Tragic Hero Records

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Tragic Hero Records
Founded 2005
Founder Tommy LaCombe, David Varnedoe, Jason Ganthner
Distributor(s) ADA (through East West)
Genre Metalcore, post-hardcore, rock, heavy metal
Country of origin United States
Location Raleigh, NC
Official website

Tragic Hero Records is a record label founded in Raleigh, North Carolina in March 2005[1] to represent the growing metalcore and post-hardcore scene of North Carolina. The label was founded by Tommy LaCombe, David Varnedoe and Jason Ganthner. Alesana was the first band the label signed.[1] Among Tragic Hero's best-known signees are Strawberry Girls and A Skylit Drive, whose most recent album reached No. 64 on the Billboard 200; Alesana, who later signed with Fearless Records, Letlive, who later signed with Epitaph Records, and He Is Legend, who signed with Tragic Hero for their most recent album after several successful full-lengths on other labels.[2]

Current artists[edit]

Former artists[edit]



  • A Faylene Sky
  • Armor For The Broken
  • Bad Luck
  • Boxbomb
  • Confide
  • Deathblow
  • Delusions
  • The Fight Between Frames
  • Finch
  • Ghost of a Fallen Age
  • Graves of Valor
  • Illuminate Me
  • In Dying Arms(Final tour soon)
  • In Other Words
  • It's Like Love
  • Kelsey and the Chaos
  • Knives Exchanging Hands
  • Letlive
  • Miracle At St. Anna
  • My Hero Is Me
  • Nevada Rose
  • Outlands
  • Sleep City
  • Us, From Outside
  • We Are Defiance
  • Wrath and Rapture
  • Yearling
  • Your Name In Vain

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Company Profile: Tragic Hero Records. Alternative Press 250 (May 2009), p. 40.
  2. ^ AbsolutePunk Interview: Tragic Hero Records. [1]

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