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Below is our complete Glass Cloud 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.
Glass Cloud will be joining Whitechapel and Upon A Burning Body this Fall on the "Our Endless War" tour. Dates will be as follows:
OCT 10 EXPO FIVE EXPO DOME Louisville, KY
OCT 11 THE MASQUERADE Atlanta, GA
OCT 12 CANNERY BALLROOM Nashville, TN
OCT 13 ZYDECO Birmingham, AL
OCT 14 BACKBOOTH Orlando, FL
OCT 15 CULTURE ROOM Ft. Lauderdale, FL
OCT 16 THE ORPHEUM Tampa, FL
OCT 18 SCOUT BAR Houston, TX
OCT 19 BACKSTAGE LIVE San Antonio, TX
OCT 20 THE DOOR Dallas, TX
OCT 21 CLUB PATRON Odessa, TX
OCT 23 NILE THEATRE Mesa, AZ
OCT 24 HARD ROCK LIVE Las Vegas, NV
OCT 25 SOMA San Diego, CA
OCT 26 SAN MANUEL AMPHITHEATER San Bernardino, CA
OCT 28 OAKLAND METRO Oakland, CA
OCT 29 HAWTHORNE THEATRE Portland, OR
OCT 31 STUDIO SEVEN Seattle, WA
NOV 1 KNITTING FACTORY Boise, ID
NOV 2 MURRAY THEATER Murray, UT
NOV 3 THE SUMMIT MUSIC HALL Denver, CO
NOV 5 WOOLY'S Des Moines, IA
NOV 6 THE BOTTOM LOUNGE Chicago, IL
NOV 7 MAGIC STICK Detroit, MI
NOV 10 GRAMERCY THEATRE New York, NY
NOV 13 THE OTTOBAR Baltimore, MD
NOV 14 THE NORVA Norfolk, VA More...
Glass Cloud has checked in with the following announcement about parting ways with two band members:
"Some of you might have already heard that there will be some major changes within Glass Cloud. Firstly, we want to say to everyone that has supported us up to this point that we love and appreciate all of you and everything that you've done that has brought us here. We feel incredibly grateful to have been able to do the amazing things we've been a part of together this far.
"Secondly, the four of us have nothing but love for each other and we want nothing more than to support each other as people and as artists. We've been through hell and back together. From two near deadly van accidents to releasing two pieces of music that we all love dearly together. We can only say that we've grown tremendously as people with those experiences in our lives and have learned things that have come to shape who we are today. For that we are forever grateful. More...
This Summer, Glass Cloud and Scale The Summit will co-headline a North American tour, with support from Erra, Reflections, and Monuments.
The tour, presented by MerchNOW, will kick off in Glass Cloud's home state of Virginia on July 15th at The Empire. Tickets for the tour will go on sale this Friday, May 30th.
Glass Cloud is currently touring in support of the five-song EP, "Perfect War Forever." See the band live: More...
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...
Glass Cloud has posted the new song "Trapped Like Rats" online, which comes off the band's upcoming EP "Perfect War Forever," due out October 22nd, 2013. Check out the song in the player below.
Beyond the Shore has landed the opening slot for a portion of Veil of Maya's upcoming headlining tour. The "Canadian Forgiveness Tour" begins April 28th in London, ON with Beyond the Shore confirmed through May 4th. Additional supporting acts on the tour are The Contortionist and Glass Cloud. The entire list of confirmed dates can be seen below, with more still to be announced.
Beyond the Shore will also be joining Shai Hulud on tour in March-April, as well as appearing on the annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival in Worcester, MA. Beyond the Shore is scheduled to perform at the fest on Sunday, April 21st. More...
Glass Cloud is currently on tour with Silverstein, and the band has now checked in with the following statement about missing the Chicago stop of the tour:
"What up, everybody. I just want to take a minute to say on behalf of the whole band that we are terribly sorry we couldn't play last night in Chicago.
"On the way to our first show with Silverstein in Pontiac, MI, our wheel snapped off of our axle on our van and we had to leave it in Ohio at a repair shop while we threw all of our equipment (and ourselves) in the back of a rental box truck and hauled ass to the show. We made it with just enough time to run in, play our set and immediately back track to Ohio to pick our vehicle and try to make it to Chicago in time. But, unfortunately, we didn't.
"I'd like to say thank you so much to all the dedicated friends who came to hang out with us and picked up some merch at the end of the night anyway. after our amazing experience at the House of Blues on the AP Tour, we were all really excited to play Chicago and were incredibly bummed that we weren't able to. we will do everything in our power to make it up to you all as SOON as it's possible.
