Red Cord Records

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Red Cord Records
Red Cord Records.jpg
Founded 2008
Founder Joey Mathews
Distributor(s) Victory[1]
Genre Christian metal,[2] Christian rock, Christian hardcore
Country of origin United States
Location Rockford, Illinois
Official website Red Cord Records on Facebook

Red Cord Records is an American record label from Rockford, Illinois. The label started in September 2008,[3] but went on hiatus in 2014.[4] The label signed bands including Phinehas,[5] Random Hero,[6] and Inhale Exhale.[7][8][9]

Background[edit]

Red Cord Records started in 2008, with the first band they signed being Phinehas.[10] From there the label signed hardcore punk bands such as A Past Unknown and From the Eyes of Servants,[11] rock bands such as This City Awaits,[12] metalcore bands such as Inhale Exhale,[7][8][9] and deathcore/death metal acts like Your Chance to Die[13] and Solomon.[14] In 2011, the label aligned themselves with Victory Records for distribution purposes.[1] The label signed a few more bands including Least of These[15] and This City Awaits in 2014.[12]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wookubus (May 10, 2011). "Red Cord Records align with Victory Records for distribution, etc". Theprp. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "Phinehas album set for release". Lambgoat. June 18, 2013. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  3. ^ Steve (October 2, 2010). "Joey Mathews (Red Cord Records)". Indie Vision Music. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  4. ^ Dave (December 14, 2014). "Red Cord Records enters transitional state". The Antidote. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  5. ^ Sharp, Tyler (May 21, 2014). "Phinehas (Red Cord Records) premiere "Blood On My Knuckles" music video". Alternative Press. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  6. ^ "Random Hero Signs With Red Cord Records". Jesus Wired. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Inhale Exhale signs with Red Cord Records". Lambgoat. April 1, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  8. ^ a b JoshIVM (March 30, 2012). "Red Cord Records Signs Inhale Exhale". Indie Vision Music. Archived from the original on July 5, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  9. ^ a b "Inhale Exhale Sign To Red Cord Records". Under The Gun. March 31, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  10. ^ Indie Vision Music (August 31, 2011). "Indie Vision Music Present: Phinehas (2011)". Youtube. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  11. ^ Stagg, David (May 4, 2013). "Red Cord Records Festival Lineup announced". HM Magazine. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  12. ^ a b Sharp, Tyler (January 20, 2014). "This City Awaits Sign To Red Cord Records; Release New Music Video For "Yet, There Is Life"". Mind Equals Blown. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  13. ^ "YOUR CHANCE TO DIE Signs With RED CORD RECORDS". Blabbermouth.net. May 17, 2011. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  14. ^ Clark, Rob (September 23, 2015). "Solomon Conquer's Christian Metal". Anchor Music News. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  15. ^ "Least of These signs with Red Cord Records". RadioU. February 12, 2014. Retrieved December 27, 2016.

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