Grammy® nominated San Diego metal act, AS I LAY DYING, are proud to announce that Bill Stevenson has been enlisted to produce their next album this May! Bill Stevenson has played drums for both the Descendents and Black Flag and is one of the most highly renowned producers in rock. His production credits include work on records by Rise Against, NOFX, Propagandhi, The Casualties, Anti-Flag and many more. AS I LAY DYING is at the tail end of the writing process and pre-production is about to begin with recording to follow in May. The album is tentatively slated for release in the second half of 2012. As always, the band members are very active on twitter and bassist/vocalist Josh Gilbert has been posting images from the studio to chronicle the writing process. Follow Gilbert via the band’s official twitter account @ASILAYDYINGBAND. Track titles, album art, new music, behind-the-scenes video, and more will be revealed as they are made available.
This album will serve as the official follow up to 2010’s immensely successful The Powerless Rise, which debuted on the Billboard Top 200 at #10. The Powerless Rise also reached #2 on Billboard’s Independent Albums Chart and #3 on Billboard’s Hard Music Albums Chart. In Canada, the album debuted at #11 on the Top 200 Chart, #2 on the Indie Chart and #3 on the Hard Rock Chart. Additionally, the album reached the Top 40 in the following territories: Japan, UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
AS I LAY DYING will be returning to Europe in June for some festival appearances and exclusive club shows!
AS I LAY DYING
02/06/12 – DE – Nürnberg – Rock im Park
03/06/12 – DE – Nürburg – Rock am Ring
05/06/12 – CH – Luzern – Konzerthaus w/Trivium
06/06/12 – DE – Karlsruhe – Substage w/Trivium
07/06/12 – LU – Luxembourg – Rockhal w/Trivium
09/06/12 – UK – Donington Park – Download Festival
10/06/12 – AT – Nickelsdorf – Nova Rock