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Below is our complete Upon A Burning Body 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.
Asking Alexandria will return to the U.S. for a short headlining record release trek starting August 6th. The group's third full-length album, "From Death To Destiny," is also set for an August 6th release and Motionless In White, Upon A Burning Body, and Crown The Empire will be the supporting acts on all dates.
Ben Bruce states: "America, we're fucking back and we're better than ever. We have a very short headlining run throughout the Midwest to celebrate the release of our brand new album 'From Death to Destiny'. Sex, Drugs and Rock n' Roll doesn't even cut it here, so join us starting Aug 6th for two weeks of utter sin and debauchery. We are stoked to be back, so lets fucking do this."
8/6-Fargo, ND @ The Venue
8/7-Des Moines, IA @ Wooly's
8/8-Bloomington, IL @ Castle Theatre
8/9-Louisville, KY @ Expo Five (w/o MIW)
8/10-Birch Run, MI @ Dirt Fest
8/12-Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
8/13-Columbia, MO @ Blue Note
8/14-Little Rock, AR @ The Rev Room
8/16-Kokomo, IN @ Center Stage
8/17-Madison, WI @ WJJO Bandcamp
Upon A Burning Body has released the second part in the band's "Fight the Silence" tour video series, which can be viewed below or over at Metal Hammer here. The video offers you never-seen-before live and behind the scenes footage.
The upcoming Sumerian Records SXSW showcase will take place at The House of Blues Annex (corner of Red River and 6th st.) on Thursday, March 14th 2013.
The showcase will feature Upon A Burning Body, Betraying The Martyrs, DayShell, City In The Sea, and Fever Dreamer with special guest openers Ice Nine Kills and To Each His Own to kick it all off. More information is available in the promo poster below. More...
Upon A Burning Body has released an official music video for the track "Sin City," which can be found below. "Sin City" as directed by Ambitious Flims and filmed lived in Stuttgart, Germany.
Upon A Burning Body's new album "Red.White.Green" is out and available now. A previously posted lyric video for "Mimic" can also be seen over here.
Veil of Maya will be heading out on tour with The Acacia Strain, Upon A Burning Body, Volumes, and Twitching Tongues this November/December. The tour poster can be viewed below, and the dates are as follows:
11/24 - San Bernardino, CA @ California Metalfest VI
11/25 - Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
11/26 - Lancaster, CA @ Cedar Center
11/27 - Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
11/29 - El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
11/30 - Lubbock, TX @ Jake's
12/01 - Dallas, TX @ Unsilent Night Festival
12/02 - McAllen, TX @ Cine El Rey Theater
12/04 - Metairie, LA @ The Cypress
12/05 - Jacksonville, FL @ Roc Bar
12/06 - Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
12/07 - Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
12/08 - Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street
12/09 - Springfield, VA @ Empire
12/11 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Ironworks
12/12 - Toledo, OH @ The Omni
12/14 - Chicago, IL @ Mojoes
12/16 - St. Paul, MN @ Station 4 More...
Killswitch Engage will be headlining the upcoming California Metalfest. It's a special gig for the Grammy-nominated, Massachusetts metal band celebrating its 10th anniversary of 2002's "Alive or Just Breathing." To commemorate the album, KSE will play the album in its entirety, from start to finish, as well as other more recent tracks.
The sixth annual California Metalfest will be held at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA on Saturday, November 24th. Ash Avildsen, founder of California Metalfest had this to say: "Alive or Just Breathing is one of the most important and timeless albums for this era of heavy music. KsE's special headlining set combined with the rest of the line-up is going to make for an incredible day of metal and memories. Having all these bands in the same place on one day is really exciting both as a fan and as a festival producer."
WWE Superstar "Mankind" Mick Foley will be hosting the festival along with several other stars TBA who will be doing signings and appearances. There will also be many carnival style prize games where fans can win special, limited edition band merch and memorabilia instead of stuffed animals. More...
