A Plea for Purging is excited to announce their first tour of the new year on which they’ll be joined by co-headliners Shai Hulud.

As a long time fan of Shai Hulud, I am honored to share the stage with them on our upcoming, co-headlining tour with them. I’m sure I will lose my mind every night. They are legendary. We both are very lucky to have Counterparts and Dead Icons come out and support this tour. Both bands are killer and will be a great fit to this run. – Andy Atkins
The Hope Within Hatred tour, supported by Counterparts and Dead Icons, kicks off February 23 in Danbury, CT and wraps up March 18 in Evansville, IN.
See below for full tour dates.
Plea has also just released a live video for “The Life”, a song from their 2011 release The Life and Death of A Plea For Purging. The band explains how the video came about:

While on last year’s “The Life and Tour of A Plea for Purging” we had a chance to hangout with our good friend, Mark Eshleman of Reel Bear Media, whom we have worked with in the past on “The Eternal Female.” With one camera and an ecstatic Dayton, OH crowd, Mark shot some footage that would become a live video for “The Life.”  We are very happy with the way it turned out and owe it all to Mark and his neat camera.
Check out the live video for “The Life” here: http://www.youtube.com/user/FacedownRecords

Tour dates:
Feb 24 – Danbury, CT @ Heirloom Arts Theater
Feb 25 – Trenton, NJ @ Championship Bar
Feb 26 – Poughkeepsie, NY @ Eat Your Heart Out Fest
Feb 27 – Crofton, MD @ MACC
Feb 28 – Fredericksburg, VA @ The Refuge
Feb 29 – Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
Mar 1 – Sylaga, AL @ New Needle Tattoo
Mar 2 – Jackson, MS @ The Carter
Mar 3 – Plano, TX @ Tomcats
Mar 4 – San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
Mar 5 – El Paso, TX @ Lips Lounge
Mar 6 – Mesa, AZ @ The Underground
Mar 7 – Anaheim, CA @ Mirror Image Studios
Mar 12 – Canoga Park, CA @ Cobalt Cafe
Mar 13 – Sunnyvale, CA @ Dosa Biryani
Mar 14 – Reno, NV @ The Holland Project
Mar 15 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Salt Lake Foursquare
Mar 17 – Springfield, MO @ Outland Ballroom
Mar 18 – Evansville, IN @ The Hatch

Coming soon in 2012: New albums from War of Ages, Gideon, Your Memorial, Onward to Olympas & more.


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