Between The Buried And Me To Release New Two-Part Album “Automata”, Announce Tour With The Dear Hunter & Leprous

Between The Buried And Me have signed a new deal with Sumerian Records for the release of their new two part album “Automata.“ The first part, “Automata I,” will be released on March 9, while the second part, “Automata II,“ will be released this summer. A teaser for “Condemned To The Gallows” can be found below, along with the cover art and track listing for part one:

“Automata I” Track Listing:

01. “Condemned To The Gallows”
02. “House Organ”
03. “Yellow Eyes”
04. “Millions”
05. “Gold Distance”
06. “Blot”

Tommy Rogers commented:

“Every single week music comes and goes. We can get music instantly and with this luxury, the listener has a hard time sitting down with albums and exploring their every twist and turn. Because of this, we have decided to release our new album in two parts. Our music is dense and our albums are very long, so we want to give people two separate moments to dive in this year and explore new music that we’ve put our entire being into. We hope you enjoy the creation as much as we’ve enjoyed the process.”

Paul Waggoner added:

“We’re always trying to do something different, and this album fell right into that sort of pattern. We push ourselves into new places, while retaining our basic sound. Musically, we go somewhere that’s fun and challenging. We never know how it’s going to turn out. These are uncharted waters for us. We’ve never written an entire piece and presented it in separate parts like this.”

A press release also offered some insight into the effort’s concept:

“What if dreams could be broadcast for the purpose of entertainment? Could you consume the innermost thoughts of another person on screen? If you could, what does that say about an attention-starved audience? More importantly, what would become of the dreamer?”

In other news, the band have also announced a tour with The Dear Hunter and Leprous:

03/02 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
03/03 Minneapolis, MN – First Ave
03/05 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
03/06 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
03/08 Seattle, WA – Showbox
03/09 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
03/10 San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
03/11 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
03/13 Los Angeles, CA – Belasco Theater
03/15 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
03/16 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee
03/17 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
03/19 Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live
03/20 Dallas, TX – Canton Hall
03/21 Houston, TX – Warehouse Ballroom
03/23 Orlando, FL – The Beacham Theater
03/24 Ft/Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
03/27 Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom
03/28 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
03/30 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls
03/31 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
04/02 Albany, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
04/03 Boston, MA – Royale
04/04 New York City, NY – Playstation Theater
04/05 Baltimore, MD – Filmore Silver Spring
04/06 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
04/07 Mount Clemens, MI – Emerald Theatre

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Between The Buried And Me’s Dan Briggs Reflects On The Making Of “Colors”

Between The Buried And Me’s Dan Briggs has written a reflective essay about their album “Colors,“ which recently had its tenth anniversary on September 18. You can read that over at Metal Injection, and catch the band on their “Colors” anniversary tour.

Between The Buried And Me Finish Tracking New Album

It looks like Between The Buried And Me have finished tracking their new album. Tommy Rogers posted the following:

Between The Buried And Me Begin Recording New Album

It looks like Between The Buried And Me have started the recording process for their new album. They posted the following:

Day 1, we haven't lost our minds yet. More to come.

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Between The Buried And Me Announce “Colors” 10th Anniversary Tour

Between The Buried And Me will be heading out on a “Colors” 10th anniversary tour where they plan to perform the effort in its entirety. The Contortionist, Polyphia and Toothgrinder will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

09/07 Atlanta, GA – Center Stage (‘Prog Power USA XVIII‘) (Between The Buried And Me only)
09/21 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre Of Living Arts
09/22 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Sound Stage
09/23 New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre
09/24 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
09/26 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Small’s Theatre
09/27 Cleveland, OH – The Agora Theatre
09/28 Pontiac, MI – Crofoot Ballroom
09/29 Toronto, ON – Opera House
09/30 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
10/02 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater
10/03 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
10/04 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
10/06 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
10/07 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey
10/08 Pomona, CA – Glass House
10/09 San Diego, CA – SOMA
10/10 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
10/12 Dallas, TX – Trees
10/14 New Orleans, LA – House Of Blues
10/15 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
10/18 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
10/19 Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live
10/20 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
10/21 Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood Theater

Between The Buried And Me Premiere “Turn On The Darkness” Live Video From “Coma Ecliptic Live” DVD

Between The Buried And Me have posted a new live video for “Turn On The Darkness.” The footage is from the band’s new DVD/Blu-ray “Coma Ecliptic Live,“ which will be available on April 28. That release features the band’s full album performance of “Coma Ecliptic” from their October 4, 2016 show at The Observatory North Park in San Diego, CA.

Between The Buried And Me To Release “Coma Ecliptic Live” In April

Between The Buried And Me will be releasing their new DVD/Blu-ray “Coma Ecliptic Live“ on April 28. It will feature the band’s full album performance of “Coma Ecliptic” from their October 4, 2016 show at The Observatory North Park in San Diego, CA.

Bassist Dan Briggs said the following:

“The genesis of the ‘Coma Ecliptic‘ filming was based around capturing the look and feel of the show our lighting director Chris Hill produced for the full album set. It’s such an important record for us and our progression as a band and the visual representation captures the moods of our tragic tale so well. It’s the perfect way to wrap up the last two years we’ve been living with this album day in and day out!”