Music industry veteran, Noah “Shark” Robertson, founder of Swimming With Sharks Entertainment, has announced the official launch of Making Waves Magazine.
The first issue of Making Waves is currently available online, in digital form, and comes with a FREE Music Sampler Download; which includes 25 tracks from national and up-and-coming acts such as Motograter, Hemlock, Dirty Machine, Keychain, NoSelf, Riksha, and more.
The mag features new music, bands, industry advice, articles, and more. 10,000 physical copies are currently being printed and Robertson will be passing them out all over the United States on the upcoming fall Motograter headlining tour, THE DESOLATION TOUR.
Robertson states, “I am VERY pleased to announce that we have officially launched Making Waves Magazine! I want to thank all the awesome companies, sponsors, and bands for being involved and making this a reality! And I want to extend a great, big THANK YOU to Shaunna Heth, the lead designer on this project! Together we have created something truly awesome! Thanks for the continued love and support!”
The online version of the magazine, as well as the FREE music sampler, can be found at www.makingwaves.digital
Making Waves Music Sampler – Volume 1 Tracklist:
- Motograter – “Paragon”
- Hemlock – “Scam Artist”
- Eye of the Enemy – “The Shift”
- Riksha – “Five Stages of Numb”
- Keychain – “Take Back Time”
- NoSelf – “Casting Stones”
- Dirty Machine – “Seeds”
- KREHATED – “My Venom Inside”
- Seven Days Lost – “Dead Farm”
- Darkcell – “Preacher”
- Switchblade Saturdays – “Dragging The Lake”
- Natas Lived – “Silencing The Lamb”
- Ritual of Odds – “Ritual of Nine”
- Inherit The Earth – “Seeing Red”
- Dead Atlantic – “Art of Insomnia”
- HellBent – “Infinite”
- OrderSixtySix – “Again”
- The Black Crown – “Flames”
- JUNK – “Pop Rock Genocide”
- REdEFIND – “Suplex City”
- Virtue Falls – “Tragecide”
- 3000 PSI- “Fish Masters”
- Promidal – “Terrorbyte Heart”
- Draconis – “Fallen Cyber Trash”
- TZK – “End of Days”
Noah “Shark” Robertson is a music industry professional and touring musician with over 20 years experience. Noah has toured the world playing the drums, performing international tours and festivals with many of the biggest names in Rock and Metal music. While studying Music Education in College, Noah produced and hosted a live, 2-hour radio show on KTRL-The Planet, called Swimming With Sharks. In 2004, Noah began marketing, booking, and promoting bands under the moniker, Swimming With Sharks Entertainment. In 2010, Noah founded Swimming With Sharks Records and began signing bands from all over the world. In 2016, Noah founded Zombie Shark Records and was appointed as Marketing Director of EMP Label Group, headed up by Dave Ellefson (Megadeth) and Thom Hazaert. When it comes to the music business, Noah has done it all. From helping to build brand new School of Rock locations from the ground-up, to selling musical instruments for Guitar Center in high-end markets like Dallas, Texas and Hollywood, California, to writing for various heavy metal publications and music media sites, to teaching music lessons to students of all ages, and everything in-between.
Noah is most notable for being one of the founding members of The Browning (Earache/Century Media/Spinefarm). He is the current drummer of Motograter (EMP Label Group/Elektra/No Name), formerly fronted by Ivan Moody of Five Finger Death Punch. Notable past acts include Pinhed and Srlsm.
Noah has performed on National and International Tours with Fear Factory, Shadows Fall, Static-X, Ill Nino, American Head Charge, Dope, Flaw, Allegaeon, Winds of Plague, We Came As Romans, Bless The Fall, Stick To Your Guns, Obey The Brave, At The Skylines, For The Fallen Dreams, Straight Line Stitch, UnLoco, Davey Suicide, Like Moths To Flames, Wretched, Legend, Volumes, Thick As Blood, The Devastated, Design The Skyline, and many more.
Noah has performed Major Shows and Festivals with Machine Head, Heaven Shall Burn, Lamb Of God, Children Of Bodom, Suicide Silence, Carcass, Emmure,Trivium, August Burns Red, Aborted, DevilDriver, Carnifex, Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Killswitch Engage, Anthrax, Of Mice and Men, Black Label Society, Testament, Hellyeah, Hatebreed, In This Moment, In Flames, Anthrax, Motorhead, Exodus, Suicidal Tendencies, Six Feet Under, Morbid Angel, Vital Remains, Ill Nino, As Blood Runs Black, We Butter The Bread With Butter, I Wrestled A Bear Once, Sum 41, Parkway Drive, Alesana, The All-American Rejects, Andrew W.K., Attack Attack, Breathe Carolina, Breathe Electric, Bring Me the Horizon, The Cab, Call the Cops, The Casualties, Confide, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Emarosa, Emmure, Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, Eyes Set to Kill, Haste the Day, Moonspell, Haggard, and many more.
Noah has also shared the stage with Periphery, Darkest Hour, Veil of Maya, Revocation, The Faceless, Dying Fetus, Goatwhore, Taproot, SoiL, and many others.