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Between The Buried And Me Bus Fire: New Album Out Today

| 10 October 2012 | Reply

Oct. 9, 2012, LOS ANGELES – Between The Buried And Me’s critically-lauded, 72-minute opus, The Parallax II: Future Sequence, is available today via Metal Blade Records.

Between The Buried And Me’s bus caught fire this morning in England.  There are no injuries and no equipment was damaged.  There is no effect on the band’s tour.  Tour manager Courtney Warner adds: “As of now, we are at a service area awaiting transportation to a hotel.  A new bus is on its way.  We shouldn’t miss any shows because of this.  All gear, luggage, personal items and most importantly, people, are all good.  We just stink like smoke.”

The 12-track album was described by Tommy Rogers (vocals, keyboards) as: “A conceptual journey that takes the listener to worlds that seem familiar and worlds that make you scratch your head.”   The band’s 2011 predecessor, The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues EP, laid the groundwork for the story behind the Parallax releases, Prospect I and Prospect II.

Loudwire described The Parallax II as ” quintessentially brilliant,” while awarding the release a perfect score. Alternative Press said the band “continue to dominate progressive metal” and are musically “expanding on every already-top-notch aspect.”  Outburn called the album “otherworldly,” while Decibel added that BTBAM are “one of progressive metal’s most singular, unique and genuinely progressive bands.”

A number of aural and visual clips have been released leading up to the release with the most recent addition audio clips from the entire release, which can be found here:  http://youtu.be/HFTbp3UFmyE.  The band has also released a stunning, effects laden video for “Astral Body“:  http://youtu.be/u8Q9DknFFuM and a series of instructional videos (guitar, bass and drums) for “Telos“: http://youtu.be/qQZmTXCSO00.

North American tour dates for 2013 are forthcoming.

All dates below w/Periphery and The Safety Fire opening:

Oct. 10                  Antwerp, Belgium                    Trix
Oct. 11                  Amsterdam, Netherlands       Melkweg
Oct. 12                  Cologne, Germany                  Luxor
Oct. 13                  Munster, Germany                   Sputnikhalle
Oct. 14                  Copenhagen, Denmark         Vega
Oct. 16                  Stockholm, Sweden               Debaser Slussen
Oct. 17                  Gothenberg, Sweden             Sticky Fingers
Oct. 18                  Hamburg, Germany                Logo
Oct. 19                  Berlin, Germany                      Lido
Oct. 20                  Prague, Czech Republic       Rock Cafe
Oct. 22                  Bratislava, Slovakia                Randall Club
Oct. 23                  Budapest, Hungary                Durer Kert
Oct. 24                  Vienna, Austria                       Szene
Oct. 25                  Munich, Germany                   Backstage
Oct. 27                  Novara, Italy                             Rock’n’Roll Arena
Oct. 28                  Zurich, Switzerland                Dynamo
Oct. 29                  Stuttgart, Germany                 Universum
Oct. 30                  Frankfurt, Germany               Batschkapp
Oct. 31                  Paris, France                          La Maroquinerie
Nov. 2                   London, UK                             Shepherds Bush Empire

Nov. 4                   Austin, TX                                 Fun Fun Fun Fest

All dates below w/Animal as Leaders opening:
Nov. 8                   Osaka, Japan                         Avenue A
Nov. 9                   Nagoya, Japan                       3Star
Nov. 10                 Tokyo, Japan                          Aube
Nov. 11                 Tokyo, Kichijoji                       Club Seata
Nov. 13                 Perth, Australia                      Amplifier
Nov. 14                 Adelaide, Australia               Fowlers
Nov. 15                 Brisbane, Australia              The Zoo
Nov. 16                 Melbourne, Australia           Corner Hotel
Nov. 17                 Sydney, Australia                  The Metro
Nov. 19                 Wellington, NZ                      Bodega
Nov. 20                 Auckland, NZ                        The Kings Arms

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Todd ‘ToddStar’ Jolicoeur

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