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After disbanding and playing a "final farewell" tour in 2013, Underoath is unsurprisingly back together and performing live again.
After recently confirming two reunion shows at the 2016 Self Help Festival and South By So What, the band now announces a full 2016 North American tour. Dubbed the Rebirth Tour, the band will be playing the "They’re Only Chasing Safety" and "Define The Great Line" albums in their entirety.
“I think the thought of Underoath playing again seemed really exciting,” explains Tim McTague of the band’s reunion. “We never thought we’d ever even want to play together again, much less be as excited to do so. It was a really cool feeling, and when discussing what this tour could be, it just felt right to play the two albums that our fans have held dearly for so many years. I think it’s going to be really special.”
“I hated the idea of Underoath being ‘over’ and I’m not sure what we are, but we are all friends again and that’s really the most important thing,” said Spencer Chamberlain. “That being said, we felt like now is a great time to do a tour and celebrate Define The Great Line turning ten.”
Epitaph Records is pleased to announce that Sleepwave from St. Petersburg, FL has joined the roster.
Sleepwave is the new band from former Underoath singer Spencer Chamberlain, featuring new band mate Stephen Bowman. They will join Nothing More this August and September for a U.S. tour, culminating in a performance at Aftershock Festival in Sacramento. Dates are as follows: More...
Underoath has released a new music video for the track "Sunburnt," which was directed by the band's own Daniel Davidson.
“Sunburnt” is one of two new songs recorded by Underoath with longtime producer Matt Goldman for release on the band’s career retrospective album, "Anthology 1999-2013," released back in November on Solid State Records.
A few short weeks week after shocking the music world by announcing plans to disband following a January 2013 farewell tour, metalcore act Underoath is now debuting one of the final new tracks, “Sunburnt,” today exclusively via Billboard. Check out the song right here.
“Sunburnt” is one of two new songs recorded by Underoath with longtime producer Matt Goldman for release on the band’s career retrospective album, "Anthology 1999-2013," available November 6th on Solid State Records. The following press release was issued:
"Together with final new track 'Unsound,' 'Sunburnt' is a worthy addition to the career-spanning collection, which includes fan favorites culled from the band’s 1999 debut, 'Act of Depression,' through the instant classics on 2010’s Ø (Disambiguation).
"Due to unexpectedly high demand and in the midst of several rapid sell-outs, Underoath’s previously announced Farewell Tour has been expanded to include additional dates, with several of the tour’s shows to be moved to higher capacity venues. Among the dates added are a January 13 stop at Worcester, MA’s The Palladium and an additional night at NYC’s Irving Theater. Changes of venue have taken place in Toronto, Detroit and St. Petersburg, allowing for the accommodation of additional fans seeking to watch the powerhouse live act one final time. Shows in 5 of the tour’s 10 cities have already sold-out.
"The group’s unanticipated decision to disband sent shockwaves through social media networks, with Underoath becoming a worldwide trending topic on Twitter as countless fans shared their thoughts on the influential band and the impact its music had on their lives." More...
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...
Christian metalcore band Underoath is formally announcing plans to disband following the band's 15-year career. “It’s sad to say that we feel like it’s time to close this chapter, but we have never seen things more clearly,” says vocalist Spencer Chamberlain. “These have been the best years of my entire life, and I owe that to every single person who ever supported this band along the way. This wasn’t a quick decision by any means. It’s just time for us to move on.”
The Tampa, Florida-based group released seven albums in total – including the Gold-certified mid-2000s releases "They're Only Chasing Safety" and "Define the Great Line" – that collectively yielded Grammy and Dove Award nominations and total sales in excess of 1.3 million units.
Underoath will cap its run with the release of a career retrospective album, "Anthology 1999-2013" this coming November 6th on Solid State Records. With tracks culled from the 1999 debut, "Act of Depression," through 2010’s "Ø (Disambiguation)," the "Anthology 1999-2013" release is an essential collection of songs that celebrates the evolution of the band. The release also gives fans one last chance to hear newly recorded material in the form of new tracks “Sunburnt” and “Unsound,” recorded with longtime producer Matt Goldman. More...
