Gwen Stacy have announced new headlining dates for December.  The band who are currently headlining with support from Ice Nine Kills andStray From The Path will be doing the Dec dates with support from Amarna Reign (  The band is in support of their new album A Dialogue which was released last week.  Reviews are pouring in such as NUVO, the Alternative weekly from the band’s home city of Indianapolis who gave the album 4 out of 5 stars and said Gwen Stacy “are very good at what they do.”  Indie Vision said of the album “Any fan of the metalcore genre should pick this up and add it to their collection.”  Coverage is also forthcoming in such publications as Alternative Press, HM Magazine and Substream.  Also on tap is two new videos from the band, the first of which The First Words to premiere soon.  In the meantime you can see the band’s video blog with new episodes on their myspace page.
(10/31-11/13 with Ice Nine Kills & Stray From The Path)
(12/11-12/19 with Amarna Reign)
Date                City                             Venue
10/31               Spartanburg, SC         Ground Zero
11/1                 Richmond, VA            Alley Katz
11/3                 Baltimore, MD             Otto Bar
11/4                 Vineland, NJ               Hangar 84
11/5                 Poughkeepsie, NY      The Loft
11/6                 Wilmington, DE           Harmony Grange
11/7                 Manheim, PA              Warehouse 54
11/8                 S Hackensack NJ      School Of Rock
11/9                 Allentown, PA             Crocodile Rock
11/10               Rochester, NY            Water Street Music Hall
11/11               Charleroi, PA              Club Octane
11/12               Dayton, OH                 The Attic Club
11/13               Toledo, OH                 Frankie’s Inner City
12/11               Bloomington, IN          Rhino’s Youth Center
12/12               Franklin, IN                 The Gear
12/14               Fairdale, KY                Bulldog Café
12/15               Lansing, MI                 Mac’s Bar
12/16               Grand Rapids, MI       Mix Tape
12/18               Ft Wayne, IN               Sunsett Hall
12/19               Indianapolis, IN           Emerson Theatre


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