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Latest Structures News

Below is our complete Structures 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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End (Counterparts Etc.) Premieres "Usurper"

End (Counterparts, Fit For An Autopsy, ex-Structures etc.) premieres a its first single entitled "Usurper". The band's lineup includes:

Vocals: Brendan Murphy (Counterparts)
Guitar: Will Putney (Fit For An Autopsy)
Guitar: Gregory Thomas (ex-Shai Hulud, etc.)
Bass: Jay Pepito (Reign Supreme)
Drums: Andrew McEnaney (Trade Wind, ex-Structures)

Check out now "Usurper" below.

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Trade Wind (Stick To Your Guns) Premieres New Song

Trade Wind (Stick To Your Guns, Etc.) premieres a new song entitled "I Hope I Don't Wake Up", taken from the upcoming full-length debut "You Make Everything Disappear", which will be out in stores July 15 via Graphic Nature Records, an imprint of Equal Vision Records founded by producer/musician Will Putney.

Trade Wind is:

Vocals: Jesse Barnett (Stick To Your Guns)
Guitarist/vocals:Tom Williams (Stray From The Path)
Drums: Andrew McEnaney (ex-Struc/tures)

Check out now "I Hope I Don't Wake Up" below.

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Structures Going On Indefinite Hiatus

Structures has checked in with the following announcement about lining up a farewell tour in December:

"We are saddened to announce that Structures will be going on an indefinite hiatus come 2015. This is not an easy decision considering how much we have put into this band since it's inception in 2009, however we all feel that a healthy break is necessary for each of us for various personal reasons. We are all on good terms and have made this decision collectively.

"We want to thank all of our fans, new and old, for supporting the music we have made throughout the last few years. You are what allowed us to live out our dreams and for that we are forever grateful. To all of the bands we have toured with and the friendships that have been formed along the way, thank you for the unforgettable times on the road and the great shows that we've shared. Thank you to Sumerian Records for giving us a platform to release our music. Thanks to Outerloop Management, Good Fight, Pantheon, Avocado and The Agency Group for all your help through the years.

"This tour will be a farewell tour of sorts, however, we are not fully closing the idea of picking things back up if and when the time is right. Who knows what tomorrow brings.

"We're also excited to have Nick joining us on these dates. It only makes sense that we finish off how we started. We will be playing songs from our entire catalogue.

"Looking forward to playing some fun shows around home with Obey The Brave, our hometown friends in Exalt and Villains. See you at the dates below and thanks for your support, we love you all."

12/4 St. Catharines @ Detour Music Hall
12/5 London @ London Music Hall
12/6 Toronto @ Tattoo
12/7 Hamilton @ Absinthe
12/9 Montreal @ La Sala Rossa
12/10 Ottawa @ Ritual
12/11 Quebec City @ Le Cercle
12/13 Guelph @ DSTRCT * no OTB More...

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Structures Denied Entry To U.S.

Canadian outfit Structures has issued the following announcement about being turned away at the U.S. border:

"We are sad to announce that we were denied access into the United States last night at the border.

"This is the first time we have ever been turned away from entering the US to tour in the 4 years of being a band, so this is very unsettling for us as it is a matter that is COMPLETELY out of our hands.

"We can promise everyone who was expecting to see us that we are doing everything in our power to get into the country and we have been on the phone all day sorting out the quickest resolution.

"We are extremely let down with this situation and will keep you all updated as we hear more." More...

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Structures Reveals New Album Details

The sophomore full-length release from Structures, titled "Life Through A Window," is now officially set for a May 13th debut and was recorded by Will Putney (Body Count, Upon A Burning Body) at The Machine Shop.

Look for the band on tour across North America with Texas In July from April 22nd through May 10th, followed by a run with Counterparts. Check out the striking new track, "The Worst of Both Worlds" (featuring Drew York of Stray From The Path) via the lyric clip below. The band also comments:

"We changed things up this time around by incorporating programs like Logic and Protools to get our ideas together. For our previous releases we stuck to sitting in a room and jamming songs out, but this time around we felt like we also needed to log our ideas so we could change them on the go, as well as write on the road. This record combines all of our influences, as well as a sound we tried to achieve that we've never heard before. I think every musician can agree that when writing a new record, they try to achieve that sound that they themselves would like to hear.

"Going into the writing process, we knew what worked and what didn't after touring off of Divided By for so long. We definitely aimed to focus on our strengths on this release. We saw the success that came with Divided By, and we just knew in our hearts that we could do so much better and agreed that we would force ourselves to do so on this new record. We had the mindset that we would put everything we have into it otherwise it would be a waste of our time and we might as well break up. Unfortunately, that mindset came with the decision to make changes within our lineup. We parted ways with Nick, our original vocalist a few weeks before going to record. There were many reasons behind this and we are all still good friends, but we just needed to make a change if we wanted to see the band progress the way we've dreamed of.

"That being said, we felt like replacing Nick's duties on vocals would but unfair and a shot in the dark if we looked outwards, so we collectively made the decision to move Brendon, our guitarist, to vocals. This was a huge challenge for everyone seeing as though only 30% of the lyrics and patterns had been written and we had to enter the studio in 2 weeks. We literally worked day and night at Brendon's house honing in on the new vocal style. In retrospect, without working as hard as we did, the record wouldn't be what it turned out to be. We're all very proud of Brendon for stepping up on such short notice and killing it in the studio where he had to track vocals, track guitar, write guitar parts and write lyrics. This album is very special to the 3 of us and really brought us together as friends.

"This record is brutally honest in every aspect. It's definitely a look inside our personal lives and we think people will appreciate how sincere both the music and the lyrics are. This whole line-up change made us grow in many ways and we feel like this is absolutely our most mature release to date. Usually we'll listen back to a record months after finishing it, wishing we had done things differently, but this time we have no regrets and wouldn't change a thing. We're very proud of this album and we're confident that our fans will enjoy it, as well as people who have never heard us before." More...

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Texas In July Announces Headline Tour

This Spring, Texas In July will head out on a U.S. headline tour with support from Structures, Erra (4/22-4/27), Myka, Relocate (4/29-5/10), and Elitist.

The trek will follow the band's recently announced Canadian tour, supporting Unearth and Winds of Plague, and aperformances at the 2014 New England Metal and Hardcore Fest.

Vocalist JT Cavey, who performed with Texas In July on a run with The Devil Wears Prada and on the Vans Warped Tour this past summer, was just recently announced as an official member of Texas In July. The band’s announcement and introduction to Cavey can be found below. Texas In July’s new album will be out later this year on Equal Vision Records.

“Going into this next run with JT being officially announced is extremely exciting. It's something that has been long awaited on our end, as well as our fans. We now have the opportunity to really share the new and improved TIJ, and what a better way than touring all throughout Canada and the US,” shares bassist Texas In July Ben Witkowski. “We’re really looking forward to meeting and talking with fans along the road about our recent changes! April can’t come any sooner!”

Cavey adds, "It is impossible to express my excitement to begin this tour through words, so I will channel my passion, as I have before, through my performances. I know we, as a band, have been longing to show old and new fans what the new Texas In July line-up is all about. We want to leave every pair of eyes and ears with a whole new intensity and fulfillment that you have never experienced from us before." More...

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Structures Teases New Album

Structures has announced a new album is on the way later this year, and now the band has posted a brief teaser trailer for the release. Check it out below, and keep your eyes peeled for further forthcoming announcements on the album.

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Structures To Miss Final Two Dates Of Tour

Structures has checked in with the following announcement about missing the final two dates of the band's current tour:

"Dear Detroit and Chicago, we are very upset to inform you we wont be able to make it to the 2 remaining shows of this tour.

"Coming back into Canada a few days ago was extremely difficult, and now coming back into the US is impossible as we have had fill ins on guitar and bass who don't have the correct paperwork to cross over. We are extremely sorry for this, but there is absolutely nothing we can do to make it across the border. We promise that we will be back in the new year with NEW music out.

"We understand that some things have been unclear over the last few months, but we are doing our very best to sort all of this out ASAP and fill all of you in on whats been going on with us.

"Again we are very sorry to anyone who missed us on this tour, we will be back in the new year. Thank you to everyone who came to see us this past month, as well as Veil of Maya, Northlane, Vildhjarta and Here Comes The Kraken for making it a great tour.

"See you all in the new year, and expect some news soon regarding new music from us." More...

