Coheed and Cambria to Release Second Part of Two-Part Concept Album on February 5
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:52:59
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Here comes part two!
Coheed and Cambria released The Afterman: Ascension on October 9, 2012. Now, volume 2, The Afterman: Descension, will be released via Everything Evil/Hundred Handed Inc. on February 5, 2013. It's a split release of a concept.
The band will embark on a national headlining tour beginning with two shows in Washington D.C. at the 9:30 Club on February 4 and 5, and sees the band playing landmark venues such as NYC's Radio City Music Hall and LA's Wiltern Theater. Supporting Coheed will be the progressive juggernaut Between the Buried and Me and Russian Circles.
"We haven't properly toured on a new album in what will be nearly three years, so coming off the heels of these two albums means we'll have a wide breadth of new material to choose from," singer Claudio Sanchez said. "Playing Radio City Music Hall – and being from New York- it's not something I ever thought I would be able to do. It's quite an honor."
In the story arc of The Afterman: Descension, we continue the conceptual storyline from volume one, where Sirius Amory, i.e., "The Afterman," is a scientist/cosmonaut who goes on celestial mission and makes what is arguably the most important discovery ever known to mankind. But upon his return, he discovers his ambitiousness may have brought him fleeting fame, but also tragic repercussions.
The band is also releasing a limited edition clear vinyl version of the Ascension - Big Beige Demos for Black Friday/Record Store Day Nov 29. Each song from the album in its original, raw form - mostly acoustic, recorded on Sanchez's mini- home studio rig at its inception.
Feb 04 2013 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
Feb 05 2013 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
Feb 07 2013 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
Feb 08 2013 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit
Feb 09 2013 - Chicago, IL - Congress Theatre
Feb 10 2013 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
Feb 12 2013 - Des Moines, IA - Val Air Ballroom
Feb 14 2013 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre
Feb 15 2013 - Salt Lake City, UT - SaltAir
Feb 17 2013 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
Feb 18 2013 - Vancouver, BC - Vogue Theatre
Feb 19 2013 - Seattle, WA - Showbox SoDo
Feb 21 2013 - San Francisco, CA - Warfield Theater
Feb 22 2013 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
Feb 25 2013 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues
Feb 26 2013 - The Marquee - Tempe, AZ
Feb 27 2013 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theatre
Mar 01 2013 - Austin, TX - Stubb's
Mar 02 2013 - Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center
Mar 03 2013 - Dallas, TX - Palladium Ballroom
Mar 05 2013 - Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle
Mar 06 2013 - Saint Petersburg, FL - Jannus Live
Mar 07 2013 - Lake Buena Vista, FL - House of Blues
Mar 08 2013 - Miami Beach, FL - The Fillmore
Mar 10 2013 - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore Charlotte
Mar 11 2013 - Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
Mar 14 2013 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
Mar 16 2013 - New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall
Will you be checking out volume 2 or the tour?