(Temple, TX) – Texas hardcore band Everyone Dies In Utah will be touring the US this spring/summer with Kingdom of Giants, InDirections (InVogue Records), Nevada Rose (Tragic Hero) and Ashylus. The 35 date “Forget The Fame Tour” kicks off on 5/8 in Amarillo, TX and is sponsored by HM Magazine and GHS Strings.
Watch the promotional video here.
“We are excited to be getting back on the road and giving our fans this huge tour!” says vocalist Danny Martinez. “We also have a few tricks up our sleeves for this tour but you’ll have to come to a show to see them!”
5/8 – Amarillo, TX @ Wreck Room **
5/9 – Roswell, NM @ The Unity Center **
5/10 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Underground
5/11 – Las Vegas, NV @Sothern Nevada Sports Centre
5/13 – Pomona, CA @ Casa Jimenez Mexican Grill
5/14 – Bakersfield, CA @Jerry’s Pizza
5/15 – Walnut Creek, CA @ Red House
5/16 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
5/17 – Pendleton, OR @ The Arts Center
5/18 – Spokane, WA @ The Hop
5/19 – Pocatello, ID @ The Elks Lodge
5/20 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Loading Dock
5/21 – Denver, CO @ The Roxy Theatre
5/23 – Sauk Rapids, MN @Bubbas
5/24 – Burnsville, MN @ The Garage
5/25 – Lacrosse, WI @ The Warehouse
5/26 – Peoria, IL @ The Brass Rail 2
5/27 – Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater
5/28 – Kent, OH @ The Outpost
5/29 – Buffalo, NY @ Broadway Joes
5/30 – Allentown, PA @ Croc Rock
5/31 – Winchester, VA @ Driven Festival
6/1 – Johnson City, TN @ The Mecca Lounge
6/3 – Fayetteville, NC @ Drunk Horse Pub
6/4 – Tallahassee, FL @ Rehab
6/5 – Orlando, FL @ Bombshell Tavern
6/6 – Tampa, FL @ The Brass Mug
6/7 – Marietta, GA @ Swayzee’s
6/8 – Oglethorpe, GA @ Cloud Springs Deli
6/9 – St. Louis, MO @ The Fubar
6/10 – Tulsa, OK @Freeman Lodge
6/11 – Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar
6/12 – San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
6/13 – Dallas, TX @ Sons of Herman Hall
6/14 – Laredo, TX @ The Dugout *
**EDIU, Indirections, & Nevada Rose only
Teetering between breakneck brutality and elegant, entrancing melody, the Temple, TX Everyone Dies In Utah, formed in 2008, consisting of Danny Martinez (Vocals, Keys, Synth), Keaton Smith (guitar), Trey Golden (Keys, Synth), Brandon Stoltz (guitar), Nathan Chase-Meadows (drums) and Nolan Bailey (Bass). The name of the band began as a joke, but stuck with them as time went on. It derives from the fact that the death rate in Utah was at one time higher than any other state.
So far, Everyone Dies In Utah has continually connected on a deep level with its passionate fan base. Since hitting the scene, they’ve attracted a rabid audience over the course of their self-released EP, I Hope You Realize This Means War in 2009 and the two full-length albums Seeing Clearly and +//- (Polarities). They’ve also toured tirelessly with bands such as Affiance, Sirens and Sailors, Bleach Blonde, The Overseer and more. The band knows that it is very important to be accessible to their fans and do not plan on getting off the road any time soon.
In order to bring their singular vision to life on the new full-length album Neutral Ground, Everyone Dies In Utah enlisted platinum producer Jim Wirt (Incubus, A Skylit Drive, Letter Kills) to steer the wheel. Wirt pushed the band to levels that they themselves didn’t even know they were capable of. Together, the band and Wirt created an album with an impressive balance of dreadful somber lows and blazing, kick you in the face highs. Lyrically, the album stands as their best work yet, touching on many relatable issues.
“I wanted to hit stronger messages on this album instead of doing a whole concept behind it,” says vocalist Danny Martinez. ” I decided to write full songs that would hit certain people at home. Like one song is about being judged and coming together to be bigger than the people that try to push you around. There’s a song that’s about wanting to become better than you are and how you are going to have to go out and do something about it to make it happen. Then, there’s a couple I wrote about heartbreak, as well.”
Neutral Ground is available via Tragic Hero Records.