Abiotic will be joining Upon A Burning Body, The Word Alive, Veil of Maya, The Acacia Strain, and more for the upcoming Everything is Bigger in Texas Festival, which takes place on December 22nd, 2012 in San Antonio. Tickets for the festival will go on sale this coming Friday, August 31st. The promotional poster for the festival can also be viewed below. More...
San Diego metal act As I Lay Dying has announced a tour with Trivium this fall. Other bands on the bill include Caliban and Upon a Burning Body (dates available below).
Comments As I Lay Dying singer Tim Lambesis: “It's not very often that a lineup like this works out for a club tour. I can't wait to get on stage knowing the crowds will be pumped getting a great show from start to finish. That coupled with being on the road with our friends in Trivium again gives me plenty to look forward too.”
15/10/12 – UK – Manchester – Ritz
16/10/12 – UK – Glasgow – ABC
17/10/12 – UK – Birmingham – Institue
19/10/12 – UK – Bristol – Academy
20/10/12 – UK – Norwich – UEA
21/10/12 – UK – London – Shephards Bush Empire
22/10/12 – BE – Brussels – AB
23/10/12 – FR – Paris – La Bataclan
25/10/12 – NL – Tilburg – 013
26/10/12 – DE – Herford – X
27/10/12 – DE – Stuttgart – LKA
28/10/12 – DE – Köln – Live Music Hall
07/11/12 – DE – Berlin – Huxleys
08/11/12 – DE – Hamburg – Docks
10/11/12 – DE – Chemnitz – Südbahnhof
11/11/12 – DE – München – Backstage Werk
12/11/12 – IT – Milan – Live Club
13/11/12 – CH – Solothurn - Kofmehl
14/11/12 – AT – Wien – Gasometer
16/11/12 – ES – Barcelona – Appolo
17/11/12 – ES – Bilbao – Santana 27
18/11/12 – ES – Madrid - Riviera More...
Upon A Burning Body has released a new lyric video online for the song "Mimic," which is taken off the "Red.White.Green" album released last month. Check out the clip below. You can also listen to the previously posted song "Sin City" at this location.
Upon A Burning Body will also be playing the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival this summer alongside metal legends Slipknot, Slayer, Motorhead, Anthrax, and many more. A listing of upcoming Upon A Burning Body tour dates are available here.
Upon a Burning Body is kicking off a North American tour today, with full dates available below. The following press release was issued about the trek:
"Prepare yourself for a brutal, unrelenting array of unabashed aggression and sheer ferocity that will beat you to oblivion. This is what UPON A BURNING BODY delivers each and every time. The San Antonio based group kick off their headlining North American tour (The Sumerianos Season 2) with labelmates I The Breather today in Albuquerque with the French metallic powerhouse Betraying The Martyrs joining the run on 4/5. Either see below or visit here now to view all tour dates.
"The much anticipated, new UPON A BURNING BODY full-length album, RED.WHITE.GREEN., is set for a Tuesday, April 10 release and you can view their striking new video for 'Once Upon A Time In Mexico' (directed by Scott Hansen), now at this location.
"UABB caught the metal scene by storm with their debut offering, The World Is Ours, that was chocked full of crushing Pantera-esque grooves, dynamic riffing and captivating hooks. Their live performance is simply unmatched, which quickly had their name being spread by the masses throughout the scene. The new disc was tracked with renowned producer Will Putney (For Today) at The Machine Shop in NJ and shows the band coming into their own unique sound. Expect some new tunes in the live set and prepare for sheer, utter violence." More...
Upon A Burning Body has posted the new single "Sin City" online, which can be heard in the player below. "Sin City" is taken off of the band's upcoming album "Red. White. Green," which hits stores on 04.10.12 through Sumerian Records.
San Antonio’s very own Upon A Burning Body will finally be heading to the U.K. this summer to incite carnage at both Slam Dunk Festival and the might Download Festival at Donington Park. The band's publicist issued the following press release:
"Prepare yourself for a brutal, unrelenting array of unabashed aggression and sheer ferocity that will beat you to oblivion. This is what UPON A BURNING BODY delivers each and every time. The San Antonio based group will also make their much anticipated European touring debut this May alongside The Word Alive, For The Fallen Dreams and I See Stars, which is definitely an event not to be missed.
