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Underoath Set To Release Third Album, Tour Hard

Coming off their 350,000-selling 2004 indie smash They're Only Chasing Safety disc, UNDEROATH return June 20 with DEFINE THE GREAT LINE, their third album on Seattle's Tooth and Nail/Solid State Records. Catapulting them far beyond their previous works to create a sound that's both epic and intimate, UNDEROATH deliver one highlight after another including "Casting Such A Thin Shadow," "In Regards To Myself" and the haunting first single "Writing On The Walls."

The band - lead vocalist SPENCER CHAMBERLAIN, guitarist TIM MCTAGUE, bassist GRANT BRANDELL, drummer AARON GILLESPIE, keyboardist CHRISTOPHER DUDLEY and guitarist JAMES SMITH - just arrived in Sweden to shoot two videos with the avant-garde production team Popcore Films (Cult of Luna, From First To Last "The Latest Plague"). Director Anders Forsman is helming the "Writing On The Walls" clip, while director Linus Johansson will lens the video for "In Regards To Myself." Meawhile, look for UNDEROATH to host MTV2's "Headbangers Ball" on the show airing Saturday, June 3.

In touring news, UNDEROATH will perform at the Bamboozle Festival in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday, May 7 before launching their U.S. headlining tour with Poison The Well, As Cities Burn and Spitfire supporting. For the May 15 New Orleans stop at the House Of Blues, the band will donate all of their share of the proceeds to benefit Common Grounds, which restores homes for Katrina Victims in the Ninth Ward. In addition, there will be a table at the show so kids can learn more about how to help with hurricane relief. Then UNDEROATH will hit the road as one of the headlining main stage acts on the Vans Warped Tour all summer long from June 15-August 13.

"We didn't want to take the normal approach, with just two guitar tracks, drum tracks, vocal tracks or whatever," guitarist TIM explains about the making of DEFINE THE GREAT LINE. "We made an effort to expand in our minds what UNDEROATH could do."

The disc was crafted with the help of Atlanta-based producer/drummer Matt Goldman--who helped pour the rhythmic foundation--and Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz, who lent his experience to help capture the guitars and vocals and encouraged these Warped Tour veterans to use E-Bows, reel bows and experiment with delays and effects pedals. As a result, DEFINE THE GREAT LINE is a mind-blowing and cohesive album and, while marking an artistically dark turn for the band, it remains undeniably accessible.

"I like how broad it is," says lead vocalist SPENCER about the album's title. "DEFINE THE GREAT LINE can be interpreted so many different ways. It's just an imaginary line that I try to balance myself on to be the best person I can be."

Here is UNDEROATH's touring schedule:

Headlining tour with Poison the Well, As Cities Burn and Spitfire
Wed 5/3 Columbia, SC @ Headliners Music Hall
Thu 5/4 Richmond, VA @ Alley Katz
Fri 5/5 Richmond, VA @ Alley Katz
Sat 5/6 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
Sun 5/7 E. Rutherford, NJ @ Meadowlands Complex (Bamboozle)
Tue 5/9 Towson, MD @ Recher Theatre
Wed 5/10 Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street
Thu 5/11 Winston-Salem, NC @ Ziggy's
Fri 5/12 Gainesville, FL @ Common Grounds
Sat 5/13 Orlando, FL @ Central Florida Fairgrounds (Cornerstone)
Mon 5/15 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
Tue 5/16 Jackson, MS @ The Capri
Wed 5/17 Fayetteville, AR @ The Music Hall

Headlining tour with Poison the Well, As Cities Burn and Since By Man
Thu 5/18 Fayetteville, AR @ The Music Hall
Fri 5/19 Tulsa, OK @ Cain's Ballroom
Sat 5/20 Springfield, MO @ The Oasis
Sun 5/21 Wichita, KS @ The Cotillion
Mon 5/22 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium
Tue 5/23 W. Des Moines, IA @ Val Air Ballroom
Wed 5/24 Green Bay, WI @ Riverside Ballroom
Thu 5/25 Grand Rapids, MI @ Intersection
Sat 5/27 Kettering, OH @ The Attic Club (early and late shows)
Sun 5/28 Lexington, KY @ Oleika Shriner's Temple
Mon 5/29 Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
Tue 5/30 Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre

