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As Cities Burn

Formed: 2002
From: Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest As Cities Burn News

Below is our complete As Cities Burn 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.

Tooth And Nail And Solid State Sampler Available

Fuel Magazine is currently offering a free MP3 sampler featuring bands on the Tooth and Nail and Solid State roster. The sampler can be downloaded here (registration is required).

The sampler includes tracks from And Then There Were None, As Cities Burn, August Burns Red, Becoming The Archetype, Children 18:3, Copeland, Corey Crowder, Emery, Family Force 5, FM Static, Haste The Day, Hawk Nelson, Ivoryline, Jonezetta, Living Sacrifice, mewithoutYou, MxPx, MyChildren MyBride, Neon Horse, Oh, Sleeper, Secret & Whisper, Showbread, Since October, Surrogate, The Ascendicate, The Chariot, The Crucified, The Showdown, Thousand Foot Crutch, Trenches, and Underoath.

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As Cities Burn Posts New Song Online

Louisiana's As Cities Burn, has posted a new song, "Pirate Blues," on their MySpace page. The song is off their upcoming album, "Hell or High Water," which will be available on April 21st.

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As Cities Burn Posts New Song Online

Louisiana's As Cities Burn, has posted a new song, "84' Sheepdog," on their MySpace page. The song is off their upcoming album, "Hell or High Water," which will be available on April 21st.

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For Today Announces More Tour Dates

Iowa metallers, For Today, have announced the following tour dates:

May 13 - Annapolis, MD @ Knights of Columbus
May 14 - Rockville Center, NY @ The Vibe Lounge
May 15 - Clinton, NJ @ Aquifer Music Venue
May 16 - Manchester, NH @ Rockos!
May 24 - Meier, MI - BLED FEST 2008 @ Meier Skatepark
May 25 - South Bend, IN @ The Underground
May 26 - Terre Haute, IN @ The THM Venue
May 27 - Evansville, IN @ Boney Jones
May 28 - Dewey, IL @ The Shed
May 31 - Spencer, IA @ New Life Worship Center
June 1 - Buffalo, MN @ The Vault
June 2 - Duluth, MN @ The Herman Town Church
June 3 - Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium
June 4 - Bismarck, ND @ The Light Club
June 5 - Grand Rapids, MN @ The Light Club
June 6 - Alexandria, MN @ Club 1
June 7 - Willmar, MN @ The Warehouse
June 30 - Bushnell, IL - CORNERSTONE FESTIVAL @ The Phoenix Generator Stage 7:15pm
Jul 3 - Bushnell, Illinois @ CORNERSTONE FESTIVAL: The Underground Stage (FACEDOWN NIGHT)
July 19 - Willmar, MN - SONSHINE FESTIVAL @ HM Stage w/ As I Lay Dying, Maylene and The Sons of Disaster and more!
Aug 21 - Pilot Mountain, North Carolina - 2008 TAKING BACK THE STREETS FEST 2008 w/ As Cities Burn and more

Check out their new video for "Agape" here.

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As Cities Burn, Pierce The Veil, etc. Tour Dates

Emery, As Cities Burn, Cry Of The Afflicted, Mayday Parade, and Pierce The Veil will team up for a U.S. tour this winter. Here are the latest tour dates:

1/29 Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
1/30 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
1/31 Chicago, IL @ Metro
2/1 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
2/2 Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall
2/4 Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre
2/5 St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
2/6 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
2/7 Lawrence, KS @ Liberty Hall
2/8 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
2/9 Salt Lake City, UT @ Avalon Theater
2/11 Seattle, WA @ Showbox At The Market
2/12 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
2/13 Sacramento, CA @ The Boardwalk
2/14 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
2/15 Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
2/16 San Diego, CA @ Soma
2/17 Pomona, CA @ Glass House
2/18 Las Vegas, NV @ Jillians
2/19 Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
2/20 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre
2/22 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
2/23 McAllen, TX @ El Rey Theater
2/24 Houston, TX @ Meridian - Red Rooom
2/25 Dallas, TX @ The Door
2/26 Tulsa, OK @ Otherside
2/27 Sauget, IL @ Pop's
2/29 Cincinatti, OH @ The Underground
3/1 Buffalo, NY @ Xtreme Wheels
3/2 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theater
3/3 New York, NY @ Blender Theater at Gramercy
3/5 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
3/6 Towson, MD @ Recher Theater
3/7 Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
3/8 Richmond, VA @ The National
3/11 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
3/12 St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theater
3/15 Pensacola, FL @ American Legion Hall, Post 33
3/16 Little Rock, AR @ Juanita's Cantina
3/20 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

