|No New Kinda Story The Real Story of Tooth & Nail Records: Tooth & Nail Records became the most controversial record label of the 90s. In early 1993, after watching a
handful of HARDCORE bands in Southern California, Brandon Ebel, son of a preacher from a small town in Oregon, saw something special. He took a loan from his
grandfather, and with a little cash and even less industry experience, he launched one of the most influential independent labels in the last twenty years.