BLEED THE SKY, STRAIGHT LINE STITCH, WITHIN CHAOS, EKOTREN: Tour Dates Announced

BLEED THE SKY will team up with STRAIGHT LINE STITCH, WITHIN CHAOS and EKOTREN for the Brew-Tality Tour 2008 beginning at the end of July. Confirmed dates are as follows:

Jul. 25 - Midnight Rodeo 3 - Abilene, Texas
Jul. 26 - The 169 - Wichita Falls, Texas
Jul. 27 - The War Legion Underground - Amarillo, Texas
Jul. 28 - The Compound - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jul. 29 - The Clubhouse - Tempe, Arizona
Jul. 30 - The Jumping Turtle - San Marcos, California
Jul. 31 - Knitting Factory - Hollywood
Aug. 01 - Cheyenne Saloon - Las Vegas, Nevada
Aug. 02 – Gator's - Farmington, New Mexico
Aug. 04 - Eagles Club - Sheridan, Wyoming
Aug. 06 - The Oriental Theater - Denver, Colorado
Aug. 07 - Lizard Lounge - Wichita, Kansas
Aug. 08 - City Nights - Oklahoma City
Aug. 09 - The Otherside - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Aug. 10 - Rockstar Nightclub - St. Louis, Missouri
Aug. 11 - George's Majestic Lounge - Fayetteville, Arkansas
Aug. 13 - The Village Little - Little Rock, Arkansas
Aug. 15 - Station 4 - St. Paul, Minnesota
Aug. 17 - Doubles - Green Bay, Wisconsin
Aug. 18 - Underground - Sandusky, Ohio
Aug. 19 - Machine Shop - Flint, Michigan
Aug. 20 - Wreck Room - Toronto, Ontario
Aug. 21 - The Ritz - Warren, Michigan
Aug. 22 - Peabody’s - Cleveland, Ohio
Aug. 24 - Monkey Bar - Huntington, West Virginia
Aug. 25 - Croc Rock - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Aug. 26 - Chasers - Keansburg, New Jersey
Aug. 27 - Knitting Factory - New York, New York
Aug. 29 - Jester's Pub - Fayetteville, North Carolina
Aug. 30 - Ground Zero - Spartanburg, South Carolina

Migrating back to its place of birth after a two-year stint in Los Angeles and sporting three new band members, Oklahoma City's BLEED THE SKY will hit the road in support of its new album, "Murder The Dance", released on June 10 and produced and engineered by Christian Olde Wolbers (FEAR FACTORY), mixed by Ben Schigel (CHIMAIRA, DROWNING POOL), and mastered by Matt Rosebery. "Murder The Dance" is the follow-up to the band's 2005 debut album, "Paradigm In Entropy", which sold over 10,000 copies.

BTS vocalist Noah Robinson shared some additional information about the album: "We had several guest vocalists on 'Murder The Dance'. A lot of people think that you only bring in guest vocalists when you yourself are out of ideas, but that couldn't be further from the truth. First off, we had our friend Jeremy Hall [from San Diego-based bands AUDKIK and DYING REGRET] come in to track 'The Sleeping Beauty'. Nobody understood the meaning of this song more than him, and when I explained that to him, he said he'd be honored. Once we had our vocals tracked on 'Occam's Razor', we were listening back to it and [producer] Christian [Wolbers] suggested Martina Axen [former DRAIN STH drummer] come in and guest. She was thrilled and I could not have been happier to see her in action. Last but certainly not least was our boy Jon 'The Hoff' Howard [vocalist for Canada-based labelmates THREAT SIGNAL] tracking vocals on 'Vertical Smile'. We've all been huge fans of THREAT SIGNAL even before they were signed, so we seized this opportunity to finally get to work with Jon. The new line-up is… let me put it this way: Our video director David Brodsky [HATE ETERNAL, THE RED CHORD, SOILENT GREEN] beat us into the ground when were shooting for 'Sullivan', and everyone was headbanging like maniacs at 8 a.m. without an audience and without even stretching or warming up."

Justin Warrick, formerly of the Southern California band REV, recently joined the band's ranks as their rhythm and lead guitarist.

BLEED THE SKY's new lineup is:

Noah Robinson - Vocals
Ryan Clark - Bass
Rob Thornton - Guitar
Justin Warrick - Guitar
Austin D'Amond - Drums

(Thanks: The Metal Den)

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