Motor City technical death metal act, As They Sleep, and TheLiveLine.com have teamed up for a special CD/t-shirt giveaway, to celebrate the release of As They Sleep’s Solid State Records debut, Dynasty, which hit stores last week.  The site has provided As They Sleep with its own toll free number: (702) 967-9034, for fans to call in and leave a voice message explaining to the band why they deserve to win the prize pack.  The most creative, sincere, and more importantly, METAL, message will be selected by the band as the winner.  Head over to: http://www.theliveline.com/astheysleep to hear a special voice message from As They Sleep vocalist, Aaron Bridgewater, for all the details.

TheLiveLine.com’s innovative platform serves as a way for fans to phone in and leave voice messages for their favorite artists, and for artists to keep fans informed of what is going on in their world via audio blogs.  Fans are also encouraged to create their own TheLiveLine.com profile to keep track of exclusive updates from As They Sleep and other artists around the globe.

As They Sleep will continue to pummel the heavy metal masses on a West Coast run in support of Dynasty, as part of the “Solid State Records: A Very Metal Christmas Tour”, which is set to kick off tomorrow in El Paso, TX.  Living Sacrifice will headline the tour, with label-mates, Becoming the Archetype and To Speak of Wolves, rounding out the lineup.
Dynasty – a concept album with a complex focus on the rise and fall of empires throughout history – is available in stores everywhere, and online through the Solid State Records webstore at: http://zambooie.com/details.tpl?sku=SSRCD26491 and iTunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dynasty/id401374105.

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

“If ‘Dynasty’ is where the future lies for As They Sleep, things are looking bright for the young band in their forthcoming endeavors.” – Metalunderground.com

Five punishing tracks from the new full-length are available for streaming on the official As They Sleep MySpace page at: http://www.myspace.com/astheysleep.

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 about Dynasty.
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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