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As Cities Burn, Alesana Tour Dates

As Cities Burn and Alesana will hit the road together later this summer. Here are the tour dates:

dates w/ The Junior Varsity
8/14 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
8/15 Little Rock, AR @ Vinos
8/16 Nashville, TN @ Rocketown

dates w/ Mayday Parade
8/18 Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop
8/19 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
8/20 Rockville Center, NY @ Vibe Lounge
8/21 South Hackensack, NJ @ School of Rock
8/23 Dayton, OH @ The Attic Club
8/24 Milwaukee, WI @ The Eagles Club
8/26 DeKalb, IL @ The House Café
8/27 Sauget, IL @ Pop's
8/28 Fayetteville, AR @ The Music Hall

dates w/ Poison The Well
8/29 Oklahoma City, OK @ Conservatory w/ Still Remains
8/30 Wichita, KS @ Eagles Lodge w/ Still Remains
8/31 Columbia, MO @ Blue Note w/ Silverstein
9/1 Joplin, MO @ Foundryfest w/ Silverstein

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11th Annual Dirt Fest Announced

The 11th annual Dirt Fest will take place on August 25th at the Birch Run Expo Center in Birch Run, MI. Doors open at noon and admission is $21 in advance. Bands slated to perform include:

Between The Buried And Me
The Acacia Strain
From A Second Story Window
See You Next Tuesday
Alesana
Holy Roman Empire
Dance Club Massacre
Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza
As Cities Burn
Four Letter Lie
Life In Your Way
Mayday Parade
Beneath The Sky
Born Of Osiris
Veil Of Maya
Plague Bringer
Harlots
Speakerfire
In The Face Of War
Signs Of Collapse

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As Cities Burn Post New Track Online

As Cities Burn's new track "This Is It, This Is It" has been made available online here. It is taken from their new album "Come Now Sleep", which will see an August 14th release date.

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Vans Warped Tour 2007 Line Up and Tour Dates

When an event has been around for 13 years, it's usually time to shake things up. And while Ozzfest chose to do that by going free, the Vans Warped tour opted to piece together one of its most diverse rosters to date. While not a metal tour, it does feature a hand full of heavier metalcore and screamo bands, most notably Norma Jean, As I Lay Dying, Funeral For A Friend, Haste The Day, Parkway Drive, and Maylene and the Sons of Disaster.

The tour, which will kick off June 28 at Chula Vista, California's Coors Amphitheater, is currently slated to play 45 shows through an August 25 date in Los Angeles with a lineup that includes Coheed and Cambria, Bad Religion, New Found Glory, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Cute Is What We Aim For, Bayside and Canadian rapper K-os.

Among the other groups that will be on the road with Warped all summer are Amber Pacific, Circa Survive, Tiger Army, Escape the Fate, Hot Rod Circuit, Big D and the Kids Table, Paramore, Gallows, the Matches, the Fabulous Rudies, Meg and Dia, All Time Low, Bleed the Dream, the Unseen, Spill Canvas, Evaline, Bless the Fall, Boys Like Girls, My American Heart, Vincent Black Shadow, Throw the Fight and Pepper.

Tour founder Kevin Lyman said he had plenty of options to choose from when putting together the roster. "We received over 4,000 submissions, so in booking the tour this year I felt that a diverse lineup was in order," he said in a press release announcing the dates. "The tour has always been a place to explore and discover new music. This year's lineup has old school, emo, punk, screamo, hip-hop, more ska than you have seen in a long time and everything in between. If you're open-minded, this will be a great show."

Members of the online Warped community will get their annual shot at Internet presale tickets starting April 1, where they'll be offered a ticket and a copy of the Warped Tour double-disc compilation for $19.99.

