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As I Lay Dying Prepare For The Release Of Sixth Studio Album 'Awakened'
OUT SEPTEMBER 25 ON METAL BLADE; PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE TODAY, AUGUST 20

EUROPEAN TOUR WITH TRIVIUM, CALIBAN AND UPON A BURNING BODY TO LAUNCH OCTOBER 15

U.S. TOUR TO FOLLOW

It's time to be awakened.

The Grammy-nominated rock group AS I LAY DYING will release their sixth album, AWAKENED, September 25 on Metal Blade. Pre-orders are available today, August 20, via: http://www.metalblade.com/asilaydying. After wrapping a successful run as a main stage act on the Rockstar Mayhem Festival with Slipknot, Slayer and more, the group will headline a special album release show - more details coming soon! On October 15, they'll launch a European tour with Trivium, Caliban and Upon A Burning Body before returning to the U.S. in November for a nationwide tour.

AS I LAY DYING just completed a video for the new single "A Greater Foundation." The rock group teamed with director Drew Russ (A Day To Remember, Falling In Reverse) and producer Robby Starbuck for the performance-based clip which was shot on location in Los Angeles. "We were all impressed with Drew's ability to capture the intensity of live band performances in his videos, and 'A Greater Foundation' is no exception, explains bassist JOSH GILBERT. " Drew's technique, along with the all-day participation of some of our diehard fans in Los Angeles, definitely accentuated the energy of the song and makes for an exciting and dynamic video. We can't wait to unveil it!"

For AWAKENED, the San Diego-based band–NICK HIPA (guitar), TIM LAMBESIS (vocals), JORDAN MANCINO (drums), PHIL SGROSSO (guitar) and JOSH GILBERT (bass)–holed up in the Blasting Room in Fort Collins, CO with renowned rock producer Bill Stevenson (Descendents) and mixer Colin Richardson. AWAKENED marks the follow-up to the Decas EP (2011) which reached #2 on the iTunes Rock Chart. The group's last LP, 2010's immensely successful The Powerless Rise, debuted on the Billboard Top 200 at #10. The Powerless Rise also reached #2 on Billboard's Independent Albums Chart and #3 on Billboard's Hard Music Albums Chart.

Following are the current dates for AS I LAY DYING, with more to be announced soon.

AS I LAY DYING
Tour w/ Trivium, Caliban, Upon A Burning Body
10/15 Manchester, UK Ritz
10/16 Glasgow, UK ABC
10/17 Birmingham, UK Institute
10/19 Bristol, UK Academy
10/20 Norwich, UK UEA
10/21 London, UK Shephards Bush Empire
10/22 Brussels, BE AB
10/23 Paris, FR La Bataclan
10/25 Tilburg, NL 013
10/26 Herford, DE X
10/27 Stuttgart, DE LKA
10/28 Köln, DE Live Music Hall
10/30 Malmo, SE Kulturbolaget
10/31 Stockholm, SE Arenan
11/02 Helsinki, FI The Circus
11/04 Oslo, NO Centrum Scene
11/05 Gothenburg, SE Tradgarn
11/06 Copenhagen, DKVega
11/07 Berlin, DE Huxleys
11/08 Hamburg, DE Docks
11/10 Chemnitz, DE Südbahnhof
11/11 München, DE Backstage Werk
11/12 Milan, IT Live Club
11/13 Solothurn, CH Kofmehl
11/14 Wien, AT Gasometer
11/16 Barcelona, ES Appolo
11/17 Bilbao, ES Santana 27
11/18 Madrid, ES Riviera

Following is the full track listing for AWAKENED:
1. Cauterize
2. A Greater Foundation
3 .Resilience
4. Wasted Words
5. Whispering Silence
6. Overcome
7. No Lungs to Breathe
8. Defender
9. Washed Away
10. My Only Home
11. Tear Out My Eyes

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