Band To Tour With The Chariot and Vanna This Fall

The Crimson Armada’s video for “Forgive Me,” from their debut Artery Recordings release, Conviction, premieres today exclusively on AbsolutePunk.  The band will hit the road this fall supporting The Chariot and Vanna (tour dates below).

Lead vocalist Saud Ahmed comments on the video, “I can’t express how happy we are with the music video. It’s one of those things that everyone can relate to where you see yourself with all of your friends and the great times we have together.” He adds about the upcoming tour, “A lot of people don’t know we did one of our first tours ever with The Chariot so we are so excited to finally do a full US tour with such a legendary band alongside our label mates Vanna of equal legend and prestige.”


Click HERE or on the screenshot below to view “Forgive Me.”

Conviction released this past summer is The Crimson Armada’s debut Artery Recordings release.  The album was produced by Brian Hood (A Plea For Purging).  Conviction is the outcome of The Crimson Armada’s soul and passion for music without the external pressures commonly felt surrounding a band’s sophomore album. describes Conviction as, “Crimson Armada’s own blend of uplifting lyrics, powerful melodies and heavy riffs.”  The band has spent the last few months on the road with bands such as Impending Doom, MyChildren MyBride, Miss May I and Sleeping With Sirens.   The Crimson Armada is Saud Ahmed (vocals), Brandon McCaster (guitar/vocals), Dan Hatfield (guitar), Kevin Lankford (bass) and Jordan Matz (drums).

Artery Recordings is the successful joint venture with management company The Artery Foundation and the independent record label Razor & Tie.  The Artery Recordings roster now includes Chelsea Grin, Vanna, Attila, I Declare War, A Bullet For Pretty Boy, Close To Home, The Crimson Armada and Casino Madrid.  The Artery Foundation is a full service management company based out of California and founded in 2004.  Some of their successful management clients include Alesana, Breath Carolina, Asking Alexandria, Dance Gavin Dance, Whitechapel and Miss May I.

The Crimson Armada Conviction Release Date 6.21.11
Buy Conviction at iTunes

  1. Conviction
  2. Juggernaut
  3. Forgive Me
  4. Composed Of Stone (f/Andy Adkins of A Plea For Purging)
  5. You’ve Changed
  6. Napalm (f/Levi Benton of Miss May I)
  7. Questioning God
  8. Relief
  9. Call To Arms
  10. Soulcrusher
  11. Worthy


Nov 4 – Birmingham, AL – The Firehouse
Nov 5 – Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern
Nov 6 – Greensboro, NC – Greene Street
Nov 8 – Richmond, VA – Kingdom
Nov 9 – Baltimore, MD – Sonar
Nov 10 – West Chester, PA – The Note
Nov 11 – New York, NY – Gramercy Theater
Nov 13 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Loft
Nov 14 – Buffalo, NY – Mohawk Place
Nov 15 – Montreal, QC – Underworld
Nov 16 – Toronto, ON – The Annex Wreck Room
Nov 17 – Greensburg, PA – 42nd Street Rock House
Nov 18 – Grand Rapids, MI – MXTP
Nov 19 – Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
Nov 20 – Portage, IN – Camelot Arena
Nov 22 – St. Louis, MO – Fubar
Nov 23 – Springfield, MO – Outland Ballroom
Nov 26 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
Nov 28 – Boise, ID – The Venue
Nov 29 – Spokane, WA – Aclub
Nov 30 – Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
Dec 1 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
Dec 2 – Orangevale, CA – The Boardwalk
Dec 3 – San Diego, CA – Soma Sidestage
Dec 4 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
Dec 5 – Mesa, AZ – Underground
Dec 6 – El Paso, TX – Open Gate Church
Dec 7 – Lubbock, TX – Jake’s Sports Café
Dec 8 – San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
Dec 9 – Austin, TX – Red 7
Dec 10 – Dallas, TX – Fair Park
Dec 11 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
Dec 13 – Pensacola, FL – Handle Bar
Dec 14 – Gainesville, FL – Double Down Live
Dec 15 – Orlando, FL – The Social
Dec 16 – Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
Dec 17 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade

*with The Chariot, Vanna, Former Thieves, Listener



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