Although it wasn't expected until December, the organizers of Australia's Soundwave Festival have made their second band announcement. Joining the 60 bands already announced are Staind, Wednesday 13, Unearth, Cathedral, Shadows Fall, Heaven Shall Burn, Your Demise, Kittie, and 14 other (mostly non-metal) bands.
Hole has pulled out of the festival after frontwoman Courtney Love refused to play before Limp Bizkit. Soundwave boss AJ Maddah said on Twitter that he was "relieved we got the moody old cow off the bill. [There’s] no point talking her back, only for her to cancel later, or turn up & act like a rotten twat to other artists, fans, etc."
A third announcement in early December will add another five bands to the lineup, and Danzig is one of the confirmed possibilities. More...
Organizers of the Australian Soundwave Festival have made the first official lineup announcement. Joining the reformed Coal Chamber as previously reported will be headline acts System Of A Down, Slipknot, Limp Bizkit, Marilyn Manson, Machine Head, Lamb Of God and Trivium as well as 53 other bands.
Bands of particular interest to metal fans include Devin Townsend Project, Dillinger Escape Plan, Black Label Society, Mastodon, Steel Panther, Meshuggah, Hatebreed, Biohazard, Dragonforce, Gojira, Kvelertak, Hellyeah, Chimaira, Watain, and Turisas.
A second announcement for the series of one day festivals is reportedly coming in December, with 88 bands expected to be included in the final billing. More...
This week's selection of new metal tracks added to the Rock Band Network isn't as large as in past weeks, but the lineup is solid and has a decent variety to help you get your rock on over the weekend. Xbox 360 gamers get new music from Arch Enemy, Underoath, and Ghost Brigade, while PS3 users will see a new Mastodon track starting next week.
The complete list of newly added Xbox 360 tracks, including all non-metal songs, is as follows:
Arch Enemy - "Nemesis" (160 MSP)
Underoath - "In Division" (160 MSP)
Ghost Brigade – “Into the Black Light” (160 MSP)
The Blue News - Just a Game (80 MSP)
Honest Bob and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives - "Hey" (80 MSP) More...
"Be vigilant in truth and love," is not a lyric you’d expect to hear from a metal band, and especially not at a live show. You’d think it would have a way of stopping mosh pits, but that wasn’t the case when Times of Grace and Underoath came to Nashville, bringing along the bands Stray from the Path and Letlive. On the night of August 9th, the "Illuminatour" was to be a high-volume lesson in believing in yourself.
Amidst a record high-temperature summer, fans waited outside the venue well before the doors opened. More...
Christian metalcore act Underoath has announced the dates for its new North American headline tour set to kick off in early September. Support on the trek is set to come from The Chariot, Comeback Kid and This Is Hell. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below. Additional dates are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
09/09 Fayetteville, AR – The Rogue Pizza Co.
09/17 Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
09/19 Tucson, AZ – The Rock
09/20 West Hollywood, CA – Key Club
09/21 Pomona, CA – The Glass House
09/23 Santa Clara, CA – Avalon
09/24 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
09/26 Seattle, WA – Neumos
09/30 Edmonton, AB – Avenue Theatre
10/01 Calgary, AB – SAIT’s The Gateway
10/04 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club
10/06 Covington, KY – Radiodown
10/07 London, ON – The Music Hall
10/10 Quebec City, QC – Theatre Imperial
10/12 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
10/15 Springfield, VA – Jaxx
10/16 Jacksonville, FL – Brewster’s Pit
10/17 Huntington, WV – The Big Sandy Superstore Arena
10/18 Chattanooga, TN – The Warehouse
10/19 Jacksonville Beach, FL – Freebird Live
10/20 St. Petersburg, FL – State Theatre
10/22 Nashville, TN – Rocketown
10/23 Evansville, IN – Boney June’s
Stray From The Path, the alt-hardcore outfit out of Long Island, NY will embark on the “Illuminatour” on July 5th with Underoath, Times of Grace, and Letlive. Full details on the trek can be found after the jump.
