Immortal (Out May 29th 2012 – Razor & Tie) Available For Preorder Now on iTunes

Confirmed For Full Run of 2012 Van’s Warped Tour
“The punchy, pummeling Immortal is rife with crafty guitar hooks and scream-along choruses.” – Revolver Magazine
“For Today has made a formidable return…Immortal comes to a successful and satisfying close that is as strong as its opening.” – Outburn Magazine
“For Today have dialed back the bombast just enough to make their pounding combination of furious punk and viscous metal sound more immediate and live sounding.” – Alternative Press
For Today’s first video, “Fearless,” from the band’s new studio album, Immortal has premiered exclusively at – view HERE.  The video was directed by Ramon Boutviseth (All That Remains, Trivium, Chelsea Grin).   Immortal (out May 29th Razor & Tie) is now available for preorder on iTunes and features 11 new tracks produced by Will Putney (Lamb Of God, Suicide Silence).  The album also includes special guest appearances from Sonny Sandoval of P.O.D., Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red and Tommy Green of Sleeping Giant.

For Today recently wrapped up their nationwide headlining “Fight The Silence Tour” presented by HK Army and Substream Magazine.  The band is also confirmed for the entire run of the 2012 Van’s Warped Tour.

For Today is a Christian metalcore band that will release their fourth full-length album and first for Razor & Tie on May 29th 2012.  They are currently on the cover of HM Magazine’s May 2012 issue- view HERE.    For Today formed in 2005 and has since released one EP and three full-length albums.  The hardcore-influenced metal band is known for their non-stop touring, high energy live performance, and unrelenting message.  Having played over 1000 shows in five continents, For Today has toured with Emmure, We Came As Romans, Winds of Plague, The Devil Wears Prada.  The band headlined the Scream The Prayer Tour 2010 with Maylene and The Sons of Disaster and also was on the Motel 6 Rock Yourself to Sleep Tour with We Came As Romans this past year.  To date, For Today has sold over 70,000 albums in North America.  As forthcoming about their faith as they are about their musical prowess, For Today have become widely known as one of modern metal’s most technically proficient bands.  For Today is Mattie Montgomery (lead vocals), Ryan Leitru (lead guitar, vocals),   Brandon Leitru (bass), Michael Reynolds (rhythm guitar), and David Morrison (drums, percussion).

For Today Immortal 5.29.12

June 16 – Salt Lake City, UT – Utah State Fairpark
June 17 – Denver, CO – Sports Authority Field at Mile High
June 20 – Las Vegas, NV – Luxor Hotel Parking Lot
June 21 – Irvine, CA – Orange County Great Park
June 22 – Pomona, CA – Pomona Fairplex
June 23 – San Francisco, CA – AT&T Park Lot A
June 24 – Ventura, CA – Ventura County Fair
June 27 – Chula Vista, CA – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
June 28 – Glendale, AZ – Camelback Ranch
June 29 – Las Cruces, NM – NMSU Practice Field
June 30 – San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
July 1 – Houston, TX – Reliant Center Parking Lot
July 3 – Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion
July 5 – Maryland Heights, MO – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 6 – Auburn Hills, MI – The Palace of Auburn Hills
July 7 – Tinley Park, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
July 8 – Shakopee, MN – Canterbury Park
July 9 – Bonner Springs, KS – Sandstone Amphitheatre
July 10 – Noblesville, IN – Klipsch Music Center
July 11 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center
July 12 – Burgettstown, PA – First Niagara Pavilion
July 13 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
July 14 – Montreal, QC – Parterre Ile Notre Dame at Parc Jean-Drapeau
July 15 – Toronto, ON – The Flats At Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
July 17 – Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July 18 – Scranton, PA – Toyota Pavilion
July 19 – Mansfield, MA – Comcast Center
July 20 – Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center
July 21 – Uniondale, NY – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
July 22 – Hartford, CT – The Comcast Theatre
July 24 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion
July 25 – Virginia Beach, VA – Farm Bureau Live At Virginia Beach
July 26 – Atlanta, GA – Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
July 27 – Orlando, FL – Central Florida Fairgrounds
July 28 – West Palm Beach, FL – Cruzan Amphitheatre
July 29 – St. Petersburg, FL – Vinoy Park
July 30 – Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 31 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
August 1 – Milwaukee, WI – Marcus Amphitheatre
August 4 – Redmond, WA – King County’s Marymoor Park
August 5 – Portland, OR – Rose Quarter Riverfront


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