San Diego wrecking crew AS I LAY DYING has lined up a couple of headlining shows in the U.K. around their dates as the support act for BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows:With BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE and GALLOWS except where noted: Jan. 03 - Newcastle, UK @ Academy
Jan. 04 - Manchester, UK @ Apollo
Jan. 05 - Birmingham, UK @ Academy
Jan. 06 - Colchester, UK @ Arts Centre *
Jan. 07 - Cardiff, UK @ University
Jan. 08 - Hammersmith, UK @ Apollo
Jan. 10 - Oxford, UK @ Zodiac *
Jan. 11 - Sheffield, UK @ Corporation * * AS I LAY DYING headlining shows w/ GALLOWS AS I LAY DYING is currently writing material for its as-yet-untitled new album, tentatively due in the spring via Metal Blade. AS I LAY DYING recently re-released their first two recordings, previously out on Pluto Records, via Metal Blade Records. The set includes both a re-recorded and the original version of the band's split CD with AMERICAN TRAGEDY (originally issued in 2002), plus their first album, "Beneath the Encasing of Ashes" (2001). AS I LAY DYING's last album, "Shadows Are Security", was released in June 2005.