Platinum-selling recording group FLYLEAF will embark on a North American tour with rock bands Breaking Benjamin and Three Days Grace, kicking off January 15th in Peoria, IL. FLYLEAF is touring in support of their latest album, Memento Mori, which was released November 10th on A&M/Octone records.
The video for Memento Mori’s first single- the urgent, impassioned “Again,”- has just entered the Elite 8 on MTVU and Fuse. While at radio,”Again” is climbing the Active and Modern Rock radio charts and has been in the Top 15 since it’s release. Memento Mori debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200.
FLYLEAF celebrated the release of Memento Mori with a performance on late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on October 28th and a headlining US tour of intimate venues across the country this fall.
MEMENTO MORI is the follow-up to the Texas five-piece’s 2005 self-titled debut. On this newest offering, the band once again worked with producer Howard Benson, who worked with FLYLEAF on their platinum-selling debut is known for his previous endeavors with My Chemical Romance and The All-American Rejects. The resulting record is a compelling blend of bold guitars and soaring melodies, anchored by lead signer Lacey’s honest, emotional lyrics and fervent vocals. USA Today says; “The release is full of potent imagery that transcends clichÃ©s” and Alternative Press says; “Momento Mori is a good album, with the awesome “Set Apart This Dream,” and “Again” shining with their anthemic choruses and deft use of pop melody.”
FLYLEAF is Lacey (lead vocals,) Sameer Bhattacharya (guitar,) Jared Hartman (guitar,) Pat Seals (bass) and James Culpepper (drums.)
Tour Dates for FLYLEAF:
15 – Peoria, IL – Peoria Civic Center
16 – Detroit, MI – Joe Louis Arena
18 – Madison, WI – Alliant Energy Center Memorial
20 – Duluth, MN – Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Arean
21 – LaCrosse, WI – LaCrosse Center
23 – Mankato, MN – Alltell Center
24 – Rockford, IL – Rockford MetroCentre
26 – Grand Island, NE – Heartland Events Center
27 – Cedar Rapids, IA – US Cellular Arena
29 – Evansville, IN – Roberts Stadium
30 – Fort Wayne, IN – Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
1 – Lexington, KY – Rupp Arena
2 – Huntington, WV – The Big Sandy Superstore Arena
13 – Lowell, MA – Tsongas Arena
14 – Portland, ME – Cumberland County Civic Center
16 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
20 – Reading, PA – Sovereign Center