On July 28, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Sgrosso of San Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING. You can now listen to the chat below.
AS I LAY DYING will take part in a signing session and meet-and-greet this Sunday, August 1 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hot Topic in the San Francisco Center (865 Market St.) in San Francisco, California.
Hot Topic members can purchase an AS I LAY DYING CD or T-shirt to receive a wristband to guarantee their spot in line.
To find out how to become a member, go to HotTopic.com.
AS I LAY DYING's latest album, "The Powerless Rise", sold 38,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 10 on The Billboard 200 chart.
AS I LAY DYING' previous album, "An Ocean Between Us", opened with 39,500 units back in August 2007 to land at No. 8.
"The Powerless Rise" was released on May 11 via Metal Blade Records.
AS I LAY DYING's blistering first single, "Beyond Our Suffering", is now available for fans to play and download for FREE on Tap Tap Revenge 3 via the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Tap Tap Revenge is a popular music game in the tradition of Guitar Hero or Dance Dance Revolution that puts rhythmic skills to the test in all-new ways. Tap through the beats or shake left and right as the arrows fall. Download exclusive tracks or take on your friends head-to-head in Tap Tap Revenge's unique two-player mode.
On July 12, AS I LAY DYING launched the "Cool Tour" with UNDEROATH, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, BLESSTHEFALL, THE ACACIA STRAIN, ARCHITECTS, CANCER BATS, and WAR OF AGES. The nationwide trek will wrap in San Francisco on August 1.