MISS MAY I: 2012 World Tour Kicks Off Next Week in the U.S. with Whitechapel, After The Burial and More

New Information on MISS MAY I’s Upcoming Full-Length Album Coming Soon
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L to R: BJ Stead, Jerod Boyd, Levi Benton, Justin Aufdemkampe, Ryan Neff

Troy, Ohio melodic metal band MISS MAY I are set to kick off their upcoming tour with Whitechapel, After The Bruial, The Plot In You, and Structures on March 10th in Memphis, TN. The tour will travel through the United States until March 30th, taking a month long break while MISS MAY I heads to Europe to tour with Parkway Drive, The Ghost Inside, and Confession, and kicks back up again on May 3rd in Louisville, KY. The tour closes with two east coast shows, including the 2012 Bamboozle Festival in Asbury Park, NJ.

The band is preparing to announce new information about their upcoming album very soon. Stay tuned for new details coming within the next few weeks.

MISS MAY I was discovered by Rise Records through the direction of former manager Chris Rubey of The Devil Wears Prada in 2008. The band’s first album, Apologies Are for the Weak, reached #29 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. Their 2010 sophomore release, Monument, charted on the Billboard Top 200 and hit #10 on the U.S. Hard Rock chart. Churning out over 450 performances since 2009, the band is regarded as one of the hardest working young bands in the metal genre.

2012 TOUR DATES:

W/ WHITECHAPEL, AFTER THE BURIAL, THE PLOT IN YOU, STRUCTURES

3/10 – Memphis, TN @ Newby’s

3/11 – Knoxville, TN @ The Valarium

3/12 – Bloomington, IL @ The Castle Theatre

3/13 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection

3/14 – Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room @ Old National Centre

3/15 – Springfield, MO @ Remington’s Downtown

3/16 – Kansas City, MO @ The Beaumount Club

3/17 – Wichita, KS @ The Scene-ary

3/20 – Reno, NV @ Knitting Factory Concert House

3/21 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades

3/22 – Ventura, CA @ Ventura Theatre

3/23 – Fresno, CA @ Club Retro

3/24 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre

3/25 – Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Café – Vegas Strip

3/26 – Farmington, NM @ Top Deck

3/28 – San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit

3/29 – McAllen, TX @ El Rey Theatre

3/30 – Corpus Christi, TX @ House Of Rock

EUROPEAN TOUR W/ PARKWAY DRIVE, THE GHOST INSIDE, CONFESSION

4/6 – Amsterdam, Holland @ Melkweg

4/7 – London, UK @ Indigo2

4/8 – Birmingham, UK @ HMV Institute

4/9 – Glassgow, UK @ ABC

4/10 – Manchester, UK @ Academy

4/11 – Cardiff, UK @ Uni Great Hall

4/12 – Obergausen, Germany @ Turbinenhalle

4/13 – Paris, France @ Bataclan

4/14 – Lyon, France @ Transbordeur, Rockstorm Fest

4/15 – Madrid, Spain @ Sala Heineken

4/16 – Barcelona, Spain @ Sala Razzamatazz

4/17 – Toulon, France @ Le Vox

4/18 – Milano, Italy @ Alcatraz

4/19 – München, Germany @ Tonhalle

4/20 – Wien, Austria @ Gasometer

4/21 – Leipzig, Germany @ Agra, Impericon Fest

4/22 – Wurzburg, Germany @ Posthalle

4/23 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Pumpehuset

4/24 – Gothenburg, Sweden @ Trädgårn

4/25 – Oslo, Norway @ John Dee

4/26 – Stockholm, Sweden @ klubben

4/27 – Hamburg, Germany @ Große Freiheit 36

4/28 – Meerhout, Belgium @ Groezrock Fest

W/ WHITECHAPEL, AFTER THE BURIAL, WITHIN THE RUINS, THE PLOT IN YOU

5/3 – Louisville, KY @ Expo Five

5/4 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel

5/5 – Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco

5/8 – Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House Of Blues

5/9 – Jacksonville, FL @ Freebird Live

5/10 – Charleston, SC @ The Music Farm

5/12 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall Indoor Stage

5/13 – Huntington, WV @ Big Sandy Supercenter Grand

5/15 – Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights

5/16 – S. Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground

5/17 – Portland, ME @ State Theatre

5/18 – Asbury Park, NJ @ North Beach (Bamboozle 2012)

5/19 – Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon (NO Whitechapel)

MISS MAY I is:

B.J. Stead – rhythm guitar

Jerod Boyd – drums

Justin Aufdemkampe – lead guitar

Levi Benton – lead vocals

Ryan Neff – bass guitar, clean vocals

For more information on MISS MAY I, please visit these sites:

www.facebook.com/MissMayIMusic

www.twitter.com/missmayiband

www.youtube.com/missmayiband

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