AS I LAY DYING’s new album THE POWERLESS RISE (out May 11 on Metal Blade) is now streaming live on their MySpace page HERE. From today at 12:00pm PST through Monday, May 10 at 6:00pm PST the entire 11-song disc including the furious new single “Parallels” will be unlocked and streaming live. The group will be featured act on the MySpace front page and music pages through May 11.
While AS I LAY DYING cross the U.S. on their headlining tour with Demon Hunter, blessthefall and War Of Ages, the group have announced a day-of-release in-store at Rolling Stones Music (7300 W. Irving Pk. Rd. Norridge, IL 60706). The in-store signing will begin at 3:30 PM sharp and continue until before the band’s headlining show later that night at the House of Blues (329 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL).
In tech news, AS I LAY DYING’s blistering first single “Beyond Our Suffering” is now available for fans to play and download for FREE on Tap Tap Revenge 3 via the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Tap Tap Revenge is a popular music game in the tradition of Guitar Hero or Dance Dance Revolution that puts rhythmic skills to the test in all-new ways. Tap through the beats or shake left and right as the arrows fall. Download exclusive tracks or take on your friends head-to-head in Tap Tap Revenge’s unique two-player mode. For more info, visit: http://tapulous.com/taptap3.
Combined sales for the Grammy-nominated group’s last four albums now exceed 1.3 million copies. THE POWERLESS RISE marks the follow-up to the band’s critically acclaimed fourth album An Ocean Between Us which debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 and #1 on the Rock Chart, earning the group a Grammy® nomination for “Best Metal Performance” alongside Slayer and King Diamond. For the new album, the group re-teamed with producer Adam Dutkiewicz of Killswitch Engage and mixer Colin Richardson who they’d previously worked with on An Ocean Between Us.
AS I LAY DYING–NICK HIPA (guitar), TIM LAMBESIS (vocals), JORDAN MANCINO (drums), PHIL SGROSSO (guitar) and JOSH GILBERT (bass)–will make their national TV debut when they perform live on the Revolver Golden Gods Awards, airing May 22 on VH1 Classic. On the show, AS I LAY DYING will appear with such artists as Slash, Dave Grohl, Lemmy Kilmister, Rob Zombie, Zakk Wylde, Fear Factory, The Devil Wears Prada, and Brian Posehn’s all-star band featuring Scott Ian, Brendon Small, John Tempesta and Joey Vera, to name a few. For more info, visit HERE.
After AS I LAY DYING wrap their current headlining U.S Tour with Demon Hunter, blessthefall and War of Ages, the group will head overseas for shows in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, France, Holland, Russia, Italy, Belgium, Sweden and the U.K. On July 12, AS I LAY DYING will launch the “Cool Tour” with Underoath, Between The Buried And Me, Blessthefall, The Acacia Strain, Architects, Cancer Bats, and War of Ages. The nationwide trek will launch July 12 in Orlando and wrap up in San Francisco on August 1. For pre-sale tickets and more information, visit: www.cooltour10.com.
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AS I LAY DYING U.S. headlining tour with Demon Hunter, blessthefall and War of Ages and “COOL TOUR” with Between The Buried And Me, blessthefall, The Acacia Strain, Architects, Cancer Bats, and War of Ages (see all confirmed dates below.)
AS I LAY DYING
Tour w/ Demon Hunter, blessthefall, War Of Ages
05/07 Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock
05/08 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small’s Theatre
05/09 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small’s Theatre
05/10 Nashville, TN Rocketown
05/11 Chicago, IL House Of Blues
05/12 Minneapolis, MN The Cabooze
05/13 Kansas City, MO Beaumont Club
05/14 Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre
05/15 Magna, UT The Great Salt Air
05/16 Boise, ID Knitting Factory
05/17 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory
05/18 Eugene, OR Mcdonald Theater
05/20 Reno, NV Knitting Factory
05/21 San Diego, CA Soma
05/22 Las Vegas, NV House Of Blues
Cool Tour 2010
Tour w/ Underoath, Between the Buried and Me, Blessthefall, The Acacia Strain, Architects, Cancer Bats, and War of Ages