Tom Williams (guitars) states: “Underoath's 'Illuminatour' starts very soon! We are very stoked to go out with bands that we love and respect very much. We just finished wrapping up our new record that will be out this summer on Sumerian Records. We are very proud of this record and can't wait for everyone to hear it. We feel that we took a lot of what we were doing on Make Your Own History and made it more raw, grittier and darker. The record also features a few guest appearances that will be revealed in due time.
"We will be playing two songs off the new record on the tour w/ Underoath, Times of Grace and Letlive. We are playing lots of cities we haven't been to in a long time, lots of familiar places and some brand new places. Stay tuned to our Facebook page in the coming weeks for new music, new studio updates and tour video blogs, as well as new merch designs. Stray From The Path has never been more excited about a tour before. See everyone on the road.” More...
Shadows Fall guitarist Matt Bachand will be the bassist for Times of Grace's upcoming U.S. tour with Underoath, the band's label, Roadrunner Records, announced.
Bachand, a longtime friend of TOG/Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz and vocalist Jesse Leach, takes over for bassist Daniel Struble, who has left the band to tend to "personal matters." Struble also plays in Five Pointe O. The rest of the band will be rounded out by Dutkiewicz' KsE guitar partner Joel Stroetzel and drummer Dan Gluszak.
“Losing Daniel was a blow to the Times of Grace camp, but we knew he had to do what was best for him and his family,” said Leach. “Having Matt show interest in joining the touring lineup could not have been a better fit! I have been a fan of Matt's voice and guitar work for many years. I am honored and very stoked to have him join us on tour to play bass and sing backup vocals. Matt is a great guy, and someone Adam, Joel and I have all known for years. Personality-wise and as a musician, it clicks so well. I am certain Matt will add a great vibe and bring his own style to the live show!”
Bachand said: “I am very excited to be a part of Times of Grace. Not only will it be great to get onstage with some old friends, but I am looking forward to something new musically as this role as bassist will be a very different experience from my role as guitarist of Shadows Fall.”
Dutkiewicz, who formed the band last year with Leach, former vocalist for KsE, said of Bachand joining the tour: “I’ll miss the crap out of Dan, but I’m so stoked to be bro-ing down with our longtime beer-swilling bassist bud Bachand. Come out to the shows and prepare to flex!”
Here are the dates of the Illuminato(U)r featuring Underoath, Times of Grace, Stray From the Path, and Letlive:
7/05 Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
7/06 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
7/07 Farmingdale, NY @ Crazy Donkey
7/08 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
7/10 Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater
7/11 Portland, ME @ State Theater
7/12 Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights
7/13 Baltimore, MD @ Bourbon Street Ballroom
7/15 Louisville, KY @ Expo Five
7/16 Sauget, IL @ Pops
7/17 Tulsa, OK @ Brady Village (Headline Show)
7/18 Little Rock, AR @ Riverfront Pavilion
7/20 Bloomington, IL @ The Castle Theater
7/21 Toledo, OH @ Headliners
7/22 Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Theater
7/23 Toronto, ONT @ Downsview Park
7/24 Montreal, QUE A@ Paterre Parc Jean Drapeau (Heavy MTL)
7/26 Grand Rapids, MI @ Intersection
7/27 Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
7/28 Cedar Falls, IA @ Wheelhouse
7/29 Lawrence, KS @ Granada
7/30 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium
8/01 Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
8/02 Lubbock, TX @ Jake's Sports Cafe (Headline Show)
8/03 San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
8/04 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live Studio (Headline Show)
8/05 Whitehouse, TX @ The Warehouse
8/06 Tupelo, MS @ Ballard Park/Minerva Music Fest
8/07 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
8/09 Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
8/10 Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
8/11 Richmond, VA @ The National
8/12 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
8/13 Flint, MI @ Birch Run Expo Centre
Christian progressive metalcore act Underoath has posted some new touring footage online. You can view the band's European tour diary in the player below.
Underoath also recently announced upcoming tour dates with Times of Grace and Stray From the Path. Details are available here.
