AS I LAY DYING confirm tour with Killswitch Engage!
- April 10th, 2013 –
AS I LAY DYING, fresh off their co-headlining tour with The Devil Wears Prada, have announced that they will be joining fellow metal pioneers, Killswitch Engage, for the headlining tour this summer. The bands have toured together on multiple occasions, including 2005′s Ozzfest, and 2004′s tour with In Flames. Additional support on this tour will come from Miss May I and Affiance. The tour will begin May 30th in Oklahoma City and will conclude on July 8th in Joliet, IL. The entire list of dates can be found below and on facebook.com/asilaydying.
AS I LAY DYING vocalist Tim Lambesis adds, “We are excited to be touring with our long time friends and looking forward to sharing the stage with them every night.”
Recently, a lyric video for the track, “No Lungs To Breathe,” which was made by the band’s guitarist Nick Hipa, was posted via AS I LAY DYING’s youtube channel. The video is streaming now at youtube.com/asilaydying.
Awakened, which Alternative Press heralded as “the best As I Lay Dying album you can point to as metal both modernized and maximized,” debuted on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart at #11, selling over 28,000 copies in its first week in the US alone. Awakened also landed at the #47 spot on Guitar World’s top 50 albums of 2012.
AS I LAY DYING
w/ Killswitch Engage, Miss May I, Affiance
05/30 Oklahoma City Diamond Ballroom
05/31 Austin, TX Stubbs BBQ
06/01 Houston, TX House of Blues
06/03 Orlando, FL House of Blues
06/04 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution
06/06 Richmond, VA The National
06/07 Syracuse, NY F Shed at The Market
06/08 Hampton Beach, NH Hampton Beach Casino
06/09 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero
06/11 New York, NY Best Buy Theater
06/12 Silver Spring, MD Fillmore
06/14 Montebello, QC Montebello Marina/D-Tox Rockfest
06/15 Guelph, ON Guelph Concert Theater
06/16 Grand Rapids, MI Intersection
06/17 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts
06/18 Sauget, IL Pops
06/20 Denver, CO Summit
06/21 Salt Lake City, UT Salt Air
06/22 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
06/23 Phoenix, AZ Marquee
06/25 San Francisco, CA Regency Grand
06/27 Vancouver, BC Commodore
06/28 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory
06/29 Billings, MT Shrine Auditorium
07/01 Fargo, ND The Venue
07/02 Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium
07/03 Wichita, KS Cottilion
07/05 Milwaukee, WI Rave
07/06 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
07/07 Detroit, MI Crofoot
For their latest release, Awakened, As I Lay Dying –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. The group’s last LP, 2010s “THE POWERLESS RISE,” debuted on the Billboard Top 200 at #10, at #2 on Billboard’s Independent Albums Chart and #3 on Billboard’s Hard Music Albums Chart.
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