 45 alongside three other “NOW What’s Next” New Music emerging bands- Walk The Moon, Capital Cities, and Black Veil Brides. Featured on the best-selling compilation are 16 major current hits from today’s top artists, including , Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5, Phillip Phillips, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, P!NK, OneRepublic, One Direction, etc.
Born Cages was also chosen as one of Alternative Press’ 100 Bands To Watch for the magazine’s new issue, describing the band’s sound as a “big, bold fusion of stadium shaking alt-rock and jet-fueled new wave. “ AP also calls the band’s single, “Don’t Look Back,” “a soaring rocker that you’ll have no problem dancing to, assuming you can put down the air guitar for four minutes.”
Born Cages is currently in the studio with Jon Kaplan (Walk The Moon, Augustana) and Oliver Straus (Arctic Monkeys, Matt & Kim) at Mission Sound in Brooklyn, NY finishing up their debut full length album to be released later this year.
The New York City based Born Cages formed in 2011 (formerly called Electric Sun). Within one year the young band had already released an EP, opened two sold-out shows for Guns N’ Roses and shared stages with such bands as Gold Fields, Lights Resolve, and Ludo. The band has had music played on Q104.3 in New York and recently recorded a session at the Gibson NYC showroom that premiered on Purevolume. They were also featured on a large billboard in Times Square as part of a Toshiba promotion. Born Cages is Vlad Holiday (lead vocals/lead guitar), Amanda Carl (keyboards/backing vocals), Steve Kellner (bass guitar/backing vocals) and Dave Tantao (drums). Born Cages is managed by Strong Management and touring by Tim Borror and Bryan Vastano at The Agency Group.
Born Cages is the latest addition to independent label Razor & Tie’s expanding rock roster that currently includes such artists as HIM, The Sword, All That Remains, Hatebreed, For Today, P.O.D., Such Gold, Nonpoint, Chelsea Grin, Shadows Fall, Norma Jean, Attila, 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.
Born Cages will hit the road this Spring and Summer in support of their new album. You can catch them on March 21st at The Studio at Webster Hall in New York City with Mother Mother.