From a press release:
Taking Back Sunday is celebrating their ten year anniversary and just wrapped headlining the main stage of the 2012 Van’s Warped Tour. The band spent a lot of this year on a headline tour of South America, Australia, Europe and South East Asia. They also performed at various U.S. Military Bases in Europe. Taking Back Sunday recently announced a 10-year anniversary tour to celebrate their first release, the acclaimed Tell All Your Friends. The two-month full US tour, which will feature special guests Bayside as main support and a variety of openers along the way (tour dates available here).With one platinum and two gold albums in their five album repertoire, Taking Back Sunday has been fortunate enough to tour the world with some of the biggest names in rock music including Linkin Park, Blink-182, Faith No More and Green Day to name a few. They have also performed on the main stage of some of the world’s biggest festivals including Reading and Leeds (UK), Soundwave (Australia), Summer Sonic (Japan), Bamboozle (US) and 2007’s global Live Earth where they shared the Giants Stadium, New Jersey stage with Bon Jovi and The Police. Over their lengthy career, Taking Back Sunday have also been active in soundtrack placements in film and TV with ties to films such as Spiderman, Transformers and Fantastic Four; TV placements including Friday Night Lights, Degrassi, etc; video game tracks for Tony Hawk, Madden and more, and strategic partnerships with companies like Verizon and ESPN. They have had multiple top 5 Billboard Soundscan debuts, Top 10 alternative radio hits, received rave reviews in major publications from Rolling Stone to Spin to People and have been lucky enough to perform on a few late night talk shows including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Show with David Letterman and on Late Night with Conan O’Brien.Taking Back Sunday is Adam Lazzara (lead vocals), John Nolan (guitar, vocals), Eddie Reyes (guitar), Shaun Cooper (bass) and Mark O’Connell (drums). The band is managed by Jillian Newman and represented for touring by Matt Galle at Paradigm Agency.Razor & Tie Music PublishingRazor & Tie Music Publishing (RTMP) was established four years ago and has distinguished itself with a focused, proactive approach to multi-media song placement, royalty administration and career development. The company is led by a seasoned and energetic executive team with representatives in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville. RTMP recently celebrated their second #1 Country hit in less than six months. Platinum certified #1 Country hit “God Gave Me You” was performed by Blake Shelton and written by singer/songwriter Dave Barnes. Gold certified #1 Country hit “Alone With You” was performed by Jake Owen and co-written by Catt Gravitt. Most recently, gold certified Top Ten Pop hit “Home” was performed by American Idol winner Phillip Phillips and co-written by singer/songwriter Greg Holden – becoming the unofficial theme song for NBC’s coverage of the gold medal winning 2012 U.S. Olympics Women’s Gymnastics team. RTMP appeared this year on the Billboard Top 10 Publishers Airplay Chart and the Billboard Top 10 Country Publishers Airplay Chart. The company is self-administered in North America and has aligned with a strong team of sub-publishers throughout the rest of the world.
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