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Latest Letlive. News

Below is our complete Letlive. news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Pressure Cracks Streaming Entire Debut EP

Pressure Cracks, the new group featuring Jason Aalon Butler of The Fever 333/ex-letlive. fame alongside former members of Scars Of Tomorrow etc., premiere their self-titled debut EP. You can stream it below through Spotify and also find it on other services, such as Amazon and Apple Music. The band will perform their first live show next month at the Chain Reaction in Anaheim, CA on Sunday, June 17th.

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Pressure Cracks Premiere First Single “Be A Wolf”

Pressure Cracks, a new hardcore act - featuring ex-letlive. frontman Jason Aalon Butler and ex-Scars Of Tomorrow members Dan Bieranowski and Kevin Fifield - debut their single, “Be A Wolf“, streaming below.

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Chicago Open Air Day Three

Day 3: Sunday 7/17/2016

The best part of being Cuban/Irish is that I'm tan year round but still shrivel up like bacon when exposed to too much sunlight. I had the nastiest sunburn ever which even days later had my forehead covered in acne and the skin on my nose flaking off. And after looking at myself in the mirror, the first two words that came to mind were, “worth it.” As somebody too perpetually broke to wear sunscreen and already shelling out ungodly amounts of money just to stay fed and hydrated, a sunburn was a rather small price to pay to continue to have a really great time.

Since my arctic camo shorts were completely drenched in beer, I decided that now was the time to break out an even more egregious pair of camo shorts. Neon green and black are a pattern that can't blend into any environment which is why I bought them in the first place. Just the most outrageous thing I could possibly own... and now I had an excuse!

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I missed the first three acts since I got there late. I kept waking up later each morning due to the sheer quantity of alcohol I was drinking as my car needed engine repairs and that meant that I wasn't driving. That fact that the gates opened earlier with each passing day didn't help either since Gemini Syndrome started playing a full half hour earlier than Through Fire did on Friday. So I ultimately have no opinions on Gemini Syndrome, Upon a Burning Body or We Came As Romans and I'm not going to fabricate a story just for the sake of comprehensiveness. There are some videos on Youtube and I watched them but I still lack anything resembling an opinion since bootlegs can never compare to the real thing. More...

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letlive. Premieres "Another Offensive Song"

letlive. premieres a new song entitled "Another Offensive Song", taken from the upcoming new album "If I’m The Devil", which will be out in stores June 10 via Epitaph Records.

Check out now "Another Offensive Song" below.

States frontman Jason Butler: More...

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Architects To Tour With Letlive.

Epitaph label mates Architects and letlive. will embark on a co-headlining U.S. tour this Spring. They will be joined by Glass Cloud and I The Mighty as support. Sam Carter of Architects states:

"We can't wait to get out with our boys in letlive. we're all big fans of the band as musicians and people! Looking forward to getting back out to America and playing news song from lost forever lost together! Bring your stage diving shoes lets party!"

Jason Aalon Butler of letlive. also shares: "We've been a band for nearly a decade and this is our 2nd proper United States headliner. That being the case, it is a rather significant and pivotal endeavor at once. Now that you know that, you can safely assume how important this tour is to us as well as who we share it with. I've noticed many comments polluting our considerably juvenile cyber spaces inquiring things like 'why would this band tour with this band?' and some other unwarranted entitled opinion on what bands should or should not do with THEIR art. I can sincerely say to you that letlive. plays music for people that want to listen to music with no real concern for specified or claimed genre, while playing that music alongside others that will do the same. In this case, those people go by the monikers of Architects, Glass Cloud, and I the mighty. Call it what you will, we'll keep calling it art. Holler."

Architects will release new album "Lost Forever, Lost Together" on March 11th via Epitaph, recorded in Sweden at Studio Fredman with producers Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd. Catch the band's live: More...

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More Bands Added To Graspop Lineup

The Graspop Metal Meeting has announced a slew of new bands to the 2014 lineup, including Glorior Belli, In Solitude, Novembers Doom, Carach Angren, and many more. Get the full list of newly announced bands in the teaser trailer below.

The festival will take place at the festival park Stenehei in Dessel over the weekend of Friday 27th to Sunday the 29th of June. Ticket info can be found at this location.

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Bring Me The Horizon Announces Supporting Acts

Bring Me The Horizon is thrilled to announce Issues, letlive., and Northlane as tour support on The American Dream Tour with Of Mice & Men as special guests.

Letlive. will play February 3rd – 19th and March 6th - 30th. Northlane will play February 21st - March 4th. Issues and Of Mice & Men are performing on all dates. The updated tour itinerary is as follows:

Feb 03 Orlando, FL – The Plaza 'Live' Theater
Feb 04 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution Live
Feb 05 Tampa, FL – Jannus Live
Feb 06 Jacksonville, FL – Brewster's Megaplex
Feb 08 Mexico City, DF – Jose Cuervo Salon
Feb 10 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theater
Feb 11 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theater
Feb 12 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
Feb 13 Denver, CO – The Ogden
Feb 14 Kansas City, MO – Uptown
Feb 15 Sauget, IL - Pops
Feb 17 Minneapolis, MN – Myth Live
Feb 18 Chicago, IL - House of Blues [SOLD OUT]
Feb 19 Chicago, IL – House of Blues [SOLD OUT]
Feb 21 Detroit, MI – Compuware Arena
Feb 22 Toronto, ON – Sound Academy [SOLD OUT]
Feb 23 Toronto, ON – Sound Academy
Feb 24 Montreal, QC – Metropolis
Feb 26 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
Feb 27 Worchester, MA – The Palladium [SOLD OUT]
Feb 28 New York, NY – Best Buy [SOLD OUT] More...

