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After The Burial, the Minneapolis outfit who have “garnered a reputation from their techy, eight-stringed, djent riff wizardry” (Rock Sound), share new song, “Collapse” (watch the above) from the band’s forthcoming album, "Dig Deep" (Feb. 19, Sumerian Records).
“When you think you don’t have anything left in you, you have to rely on that inner strength,” says guitar player Trent Hafdahl. “That’s where we are as a band. So many things beyond our control went wrong, but we started to dig deep as brothers.”
“We went through hell to finish this record, and the music translates that,” singer Anthony Notarmaso agrees. “Trent worked his ass off, and it shows. It’s crazy because I think it brought us closer as band. Justin wrote some riffs that ended up on the, but after a couple of days in the studio he left. He obviously wasn’t okay, and we wanted him to get well. I arrived a few days after the guys had gotten there. I never got to see him.” Notarmaso is referring to the untimely death of the band mate Justin Lowe in July.
Pre-orders for the nine-song album are available now with instant downloads of “Lost in the Static” (https://youtu.be/hUNAX1UYeAE) and “Collapse” available with digital downloads via iTunes (http://smarturl.it/DigDeep-iTunes) and Google Play (http://smarturl.it/DigDeep-GooglePlay).
Physical bundles are available via Sumerian Records (http://sumerianmerch.com).
"Dig Deep" was recorded at Graphic Nature Audio in New Jersey with producer Will Putney (The Amity Affliction, Upon A Burning Body). The album is the first where the band partnered with a producer. “We had not tried it before,” explains Hafdahl. “It felt like a fresh idea to do something new. We were still running the show obviously, but he brought a good ear for tone and melody. He encouraged us to explore more. To have that perspective was helpful.”
After The Burial join label mates Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, Bad Omens and ERRA for Sumerian Records’ 10 Year Tour:
February 19 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theatre
February 20 Chicago, IL The Bottom Lounge
February 21 Millvale, PA Mr. Small’s Theatre
February 22 Indianapolis, IN The Emerson Theater
February 23 Pontiac, MI The Crofoot Ballroom
February 24 Cleveland, OH Agora Theatre
February 25 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
February 26 Worcester, MA The Palladium
February 27 New York, NY The Gramercy Theatre
February 28 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Sound Stage
February 29 Greensboro, NC Greene Street Club
March 2 Tampa, FL The Orpheum
March 4 San Antonio, TX Korova
March 5 Houston, TX Walters Downtown
March 6 Austin, TX Dirty Dog Bar
March 7 El Paso, TX Tricky Falls
March 8 Mesa, AZ Nile Theater
March 9 Hollywood, CA The Roxy Theatre
March 10 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades
March 11 Fresno, CA Strummer’s (w/Veil of Maya only)
March 12 San Diego, CA Soma
March 13 Pomona, CA The Glasshouse
March 14 Las Vegas, NV Eagle Aerie Hall (headlining date)
March 15 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theatre (w/Born of Osiris only)
March 16 Denver, CO The Summit Music Hall
March 17 Lawrence, KS Granada Theater
March 18 St. Louis, MO Fubar
Tickets are available via http://sumerian10year.com.
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