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Dave Shapiro, Tim Borror, Matt Anderson Launch Sound Talent Group
(L to R) Dave Shapiro Matt Andersen Tim Borror

Dave Shapiro, Tim Borror, Matt Anderson Launch Sound Talent Group

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LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) Sound Talent Group has officially launched their agency.

Sound Talent Group’s team will include Dave Shapiro (Agent/Co-Founder), Tim Borror (Agent/Co-Founder), Matt Andersen (Agent/Co-Founder), Beth Keith (Agent), Eric Powell (Agent) and Jackie Giffune (Agency Tour Marketer).

“After years of working for major agencies, we have learned a lot and we got to a place where we decided that it would be great to do things on our own terms. We put clients first. It’s not just about getting the job done.” Shapiro said in a statement. “I want us to be a part of each other’s lives and careers for the long haul. I want us to grow and find new avenues to service our clients in more fun and creative ways – not just booking tours – being a part of the business as a whole.”

“We are offering camaraderie between people inside of STG,” Borror said. “We made a decision to go down an unlikely and uncharted path. We need to have each other’s back to make this work. Too much is at stake to fail, and too much experience is at hand for us not to win in a big way. More importantly, our clients are showing us incredible loyalty and we plan on rewarding that with focused and customized work to help these artists continue to build their careers.”

Co-Founder Matt Andersen added “The timing felt right for us to step out and launch STG. The three of us share a strong bond across the years of working together. We are all passionate about music and I believe the synergy of our team will be felt by everyone we interact with.”

The company will maintain bi-coastal offices. For more information on Sound Talent Group, visit

The founders recently exited UTA.

According to a statement, clients will include:

After The Burial, Afterlife, Andy Black, Animals As Leaders, August Burns Red, Avatar, Aversions Crown, Bad Omens, Beartooth, Being As An Ocean, Between The Buried And Me, Black Label Society, Black Veil Brides, Blessthefall, Born Of Osiris, Broadside, Chelsea Grin, Circa Survive / Anthony Green / The Sound of Animals Fighting, Clutch, Corrosion Of Conformity, Counterparts, Crown The Empire, Crystal Lake, Danzig, Dayseeker, Demons and Wizards, Despised Icon, Devin Townsend, Electric Six, Enterprise Earth, Erra, First Blood, Fit For A King, Galactic Empire, Ghost Atlas, Ghost Bath, Good Tiger, GroundCulture, GWAR, HANSON, Hatebreed, Hold Close, Hopesfall, Ice Nine Kills, In Hearts Wake, Invent Animate, Jasta, Jesus Piece, Jonathan Davis, Killswitch Engage, Kublai Khan, Lamb Of God, Landon Tewers, Left Behind, Less Than Jake, Light the Torch, Like Moths To Flames, Lionheart, Loathe, Madball, Make Them Suffer, Memphis May Fire, Miss May I, Motionless In White, Nitro Circus, Novelists, Ocean Grove, Oceans Ate Alaska, Of Mice & Men, Opeth, Palaye Royale, Parkway Drive, Phinehas, Pierce The Veil, Pop Evil, Seeyouspacecowboy, Silent Planet, Silverstein, Sleeping With Sirens, Stand Atlantic, Stick To Your Guns, Story Untold, Stray From The Path, Streetlight Manifesto / Toh Kay, Sum 41, Sylar, The Amity Affliction, The Contortionist, The Devil Wears Prada, The Faim, The Original Misfits, The Plot In You, The Spill Canvas, The Wonder Years / Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties, The Word Alive, Thursday, Tonight Alive, Tosin Abasi, Trash Boat, Trivium, Turnstile, Twiztid, Vagrants, Wstr, Zakk Sabbath and Zakk Wylde.


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