Detroit’s rising technical death metal group, As They Sleep, has posted a brand new track on their official MySpace and Facebook pages, “To the Republic”, taken from the band’s forthcoming Solid State Records debut, Dynasty. “To the Republic” focuses on the issues surrounding the United States today, and builds upon the album’s conceptual focus on the rise and fall of empires throughout history.
A video blog, providing further insight into the new track, both lyrically and musically, can be seen at: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=902918207545 and: http://www.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoId=106874720,.
Dynasty is slated to hit stores on November 22nd, and delivers a package of brutally heavy and savagely technical death metal, tied together with the help of powerhouse audio wizard, Jason Suecof (All That Remains, Chimaira, Demon Hunter).
The new record can be pre-ordered now at: http://www.zambooie.com/solidstate/detail.tpl?sku=SSRCD26491&cart=128534586119100. A special Dynasty CD/t-shirt combo can also be pre-ordered at: http://www.zambooie.com/solidstate/detail.tpl?sku=SSRCOMBO26491&.
“This is one of the best pure metal albums released this year. It is hard to believe that a band with this much talent could slip through the cracks for so long, but they are here now and ready to kick your teeth in,” raves IndieVisionMusic.com.
As They Sleep will support their sophomore effort on the road this December on the “Solid State Records: A Very Metal Christmas Tour”, alongside label-mates Living Sacrifice, The Showdown, Becoming the Archetype, and To Speak of Wolves.
The track list for Dynasty is…
1. Oracle of the Dead
2. To the Republic
3. The Third Reich
4. Bedlam at the Nile
5. The Darkest Ages
7. The Offering
10. God of War
11. The Unseen
Be sure to check out vocalist, Aaron Bridgewater’s, written blog at: http://www.solidstaterecords.com/artists/287/As_They_Sleep/blog/271/, for even more details about Dynasty.
Another new song, “Oracle of the Dead”, is currently streaming on the band’s official MySpace and Facebook pages.
Stay tuned for more information on As They Sleep, Dynasty, and the “Solid State Records: A Very Metal Christmas Tour”.
“Solid State Records: A Very Metal Christmas Tour”…
Dec 2 – Yucca Valley, CA @ Joshua Springs Chapel
Dec 3 – Ventura, CA @ Paradigm
Dec 4 – Petaluma, CA @ Phoenix Theater
Dec 5 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
Dec 6 – Canoga Park, CA @ Cobalt Cafe
Dec 7 – Mesa, AZ @ The Underground
Dec 8 – Albuquerque, NM @ Tramway Community
Dec 10 – Dallas, TX @ The Door
Dec 11 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory
Dec 12 – Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music
As They Sleep online…
As They Sleep is…
Aaron Bridgewater – Vocals
Nick Morris – Guitar
Barry Gomez – Guitar
Derek Kosiba – Bass
Tony Lukitsh – Drums