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We Came As Romans

Formed: 2005
From: Detroit, MI, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Background

We Came as Romans is a post-hardcore band from Detroit, Michigan, that was formed in 2005. They have released two EP's and one full length album.

David Stephens – lead vocals
Kyle Pavone – clean vocals, keyboards
Andrew Glass – bass, backing vocals
Joshua Moore – guitar
Brian Cotton – guitar
Eric Choi – drums

Latest We Came As Romans News

Below is our complete We Came As Romans 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.

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Crucible (We Came As Romans) New Video Posted

Detroit-based Crucible (We Came As Romans, Assassins, Taproot) premieres a new song entitled "Slave To The Dime".

The Plot In You frontman Landon Tewers guests on the track saying of it: "We released a new video for Slave to the Dime yesterday. No matter your political preference, we hope you all can appreciate the significance of the lyrics to this song and the message behind it. We’re still slaves to their games, which is why we need to band together instead of ripping each other apart."

Check out now "Slave To The Dime" below.

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We Came As Romans Premieres New Song "Wasted Age"

We Came As Romans premieres a new song entitled "Wasted Age". The band is currently touring with Parkway Drive and Counterparts, dates for which are available after the jump.

Check out now "Wasted Age" below.

Parkway Drive, We Came As Romans & Counterparts North American "Unbreakable Tour" dates: More...

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Parkway Drive Premieres New Music Video

Parkway Drive premieres a new music video for "Bottom Feeder", taken from the band's latest album "IRE", out in stores via Epitaph Records.

Check out now "Bottom Feeder" below.

Parkway Drive has a headlining run with We Came As Romans and Counterparts with dates available below: More...

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Parkway Drive Announces North American Tour

Parkway Drive has announced plans to make a triumphant return to North America with headlining dates this fall. Metalcore band We Came As Romans and Canadian group Counterparts will open the shows.

The tour will include festival performances at Sonic Boom, Louder Than Life and Aftershock; which are all already on sale. The remainder of the dates go on sale this Friday, August 5th.

Parkway Drive recently released a digital deluxe version of latest album "Ire' on July 15th. The digital deluxe edition features two brand new tracks: “Devil’s Calling” and “Into the Dark,” plus a remix of “A Deathless Song (featuring Jenna McDougall).” More...

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Chicago Open Air Day Three

Day 3: Sunday 7/17/2016

The best part of being Cuban/Irish is that I'm tan year round but still shrivel up like bacon when exposed to too much sunlight. I had the nastiest sunburn ever which even days later had my forehead covered in acne and the skin on my nose flaking off. And after looking at myself in the mirror, the first two words that came to mind were, “worth it.” As somebody too perpetually broke to wear sunscreen and already shelling out ungodly amounts of money just to stay fed and hydrated, a sunburn was a rather small price to pay to continue to have a really great time.

Since my arctic camo shorts were completely drenched in beer, I decided that now was the time to break out an even more egregious pair of camo shorts. Neon green and black are a pattern that can't blend into any environment which is why I bought them in the first place. Just the most outrageous thing I could possibly own... and now I had an excuse!

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I missed the first three acts since I got there late. I kept waking up later each morning due to the sheer quantity of alcohol I was drinking as my car needed engine repairs and that meant that I wasn't driving. That fact that the gates opened earlier with each passing day didn't help either since Gemini Syndrome started playing a full half hour earlier than Through Fire did on Friday. So I ultimately have no opinions on Gemini Syndrome, Upon a Burning Body or We Came As Romans and I'm not going to fabricate a story just for the sake of comprehensiveness. There are some videos on Youtube and I watched them but I still lack anything resembling an opinion since bootlegs can never compare to the real thing. More...

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We Came As Romans Shares The "Memories"

Detroit, MI's We Came As Romans is bringing fans a look back at the 2015 Vans Warped Tour via a new music video for "Memories."

"Over the course of Warped Tour this past summer, we had the time of our lives and it was well documented," shares co-vocalist Dave Stephens. "We decided to take some of the previously unreleased footage to create something to show you what the song 'Memories' means to us!"

We Came As Romans also recently announced the Bands Vs. Food Tour, a co-headliner with Memphis May Fire, featuring additional support from Miss May I and For Today. A full listing of tour dates is available below. More...

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Rock 'N Derby Reveals More Band Additions

The inaugural Rock 'N Derby - presented by SLP Concerts and GameLoud - will take over the 35+ acre Schaghticoke Fairgrounds in Schaghticoke, NY (69 Stillwater Bridge Rd. just minutes outside Albany) on May 20 - 22, 2016.

This isn't just a festival, this is a three-day, 24 hour camping, demolition derby concert experience, and the bands keep on coming.

The lineup now includes Corrosion Of Conformity, Hollywood Undead, State Champs, Sebastian Bach, Enter Shikari, Born of Osiris, Avatar, For Today, Rings of Saturn, Cilver and Bad Case For Big Mouth.

They join previously announced bands Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, A Day To Remember, Halestorm, Megadeth, Coheed and Cambria, Sixx: A.M., Lamb Of God, Clutch, Parkway Drive, Anthrax, Ghost, Collective Soul, Extreme, Wolfmother, Sevendust, Dokken, Trivium, Memphis May Fire, We Came As Romans, Scott Stapp, All That Remains, Stray From The Path, Pop Evil, Thy Art Is Murder, Red Sun Rising, Wild Throne, Like A Storm and Currents, plus Tool tribute band Schism and '70's dirt rock cover band Chevy Metal.

The full currently announced three day lineup is below, with more groups still to be added ahead of the festival dates. More...

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We Came As Romans Announces New Tour Dates

We Came As Romans and Memphis May Fire have announced the Bands Vs. Food Tour, with additional support from Miss May I and For Today.

The U.S. co-headliner will bring the two bands and their fans together – all in the name of delicious food. The unique joint venture will offer a special VIP ticket package that includes a catered meal from a local eatery of the bands' choosing, as well as exclusive merch and special perks, for a truly personal and memorable experience for all.

Fans are encouraged to submit their own suggestions for restaurants located near the venues, by tagging the bands and their favorite local restaurant via social media.

"After years of talking about doing a run together, I'm glad Memphis May Fire and us have finally made it happen," reveals We Came As Romans' vocalist Dave Stephens. "We've been close with the other bands on the tour since the beginning of our careers, and I have no doubt it will be nothing but an amazing time. Get your tickets quick cause this is a tour you won't want to miss!"

Memphis May Fire's Matty Mullins adds, "We've been talking about doing a tour like this with WCAR for ages. Finally, our schedules aligned and it's happening! With Miss May I and For Today also on the bill, this package is stacked! All great bands and all great friends of ours. I believe this will be one of 2016's most exciting tours. See ya there!" More...

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Joey Sturgis Releases New Limiter

Joey Sturgis Tones, the audio production software company founded by producer and educator Joey Sturgis, has released the latest product in a line of signature audio plugins and tones: the powerful and versatile limiter, Finality.

Available now in both "Advanced" and "Lite" versions, Finality can be purchased at special introductory pricing ($69 for "Advanced" and $39 for "Lite") via the JST Website here.

In his role as as producer, Joey has worked with the likes of Asking Alexandria, Of Mice & Men, We Came As Romans, Blessthefall, and The Devil Wears Prada.

Commented Sturgis: "I've needed a tool like Finality, that's why I designed it. As I tested it more and more, I realized other people would need this too. So I decided to make it available to everyone as an audio plugin for all popular recording programs and operating systems. I'm very excited to share this limiter with the audio community because it was a blast to create and sounds great!"

Finality is a limiter designed from the ground up to be both powerful and versatile. Whether the source is very dynamic like drums and vocals, or more flat like distorted rhythm guitars and synth, Finality can be dialed to control peak and level dynamics in a mix. A video manual can be seen online at this location for a full overview of all Finality's features. More...

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We Came As Romans Releases New Video

Detroit, MI's We Came As Romans is now premiering a super hero themed music video for "Who Will Pray?" - check it out below, courtesy of Kerrang.com (if the clip won't load below, head over to Kerrang and it will play).

The song comes from the band's self-titled, fourth full-length album, which is out now on Equal Vision Records. The album was recorded with multi-platinum award winning producer David Bendeth (Bring Me The Horizon, Paramore, Of Mice and Men). More...