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Veil Of Maya Announces Tour With Vildhjarta

Veil of Maya is set to close out 2013 with a massive headlining North American touring package featuring Structures, Northlane, Vildhjarta, and Here Comes The Kraken. Dates for the trek are as follows:

11/08 - Minneapolis, MN @ The Garage
11/09 - Milwaukee, WI @ Wisconsin Metalfest
11/10 - Cleveland, OH @ Ohio Metalfest
11/15 - Houston, TX @ Walters
11/16 - Ft. Worth, TX @ Tomcats
11/17 - Austin, TX @ Red 7
11/19 - Phoenix, AZ @ Martini Ranch
11/20 - San Diego, CA @ SOMA
11/21 - Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
11/22 - Sacramento, CA @ Boardwalk
11/23 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
11/25 - Albuquerque, NM @ Blackwater Music
12/01 - Orlando, FL @ The Social
12/02 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade w/ Protest The Hero
12/03 - Columbus, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
12/04 - Raleigh, NC @ Southland Ballroom
12/05 - Springfield, VA @ Empire
12/06 - Allentown, PA @ Croc Rock
12/07 - New York City, NY @ Gramercy
12/08 - Danbury, CT @ The Heirloom Arts Theatre
12/10 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
12/11 - Montreal, QC @ La Tulipe
12/12 - Toronto, ON @ Annex Wreckroom
12/13 - Detroit, MI @ The Shelter
12/14 - Chicago, IL @ Reggies More...

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Structures Vocalist To Miss Tour

Structures has checked in with the following statement about the band's vocalist missing upcoming Australian tour dates:

"We are sad to announce that our vocalist Nick was not able to make the trip to New Zealand and Australia. It was brought to our attention 2 days prior to our flight that all of our passports had been lost in the mail. In order to get emergency passports issued we all needed to present two pieces of identification.

"Unfortunately, Nick's second piece of I.D was his passport and wasn't able to get the proper identification in order before the singularity tour due to time restrictions and being out-of province. We had 24 hours to get new passports made and received them 3 hours prior to our flight. This is a HUGE bummer for all of us and wish we had some sort of control over this.

"With that being said, we will have our tour manager and good friend Alex Lidstone fill in for Nick on vocal duties for this tour. Alex learned the lyrics and patterns ON the flight to New Zealand. We can't express how thankful we are for his last minute assistance with this emergency.

"If you know our lyrics, we encourage you to help us out and sing along with us this month. This is a dream come true, and the fact that the rest of us were able to make this tour is honestly nothing short of a miracle. Thanks for your understanding, we are making the absolute best out of this situation.

"Cant wait to see all your faces Australia!" More...

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The All Stars Tour Dates Revealed

The 2013 All Stars Tour will feature Every Time I Die, Chelsea Grin, Veil of Maya, Terror, Stray From The Path, Volumes (July 26 - Aug 11), Capture the Crown, IWrestledABearOnce, For All Those Sleeping, Structures (July 19 - 25 & Aug 12 - 17), Ice Nine Kills, and Dayshell. The dates for the tour have now been revealed and are as follows:

7/19 - Long Island, NY @ The Paramount
7/20 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium (NO SFTP)
7/21 - Albany, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall (NO SFTP)
7/22 - Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
7/23 - Toledo, OH @ Rocket Bar
7/24 - Chicago, IL @ Toyota Park
7/25 - Minneapolis, MN @ Cabooze
7/26 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada
7/27 - Denver, CO @ Summit
7/28 - Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue (NO TERROR)
7/30 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
8/01 - San Francisco, CA @ The Regency
8/02 - Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues
8/03 - Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
8/04 - San Diego, CA @ Soma
8/05 - Phoenix, AZ @ Nile Theatre
8/08 - Dallas, TX @ The Door
8/09 - San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
8/10 - Houston, TX @ House of Blues
8/12 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
8/13 - Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
8/14 - Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
8/15 - New York City, NY @ Irving Plaza
8/16 - Reading, PA @ The Reverb
8/17 - Hartford, CT @ The Webster More...

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AllStars 2013 Lineup Announced

The third annual installment of the AllStars Tour is taking shape for this summer, and Buffalo's Every Time I Die will be this year's headliner (the abnd's final run in support of the "Ex Lives" album).

The tour will also feature Chelsea Grin, Veil of Maya, Terror, Stray From The Path, Capture The Crown, IwrestledABearOnce, For All Those Sleeping, and DayShell. Structures, Volumes, and other bands TBA will also be performing in select markets.

Every Time I Die's Keith Buckley (vocals) states: “We've always put a lot of effort into making this band work and when we perform we do so at the highest level of intensity, so to finally be deemed an 'AllStar' is a dream come true. I plan on relaxing in a hot tub with Wade Boggs or smoking huge cigars with Ronnie Harmon talking about our visits to Hollywood. Those are just some casual things us AllStars do when we're not giving 110%. But that's rare. This tour has a solid line-up and we're excited to be a part of it. See you all this summer.”

Stay tuned to the tour's Facebook profile for more updates. More...

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Structures Releases European Tour Footage

Structures has posted a tour recap video taken from the band's first European run with Veil of Maya. Watch the footage below. Structures will be back touring again this coming November with Parkway Drive, Emmure, and The Word Alive. You can also watch the band's previously posted music video for "Paralyzed" at this location.

