As They Sleep, Detroit’s rising technical death metal group, is proud to announce the release of its second full-length record, and Solid State Records debut, Dynasty, available everywhere today. Dynasty can be purchased online through the Solid State Records webstore at: http://zambooie.com/details.tpl?sku=SSRCD26491 and on iTunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dynasty/id401374105.

“We are super stoked for the release today,” said vocalist, Aaron Bridgewater.  “I was running errands this morning and saw it in an FYE store, GEEKED!  Christmas came early for us this year… A very metal Christmas indeed!”

The punishing concept album, with a focus on the rise and fall of empires throughout history, is currently streaming in its entirety this week at: http://music.aol.com/new-releases-full-cds/#/10.

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
6. Ritual
7. The Offering
8. Attila
9. Poseidon
10. God of War
11. The Unseen

“Hands down ‘Dynasty’ is the best album I have heard in years!” Hopecore.com
“…one of the best pure metal albums released this year.”IndieVisionMusic.com

As They Sleep will support Dynasty on the road this December as part of the “Solid State Records: A Very Metal Christmas Tour”, alongside label-mates Living Sacrifice, Becoming the Archetype, and To Speak of Wolves.

The music video for the first single off Dynasty, “Oracle of the Dead”, will premiere in the coming weeks.  A behind the scenes video blog of the “Oracle of the Dead” video shoot can be seen at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWhJqkZ6lAA.

Be sure to check out Aaron Bridgewater’s blog post at: http://www.solidstaterecords.com/artists/287/As_They_Sleep/blog/271/, for even more details aboutDynasty.
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”…
Nov 30 – El Paso, TX @ Open Gate
Dec 2 – Yucca Valley, CA @ Joshua Springs Chapel
Dec 3 – Ventura, CA @ Epic Ventura
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 – Fort Worth, TX @ The Bandwagon
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

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