Underoath has revealed the dates for its upcoming Unites States tour with Times of Grace. Support on the trek is set to come from Stray From The Path. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below.
07/05 Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre
07/06 Allentown, PA – Crocodile Rock
07/07 Farmingdale, NY – Crazy Donkey
07/08 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
07/10 Hartford, CT – Webster Theater
07/11 Portland, ME – State Theatre
07/12 Clifton Park, NY – Northern Lights
07/13 Baltimore, MD – Sonar
07/15 Louisville, KY – Expo Five
07/16 Sauget, IL – Pops Nightclub
07/18 Little Rock, AR – River Market Pavilion
07/20 Bloomington, IL – The Castle Theatre
07/21 Toledo, OH – Headliners
07/22 Syracuse, NY – The Westcott Theater
07/24 South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
07/26 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
07/27 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
07/28 Cedar Falls, IA – Wheelhouse
07/29 Lawrence, KS – Granada
07/30 Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium
08/01 Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep
08/03 San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live
08/05 Whitehouse, TX – The Warehouse
08/07 New Orleans, LA – House Of Blues
08/09 Nashville, TN – Rocketown
08/10 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
08/11 Richmond, VA – The National
08/12 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
The Haunted reports that the Kabuto Metal Festival that was to take place in Japan in May has been cancelled by the organizers due to the situation resulting from the earthquake and tsunami in early March. Bands who were to participate in the fest included:
White Side: Story of the Year, Thursday, Underoath, envy, Architects, Meaning, and Crossfaith
Dark Side: Morbid Angel, The Haunted, Ihsahn, Origin, Rotten Sound, and Leprous
"We hope to come back to Japan later this year," states The Haunted. The band still plans to play their Australian dates as well as their appearance in Bangkok, however.
American metalcore act Underoath has revealed the dates for its upcoming mini-tour of Australia. Joining them on the trek will be A Day To Remember and local support on select dates. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues for the mini-tour below.
05/08 Perth, AUS – Astor Theater
05/10 Adelaide, AUS – HQ
05/12 Melbourne, AUS – Festival Hall
05/13 Sydney, AUS – Luna Park Bigtop
05/15 Brisbane, AUS – The Tivoli
05/17 Coolangatta, AUS – Coolangatta Hotel
Metal imprint Solid State Records is offering a 10-song sampler on Facebook. All you need to do it "Like" the Solid State Page on Facebook, and you're good. If you already like Solid State, just go to the offer tab to get the sampler, which has songs from Underoath, August Burns Red, Haste The Day, Demon Hunter, Living Sacrifice, The Showdown and more.
Check it out on Solid State's FaceBook Page.
Christian progressive metalcore act Underoath has posted the following video update online. You can view the video below:
Christian progressive metalcore act Underoath has revealed the dates for its forthcoming North American headline tour. Support on the trek will come from Animals As Leaders, Thursday and A Skylit Drive. The full list of dates, cities and venues can be found below:
01/20 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
01/22 Dallas,TX – The Palladium Ballroom
01/24 Albuquerque, NM -Sunshine Theatre
01/25 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
01/26 West Hollywood, CA -House Of Blues
01/27 Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues
01/28 Las Vegas, NV – Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas
01/29 San Diego, CA – SOMA
01/30 San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
02/01 Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
02/02 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
02/03 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory Concert House
02/04 Boise, ID – The Knitting Factory Concert House
02/05 Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue
02/06 Denver, CO – The Summit Music Hall
02/08 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
02/09 Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
02/10 Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
02/11 Buffalo,NY – The Town Ballroom
02/12 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
02/13 Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
02/14 Montreal, QC – Metropolis
02/16 Pittsburgh, PA – Club Zoo
02/17 New York, NY – Terminal 5
02/18 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
02/19 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero
02/20 New Have, CT – Toad’s place
02/22 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
02/23 Charlotte, NC – Amos’ Southend
02/24 Knoxville, TN – Valarium
02/25 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
02/26 Lake Buena Vista, FL – House Of Blues
02/27 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution