Abandon Kansas is already looking forward to 2011 as they have recently finished recording their full-length album on Gotee Records, Ad Astra Per Aspera (latin for “to the stars through difficulties”) with producer Mark Lee Townsend (Deas Vail, House of Heroes).
To give fans an early taste of Ad Astra Per Aspera the first single from the release ‘The Golden State’ will be available on iTunes on November 2, the digital single will include the new single, music video and the never released acoustic version of ‘Close Your Eyes’ (studio version available on the band’s 2009 EP release We’re All Going Somewhere).
See the video for ‘The Golden State’ right now exclusively at: http://www.youtube.com/user/ABSOLUTExclusive
With an extensive touring schedule and DIY work ethic, the band has already garnered a legion of loyal fans and has been named one of Alternative Press’ 100 Bands You Need To Know In 2010.” Abandon Kansas is determined to continue to bring their music to the masses with the release of Ad Astra Per Aspera.
See them live on the Suburba(n) Vagabonds Tour with House of Heroes, The Classic Crime & Fight the Current:
10/30 Live @ the Chapel Reedley, CA
11/2 The Axiom Oroville, CA
11/4 The Revolution Ashland, OR
11/5 Newport Nazarene Church Newport, OR
11/6 The Noise Box Camas, WA
11/7 Showbox at the Market Seattle, WA
11/9 The Venue Boise, ID
11/11 Marquis Theater Denver, CO
11/13 The Boulevard Wichita, KS
Abandon Kansas only:
11/18 The Kathouse Manhattan, KS
11/19 The Wheelhouse Cedar Falls, IA
11/20 The Space St. Paul, MN
For bio, cover and images, visit: http://media.gotee.com