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We Came As Romans Premieres New Music Video

We Came As Romans premieres a new music video for the new track "The World I Used To Know" taken from the self-titled new album, which hits stores today, July 24th, via Equal Vision.

Check out now "The World I Used To Know" below.

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We Came As Romans Premieres Full New Album Stream

We Came As Romans is streaming its self-titled new album in its entirety and ahead of its release this coming Friday, July 24th via Equal Vision. Check out now the official pre-release full-album stream of "We Came As Romans" below.

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We Came As Romans Posts New Song

We Came As Romans premieres a new song titled "Tear It Down", taken from the band's upcoming self-titled album, which is set to drop July 24th via Equal Vision Records.

Check out now "Tear It Down" below.

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Louder Than Life Announces 2015 Details

Louder Than Life returns to Champions Park near downtown Louisville October 3rd & 4th, 2015 for the second annual celebration of the region’s culture and cuisine, once again featuring award-winning bourbons and spirits, Gourmet Man Food, and a powerful music lineup.

The music lineup includes Rob Zombie, ZZ Top, Godsmack, Shinedown, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Breaking Benjamin, 3 Doors Down, Bring Me The Horizon, and many more.

Discounted tickets, VIP, hotel and camping packages for Louder Than Life are available today through Friday, June 26 at 11:59 AM ET at this location.

Louder Than Life is expanding in 2015 by adding another stage. This year’s bands will perform on four stages, while attendees will enjoy bourbon exhibitions and sampling, along with more than 70 food and beverage vendors that will help celebrate the bourbon culture and culinary heritage of this unique American city. The band lineup is as follows:

Rob Zombie, ZZ Top, Godsmack, Shinedown, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Breaking Benjamin, 3 Doors Down, Bring Me The Horizon, Seether, Chevelle, Collective Soul, Of Mice & Men, Black Stone Cherry, Hollywood Undead, Atreyu, Sevendust, Skid Row, Kentucky Headhunters, Tremonti, Hinder, Issues, We Came As Romans, Saint Asonia, Nothing More, 10 Years, Butcher Babies, Starset, We Are Harlot, Beartooth, Turbowolf, The Temperance Movement, Marmozets, Art of Dying, Aranda, Glorious Sons, Dorothy, Like A Storm, Kill It Kid, All Them Witches, Whiskey Myers, Jelly Roll, Red Sun Rising, Goodbye June, Raveneye, Cilver, Romantic Rebel.

ZZ Top’s Billy F. Gibbons says, “We’re amping up about making the show at Louisville’s Louder Than Life. It’s a win/win/win with rockin' and rollin,' terrific cuisine, and downright downable drinks. Even while performing we'll make way to check it out.” More...

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We Came As Romans Premieres New Music Video & Song

We Came As Romans premieres a music video for their new song titled "Regenerate," taken from the band's upcoming self-titled album, which is set to drop on July 24th via Equal Vision Records.

States bassist Andy Glass about the song: "This video was something we really wanted our fans to be a part of. ‘Regenerate‘ is about getting rid of a damaged mentality and giving restoration to the things that matter.

"We want our fans to grow with us as we shed old skin, moving forward as a band, and as a family. It was an integral part for us to involve our amazing hometown fans, who helped invoke and express emotion through the video." More...

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Roundtrip To Hel, Part II

[Continued from Part I]

SATURDAY, 6/28 - 13:30

“That’s a killer e-cig; where’d you pick it up?”

Actually, the stranger on the bus doesn’t say that. At least not in English. And judging from his condescending glare from a row up and across the aisle, I’m thinking he doesn’t approve.

I exhale the last puff of vapor toward the ceiling and shrug uncomfortably.

Rachel exchanges a few words with him, nudges me on the shoulder. “He’s definitely not from here - I can’t recognize his accent - but he says you’re not allowed to do that on the bus.”

“If he’s not from here, why’s he lecturing other people on the rules?” I shoot the man a neutral nod. “This stuff isn’t affecting him.” Still, I put it away. Some people, man. Busybodies.