Hosting MTV2's Headbangers Ball in NYC
Sat 6/3 New York, NY @ MTV2's Headbangers Ball (air date)

Vans Warped Tour 2006 main stage headlining
Thu 6/15 Columbia, MD @ Merriweather
Fri 6/16 Columbus, OH @ Germain Amphitheatre
Sat 6/17 Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Amphitheatre
Sun 6/18 Minneapolis, MN @ Metrodome
Mon 6/19 Kansas City, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Lot
Wed 6/21 Nashville, TN @ Starwood Amphitheatre
Thu 6/22 Jacksonville, FL @ Jacksonville Fairgrounds
Fri 6/23 Tampa, FL @ Vinoy Park
Sat 6/24 Miami, FL @ Bayfront Park Amphitheatre
Sun 6/25 Orlando, FL @ Tinker Field
Mon 6/26 Charleston, SC @ Exchange Park
Tue 6/27 Raleigh, NC @ Alltell Pavilion
Wed 6/28 Atlanta, GA @ Hi Fi Amphitheatre Lot
Fri 6/30 Houston, TX @ Reliant Center
Sat 7/1 Dallas, TX @ Smirnoff Music Center Lot
Sun 7/2 San Antonio, TX @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Lot
Mon 7/3 Las Cruces, NM @ N.M.S.U Practice Field
Wed 7/5 Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Pavilion
Thu 7/6 San Diego, CA @ Coors Amphitheatre
Fri 7/7 Pomona, CA @ Fairplex Park
Sat 7/8 San Francisco, CA @ Pier 30/32
Sun 7/9 Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Arena
Tue 7/11 Ventura, CA @ Seaside Park
Wed 7/12 Los Angeles, CA @ Dodger Stadium Lot
Thu 7/13 Sacramento, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre Lot
Fri 7/14 Boise, ID @ Treasure Valley Speedway
Sat 7/15 Seattle, WA @ Gorge Amphitheatre
Sun 7/16 Portland, OR @ Columbia Meadows
Tue 7/18 Vancouver, BC @ Thunderbird Stadium
Thu 7/20 Calgary, AB @ Race City Speedway
Sat 7/22 Salt Lake City, UT @ Utah State Fairgrounds
Sun 7/23 Denver, CO @ Invesco Field
Tue 7/25 St. Louis, MO @ UMB Bank Pavilion
Wed 7/26 Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
Thu 7/27 Pittsburgh, PA @ Post Gazette Pavilion
Fri 7/28 Indianapolis, IN @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Lot
Sat 7/29 Detroit, MI @ Comerica Park
Sun 7/30 Chicago, IL @ Tweeter Center
Tue 8/1 Buffalo, NY @ Darien Lakes Fields
Wed 8/2 Fitchburg, MA @ Fitchburg Airport
Thu 8/3 Camden, NJ @ Tweeter Center @ the Waterfront
Fri 8/4 Scranton, PA @ Montage Mountain
Sat 8/5 New York, NY @ Nassau Coliseum
Sun 8/6 Old Bridge, NJ @ Englishtown Raceway
Tue 8/8 Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Lot
Wed 8/9 Virginia Beach, VA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Lot
Thu 8/10 Washington, DC @ Nissan Pavilion Lot
Fri 8/11 Cleveland, OH @ Tower City
Sat 8/12 Toronto, ONT @ Park Place
Sun 8/13 Montreal, QUE @ Park Jean Drapeau

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1. I*CUM*BLOOD writes:

nobody wants to hear anything from these
p ussies

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2. crazedmind writes:

f*** you dude. if you dont like them dont post here. underoath is great even if they arent metal, its hardcore/screamo most of the time so close enough.

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3. lordpaco18 writes:

i really like em too, if you give em a chance, theyre amazing

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4. I*CUM*BLOOD writes:

hell no they aint amazing, these guys suck ass. emo music is f uckin horrible and for gay people only. Death to Gay music

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5. selly writes:

Death to poeple who c** blood!!!
Underoath are straight up crazy.

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