AS I LAY DYING
PREPARE FOR THE RELEASE OF SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM
OUT SEPTEMBER 25 ON METAL BLADE
PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE TODAY, AUGUST 20
EUROPEAN TOUR WITH TRIVIUM, CALIBAN AND UPON A BURNING BODY TO LAUNCH OCTOBER 15
U.S. TOUR TO FOLLOW
AS I LAY DYING.
It’s time to be awakened.
The Grammy-nominated rock group AS I LAY DYING will release their sixth album, AWAKENED, September 25 on Metal Blade. Pre-orders are available today, August 20, via: http://www.metalblade.com/asilaydying/. After wrapping a successful run as a main stage act on the Rockstar Mayhem Festival with Slipknot, Slayer and more, the group will headline a special album release show-full details to be announced soon. OnOctober 15, they’ll launch a European tour with Trivium, Caliban andUpon A Burning Body before returning to the U.S. in November for a nationwide tour.
AS I LAY DYING just completed a video for the new single “A Greater Foundation.” The rock group teamed with director Drew Russ (A Day To Remember, Falling In Reverse) and producer Robby Starbuckfor the performance-based clip which was shot on location in Los Angeles.“We were all impressed with Drew’s ability to capture the intensity of live band performances in his videos, and ‘A Greater Foundation’ is no exception, explains bassist JOSH GILBERT. “ Drew’s technique, along with the all-day participation of some of our diehard fans in Los Angeles, definitely accentuated the energy of the song and makes for an exciting and dynamic video. We can’t wait to unveil it!”
For AWAKENED, the San Diego-based band–NICK HIPA (guitar), TIM LAMBESIS (vocals), JORDAN MANCINO (drums), PHIL SGROSSO (guitar) and JOSH GILBERT (bass)–holed up in the Blasting Room in Fort Collins, CO with renowned rock producer Bill Stevenson (Descendents)and mixer Colin Richardson. AWAKENED marks the follow-up to theDecas EP (2011) which reached # 2 on the iTunes Rock Chart. The group’s last LP, 2010′s immensely successful The Powerless Rise, debuted on the Billboard Top 200 at #10. The Powerless Rise also reached #2 onBillboard’s Independent Albums Chart and #3 on Billboard’s Hard Music Albums Chart.
Following are the current dates for AS I LAY DYING, with more to be announced soon.
|Mon||10/15||Manchester, GBR||HMV Ritz|
|Tue||10/16||Glasgow, GBR||O2 ABC|
|Wed||10/17||Birmingham, GBR||HMV Institute|
|Fri||10/19||Bristol, GBR||O2 Academy|
|Sun||10/21||London, GBR||Shepherd’s B.Empire|
|Mon||10/22||Brussels, BEL||AB Hall|
|Tue||10/23||Paris, FRA||Le Bataclan|
|Fri||10/26||Herford, GER||Club X|
|Sat||10/27||Stuttgart, GER||LKA Longhorn|
|Sun||10/28||Cologne, GER||Live Music Hall|
|Fri||11/2||Helsinki, FIN||The Circus|
|Sun||11/4||Oslo, NOR||Sentrum Scene|
|Tue||11/6||Copenhagen, DEN||Amager Bio|
|Sun||11/11||Munich, GER||Backstage Werk|
|Mon||11/12||Milan, ITA||Live Club|
|Fri||11/16||Barcelona, ESP||Sala Apolo|
|Sat||11/17||Bilbao, ESP||Rockstar Live|
|Sun||11/18||Madrid, ESP||La Riviera|
Following is the full track listing for AWAKENED:
- *Cauterize *Focus track
- *A Greater Foundation *Focus track
- Wasted Words
- *Whispering Silence *Focus track
- No Lungs to Breathe
- Washed Away
- My Only Home
- Tear Out My Eyes