Line in the Sand, a phenomenal record, will be released later this month on Oct. 29, but for now, you can pick up two new digital singles from Close Your Eyes through online retailers for “The End” and “Frame and Glass.” Grab ’em at iTunes!

Even cooler, they’ll be heading out on tour with labelmates Islander, another phenomenal band, also just signed to Victory Record. Tour dates below.

Oct 23, 2013 Johnson City, TN Hideaway w/Gideon, Sworn In, Altar
Oct 24, 2013 Little Rock, AR Downtown Music Hall w/Gideon, Sworn In, Altar
Oct 25, 2013 Midland, TX The Pine Box w/Gideon, Sworn In, Altar
Oct 26, 2013 Mesa, AZ Nile Theatre w/Gideon, Sworn In, Altar
Oct 27, 2013 Yuma, AZ Jefe’s Venue w/Gideon, Sworn In, Altar
Oct 28, 2013 Canoga Park, CA Cobalt Cafe w/Gideon, Sworn In, Altar
Oct 29, 2013 Anaheim, CA Chain Reaction w/Gideon, Sworn In, Altar
Oct 30, 2013 Las Vegas, NV Ultra Violet Studios w/Gideon, Sworn In, Altar
Nov 07, 2013 Joplin, MO Solace w/Islander
Nov 08, 2013 Rockford, IL Millennium Center w/Islander
Nov 09, 2013 Newport, KY Thompson House w/Islander
Nov 11, 2013 Joliet, IL Mojoe’s w/Islander
Nov 12, 2013 Evansville, IN The Hatch w/Islander
Nov 13, 2013 Columbus, OH Kobo’s Live w/Islander
Nov 14, 2013 Chattanooga, TN The Warehouse w/Islander
Nov 15, 2013 Douglasville, GA The 7 Venue w/Islander
Nov 16, 2013 Memphis, TN The Abbey w/Islander
Nov 17, 2013 Florence, AL The End
Nov 18, 2013 Metairie, LA Cypress Hall w/Islander
Nov 19, 2013 Dallas, TX Sons of Hermann Hall
Nov 20, 2013 Houston, TX Walters w/Islander
Nov 21, 2013 Austin, TX Dirty Dog Bar w/Islander
Nov 22, 2013 Abilene, TX Billiards Backroom w/Islander

Close Your Eyes tour


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