As AS I LAY DYING prepare for the May 11 release of their fifth Metal Blade album THE POWERLESS RISE, the group have delivered the furious new single “Parallels.” Listen to the majority of “Parallels” live now on: www.ThePowerlessRise.com.

Fans can now pre-order THE POWERLESS RISE, and get the single “Beyond Our Suffering” now. The new pre-order contains an exclusive bonus track that will only be offered with the pre-order; click here for info: http://itunes.apple.com/us/preorder/the-powerless-rise/id367458955.

AS I LAY DYING will shoot a video for “Parallels” with director David Brodsky. Look for the video to premiere in late May. In other video news, the group has posted new clips from their time in the studio:  #3, #4, and #5 are live now on www.ThePowerlessRise.com.

The Grammy®-nominated group kick off their headlining U.S. tour with Demon Hunter, blessthefall and War of Ages tomorrow April 29 in Tucson; tickets are available at: www.ThePowerlessRise.com. This summer, AS I LAY DYING will launch the “Cool Tour” with Underoath, Between The Buried And Me, Blessthefall, The Acacia Strain, Architects, Cancer Bats, and War of Ages. The “Cool Tour” will launch July 12 in Orlando; for pre-sale tickets and more information, visit: www.cooltour10.com.

The combined sales for the AS I LAY DYING’s last four albums now exceed 1.3 million copies. THE POWERLESS RISE marks the follow-up to the band’s critically acclaimed fourth album An Ocean Between Us which debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 and #1 on the Rock Chart, earning the group a Grammy® nomination for “Best Metal Performance” alongside Slayer and King Diamond. For the new album, the group re-teamed with producer Adam Dutkiewicz of Killswitch Engage and mixer Colin Richardson who they’d previously worked with on An Ocean Between Us.

AS I LAY DYING–NICK HIPA (guitar), TIM LAMBESIS (vocals), JORDAN MANCINO (drums), PHIL SGROSSO (guitar) and JOSH GILBERT (bass)–will make their national TV debut when they perform live on the Revolver Golden Gods Awards, airing May 22 on VH1 Classic. On the show, AS I LAY DYING will appear with such artists as Slash, Dave Grohl, Lemmy Kilmister, Rob Zombie, Zakk Wylde, Fear Factory, The Devil Wears Prada, and Brian Posehn’s all-star band featuring Scott Ian, Brendon Small, John Tempesta and Joey Vera, to name a few. For more info, visit: http://www.revolvermag.com/golden-gods.

For the latest news on AS I LAY DYING, check out the group’s redesigned website: www.AsILayDying.com.

AS I LAY DYING U.S. headlining tour with Demon Hunter, blessthefall and War of Ages and “COOL TOUR” with Between The Buried And Me, blessthefall, The Acacia Strain, Architects, Cancer Bats, and War of Ages  (see all confirmed dates below.)

DATE CITY VENUE
Headlining Tour w/ Demon Hunter, blessthefall, and War of Ages
Thu 4/29 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
Fri 4/30 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theatre
Sat 5/1 Lubbock, TX Cactus Courtyard
Sun 5/2 Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom
Mon 5/3 Des Moines, IA Peoples Court
Tue 5/4 Springfield, MO Remington’s Downtown
Wed 5/5 Louisville, KY Headliners Music Hall
Thu 5/6 Richmond, VA The National
Fri 5/7 Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock
Sat 5/8 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small’s Theatre
Sun 5/9 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small’s Theatre
Mon 5/10 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom
Tue 5/11 Chicago, IL House Of Blues
Wed 5/12 Minneapolis, MN The Cabooze
Thu 5/13 Kansas City, MO Beaumont Club
Fri 5/14 Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre
Sat 5/15 Magna, UT The Great Salt Air
Sun 5/16 Boise, ID Knitting Factory
Mon 5/17 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory
Tue 5/18 Eugene, OR McDonald Theater
Thu 5/20 Reno, NV Knitting Factory
Fri 5/21 San Diego, CA SOMA
Sat 5/22 Las Vegas, NV House Of Blues

Cool Tour w/ Underoath, Between the Buried and Me, Blessthefall, The Acacia Strain, Architects, Cancer Bats, and War of Ages
**Mon 7/12 Orlando, FL House of Blues
Tue 7/13 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle
Wed 7/14 N. Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
Thu 7/15 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore Charlotte
Fri 7/16 Baltimore, MD Sonar
Sat 7/17 Toronto, ON Sound Academy
Sun 7/18 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre
Tue 7/20 Boston, MA House of Blues
Wed 7/21 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
Thu 7/22 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
Fri 7/23 Columbus, OH The LC Pavilion
Sat 7/24 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Complex
Sun 7/25 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
Mon 7/27 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theater
Wed 7/28 Dallas, TX The Palladium Ballroom
Fri 7/30 Mesa, AZ Mesa Amphitheatre
Sat 7/31 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Palladium
Sun 8/1 San Francisco, CA The Warfield
** denotes no Acacia Strain

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