Swimming With Sharks Entertainment is a multi-platform music media company offering Press, Promotion, Artist Development, Record Label Services, Consulting, Management, Public Relations, Marketing, Booking, Artist Resources, and more.
Swimming With Sharks was founded in 2004 by Noah “Shark” Robertson, drummer for Motograter (Elektra/No Name) and The Browning (Earache/Century Media/Spinefarm).
Combining resources, knowledge, industry experience, and an unhealthy obsession with sharks – Swimming With Sharks Entertainment was born.
Swimming With Sharks is committed to helping talented, hard-working artists take the next step in their careers by getting their music to the masses. We are dedicated to helping artists gain access to the knowledge, resources, and tools necessary to succeed. Swimming With Sharks employs unique, innovative & creative marketing tactics in order to make waves.
Founder – Noah “Shark” Robertson
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 also the former drummer of Motograter (EMP Label Group/Elektra/No Name), formerly fronted by Ivan Moody of Five Finger Death Punch.
Noah has performed on National and International Tours with Fear Factory, Shadows Fall, Static-X, Ill Nino, American Head Charge, Dope, Hed PE, Flaw, Allegaeon, Winds of Plague, We Came As Romans, Blessthefall, 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, 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.