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THE AMITY AFFLICTION – New Song, New Tour, & Pensacola Stop

THE AMITY AFFLICTION + LOUDWIRE PREMIERE NEW SONG “CATATONIA” — LISTEN!

 NEW ALBUM EVERYONE LOVES YOU… ONCE YOU LEAVE THEM ARRIVES FEBRUARY 21 VIA PURE NOISE RECORDS

CO-HEADLINE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH SLEEPING WITH SIRENS SET FOR SPRING

ARIA-certified Australian metalcore trailblazers THE AMITY AFFLICTION have teamed up with Loudwire to premiere the new song “Catatonia.” Listen here.

“If you listen carefully, you’ll hear this is a sister track to ‘All My Friends Are Dead,'” says vocalist/ bassist Ahren Stringer. “We wrote it to bookend the album and keep it heavy fuckin’ metal. Lyrically, I think it ties the whole theme of the album together and wraps up what Joel [Birch] is trying to get across. Even though everything might seem perfect from the outside, sometimes being broken on the inside can never truly be fixed.”

The song lives on the band’s upcoming album Everyone Loves You… Once You Leave Them. The album arrives February 21 and will be the band’s Pure Noise Records debut. It’s available for pre-order here.

The Amity Affliction — Joel Birch [vocals], Ahren Stringer [vocals, bass], Dan Brown [lead guitar], and Jon Longobardi [drums] — previously released the video for  “Soak Me In Bleach.” Watch it here.

Prior to that, the band dropped “All My Friends Are Dead.”

“This album is a result of our re-found love for heavy music,” The Amity Affliction said upon announcing the record. “We wanted to make a heavier album to back up our most recent releases to let our fans know that we understand what the majority want to hear from us. We have experimented creatively over the years and are now able to apply what we’ve learned to what we consider the perfect blend of Amity new and old.”

The Amity Affliction will support Beartooth in Europe from February 16 through March 6. The band will return to the U.S. this spring on a co-headline run with Sleeping With Sirens. The Amity Affliction North American tour dates are below.

EVERYONE LOVES YOU… ONCE YOU LEAVE THEM TRACK LISTING:
1. “Coffin”
2. “All My Friends Are Dead”
3. “Soak Me in Bleach”
4. “All I Do Is Sink”
5. “Baltimore Rain”
6. “Aloneliness”
7. “Forever”
8. “Just Like Me”
9. “Born To Lose”
10. “Fever Dream”
11. “Catatonia”

THE AMITY AFFLICTION ON TOUR:
With Sleeping With Sirens, Stray From The Path, UnityTX 
4/15 — Reno, NV — Cargo
4/17 — Spokane, WA — Knitting Factory
4/18 — Portland, OR — Roseland Theater
4/19 — Seattle, WA — The Showbox
4/20 — Vancouver, BC — Vogue Theatre
4/24 — San Diego, CA — House of Blues
4/25 — Los Angeles, CA — Belasco Theater
4/26 — Phoenix, AZ — Nile Theater
4/28 — Lubbock, TX — Jakes Sports Bar**
4/29 — San Antonio, TX — The Aztec Theatre
4/30 — Oklahoma City, OK — Diamond Ballroom
5/1 — St Louis, MO — Pop’s
5/3 — Concord, NC — Epicenter Festival*
5/5 — New Orleans, LA — House of Blues
5/6 — Knoxville, TN — The Mill & Mine
5/8 — Pensacola, FL — Vinyl Music Hall 
5/9 —The Orpheum — Tampa, FL**
5/12 — Baltimore, MD — Rams Head Live**
5/13 — Norfolk, VA — The NorVa
5/16 — Huntington, NY — The Paramount
5/18 — Portland, ME — State Theatre
5/19 — Philadelphia, PA — TLA**
5/20 — Pittsburgh, PA — Stage AE
5/21 — Indianapolis, IN — Egyptian Room
5/22 — Belvidere, IL — The Apollo Theatre
5/23 — Milwaukee, WI — The Rave
*Festival
**Headline Date, No SWS

ABOUT THE AMITY AFFLICTION:
Since emerging in 2008 on the debut Severed Ties, The Amity Affliction have served up two ARIA gold-certified albums, Youngbloods [2010] and Chasing Ghosts [2012], and earned a platinum certification from ARIA for the seminal Let the Ocean Take Me [2014]. This Could Be Heartbreak [2016] marked the band’s second consecutive Top 30 debut on the Billboard Top 200, while Misery [2018] elevated them to new critical heights with praise from MediumAlternative Press, The Noise, and more. To date, the group’s total stream tally has surpassed 200 million and counting. Meanwhile, The Amity Affliction sold out countless headline shows and toured alongside many genre heavyweights. During 2019, the musicians returned to Beltsville, MD to record their Pure Noise Records debut, Everyone Loves You…Once You Leave Them, alongside Misery producer Matt Squire.

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