Robert Shedd has been involved in the punk and hardcore scene since the late 1990’s, attending shows across New Jersey. He began releasing records through his own Collapse Records in 2003, and would later work at seminal punk and hardcore record label Revelation Records in 2005 after relocating to California. In addition, Mr. Shedd co-founded Sound and Fury Festival in 2006, a punk hardcore music festival, has booked events across the country, and contributed to numerous publications centered around punk and hardcore music. Mr. Shedd graduated from University of California Irvine in 2009 with a B.A. in English.