Through my vest pocket, I finger the boxy outline of the pack of Marlboro Reds I bought last night after I caved. Post-Dimmu, our gearing-down at Nikky’s place a few blocks away became a relaxed, languid, drawn-out gab session, leading us to miss the afterparty band, Amorphis. For shame. Harakiri shame.

Instead, we ended up at PRKL, another rock club, well after midnight. After buying the pack and stepping outside to smoke one, I nearly got myself flattened by a passing street tram. That was probably some kind of sign. More...

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Hellfest Live Stream Available This Weekend

Hellfest Open Air takes places this weekend in Clisson, France and many great acts are set to appear. If you are unable to make the festival, then you can enjoy some of the bands via a live stream at this location. Click on the link and scroll to the bottom.

Among the acts set to be streamed (check out the link for the official "countdown" clock for each act):

June 20th:

M.O.D.
Sepultura
Therapy?
Sabaton
Death Angel
Watain
Turisas

June 21st:

Eluvietie
Soulfly
Emperor
Dagoba
Shining
We Came As Romans
Skyclad
Tsjuder

June 22nd:

Vreid
Solstafir
Equilibrium
Urfaust
Behemoth
Angra More...

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Aftershock Festival 2014 Lineup Announced

The third annual Monster Energy Aftershock Festival returns to Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento September 13th & 14th, 2014,

The lineup includes Godsmack, Weezer, The Offspring, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Limp Bizkit, Rise Against, Chevelle, AWOLNATION, Seether, Mastodon, Pennywise, Bad Religion, and many more.

After last year’s festival (sold-out with 32,000 in attendance), the festival is expanding to four stages in 2014, offering more bands than ever.

The daily band lineup for is as follows (with more bands to be announced on July 1st):

Saturday, September 13

Weezer, The Offspring, Limp Bizkit, AWOLNATION, Chevelle, Bad Religion, Pepper, Black Label Society, Hellyeah, Memphis May Fire, Fuel, Dead Sara, Nothing More, The Last Internationale, Butcher Babies, Emmure, Sleepwave, Anti-Mortem, Eyes Set To Kill, Viza, Dig The Kid

Sunday, September 14

Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Rise Against, Seether, Mastodon, Pennywise, Theory of a Deadman, Buckcherry, Of Mice & Men, We Came As Romans, Black Stone Cherry, KYNG, Otherwise, Lacuna Coil, Redlight King, We Are Harlot, Burn Halo, Crossfaith, New Medicine, Cilver

Ticket info can be found at the official Monster Energy Aftershock festival website here. More...

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We Came As Romans Announces New Tour Dates

Detroit, Michigan based post-hardcore powerhouse We Came As Romans has announced the dates for a European summer run.

The band will tour Europe in support of most recent effort "Tracing Back Roots," which was released in July 2013. Dates are as follows:

13.06.14 Switzerland Interlaken @ Greenfield Festival
14.06.14 Holland Ysselsteyn @ Jera On Air Festival
15.06.14 UK Donington @ Download Festival
17.06.14 Northern Ireland Belfast @ Mandella Hall
18.06.14 Ireland Dublin @ Fibber Magees
20.06.14 Germany Scheessel @ Hurricane Festival
21.06.14 France Clisson @ Hellfest
22.06.14 Germany Neuhausen ob Eck @ Southside Festival
23.06.14 Slovenia Ljubljana @ Gala Hala
24.06.14 Hungary Budapest @ A38
25.06.14 Germany Augsburg @ Kantine
27.06.14 Sweden Norrköping @ Bravalla Festival
28.06.14 Finland Helsinki @ Tuska Open Air
29.06.14 Belgium Dessel @ Graspop Metal Meeting
30.06.14 Germany München @ Backstage
01.07.14 Slovakia Bratislava @ Majestic Music Club
02.07.14 Poland Cracov @ Fabryka
04.07.14 Czech Rep Hradec Králové @ Rock For People Festival
05.07.14 Germany Roitzschjora @ With Full Force Festival More...

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Asking Alexandria Posts Tour Trailer

Asking Alexandria has posted a tour trailer online, available below, and the band also comments:

"North America! Are you ready? We're coming for you with August Burns Red, We Came As Romans, Crown The Empire and Born of Osiris Check out the tour video and get tickets at this location."

Dates are as follows: More...

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