Armed with the critically-acclaimed CD, With Roots Above and Branches Below which was released earlier this year, The Devil Wears Prada – vocalist Mike Hranica, guitarist/vocalist Jeremy DePoyster, guitarist Chris Rubey, bassist Andy Trick, keyboardist James Baney, and Daniel Williams on drums – kick off the 2009 edition of the Napalm & Noise Tour tonight in Rochester, New York at the Water Street Music Hall. The band, who Alternative Press called “One of American metal’s brightest lights,” will co-headline the month-long metal extravaganza with All That Remains. Story Of The Year and Haste The Day provide heavy-weight support, making this a “must see” tour for any and all metal fans.
Napalm & Noise, sponsored by Revolver magazine, is the first tour TDWP has headlined since their 43-date, completely-sold-out jaunt last Spring, which coincided with the release of With Roots Above and Branches Below (Ferret Music), and its #11 debut on the Billboard Top 200 Albums charts. Since then, the band played the Vans Warped Tour Main Stage, and found itself on the cover of Outburn, Alternative Press, HM and AMP, to name just a few.
Live, the six-piece The Devil Wears Prada presents a powerful intensity that many other metalcore bands never quite achieve, with savage riffs, bulldozing guitar, thunderous beats, manic synths, and an assault of abrasive vocals. On this tour, the band will perform songs from all three of their releases – 2006’s Dear Love: A Beautiful Discord, 2007’s Plagues, and the new With Roots Above and Branches Below, including the video track, “Danger: Wildman,” which can be viewed here <http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=61465450> .
Complete dates for The Devil Wears Prada on the Napalm & Noise Tour are as follows:
15 Emo’s, Austin, TX
16 The Pavillon, Corpus Christi, TX
18 Rocketown, Nashville, TN
19 Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh, NC
20 The Norva, Norfolk, VA
21 Crocodile Rock, Allentown, PA
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