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Below is our complete Oh, Sleeper 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.
Demon Hunter was unable to perform at The Norva in Norfolk, Virginia and Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, North Carolina on June 24 and June 25, respectively. However, the shows were not cancelled and all of the support bands -- Living Sacrifice, Oh Sleeper, The Famine and Avent -- performed as scheduled.
Demon Hunter was forced to sit these two shows out as their singer, Ryan Clark, fell ill earlier in the week. His voice was gone and he had to rest and recuperate to get it back. Demon Hunter will resume the Stronger Than Hell Tour on Thursday, June 26 at Rockettown in Nashville, Tennessee.
Oh, Sleeper will kick off a two-week tour in mid-July with support from Spoken, Emarosa, Belle Epoque, and VersaEmerge. Here are the latest tour dates:
7/11 Cordova, TN @ Skatepark of Memphis
7/12 Evansville, IN @ Boney Junes
7/13 Saint Louis, MO @ Club UR
7/14 Tinley Park, IL @ Mojoes Rock House
7/16 La Crosse, WI @ Warehouse
7/17 Willmar, MN @ Willmar Civic Center Grounds(Sonshine Fest)
7/19 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
7/20 Mt. Vernon, IL @ The Living Room
7/21 Tulsa, OK @ Crush Lounge
7/22 Little Rock, AR @ Vinos
7/23 Wichita Falls, TX @ The Hangar
7/24 Austin, TX @ Red 7
7/25 McAllen, TX @ South Texas College
7/26 Fort Worth/Dallas, TX @ The Door
The Stronger Than Hell Tour featuring Demon Hunter, Living Sacrifice, Oh, Sleeper, The Famine and Advent kicks off later this month. In celebration, Demon Hunter have put up a trailer for the tour on YouTube. You can watch it below. Complete tour dates follow.
"Stronger Than Hell Tour " dates featuring Demon Hunter with Living Sacrifice, Oh, Sleeper, The Famine, and Advent (except where noted):
May 26 @ 6:00P - El Corazon Seattle, Washington
May 27 @ 6:00P - Hawthorne Theater Portland, Oregon
May 29 @ 6:30P - Club Retro Orangevale, California
May 30 @ 6:00P - Glasshouse Pomona, California w/ Project 86, Living Sacrifice, Sleeping Giant, Mirror Of Dead Faces
May 31 @ 6:00P - Glasshouse Pomona, California
Jun 2 @ 7:00P - The Clubhouse Music Venue Tempe, Arizona
Jun 4 @ 6:00P - Marquis Theater Denver, Colorado
Jun 5 @ 6:00P - Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jun 6 @ 7:00P - Club 101 El Paso, Texas
Jun 7 @ 3:30P - Scurry County Coliseum (Red Letter Rock Fest) Snyder, Texas
Jun 8 @ 6:00P - White Rabbit San Antonio, Texas
Jun 9 @ 8:00P - Warehouse Live Houston, Texas
Jun 10 @ 7:00P - The Door Dallas, Texas
Jun 11 @ 7:00P - The Village Little Rock, Arkansas
Jun 12 @ 6:00P - Diamond Ballroom Oklahoma City
Jun 13 @ 7:00P - The Foundry Music Theater Joplin
Jun 14 @ 6:00P - The Beaumont Club Kansas City, Missouri
Jun 15 @ 7:00P - Headliners Music Hall Louisville, Kentucky
Jun 17 @ 7:00P - St. Andrews Hall Detroit, Michigan
Jun 18 @ 7:00P - The Intersection Grand Rapids, Michigan
Jun 19 @ 6:00P - Bogarts Cincinnati, Ohio
Jun 20 @ 5:00P - House of Blues Cleveland, Ohio
Jun 21 @ 7:00P - Crocodile Rock Allentown, Pennsylvania
Jun 22 @ 6:00P - The Trocadero Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jun 23 @ 6:00P - Recher Theater Towson
Jun 24 @ 6:00P - The Norva Norfolk, Virginia
Jun 25 @ 6:00P - Cats Cradle Carrboro, North Carolina
Jun 26 @ 6:00P - Rocketown Nashville, Tennessee
Jun 27 @ 6:00P - The Masquerade Atlanta, Georgia
Jun 28 @ 6:00P - House of Blues Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Jun 29 @ 6:30P - State Theater St. Petersburg, Florida
Jul 1 @ 7:00P - House of Blues North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Jul 3 @ 6:00P - Mr Small’s Theater w/ Zao, Oh, Sleeper, Advent Millvale, Pennsylvania
Jul 5 @ 8:15P - Cornerstone Festival Bushnell, Illinois More...