Among the other acts scheduled to play select dates are: A Static Lullaby, the Actual, Agent Orange, Alesana, Alkaline Trio, the Almost, Anberlin, As Cities Burn, As I Lay Dying, the Automatic, Biffy Clyro, the Briefs, the Briggs, Buck O Nine, Cinematic Sunrise, the Confession, the Dear and Departed, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Envy on the Coast, the Fall of Troy, Family Force 5, Fishbone, Flogging Molly, the Fold, Funeral for a Friend, the Graduate, Haste the Day, Hawthorne Heights, Human Abstract, I Am Ghost, Madina Lake, Mayday Parade, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, New Year's Day, Norma Jean, Parkway Drive, Pennywise, Pistolita, Play Radio Play, POS, Poison the Well, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Set Your Goals, So They Say, the Starting Line, Straylight Run, Supernova, the Toasters, Underoath, the Used, Valencia, The Vandals and Yellowcard.

More bands and dates are expected to be added in coming months.

Vans Warped Tour 2007 dates, according to the tour's spokesperson, are as follows: More...

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As Cities Burn Singer Departs

As Cities Burn has announced the departure of vocalist, TJ. Here's a statement from the band:

"TJ will be stepping down as the singer for As Cities Burn. When we came home after our headlining tour this summer, TJ moved to Mississippi, and began his new life with his wife. We began writing the record, and with work, and his responsibilities at home he wasn’t able to make the 3-hour drive often. After awhile it was obvious that TJ had moved on to a new life, and he loved every second of it.

As you can hear on “The Hoard”, Cody will be taking over the singing duties. Colin has moved to bass for the time being, and we have added our great friend Chris Lott “la shreddericus” from The Planning Fallacy on guitar duties. Pascal has not been playing with us since mid July last summer; he’s back in school, and doing some amazing work on cars. We wish him the best of luck in all his pursuits.

We wish TJ and his new wife the greatest of love and happiness in their new marriage, and can’t express enough how much we appreciate everything TJ has done for this band over the past 4 years. He’s still our closest friend in the world.

We hope that you all will stick with us in this time of transition, as we are extremely excited about the direction in which the band is headed."

Meanwhile, the band will enter the studio in mid-February to record a new album, which should be available late-Summer 2007 via Solid State Records.

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As Cities Burn Breaking Up

Louisiana's As Cities Burn have announced their impending break-up. Formed in 2002, the group was a member of the Solid State Records roster. Prior to disbanding, the group will play all of their scheduled shows, including their upcoming headlining tour, with their final show set to take place on August 19th. Here's a statement from the band:

"We know there are rumors floating around about the future of As Cities Burn, so we wanted to clear things up.

TJ is getting married this fall, and has decided to settle down, and begin life off of the road with his wife. He encouraged us to replace him, and continue with someone new in his place, but we have all decided that this band would not be the same without him. As Cities Burn was built on the personalities, work, and ideals of the five of us, and simply replacing a member would leave a void that would be impossible to fill. So we, as a band, have decided to end As Cities Burn.

As Cities Burn, the fans, and the times that we've all had over the past 4 years have been the most incredible experiences of our lives. We have cherished every moment, playing night after night in small towns, to small crowds, to the massive shows we've been able to share with you all over the past year. We are humbled by the love and friendships that we've been so blessed to share with each of you, and owe everything this band has become to the people that have believed in what we do. We hope that some of the ideas upon which this band was based will live on, that each of you will be encouraged, and know that you are loved. what an amazing time we've had, we owe the greatest times of our lives to each of you. Thank you all for everything.

We're so thankful that this summer we'll have a chance to come to many of the cities that we've played over the past 4 years, and say goodbye to the friends we've made along the way. We hope that you'll come out, sing along and hangout one last time. We love you all more than you know, and we'll see you soon."

