We Came As Romans & Crown The Empire Announce Co-Headlining Tour

We Came As Romans and Crown The Empire have announced a co-headlining tour. ERRA and Shvpes will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

03/19 Lexington, KY – Manchester Music Hall (no Crown The Empire/Shvpes)
03/20 Nashville, TN – The Cowan (no Crown The Empire/Shvpes)
03/21 Charlotte, NC – Amo’s Southend (no Crown The Empire/Shvpes)
03/23 New Orleans, LA – La Buku Music + Art Project (We Came As Romans only)
03/25 Corpus Christi, TX – House Of Rock
03/26 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
03/27 Dallas, TX – 2513 Deep Ellum
03/29 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
03/30 Anaheim, CA – Swanfest
04/01 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
04/02 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
04/03 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
04/05 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
04/06 Lawrence KS – The Granada
04/08 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
04/09 Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theatre
04/11 Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
04/12 Indianapolis, IN – The Citadel
04/13 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
04/14 Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s Hall
04/16 New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre
04/18 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
04/19 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
04/20 Hartford, CT – The Webster Theater
04/21 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
04/23 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
04/24 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
04/27 Houston, TX – So What?! Music Fest
04/28 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger

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We Came As Romans Still Plan To Continue As A Quintet

During a recent interview with Kerrang!, Dave Stephens confirmed that We Came As Romans still plan to move forward following the death of Kyle Pavone. He went on to say that the band will not replace the singer and that they will continue performing as a quintet like they did on their recent tour with Bullet For My Valentine.

Stephens said the following about playing live shows without Pavone:

“We wrote those songs together and they’re still my songs as well, but it’s weird even for me singing his parts. I’m sure it’s kind of strange to the fans and the band, but I can’t imagine how much more strange it would be to have someone else singing them permanently. We don’t ever want to add another member again, and at this point, we’re closer than ever. We wanna do our best to honor [him] and make him proud, but never replace him. He definitely won’t be forgotten.”

He also added the following about the group’s future plans:

“I think as of now, we need some time to navigate our grief. We got the tour done and a lot of those firsts that were going to be really difficult out of the way. I guess the next first would be writing music without him, and I’m not sure when that will happen. We definitely plan on continuing on. Kyle and all of us dedicated so much time to making this happen because we all wanted it so band, and I know he would be pretty livid if we threw in the towel.”

For Today To Reunite For We Came As Romans’ Kyle Pavone Tribute Show, More Guests Revealed

We Came As Romans have revealed more of the special guests that will be taking part in the upcoming tribute show for their late singer Kyle Pavone. The event will take place at The Fillmore in Detroit, MI on October 28 and it will feature: Jake Luhrs (August Burns Red), Matty Mullins (Memphis May Fire), Eric Vanlerberghe (I Prevail), Cody Carson (Set It Off), Andy Leo (Crown The Empire), members of Born Of Osiris, and Nick Sampson. Notably, For Today will also be reuniting to perform a We Came As Romans song at the concert. All of the guests have previously toured with and/or worked with We Came As Romans. Some will join the band onstage, while others will perform solo. Some of Pavone’s favorite electronic artists and DJs will also participate. Proceeds from the show will go towards The Kyle Pavone Foundation.

Members Of Issues, August Burns Red, Etc. To Appear At We Came As Romans’ Kyle Pavone Tribute Show

We Came As Romans have revealed the special guests set to perfom at the upcoming tribute show for their late singer Kyle Pavone. The event will take place at The Fillmore in Detroit, MI on October 28 and it will feature: Issues’ Tyler Carter, August Burns Red’s Jake Luhrs, Memphis May Fire’s Matty Mullins, I Prevail’s Eric Vanlerberghe, members of Born Of Osiris, members of For Today, and Nick Sampson. All of the guests have previously toured with and/or worked with We Came As Romans. Some will join the band onstage, while others will perform solo. Some of Pavone’s favorite electronic artists and DJs will also participate. Proceeds from the show will go towards The Kyle Pavone Foundation.

We Came As Romans Announce Kyle Pavone Tribute Show

We Came As Romans have announced a tribute show for their late singer Kyle Pavone. It will take place at The Fillmore in Detroit, MI on October 28 and a number of special guests are expected to perfom. Proceeds from the event will go towards The Kyle Pavone Foundation.

We Came As Romans Pay Tribute To Kyle Pavone At First Live Show Since His Death

Last night (September 18) at The Pageant in St. Louis, MO, We Came As Romans took the stage for the first time since the tragic death Kyle Pavone. Before performing “Lost In The Moment” at the show, the band took some time to pay tribute to the singer. You can see footage of that below:

Vocalist Dave Stephens told the crowd the following:

“A few weeks ago we lost our best friend our bandmate our brother our singer/keyboardist Kyle Pavone. And this is our first show that we’ve done without him. Thank you guys for being so accepting tonight.

This is something I wasn’t sure we’d ever get to do again. I think it’s what he would have wanted. I think it’s the best way to honor his legacy.

One of the things that I admired most about him was his ability to not regret his past, not worry about his future, and live in the present and enjoy that moment because he believed things could change so quickly and those great things could be taken from you in a heartbeat.”

The group are currently out on tour with Bullet For My Valentine. Here’s the dates for that run:

09/19 Little Rock, AR – The Metroplex (no Bullet For My Valentine)
09/20 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
09/21 Dallas, TX – House Of Blues
09/22 Austin, TX – Emo’s
09/24 San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theatre
09/25 Houston, TX – House Of Blues
09/27 Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
09/30 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
10/01 Columbus, OH – Skully’s Music Diner (no Bullet For My Valentine)
10/02 Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
10/03 Syracuse, NY – SI Hall
10/04 Boston, MA – House Of Blues
10/05 Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert Hall (no Bullet For My Valentine)
10/06 Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall (no Bullet For My Valentine)
10/07 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
10/09 Wichita, KS – Cotillion Ballroom
10/10 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
10/12 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
10/13 Tucson, AZ – The Rock (no Bullet For My Valentine)
10/15 San Diego, CA – The Irenic (no Bullet For My Valentine)
10/16 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues

[via The PRP]

We Came As Romans To Honor Kyle Pavone On Upcoming Tour With Bullet For My Valentine

We Came As Romans have confirmed that they will be moving ahead with their planned tour with Bullet For My Valentine and Bad Omens. The band will use the trek as a way to honor their late singer Kyle Pavone.

Dave Stephens said the following:

“The last few weeks Kyle‘s family, his fans, his friends, and the five of us have been expericing a very wide range of emotions, and for us it’s been the most difficult time of our lives. Through this we’ve been trying to be very honest with each other and open about how we’re feeling and grieving.

So, through all this we’ve decided that the best course of action for the band is to do the Bullet For My Valentine tour. We feel like this honors Kyle, and we can talk about his foundation, the Kyle Pavone Foundation, and carry on doing what he would have wanted us to do and us be together on stage, playing music together, with our fans.

We will not be replacing Kyle. We’ll be continuing on the five of us, and honoring his life for the next few weeks while we’re on tour.”