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Between The Buried And Me Sign With Sumerian For New Album, Reveal Tour With The Dear Hunter & Leprous


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Between The Buried And Me have signed with Sumerian Records and will release the first half of their new two part album on March 09th. That album is collectively titled “Automata“, with “Automata I” set to arrive on the aforementioned release date. The second half, “Automata II“, will arrive this summer. Pre-orders and a new song will launch this Friday, January 19th. Frontman/keyboardist Tommy Rogers commented:

“Every single week music comes and goes. We can get music instantly and with this luxury, the listener has a hard time sitting down with albums and exploring their every twist and turn. Because of this, we have decided to release our new album in two parts. Our music is dense and our albums are very long, so we want to give people two separate moments to dive in this year and explore new music that we’ve put our entire being into. We hope you enjoy the creation as much as we’ve enjoyed the process.”

According to an official press release, the album will revolve around the concept of being able to view the dreams of others, it stated of that:

“What if dreams could be broadcast for the purpose of entertainment? Could you consume the innermost thoughts of another person on screen? If you could, what does that say about an attention-starved audience? More importantly, what would become of the dreamer?”

Guitarist/vocalist Paul Waggoner added:

“We’re always trying to do something different, and this album fell right into that sort of pattern. We push ourselves into new places, while retaining our basic sound. Musically, we go somewhere that’s fun and challenging. We never know how it’s going to turn out. These are uncharted waters for us. We’ve never written an entire piece and presented it in separate parts like this.”

In other news, the band will be touring with The Dear Hunter and Leprous this spring, see below the dates.

Between The Buried And Me - Automata I

01 – “Condemned To The Gallows
02 – “House Organ
03 – “Yellow Eyes
04 – “Millions
05 – “Gold Distance
06 – “Blot

03/02 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
03/03 Minneapolis, MN – First Ave
03/05 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
03/06 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
03/08 Seattle, WA – Showbox
03/09 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
03/10 San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
03/11 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
03/13 Los Angeles, CA – Belasco Theater
03/15 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
03/16 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee
03/17 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
03/19 Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live
03/20 Dallas, TX – Canton Hall
03/21 Houston, TX – Warehouse Ballroom
03/23 Orlando, FL – The Beacham Theater
03/24 Ft/Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
03/27 Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom
03/28 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
03/30 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls
03/31 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
04/02 Albany, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
04/03 Boston, MA – Royale
04/04 New York City, NY – Playstation Theater
04/05 Baltimore, MD – Filmore Silver Spring
04/06 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
04/07 Mount Clemens, MI – Emerald Theatre

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