"UABB caught the metal scene by storm with their debut offering, ‘The World Is Ours’, chocked full of crushing Pantera-esque grooves, dynamic riffing and captivating hooks. Their live performance is simply unmatched, which quickly had their name being spread by the masses throughout the scene."
Danny Leal (vocals) states: "Getting offered this tour is a dream! We have always wanted to go to Europe and we have worked so hard for it. Shit, we have never even been on a plane. We know you guys are ready to party just as much as we are so let's make this the party of all party's every night. We look forward to making new friends and meeting the UABB family holding it down for us over there. Spread the word everyone and we all rage hard very soon." More...
Canadian metal/hardcore band Obey The Brave will make its U.S. debut at the 14th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival on Friday, April 20th.
The new band features former members of Century Media recording artists Despised Icon and Mediaskare's Blind Witness.
"Some of my favorite touring memories took place at the Palladium," said vocalist Alex Erian. "So stoked to be back and can't wait to play Obey The Braves' first US show ever at the NEMHF. Shit's about to get real, fellas."
Obey The Brave is managed by Good Fight Entertainment and is now working on its debut album for a label to be announced.
The 14th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will take place Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22 at the Palladium in Worcester, Mass. More...
Sumerian Records has announced that Upon A Burning Body has been added to a string of California tour dates with Bleeding Through and Suffokate. Details are as follows:
1/27 Bakersfield, CA @ Jerry's
1/28 Lancaster, CA @ Industry Theatre
2/1 Santa Clara, CA @ Avalon
2/2 San Diego, CA @ Soma
2/3 Simi Valley, CA @ 118 West
2/5 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
Suffokate also commented:
"We've just finished posting all of our tour dates with Bleeding Through and Upon A Burning Body. We'll be all over Southern California, including dates in Nor Cal, as well. Come out and support. Go check out the Tour Dates section and see if we're coming to a city near you. Also, don't forget to pick up a copy of our latest release 'Return To Despair' if you haven't already picked one up."
Come this November, Winds of Plague will be hitting the road with Chelsea Grin, As Blood Runs Black, For the Fallen Dreams, Upon a Burning Body, In the Midst of Lions, Like Moths to Flames, and Volumes for the "Thrash & Burn" 2011 tour.
In regards to this upcoming trek, Winds of Plague's Johnny Plague (vocals) comments: "We are very excited that our first US headlining tour in support of our new record 'Against The World' will carry the Thrash & Burn brand. In my opinion, this year's lineup is one of the heaviest lineups I've seen in a while. Each band will deliver their unique brand of crushing metal, and it will prove to be one hell of an evening for fans of heavy music. Our set will consist of an even balance of songs between our three records. We are pulling out all the stops for this tour--if you have seen us before, you've never seen us like how we will be on this tour."
The dates are as follows:
11/10- San Diego, CA @ Soma (no FTFD)
11/11- Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
11/12- Salt Lake City, UT @ TBA
11/13- Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
11/15- St Paul, MN @ Station 4
11/16- Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
11/17- Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
11/18- Detroit, MI @ Harpos
11/19- Dayton, OH @ The Attic
11/20- Louisville, KY @ TBA
11/21- Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
11/22- St Petersburg, FL @ The State Theatre
11/23- Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ TBA
11/25- Richmond, VA @ Kingdom
11/26- Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
11/27- Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
11/28- New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
11/29- Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
11/30- Portland, ME @ TBA
12/01- Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights w/ HATEBREED (WOP, CG, ABRB only)
12/02- Montreal, QC @ Tulipe
12/03- Toronto, ON @ Opera House
12/04- Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
12/05- Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
12/07- St. Louis, MO @ TBA
12/08- Tulsa, OK @ Marquee Theatre
12/09- San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
12/10- Dallas, TX @ Unsilent Night Fest
12/11- Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
12/12- Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock
12/13- Austin, TX @ Emo's East
12/14- El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
Danny Leal, frontman for American deathcore outfit Upon A Burning Body, has posted the following update online.
