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    Thu, 21 Oct 2010 11:55:38

    We Came As Romans to Headline Motel 6 "Rock Yourself to Sleep" Tour - The tour kicks off in January

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    At first glance, the Motel 6 "Rock Yourself to Sleep" tour sounds like an exercise in futility. Rock is supposed to get you juices flowing, your blood pumping and adrenaline coursing through those veins of yours, so isn't the concept of a tour putting you to sleep a bit counterintuitive?

    Nevertheless, We Came As Romans will kick off the new year as the headline act on the Motel 6 "Rock Yourself To Sleep Tour." They will be joined for the full US tour will be For Today, The Word Alive, Woe Is Me, and labelmates Texas In July.

    About that whole "Rock Yourself to Sleep" thing? The counterintuitive name is misleading! As part of the Motel 6 "Rock Yourself To Sleep Tour," We Came As Romans and all supporting bands will receive free accommodations for each night of the 32-city, five-week tour, courtesy of Motel 6 and Primary Wave Music. "I was already stoked for the headliner, just because of the amazing bands on it," said We Came As Romans' guitarist Joshua Moore in a statement. "But we're so honored to have Motel 6 be a part of this, since we stay at their locations all the time. It is a HUGE help to have free hotel rooms for the tour, I feel blessed!"

    I cannot say I blame him. If you've ever toured, a hotel accommodation is seriously your bestest friend. It can be a godsend to sleep in a clean, warm bed. Especially in extreme weather conditions.

    "Motel 6 Rock Yourself to Sleep" tour dates are as follows:

    Jan 06 Pontiac, MI @ The Eagle Theater
    Jan 07 Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
    Jan 08 St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
    Jan 10 Denver, CO @ The Marquis Theatre
    Jan 11 Salt Lake City @ The Complex
    Jan 13 West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
    Jan 14 Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
    Jan15 San Diego, CA @ SOMA
    Jan 16 Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
    Jan 18 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
    Jan 19 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
    Jan 20 Corpus Christi, TX @ House Of Rock
    Jan 21 Dallas, TX @ Trees
    Jan 22 Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre*
    Jan 23 Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
    Jan 24 Jacksonville Beach, FL @ Freebird Café
    Jan 25 Pompano Beach, FL @ Rocketown
    Jan 26 St. Petersburg, FL @ The State Theatre
    Jan 28 Augusta, GA @ Sector 7G
    Jan 29 Richmond, VA @ The Hat Factory
    Jan 30 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
    Jan 31 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre*
    Feb 01 Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony*
    Feb 02 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance*
    Feb 03 Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon
    Feb 04 Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
    Feb 05 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
    Feb 07 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
    Feb 08 Covington, KY @ The Madhatter
    Feb 09 Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
    Feb 10 Sauget, IL @ Pop's
    Feb 11 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection*

    *We Came As Romans with For Today, Woe Is Me, & Texas In July only

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    —Amy Sciarretto

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