Oh, Sleeper were the victims of some thievery while on tour in Cleveland, Ohio. Here's the official word from bassist Lucas Starr:
"Well, we've been back on the road for two days now. Things were going awesome. We got to Cleveland, Ohio tonight to start the Artery Tour tomorrow night. We decided to find a movie theater to see the new Keven Spacey movie, 21.
"After the movie was over, we went out to our van and the driver side door's lock was busted. All of our personal belongings were stolen from us. All of the laptops, cell phones, phone chargers, ipods, ipod transmitter, books, money, cameras, backpacks, cash box, all of the band's money, briefcases, jackets, our GPS, and many other belongings were taken from us. It's very unfortunate, and very discouraging.
"As of now, we plan on continuing the tour. If anything changes, we'll let you know first-hand. Please keep us in your prayers, and pray that I will have mercy if I ever find the dude who stole our stuff."
Demon Hunter will launch their "Stronger Than Hell Tour" this summer in support of the band's brand new album for Solid State Records, Storm The Gates Of Hell.
"The Stronger Than Hell Tour will definitely be an amazing experience for everyone involved," said singer Ryan Clark, who co-founded Demon Hunter with his guitarist brother Don shortly before the release of their self-titled debut album in 2002. "We can't wait to play some new material and get to know more of our amazing fans."
"I can't tell you how excited we are to get back out there on the road and play some new songs along with the crowd favorites," added Don, who recently attended the 2008 Grammy Awards as a nominee in the graphic design / packaging category (Ryan Clark was nominated last year and the year before).
The Stronger Than Hell Tour will feature special guest Living Sacrifice, the legendary metal band whose alumnus went on to join bands like Evanescence and P.O.D. This will be their first tour since reuniting.
The tour lineup is rounded out by Demon Hunter's labelmates in Oh, Sleeper as well as The Famine (featuring former Demon Hunter guitarist Chris McCaddon) and North Carolina's Advent.
"The members of Demon Hunter are ecstatic about the lineup," said Ryan Clark. "It features many of our old friends in both reunited and amazing new bands. For us, it's a bit of a family reunion."
Demon Hunter recently completed a video for "Carry Me Down," the second single from Storm The Gates Of Hell. The group was named one of "10 Artists to Watch" by AOL Music and featured on the cover of Revolver for their 2006 "Christian Metal" story. Demon Hunter's fans are some of the most dedicated in heavy metal. Check out their MySpace page to see the Demon Hunter logo tattoos that adorn many of their bodies.
Here are the latest "Stronger Than Hell" tour dates featuring Demon Hunter, Living Sacrifice, Oh, Sleeper, The Famine and Advent: More...
Nodes Of Ranvier has announced the cancellation of their tour with Life In Your Way and Oh, Sleeper. Here's a statement from the band:
"We are sorry to tell you all that our September tour with Life In Your Way and Oh, Sleeper has been cancelled due to reasons beyond our control. We do plan to be on tour in mid-October and November. Once again we apologize to everyone and we will make it up to you soon."
Nodes Of Ranvier, Life In Your Way, and Oh, Sleeper will be touring together this month and next month. The following tour dates have been announced so far:
9/11 St Paul, MN @ Station 4
9/12 Papillion, NE @ The Rock
9/13 Wichita, KS @ The Eagles Lodge North
9/14 St. Louis, MO @ The Creepy Crawl
9/15 Memphis, TN @ The Dreggs
9/16 Sheffield, AL @ The Rave
9/18 New Orleans, LA @ The High Ground
9/19 Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
9/20 Dallas, TX @ The Door
9/21 Lubbock, TX @ The Way
9/22 New Mexico @ TBA
9/23 Tempe, AZ @ TBA
9/25 Corona, CA @ The Showcase Theater
9/28 Bakersfield, CA @ Jerry's Pizza
9/29 Victorville, CA @ Trilogy Theater
9/30 Sacramento, CA @ Club Retro
10/2 Portland, OR @ Satyricon
10/3 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
10/4 Boise, ID @ The Venue
10/5 Ogden, UT @ Club NVO
10/6 Denver, CO @ The Lifespot
Dallas metal/rock outfit Oh, Sleeper has officially signed with 1x1 Music. The group's new EP, "The Armored March," will hit streets on November 21st.