"We hope to see the rest of you out at the rest of these upcoming shows! Peace and Light to The Royal Thousand. We see you."
Remaining dates on the tour can be found at the Glass Cloud Facebook profile here.
Glass Cloud has released a cover of the 1980's hit "Everybody Wants To Rule The World" by Tears For Fears. The song is included in the "Take Action Compilation: Volume 11" and can be heard in the player below.
Glass Cloud will be touring with Silverstein, Like Moths To Flames, Secrets, and Issues in January through March. Check out a list of tour dates at this location.
Glass Cloud has been involved in a van accident while on the AP Fall Tour with Miss May I, The Ghost Inside, Like Moths To Flames, and The Amity Affliction. The band comments:
"To say we've had a rough couple of days would be a massive understatement. Yesterday morning (11-11-12) at 7am, your boys in Glass Cloud took a heavy blow. While driving through Deadman's Pass on the Oregon Trail, we started to drift on a patch of ice and lost traction while trying to regain control. Our van completely turned around 180 degrees and as we were drifting backward, our wheel clipped a rock and flipped our van and trailer onto the drivers side.
"The crash shattered all the windows on that side leaving us all laying in broken glass. It also partially caved in the roof, shattered the windshield, and caved in the entire sheet metal siding on the drivers side. Our trailer has a twisted frame and tongue, bent up wheels, the back gate is pinched shut, the roof is pushed out and everything BUT our equipment is pretty much unsalvageable (thank god for flight cases on our instruments).
"Our drummer, Chad, was driving with our tour manager Eric in the passenger seat and Myself (Travis), Josh, Jerry and our merch girl Jess in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th row respectively. When we gained our bearings and realized that we were all still able to move, we helped each other climb out through the front windshield and into the snowy Oregon moutainside. We gathered what little of our belongings we could from the wreckage and got a ride from a tow truck to the town of Pendleton located 20 miles from the crash.
"As of now, I am writing this from my phone in an Econolodge trying to figure out what we need to do to get back on the road, meet up with our good friends on The AP Tour and continue playing our music across the country for the last two weeks of shows.
"In this video and here in the description you can find out exactly how to help us in this time and get us back on the road to finish this tour and make it home safely. When we get home, the real troubles will begin with finding transportation for our gear and a replacement for our van and trailer. We appreciate any help we can get from anybody during this hellacious time we are going trough and we hope everyone else stays safe and careful during these winter months." More...
Troy, OH’s Miss May I recently posted a fourth official Vans Warped Tour video update. The band has also announced its upcoming headlining position on Alternative Press Magazine's annual fall tour, The AP Tour Fall 2012, sponsored by PeterSaysDenim. The tour, featuring a line-up handpicked by the AP staff, will be heading out on a 32-day trek that kicks off mid-October till the end of November.
The tour also includes The Ghost Inside, Like Moths To Flames, The Amity Affliction, and Glass Cloud. Tickets for the tour go on sale Friday, Aug. 10 at 10:00AM local venue time and will be available by visiting this location. Dates are as follows:
10-16 New Haven, CT @ Toad’s Place
10-17 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
10-18 Boston, MA @ Royale Night Club
10-19 Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of the Living Arts
10-20 Sayerville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
10-21 Baltimore, MD @ The Recher Theatre
10-23 Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
10-24 Charlotte, NC @ Amos’ Southend Music Hall
10-25 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
10-26 St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
10-27 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
10-28 Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
10-30 Houston, TX @ House of Blues
10-31 Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
11-01 San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
11-03 Mesa, AZ @ The Nile
11-04 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
11-06 Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues
11-07 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
11-08 Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
11-09 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
11-10 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
11-12 Salt Lake City @ In The Venue
11-13 Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
11-15 Minneapolis, MN @ Station 4
11-16 Sauget, IL @ Pops
11-17 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
11-18 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
11-20 Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
11-21 Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
11-23 Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall
11-24 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
Glass Cloud has posted two tracks online from the band's upcoming album "The Royal Thousand," set for release next month. Check out the songs "Counting Sheep" and "If He Dies, He Dies" after the jump. The band also commented on the release of the album:
"Important update! Due to unforeseen circumstances, the North American release of The Royal Thousand has officially been pushed back. The good news? It's only by one week so it will be available online and in-stores on July 10th!
"AND if you pre-order it through MerchNOW, you will still receive your CD in time for the original release date of July 3. And even more good news for you -- we will be performing a hometown CD release show on July 3 at Shakas in Virginia Beach. Come party and celebrate The Royal Thousand with us!" More...