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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FILTER “Self Inflicted” Headline Tour BEGINS OCTOBER 3
Dates With Special Guests RED, Otherwise, We As Human
SECOND SINGLE “SURPRISE” GOES TO RADIO OCTOBER 15
FAN CONTEST NOW LIVE
NEW YORK, NY (October 2, 2013) – Filter just finished up their hugely successful North American tour with Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington and are already heading back out on the road for their “Self Inflicted” headline tour with special guests Red, Otherwise and We As Human. The tour will kick off in Los Angeles at House of Blues on October 3.
Filter’s Wind-up Records debut album, The Sun Comes Out Tonight, was released on June 4, 2013. Upon its release,it debuted top 20 on the Active Rock Album Chart; their single, “What Do You Say” reached #14 on the rock charts. Their second single, “Surprise” will go to Rock and Alternative radio October 15th and has already garnered some early adds.
Beginning today fans will have a chance to share their tickets, either by taking a photograph of them or by showing proof of purchase, from the Filter “Self Inflicted” tour using #FilterSurprise on Twitter and Instagram for a chance to win a special Soundcheck meet and greet with the band. The tweets and instagrams will be collected and pulled into http://www.officialfilter.com/; winners will be chosen daily.
Recorded in Los Angeles at Blue Room Studios with producer Bob Marlette, The Sun Comes Out Tonight was written and recorded by leader Richard Patrick and guitarist Jonny Radtke, as well as collaborator Marlette.
Formed in 1993, Filter has enjoyed significant success over the past two decades. The band released their critically acclaimed first album Short Bus in 1995, a disc Rolling Stone praised as "a timely combination of grunge heat and industrial ice." Fueled by the top 10 hit "Hey Man Nice Shot," the album rocketed to # 3 on Billboard's Heatseekers Chart and went on to sell more than a million copies. They raised the bar with 1999's Title of Record which featured the top 10 rock hit "Welcome To The Fold" along with a blockbuster crossover smash in "Take A Picture," a song that shot to # 3 on Billboard's Modern Rock Chart, # 7 on its Adult Top 40 Chart and # 1 on its Dance Music/Club Play Chart. The years that followed saw the band releasing three more albums - 2002's The Amalgamut, 2008's Anthems For The Damned and 2010's The Trouble with Angels, while touring the world and amassing a huge international fan base whose member’s number in the millions. Filter has also contributed songs to several blockbuster soundtracks, most recently their cover of “Happy Together” which was recently featured in the trailer of the film The Great Gatsby and has sold almost 95,000 singles. Filter’s song “What Do You Say” is featured in the trailer for the game Fuseand “Burn It” is featured in the ad for the game Diablo 3.
Check out the “Self Inflicted” tour in the following markets…
Thu 10/03 Los Angeles, CA House Of Blues
Fri 10/04 Anaheim, CA House Of Blues
Tue 10/08 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot
Wed 10/09 Denver, CO Summit
Fri 10/11 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room
Sat 10/12 Ft Wayne, IN Pierre's
Sun 10/13 Baltimore, MD Fishead Cantina
Tue 10/15 Ardmore, PA Ardmore Music Hall
Wed 10/16 New York, NY CMJ- Gramercy
Thu 10/17 Lancaster, PA Chameleon
Fri 10/18 Vienna, WV The Fishbone
Sat 10/19 Flint, MI Machine Shop
Sun 10/20 Green Bay, WI Green Bay Distillery
Tue 10/22 Chicago, IL House Of Blues
Wed 10/23 Kansas City, MO Midland
Fri 10/25 Lafayette, LA The Station
Sat 10/26 Austin, TX Halloween Hullaboo
Wed 10/30 Louisville, KY Expo Five
WE AS HUMAN to Thrill Audiences on Tours with Filter,
RED and Family Force 5
Newcomer rock act achieves impressive chart status for debut single
Band wraps massive Carnival of Madness Tour amidst first
Dove Award nomination
Nashville, Tenn. (September 27, 2013) – Rock newcomer WE AS HUMAN has enjoyed a thrilling ride so far in 2013 following the release of their debut, self-titled album WE AS HUMAN in June of this year. The album was greeted with nearly unanimous praise, calling the band “perfect” and “the epitome of what rock music is missing these days.” The album shot to the Top 10 on the iTunes® Rock Chart and peaked at No. 31 on the iTunes® Overall Chart.
Their lead rock single “Strike Back” enjoyed a steady climb to the Top 5 on the Christian Rock radio chart where it stayed for three weeks. The single also gave the band their first major award nod, a GMA Dove Award Nomination for Best Rock Song of the Year. Their single "We Fall Apart" exceeded expectations as well, spending two weeks in the Top 10 on the Christian Hot AC/CHR chart.
Celebrating the smash success, the band toured heavily over the summer, bringing their thrilling live routine to audiences across the nation. The band opened for acclaimed rock acts Shinedown, Papa Roach and Skillet on the 2013 Carnival of Madness Tour, during which they saw massive increases in their social tribe, more than doubling their fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter.
Furthering their rigorous and impressive touring plans, WE AS HUMAN has announced that they will join the Self Inflicted Tour with Filter, Red and Otherwise in October and November in select cities coast to coast. For full tour dates and more information, see below. WE AS HUMAN has also announced that they will join Family Force 5’s Christmas Pageant Tour between Thanksgiving and Christmas, for which dates will be announced soon.
Filter, RED, Otherwise & WE AS HUMAN Tour Dates
*Dates are subject to change and new dates added daily
10/3/13 House of Blues West | Hollywood, CA
10/4/13 House of Blues | Anaheim, CA
10/6/13 The Regency Ballroom | San Francisco, CA
10/8/13 The Depot | Salt Lake City, UT
10/9/13 The Summit Music Hall | Denver, CO
10/11/13 Egyptian Room at Old | Indianapolis, IN
10/12/13 Pierre's | Ft. Wayne, IN
10/15/13 The Ardmore Music Hall | Ardmore, PA
10/16/13 The Gramercy Theatre | New York, NY
10/17/13 Chameleon Club | Lancaster, PA
10/18/13 Fishbone Gill and Grill | Vienna, WA
10/19/13 Machine Shop | Flint, MI
10/20/13 Rt 20 | Rancine, WI
10/22/13 House Of Blues | Chicago, IL
10/25/13 The Station Bar & Grill | Broussard, LA
10/30/13 Diamond Pub & Billiards | Louisville, KY
About WE AS HUMAN:
WE AS HUMAN signed to Atlantic Records via Hear It Loud, a partnership helmed by John Cooper of Skillet, manager Zach Kelm and attorney Todd Rubenstein, in 2011 after they were discovered by Cooper. Made up of musicians Justin Cordle, Jake Jones, Justin Forshaw, Adam Osborne and Dave Draggoo, the band toured heavily at the start of their major label career, performing before sold-out shows on the “Awake and Alive” Tour with Skillet, Winter Jam 2012, “Release the Panic Tour” with RED and the Carnival of Madness Tour in 2013. Their debut album WE AS HUMAN released in June 2013 and was declared the “epitome of what rock music is missing these days.” Their single “Strike Back” was a Top 5 hit on the Rock charts and was nominated for the Best Rock Song of the Year for the GMA Dove Awards 2013.
Get Connected with WE AS HUMAN:
Website // www.weashuman.com
Facebook // www.facebook.com/weashuman
Twitter // www.twitter.com/weashuman
iTunes // WE AS HUMAN