Seattle-based Tooth & Nail Records celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2013 and a commemorative film, No New Kinda Story, documents the label’s artists during the past two decades.
The label also released a 1,000-copy limited edition hardcover book with proceeds benefitting Music Cares.
Founded by Brandon Ebel in 1993 in a Southern California bedroom, Tooth & Nail Records is one of the most influential independent labels. Ebel started the label with a loan from his grandfather and a strong belief in the music that inspired him.
Tooth & Nail Records has been the home to many artists including MxPx, Underoath, Anberlin, Norman Jean, mewithoutYou, MAE, Thousand Foot Krutch, Hawk Nelson, Haste the Day and The Chariot. Combined with it¹s hard-rock sister label, Solid State Records, Tooth & Nail Records has released more than 600 projects and sold more than 20 million records, including multiple RIAA Gold-certified albums and Grammy nominations.
In 2013, Tooth & Nail Records re-launched as a completely independent label group partnering with Sony RED distribution.