Vocalist Tim Lambesis of San Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING has issued the following update:"Songwriting [for the next AS I LAY DYING CD] has been going well, with about 6-7 songs done. "We decided to officially start recording the new AS I LAY DYING album on October 17. At that point we'll record as many songs as we can and then finish the album around the New Year. I think this will be a good way to spread out our songwriting since most of our previous records have always been written within a few months." Tim Lambesis was interviewed by Eric Blair of "The Blairing Out With Eric Blair Show" on September 5, 2009 at the Liskfest in Irvine, California. Watch the chat in two parts below. AS I LAY DYING's first-ever DVD, "This Is Who We Are", sold 4,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 2 on the Top Music Videos chart. It also debuted at No. 3 in Canada, where the DVD has already shipped platinum. AS I LAY DYING has appeared on Taste Of Chaos, Ozzfest, headlined the 2006 Sounds Of The Underground Tour, Cornerstone, Bamboozle 2006 and just about every significant hard music festival around the globe. With "This Is Who We Are", AS I LAY DYING steps into new territory by releasing its first-ever DVD consisting of three discs produced and directed by Denise Korycki (CANNIBAL CORPSE's "Centuries of Torment" DVD) that provide viewers with live performances and a complete AS I LAY DYING audio/visual history. "It's hard to believe that we've been a band for as long as we have yet have never released an official DVD documenting our first seven years," said Lambesis. "As a result, we've included so much content that you hardly have to like our music to be entertained. With that said, it feels good knowing how many diehard fans over the years have supported our band and their simple enjoyment of our music has given us the chance to see the world!" Part 1:
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