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As I Lay Dying Announces "Awakened" Info, New Tour Dates

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The Grammy-nominated rock group As I Lay Dying will release sixth album, "Awakened," this coming September 25th on Metal Blade. Pre-orders are available today via this location.

After wrapping a run as a main stage act on the Rockstar Mayhem Festival with Slipknot, Slayer, and more, the group will headline a special album release show - with more details coming soon. On October 15th, As I Lay Dying will launch a European tour with Trivium, Caliban, and Upon A Burning Body before returning to the U.S. in November for a nationwide tour.

As I Lay Dying just completed a video for the new single "A Greater Foundation." The group teamed with director Drew Russ (A Day To Remember, Falling In Reverse) and producer Robby Starbuck for the performance-based clip, which was shot on location in Los Angeles. "We were all impressed with Drew's ability to capture the intensity of live band performances in his videos, and 'A Greater Foundation' is no exception, explains bassist Josh Gilbert. " Drew's technique, along with the all-day participation of some of our diehard fans in Los Angeles, definitely accentuated the energy of the song and makes for an exciting and dynamic video. We can't wait to unveil it!"

The album's track listing is:

1. Cauterize
2. A Greater Foundation
3 .Resilience
4. Wasted Words
5. Whispering Silence
6. Overcome
7. No Lungs to Breathe
8. Defender
9. Washed Away
10. My Only Home
11. Tear Out My Eyes

For "Awakened," the band holed up in the Blasting Room in Fort Collins, CO with rock producer Bill Stevenson (Descendents) and mixer Colin Richardson. "Awakened" marks the follow-up to the "Decas" EP (2011), which reached #2 on the iTunes Rock Chart. The group's last LP, 2010's "The Powerless Rise," debuted on the Billboard Top 200 at #10. The band's upcoming live shows are:

09/25 New York, NY Santo's Party House CD release party/Metal Blade 30th Anniversary
10/15 Manchester, UK Ritz
10/16 Glasgow, UK ABC
10/17 Birmingham, UK Institute
10/19 Bristol, UK Academy
10/20 Norwich, UK UEA
10/21 London, UK Shephards Bush Empire
10/22 Brussels, BE AB
10/23 Paris, FR La Bataclan
10/25 Tilburg, NL 013
10/26 Herford, DE X
10/27 Stuttgart, DE LKA
10/28 Köln, DE Live Music Hall
10/30 Malmo, SE Kulturbolaget
10/31 Stockholm, SE Arenan
11/02 Helsinki, FI The Circus
11/04 Oslo, NO Centrum Scene
11/05 Gothenburg, SE Tradgarn
11/06 Copenhagen, DKVega
11/07 Berlin, DE Huxleys
11/08 Hamburg, DE Docks
11/10 Chemnitz, DE Südbahnhof
11/11 München, DE Backstage Werk
11/12 Milan, IT Live Club
11/13 Solothurn, CH Kofmehl
11/14 Wien, AT Gasometer
11/16 Barcelona, ES Appolo
11/17 Bilbao, ES Santana 27
11/18 Madrid, ES Riviera

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1. Shwizzy writes:

very much looking forward to this release. As I Lay Dying is the only good thing to come out of Metalcore.

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2. DM725 writes:

^ I disagree but they are one of the best

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3. eka writes:

I really like the album Awakened

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