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Letlive. Streaming New Album

In anticipation for the band's forthcoming release, Los Angeles based rock act letlive. is currently streaming "The Blackest Beautiful" three weeks in advance of the record’s scheduled debut this coming July 9th via Epitaph Records.

Check out the stream below. The band is also out on the Warped Tour, with a complete list of dates available after the jump.


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Letlive. Releases New Music Video

Letlive. will release new album "The Blackest Beautiful" on July 9th via Epitaph Records and has now dropped new music video “Banshee (Ghost Fame).” Check it out below.

“This song explores the tragic humor in entertainment as an industry as opposed to an art,” explains vocalist Jason Aalon Butler. “Sonically this track was a pretty suitable representation of the record's sonic spectrum. We also employed some elements of groove that we have always been fans of.”

“The mindset was certainly a holistic one when regarding this record,” Butler adds. “The vibe developed on its own as we wrote it. While we certainly indulged particular tastes, stylistically, as individuals, we made sure that the product culminated as something we could all enjoy. Essentially we all got to explore elements we had always wanted to and somehow found a way to marry them tastefully on one album.” More...

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Letlive. Announces Headlining Tour

letlive. has announced plans to hit the road for a series of North American headlining dates. The band will be joined by HRVRD, This Is Hell, Conditions, and Rescuer. The headlining tour is set to begin Sunday, January 27th in Orlando, FL and wrap Sunday, February 10th in Toledo, OH.

On top of two tours with the Deftones in Europe and Australia, the band will continue the 2013 world take over by joining San Diego post-hardcore band Pierce The Veil on tour in March. letlive. is also pleased to announce the band will be appearing on the 2013 Vans Warped Tour all summer long. The band's upcoming appearances include: More...

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Underoath Reveals Farewell Tour

One week after announcing plans to disband after a 15-year career, metalcore act Underoath is now revealing details for a forthcoming farewell tour. A teaser for the tour is available below.

Fans can connect with and celebrate the band one final time on the forthcoming tour, set to hit nine North American cities starting January 16th. Helping to send Underoath off will be MeWithoutYou, As Cities Burn, and Letlive.

"We're viewing this time as a celebration of the past decade or so as well as a last chance to see and hang out with fans, as well as our friends on the tour," said keyboardist Chris Dudley. "It's the end of an era and we'll be going out on a high note!" More...

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Every Time I Die Announces Fall Tour

After a summer run on the 2012 Vans Warped Tour, Every Time I Die will be taking its live show on the road for a series of headlining dates with metalcore band The Chariot. The band will also be joined by fellow label mates and rising Los Angeles hard rock outfit letlive., along with Kills & Thrills. The band will take the road starting Thursday, November 29th in Louisville, KY.

Tickets go on sale starting Friday, August 24th. All on sale times and locations can be found here. Every Time I Die will be out on the road in continued support of "Ex Lives," which hit 20 on Nielsen Soundscan this past March. The dates are as follows:

Thu 11/29 Louisville, KY Headliners
Fri 11/30 Springfield, MO Outland Ballroom
Sat 12/1 Dallas, TX Centennial Hall (Fair Park)*
Sun 12/2 Corpus Christi, TX House of Rock
Tue 12/4 Nashville, TN Exit/In
Wed 12/5 Columbia, SC New Brookland Tavern
Thu 12/6 Richmond, VA Canal Club
Fri 12/7 Poughkeepsie, NY The Loft
Sat 12/8 Providence, RI The Met
Sun 12/9 Holyoke, MA The Waterfront Tavern
Tue 12/11 Baltimore, MD The Ottobar
Wed 12/12 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls
Thu 12/13 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theater
Fri 12/14 St. Louis, MO Firebird
Sat 12/15 Omaha, NE Sokol Underground
Sun 12/16 Madison, WI The Loft
Mon 12/17 Palantine, IL Durty Nellies
Tue 12/18 Lansing, MI The Loft
Wed 12/19 Buffalo, NY Mohawk Place^
*Unsilent Night 2012
^w/ Title Fight

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Letlive. Signs With Epitaph Records

Los Angeles, California post-hardcore act Letlive. has announced its signing with Epitaph Records. The band also revealed that the label will be re-releasing its latest album "Fake History" with bonus tracks on April 12th, 2011. The band's newest music video, for the track "The Sick, Sick, 6.8 Billion," can be viewed below along with the "Fake History" re-issue track listing.

1. Le Prologue
2. The Sick, Sick, 6.8 Billion
3. Renegade ‘86
4. Enemigos / Enemies
5. Casino Columbus
6. Muther
7. Homeless Jazz
8. We, The Pros Of Con
9. H. Ledger
10. Over Being Under
11. Day 54
12. Hollywood, And She Did*
13. Lemon Party*
14. This Mime (A Sex Symbol)*

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