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Underoath Set Album Date Add Tour Plans

Underoath are now planning a tentative June 20th release date for their new album. In the meantime, the band have announced their dates with Poison The Well, As Cities Burn, Since By Man and Spitfire, here's the stops:

May 03rd Columbia, SC - Headliners Mainstage
May 04th Richmond, VA - Alley Katz
May 05th Richmond, VA - Alley Katz
May 06th Allentown, PA - Crocodile Rock
May 09th Towson, MD - Recher Theatre
May 10th Greensboro, NC - Greene Street
May 11th Winston-Salem, NC - Ziggy's
May 16th Jackson, MS - The Capri Theatre
May 18th Fayetteville, AR - The Music Hall
May 20th Springfield, MO - The Oasis
May 22nd Omaha, NE - Sokol Auditorium
May 23rd Des Moines, IA - Val Air Ballroom
May 25th Grand Rapids, MI - Intersection Lounge
May 27th Kettering, OH - The Attic
May 28th Lexington, KY - Oleika Shriner's Temple
May 29th Nashville, TN - Rocketown
May 30th Memphis, TN - New Daisy Theatre

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Bands Raise $80k On Come & Live Mini Tour

UNDEROATH , mewithoutyou, THE CHARIOT and AS CITIES BURN launched the inaugural “Come & Live” mini-tour on Thursday (12/15) to benefit five charities hand-picked by each artist. The sold-out four-city tour raised over $80,000 which will be donated to: Habitat For Humanity, Invisible Children, Teen Challenge, Samaritans Purse and New Jerusalem Ministries. In addition, the bands came together on Wednesday (12/14) in Birmingham, AL to help build two homes for local families in need through Habitat For Humanity.

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The Bled, Since By Man, As Cities Burn Tour Dates

Tour dates for the upcoming The Bled, Since By Man, and As Cities Burn tour have been confirmed. Here are teh dates:

2/24 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
2/25 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
2/26 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
2/28 Fresno, CA @ The Belmont
3/1 Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
3/2 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
3/3 San Diego, CA @ SOMA
3/4 Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
3/5 El Paso, TX @ T Lounge
3/6 Dallas, TX @ The Door
3/8 Spring, TX @ Java Jazz
3/10 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
3/11 West Palm Beach, FL @ Ray's Downtown Blues
3/14 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
3/15 Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall
3/16 Baltimore, MD @ The Ottobar
3/17 Randolph, NJ @ Obsessions
3/18 Worcester, MA @ Palladium (upstairs)
3/19 New York City, NY @ Knitting Factory
3/21 Philadelphia, PA @ Nor Star
3/23 Montreal, QC @ El Salon
3/24 Toronto, ON @ Opera House
3/25 Rochester, NY @ Steel City Music Hall
3/26 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
3/28 Detroit, MI @ Alvin's
4/5 Spokane, WA @ Fat Tuesdays
4/6 Boise, ID @ The Venue
4/7 Salt Lake City, UT @ Lo-Fi Cafe
4/8 Las Vegas, NV @ Jillian's
4/9 Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre

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This Ain't Your Mom's Hardcore Vol. 1 DVD Details

Full Lock Media are putting out a Hardcore compilation DVD, This Ain't Your Mom's Hardcore Vol. 1. The 2 hour DVD is scheduled for release November 15 and will be available for purchase in Hot Topic stores nationwide. You can preview the video here.

Bands include:
As Cities Burn
The Chariot
Underoath
Haste the Day
Norma Jean
Dead Poetic
From A Second Story Window
On Broken Wings
Secret Lives of the Freemasons
Twelve Gauge Valentine
Across Five Aprils
Classic Case
Yesterdays Rising
The Beautiful Mistake

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Hellfest 2005 Schedule Released

The entire schedule for Hellfest has finally been released. HELLFEST 2K5 takes place on August 19-21 at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, New Jersey. Tickets are available at hellfest.com or you can purchase tickets at the Sovereign Bank Arena box office or charge by phone at 1-888-SBA-TIXX or online at sovereignbankarena.com.

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Spitfire Prepare To Make Their Return

Spitfire are set to play their "comeback" show on February 28th at Club Live in Virginia Beach, VA. Also performing will be The Chariot, As Cities Burn, and Everything Falls Together. The group's current lineup includes original members Chris Raines, Matt Beck, and Jon Spencer (Scarlet), in addition to Dan Tulloh (Scarlet) and Scottie Henry (Norma Jean). Meanwhile, they hope to record some new material in the near future.

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