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Structures Posts New Music Video

Canadian metalcore band Structures posted a new music video for the track "Paralyzed." The song appears on the band's latest album "Divided By," which was issued in October 2011 through Sumerian Records.

A drum play through video for the song was previously posted and can be viewed at this location.

Check out "Paralyzed" here:

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Structures Posts Drum Playthrough Video

Structures has posted a drum play through video clip of Andrew McEnaney performing the song "Paralyzed," which is available below. Structures will be heading out on a European tour this coming November with Emmure, Parkway Drive, and The Word Alive. Check out full details at this location.

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Emmure Announces European Tour

Emmure is headed out for a European tour this coming November supporting Parkway Drive, along with The Word Alive and Struc/tures. Emmure is also currently gearing up for the Trespass America Festival, which will take over the U.S. starting July 13th in Broomfield, Colo.

The band's upcoming November tour dates are as follows (find full Tresspass America Festival dates at this location):

11/13 Tilburg, NET – 013
11/14 Birmingham, UK – Ballroom
11/15 Manchester, UK – Academy
11/16 Leeds, UK – University
11/17 London, UK – Roundhouse
11/18 Lint, BEL – Eurocam Media Center
11/19 Hamburg, GER – Große Freiheit 36
11/20 Oslo, NOR – Sentrum Scene
11/21 Stockholm, SWE – Debaser Medis
11/22 Gothenburg, SWE – Trädgårn
11/23 Berlin, GER – Huxleys
11/24 Oberhausen, GER – Turbinenhalle
11/25 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
11/26 Zürich, SWI – Komplex
11/27 Trezzo Sull’Adda, ITA – Live Club
11/28 München, GER – Kesselhaus
11/29 Budapest, HUN – Dürer Kert
11/30 Prague, CZE – Meet Factory
12/01 Dresden, GER – Eventwerk

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Structures Posts "Paralyzed" Drum Play Through

Canadian metalcore band Structures posted a second play through video with drummer Andrew McEnaney, this time for the track "Paralyzed." The song appears on the band's latest album "Divided By," which was issued in October 2011 through Sumerian Records. The previous play through video for "Hydroplaning" can be viewed at this location.

Check out "Paralyzed" here:

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Dragonforce To Kick Off U.S. Tour At NEMHF

Dragonforce announced that the band will kick off the U.S. Tour with an appearance at the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival at The Palladium in Worcester, Mass on April 21, 2012. The festival runs from April 20-22, 2012. Dragonforce will be one of the headlining acts on Saturday with All That Remains and Overkill.

The new Dragonforce record "The Power Within" is scheduled for release on April 15, 2012 through the band's own label Electric Generation Recordings.

The full lineup for the Saturday portion of the festival is as follows:

All That Remains
Protest the Hero
Suidakra More...

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Veil Of Maya Announces European Tour

Chicago's Veil of Maya will return to Europe on the band's first ever headline tour, with Betraying the Martyrs, Vildhjarta, Structures, and Volumes in support. The band lands in Europe following dates in Japan on a world tour promoting the “Eclipse” album, out via Sumerian on February 27th. Dates are as follows:

27/04 Munchen (D) Backstage
28/04 Prague (CZ) Rock Cafe
29/04 Stuttgart (D) LKA
30/04 Lindau (D) Vaudeville
01/05 Bochum (D) Matrix
02/05 Reading (UK) Sub89
03/05 Leeds (UK) The Well
04/05 London (UK) Underworld
05/05 Newcastle (UK) O2 Academy2
06/05 Manchester (UK) Moho
07/05 Birmingham (UK) O2 Academy3
08/05 Rotterdam (NL) Baroeg
09/05 Aarschot (B) De Klinker
10/05 Paris (F) Batofar
11/05 Aarau (CH) Kiff
12/05 Roncade (I) New Age Club
13/05 Wien (A) Viper Room
14/05 Budapest (HU) Durer Kert
15/05 Leipzig (D) Conne Island
16/05 Copenhagen (DK) Pumpehuset
17/05 Hamburg (D) Markthalle
18/05 Koblenz (D) Circus Maximus
19/05 St Petersburg (RUS) Arktika
20/05 Moscow (RUS) Plan B

Check out the advance album track "Vicious Circles" in the player below. More...

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Structures Posts Drum Playthrough Clip

Structures has posted a new drum playthrough clip of Andrew McEnaney playing the song "Hydroplaning." Check out the clip below.

Structures also has the following upcoming tour dates: More...

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