Between The Buried and Me Announce “Colors” Ten Year Anniversary Tour

As I’ve got too much on the creative docket today I cannot offer up much more than a simple “hey look it’s another awesome tour” as my preamble to the news at hand and with that said please dig into the official press copy, poster and rundown of dates for the BTBAM “Colors” Ten Year Anniversary Tour. Here we go.

The Press Release:
To celebrate the ten year anniversary of their classic album, Colors, Between The Buried And Me will embark on a special tour this September/October, which will see the band perform the record in its entirety! Dubbed the “Colors Ten Year Anniversary Tour”, the trek also features The Contortionist, Polyphia, and Toothgrinder as support.

Between The Buried And Me comments: “‘Colors’ was our statement of rebellion. We were challenging how others identified us in the context of heavy metal, and ultimately we were challenging how we identified ourselves. It was some kind of musical manifesto, in which we found new purpose and direction simply by throwing caution to the wind and purging every ounce of creative energy we had, regardless of how unhinged it may have seemed at the time. Ten years have passed and we are lucky enough to be able to play this album from front to back on stage for our amazing fans. See you all soon!”

Tickets on sale to the general public Fri. May 19th at 10AM local time. Check local listings for details or visit @BTBAMOfficial on Facebook. See below for all dates!

The Tour Dates:
Sept. 7 – Center Stage @ Prog Power USA XVIII – Atlanta, GA (BTBAM only)
Sept. 21 – Theatre of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
Sept. 22 – Baltimore Sound Stage – Baltimore, MD
Sept. 23 – The Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
Sept. 24 – Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA
Sept. 26 – Mr. Small’s Theatre – Pittsburgh, PA
Sept. 27 – The Agora Theatre – Cleveland, OH
Sept. 28 – Crofoot Ballroom – Pontiac, MI
Sept. 29 – Opera House – Toronto, ON
Sept. 30 – Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
Oct. 2 – Granada Theater – Lawrence, KS
Oct. 3 – Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
Oct. 4 – The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
Oct. 6 – The Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA
Oct. 7 – El Rey – Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 8 – Glasshouse – Pomona, CA
Oct. 9 – SOMA – San Diego, CA
Oct. 10 – Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
Oct. 12 – Trees – Dallas, TX
Oct. 14 – House of Blues – New Orleans, LA
Oct. 15 – Vinyl Music Hall – Pensacola, FL
Oct. 17 – Culture Room – Ft Lauderdale, FL
Oct. 18 – State Theatre – St Petersburg, FL
Oct. 19 – The Plaza Live – Orlando, FL
Oct. 20 – The Masquerade (Heaven) – Atlanta, GA
Oct. 21 – Neighborhood Theater – Charlotte, NC,

Between The Buried And Me recently released their DVD/Blu-ray, Coma Ecliptic Live, via Metal Blade Records, in association with Good Fight Entertainment. Filmed live on location October 4th, 2016 at The Observatory North Park in San Diego, CA, Coma Ecliptic Live features the band performing their latest album, Coma Ecliptic, in its entirety. Hailed as “a 68-minute cosmic opera” (Rolling Stone), Coma Ecliptic was released in July 2015, debuting at #1 on the Hard Music Billboard Chart, #12 on the Billboard Top 200, as well as #1 on the iTunes Metal Chart, Vinyl Chart, Amazon Hard Rock Chart, and Amazon Metal Chart. Additionally, the album charted on the iTunes Rock chart (#2), Canada Hard Music Chart (#3), UK Rock/Metal chart (#4), UK Independent Chart (#10), Canada Top 200 Chart (#17), Canada Top 200 Digital (#22), Germany Top 100 (#53) and UK Album chart (#74). This new release, Coma Ecliptic Live, gives fans a must-see visual component to the album’s music. To preview and purchase the DVD/Blu-ray, please visit:

Between the Buried and Me line-up: Tommy Rogers – vocals, keyboards, Dan Briggs – bass, Blake Richardson – drums, Paul Waggoner – guitar, Dustie Waring – guitar

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: As I think back on it, I was not even listening to BTBAM before the album “Colors” came out and I have to thank my friends over at the Sea Of Tranquility website for getting me started on the catch-up. Since then I’ve done my best to keep up with the band when they are on tour or releasing new stuff. They are quite the sonic spectacle live and the music they deliver just brings you to another place. This is Progressive Metal done with some serious creative edge and if you are skeptical about my declaration just come and see them once and I think you will also be convinced. As far as the other bands are concerned, I have only ever heard bits and pieces here and there so you can be rest assured that if I happen to attend our regional date that I will be getting into the venue nice and early to check everyone out. What do you readers think about this new tour for the guys? For that matter what do you think of this now seminal work of their in “Colors”? You can let me know all of your deepest thoughts down in the comments section below. Bring it on. Until next time.

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