• Julia Quezada

The Amity Affliction Signs to Pure Noise Records

The Amity Affliction have returned with a new label and a new single as well. The band has announced their signing to Pure Noise Records with "All My Friends Are Dead".

Last year The Amity Affliction released Misery, the band's 6th studio album. In it they wove electronic elements and even bolder hooks into their signature sound, and did so with humbling confidence. Throughout the album, while they pushed their sound in previously unexplored directions and imbued every track with a distinct identity, everything they did remained fundamentally true to who they are, both as individuals and as a unit. While they retained the formula of guitarist Dan Brown writing all of the music, Birch providing lyrics, and bassist/clean vocalist Ahren Stringer weaving the two together implemented on This Could Be Heartbreak (2016), the band worked more cohesively than on any of their previous releases. They also recruited Defeater drummer Joe Longobardi and producer Matt Squire to round out the team.

"It was time for a breath of fresh air, and more so for us than anyone else, Our whole career, we've always felt that we've had to prove ourselves. We've had to prove we tour enough, that we're good enough, and we've never been given a handout. We've never really been supported by other bands taking us on big tours to help us get bigger. With this record we're standing here and stating here we are. It was definitely somewhere that we were headed. Everyone's a bit older and musical influences change, and how we envision the band changed, We always handle everything ourselves, and our producer Matt Squire helped us get the electronic stuff the way we wanted it. We came to him with clear ideas and placeholders of the sounds we wanted, and he helped us nail those down." -Joel Birch

Fans can hear "All My Friends Are Dead" live this fall as The Amity Affliction prepares to hit the road in Australia, Japan, and the United States. They will also be touring the UK in early 2020. List of dates below, get tickets here.

Australian Tour:

W/ support from Underoath, Crossfaith & Pagan

9/12 - Sydney, AUS @ Hordern Pavilion

9/14 - Brisbane, AUS @ Riverstage Brisbane

9/16 - Melbourne, AUS @ Melbourne Arena

Japan Tour Supporting Crossfaith:

9/23 - Tokyo, JAP @ Studio Coast

9/25 - Osaka, JAP @ Namba Hatch

9/26 - Nagoya, JAP @ Zepp Nagoya

US Tour Supporting Sum 41:

10/5 - Minneapolis, MN @ Skyway Theatre

10/6 - Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre

10/8 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre

10/9 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex

10/12 - Chico, CA @ Senator Theatre

10/13 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo

10/16 - Las Vegas, NV @ House Of Blues

10/17 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium

10/18 - San Diego, CA @ Soma

10/20 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre

10/23 - Houston, TX @ Revention Music Center

10/26 - Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz

10/28 - New York, NY @ Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom

10/29 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore

10/31 - Worcester, MA @ Palladium

UK Tour Supporting Beartooth:

2/16/20 - Stuttgart, DE @ LKA Longhorn

2/17/20 - Vienna, AT @ Arena Wien

2/19/20 - Solothurn, CH @ Kofmehl

2/20/20 - Munich, DE @ Tonhalle

2/21/20 - Oberhausen, DE @ Turbinnehallen

2/22/20 - Wiesbaden, DE @ Schlachthof

2/24/20 - Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy

2/25/20 - Glasgow, UK @ SWG3

2/26/20 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City

2/28/20 - Manchester, UK @ Academy

2/29/20 - London, UK @ Roundhouse

3/1/20 - Antwerp, BE @ Trix

3/3/20 - Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg

3/4/20 - Hamburg, DE @ Grosse Freiheit

3/5/20 - Berlin, DE @ Huxleys

3/6/20 - Leipzig, DE @ Taubchenthal

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