Watch: AS I LAY DYING Debuts New Touring Lineup In Las Vegas

AS I LAY DYING‘s new touring lineup made its dwell debut final evening (Friday, June 10) on the Home Of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fan-filmed video of the live performance may be seen beneath.

Earlier this week, AS I LAY DYING recruited drummer Nick Pierce (ex-UNEARTH) to sit down behind the equipment for the band’s present tour.

The U.S. leg of the “Two A long time Of Destruction” trek will conclude on July 17 in Oklahoma. Becoming a member of the band for the 30 dates are WHITECHAPEL, SHADOW OF INTENT, BRAND OF SACRIFICE (June 24-July 17),and OV SULFUR (June 10-23)

On Friday, AS I LAY DYING launched the next assertion through social media: “We’re happy to announce that Nick Pierce, previously of UNEARTH, will likely be taking part in drums for AILD this tour.

“We have toured with Nick many occasions through the years so we’re stoked to haven’t solely a very long time pal out with us, however an exceptional musician. The extent of precision and energy in Nick Pierce‘s taking part in has taken our songs to an entire new stage.

Nick had the duty of studying 20 songs in a restricted period of time and he practically performed all the set flawlessly at our first rehearsal. It has been inspiring to witness his dedication and powerful work ethic to maintain AILD acting at the usual our followers count on from us.

“We’re simply pulling up into Las Vegas for evening 1 of the ‘The A long time of Destruction Tour’, we will not wait to carry out and see our followers once more!”

On Thursday, longtime AS I LAY DYING drummer Jordan Mancino introduced that he would sit out the band’s upcoming tour dates on account of “various ongoing inside points” that “haven’t but been resolved.” The 39-year-old musician launched a press release through social media by which he mentioned: “To all of our followers, my associates, household and supporters throughout the business. There have been various ongoing inside points with AS I LAY DYING that must be labored out. It was my want to keep away from any additional touring till these points had been resolved. Since they haven’t but been resolved, it’s with a heavy coronary heart that I announce I can’t be acting on any upcoming tour dates till additional discover. Due to all of you to your understanding.”

Mancino‘s announcement got here lower than a month after AS I LAY DYING‘s longtime bassist/vocalist Josh Gilbert revealed that he was leaving the band. In a press release, the remaining members of AS I LAY DYING mentioned that Gilbert “determined to exit” the group “to pursue different musical alternatives.” Josh is being changed on the highway by Ryan Neff of MISS MAY I. Taking part in second guitar on the trek will likely be Ken Susi of UNEARTH.

Josh was the second AS I LAY DYING member to go away the band in lower than a 12 months. Final August, guitarist Nick Hipa confirmed his exit from AS I LAY DYING, explaining that he may now not justify being a part of “a superficial pursuit” of the “story and which means” that the band’s 2018 reunion was constructed upon.

AS I LAY DYING frontman Tim Lambesis was famously convicted in 2014 for his position in a murder-for-hire plot towards his estranged spouse.

In Might 2014, Lambesis was sentenced to 6 years in jail after pleading responsible to paying a San Diego police officer posing as a hitman $1,000 to kill his spouse. Roughly two and a half years later — on December 17, 2016 — he was discharged from a California detention facility and was transferred to the Division of Grownup Parole Operations.

In June 2018, AS I LAY DYING performed its first present with Lambesis in 5 years and launched a brand new single. Lambesis additionally owned as much as his crimes in an extended apology on the band’s Fb web page after his launch.

In September 2019, AS I LAY DYING launched its seventh full-length album, “Formed By Fireplace”, through Nuclear Blast.

The return of AS I LAY DYING raised some questions, significantly since Hipa categorically denounced the band’s disgraced frontman as a “sociopathic narcissist in particular want of rehabilitation” in a social-media publish again in 2014.

Final September, AS I LAY DYING launched a brand new music known as “Roots Under” which was initially a B-side leftover from when the periods for “Formed By Fireplace”.

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Posted by Lázaro A. del Risco on Saturday, June 11, 2022

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