"I’d like to be the first to let you know that we are heading into the studio to record our second record in September. We are so excited and we hope you are too! We will be playing a few shows in select cities on the way up to the studio, so keep a lookout [for those announcement.]
"We may be playing a song or two from the new record, so you don’t wanna miss being the first to hear these songs and be able to tell us first hand and in person what you think of them. We are taking a new approach to our songs and we know you will love it, so check online for new dates and make plans to come join us for a wild night. See you all soon!"
The San Antonio, TX based quintet Upon A Burning Body recently completed a run on The Smartpunk Tour alongside The Word Alive, Abandon All Ships, The Color Morale and For All Those Sleeping. The band has now kicked off a headlining tour that will also serve as the last North American run for "The World Is Ours" touring cycle. Head over to the band's Facebook page to view the tour itinerary.
Danny (vocals) states: “Hey everyone we are really excited to kick off the Hails and Horns Magazine sponsored 'Welcome To The Jungle' tour, which also marks our first real headlining tour. We are very exited to be out with Like Moths To Flames, I The Breather and The Color Moral. This will be the last time in these areas for a while cuz right after we have great plans to write and record a second record for everyone.
"So make sure you come to a show near you ready to have a great time. Let make this as fun as possible! Last, but not least, anyone going to Bamboozle this year look our for us playing day three with the mighty Motley Crue. Let's party down.”
As Third String Productions enters a 7th year of promoting festivals in North Texas, the organization has teamed up with Sumerian Records to present the 2011 South By So What?! music festival. South By So What?! began in 2007 as a multi-stage music festival showcasing the majority of the all-ages bands that would be making the trek to SXSW. This year's festival will be held at The Palladium Ballroom in Dallas, TX on Saturday, March 19th and headlined by Sumerian artist Asking Alexandria.
The support acts include: Emmure, Whitechapel, Enter Shikari, Dance Gavin Dance, The Faceless, The Acacia Strain, Chiodos, Veil of Maya, Animals As Leaders, the recently reunited Gatsby's American Dream, Iwrestledabearonce, Miss May I, Chelsea Grin, Evergreen Terrace, Kill Matriarch, T-Mills, Lower Than Atlantis, Of Mice & Men, In Fear And Faith, I Set My Friends On Fire, Sleeping With Sirens, Upon A Burning Body, Abandon All Ships, Woe Is Me, The Color Morale, I Declare War, For All Those Sleeping, Just Like Vinyl, Close To Home, The Amity Affliction, and more still to be announced.
For additional details on the festival check out this location.
American deathcore act Upon A Burning Body has revealed the dates for its forthcoming headline tour of the United States. Support on the trek will come from The Color Morale, I The Breather and Like Moths To Flames. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:
04/19 Farmington, NM – Top Deck
04/21 Amarillo, TX – Midnight Rodeo
04/22 Tulsa, OK – The Marquee
04/23 Little Rock, AR – Downtown Music
04/24 Pratville, AL – The Blue Iguana Bar
04/25 Tampa, FL – Orpheum
04/26 Pompano Beach, FL – Rocketown
04/27 Jacksonville, FL – Jack Rabbits
04/29 Altoona, PA – The Archway Center
04/30 Lemoyne, PA – The Championship
05/02 Allentown, PA – Crocodile Rock
05/03 Pittsburgh, PA – Club AE
05/04 Toledo, OH – Frankie’s Inner City
05/05 Grand Rapids, MI – MXTP
05/06 Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theatre
05/07 Joliet, IL – Mojoes
American deathcore act Upon A Burning Body has posted its new music video online. The video was shot for the track "Intermission" and was recently shot at the venue White Rabbit in its hometown with acclaimed director Scott Hansen (A Day To Remember, Alesana, The Ghost Inside). You can view the music video below: