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Razor & Tie promotes Mike Gitter

Friday, June 06, 2014 1:04 PM PT

Official press release:

Razor & Tie is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Gitter to Senior Director A&R. Gitter joined Razor & Tie in 2012 and has signed a variety of acts including rising rock outfit Starset and established legends such as HIM and Finch. He was also instrumental in the signing of Chiodos. Gitter continues his A&R responsibilities that encompass not only identifying talent but all-around aspects of A&R including artist relations and recording.

Razor & Tie co-owners Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam comment, "Mike Gitter has had a significant impact on Razor & Tie's rapid ascension to the top of the rock world. He has great taste, is easy to work with and doesn't get much sleep. We are very glad he's on our team.

"Gitter adds, "Working with Razor & Tie has been one of the most energized and exciting experiences of my career so far. In just a short amount of time, I've seen the label grow from strength to strength: including new levels of sales, success and credibility. I'm excited to be a part of it and in an expanded role. I am looking forward to the label's best days ahead."

Mike Gitter has a rich history that includes tenures at Roadrunner and Atlantic Records, signing highly successful and cutting edge bands such as Killswitch Engage, Bad Religion, Opeth, Megadeth, and Dragonforce. Mike brings a wealth of knowledge and know-how that will continue expand Razor & Tie's rock, alternative and metal footprint in the market place.

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