Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley Is Now An Ordained Minister

Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die, The Damned Things) has apparently become an ordained minister of Universal Life Church Ministries. He tweeted the following about that:

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Every Time I Die To Perform “Hot Damn!” In Full During Upcoming New York Show

Every Time I Die have announced that they will be performing “Hot Damn!” in full during their September 25 set on The Liberty Belle, which will be departing from Pier 36 in New York City, NY. The band will also perform two other sets aboard the ship on September 26-27.

Every Time I Die Are “Sitting On A Mountain Of Riffs” For Their New Album

Every Time I Die have issued a statement saying that they are “sitting on a mountain of riffs” for their new album and that they are currently looking for a rental space to work on the effort. The band said the following:

“ATTN: Buffalo/surrounding suburbs, we are sitting on a mountain of riffs and need somewhere to write the new record. Our current space is kind off small and the corner store has a very weak snack selection. If anyone has any serious leads on a rental room please let us know…”

Every Time I Die Recruit Glassjaw, Against Me!, Cave In, Etc. For 2019 ”’Tid The Season” Festival

Every Time I Die have revealed the lineup for their 2019 “‘Tid The Season” festival. The event will take place at Buffalo Riverworks in Buffalo, NY on December 13-14 and it will feature the following:

December 13: Every Time I Die, Against Me!, The Damned Things, Terror, Harm’s Way, All Get Out, and Mercy Union.

December 14: Every Time I Die, Glassjaw, Ghostface Killah, The Get Up Kids, Cave In, Mongol Horde, Candy, and SeeYouSpaceCowboy.

Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley Says The Band Are Being Sued By A Fan Over An Amputated Toe

During a recent interview with Kerrang!, Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley revealed that the band are being sued by a fan, who claims they had to have a toe amputated after getting injured by a monitor that was allegedly kicked over at one of their shows. According to the frontman, the group are “currently in court disputing this.”

Buckley said the following:

“One of the craziest stories I know of right now is that there’s a girl who says that we kicked a monitor over on her foot and that it broke her toe, and that she had to get her toe amputated. We’re currently in court disputing this.”

He continued:

“…One, it never fucking happened. Two, how long are you responsible for a hurt toe? Like, even if the thing fell on her toe—which it absolutely didn’t—and she hurt her toe, but she didn’t clean it, she didn’t take care of it, she didn’t set it, and then it had to get amputated, like how long are we babysitting this fucking toe? I’m so pissed off when I think about that. That’s what’s currently on the top of my list.”

He also added the following when asked which toe it was:

“I think it’s a big toe. They tried to show us pictures, and I’m like, ‘I’m not fucking looking at these pictures.’ It didn’t happen. It’s not my responsibility. I’m not responsible for that fucking toe. It’d be like if I broke my arm when I was in fucking seventh grade playing baseball. If my arm hurts, I’m not going to fucking call my coach and be like, ‘Dude, come on, man. Help me out here.’ He’s not responsible for that anymore.”

In other news, Buckley also offered an update on the band’s new album, which is still in early stages:

“There’s just been riffs going around. This is a strange time in Every Time I Die’s history, because we used to be like a very greased-gear sort of band where the record cycle would be done and we’d get back in the studio. Andy’s been doing wrestling, and he’s going off on this second phase in his life.

It’s really inspiring to watch. Dude’s 40 years old and been in a hardcore band for 20 years, and all of the sudden he finds this new life as a wrestler. Nobody wants to stop him from doing it. We’re like, ‘Dude, just do what you have to fucking do because this is really fucking cool.’”

He continued when asked if things will be similar to the three-year gap between “New Junk Aesthetic” and “Ex Lives“:

“Yes, I do think it’ll be exactly like that. Like, we’re not being lazy at all. We’re still touring. It’s just so many people are into so many different new things. Jordan and I are new dads.

We have these new inspirations in our lives, and I think that this band owes it to its members to sort of let them absorb this phase change and see what happens and see what music comes out of that. You can’t rush something like that.”

[via The PRP]

Coheed And Cambria, Mastodon, & Every Time I Die Announce U.S. Tour

Coheed And Cambria, Mastodon, and Every Time I Die have announced a U.S. tour together. It’s worth noting that Mastodon will be performing “Crack The Skye” in full on this run to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

Tour Dates:

05/28 Louisville, KY – Iroquois Amphitheater
05/29 Columbus, OH – Express Live! Outdoor Amphitheatre
05/31 Atlanta, GA – Coca-Cola Roxy
06/01 Simpsonville, SC – CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park Simpsonville
06/02 Baltimore, MD – MECU Pavilion
06/04 Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summer Stage
06/06 Boston, MA – Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
06/07 New York, NY – Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
06/08 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
06/10 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE – Outdoors
06/11 Detroit, MI – Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
06/13 Council Bluffs, IA – Harrah’s Council Bluffs – Stir Cove
06/14 Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
06/15 Minneapolis, MN – The Armory
06/18 Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre
06/19 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
06/20 Salt Lake City, UT – The Great Saltair
06/22 Seattle, WA – Marymoor Park
06/23 Portland, OR – Theater of the Clouds at Moda Center
06/25 San Francisco, CA – The Masonic
06/26 San Diego, CA – Petco Park – Park at the Park
06/28 Las Vegas, NV – The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
06/29 Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
06/30 Phoenix, NV – Comerica Theatre
07/02 Austin, TX – Austin360 Amphitheater
07/03 Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory