Call To Preserve have just returned from their European tour with Agnostic Front and they’re setting their sights on the upcoming release of Life of Defiance.  The new album comes out this summer, June 8th, and will be preceded by a tour with label mates Take It Back!  You can also catch Call To Preserve at Cornerstone 2010 this summer.

Check out Call To Preserve’s myspace for a new look and new song “Functionary” from Life of Defiance.
Tour Dates:
May 26 – Jackson, MS @ The Warehouse
May 27 – Houston, TX @ The Junction
May 28 – San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
May 29 – Monterrey, Mexico @ Anexo Antropolis
May 30 – McAllen, TX @ Nikki Rowe VFW
May 31 – Dallas, TX @ TBA
June 1 – Little Rock, AR @ Grindhouse Skatepark
June 2 – Memphis, TN @ The Abbey
June 3 – Madison, AL @ The Venue


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