Aug 172020
 

Lambgoat are reporting that guitarist Nick Hipa has exited As I Lay Dying. Citing a number of changes on the band’s and Hipa‘s own social media accounts (the two parties are no longer following each other), Lambgoat have apparently got confirmation from an unnamed source that Hipa is no longer in the band. Thus far an official statement on the matter has yet to be issued.

Last May, the band announced that its May/June 2020 “Burn To Emerge” U.S. tour would be rescheduled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The new dates will take place in February and March 2021, and will keep the same lineup with Whitechapel and Shadow of Intent.

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Mar 282020
 

Californian metallers As I Lay Dying have issued a previously unreleased song called “Destruction Or Strength”. The track, which was recorded during the sessions for 2019’s “Shaped By Fire” album, is available on all streaming platforms and digital retailers, including Bandcamp as a “pay-what-you-want” download. As I Lay Dying will also be selling a t-shirt featuring the single artwork.

All proceeds from the single and the “Destruction Or Strength” cover artwork t-shirt will be aggregated and donated to the As I Lay Dying road crew and Feeding San Diego.

As I Lay Dying, whose April European tour was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic that is spreading across the globe, said: “We recognize this is an uneasy climate for everyone right now so there is no pressure to contribute. At the very least, we hope sharing unreleased music will have a positive impact for those of you excited to hear it.

“Please be safe and kind to one another. We will get through this together.”

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Jan 312020
 

California metallers As I Lay Dying have posted an 8-minute video featuring highlights from the bands’ shows, travels, and interactions during their Shaped By Fire European Tour 2019. Check it out below.

As I Lay Dying guitarist Phil Sgrosso recently said that he now has ” the most positive relationship” he has ever had with the band’s singer Tim Lambesis, who was famously convicted in 2014 for his role in a murder-for-hire plot against his estranged wife.

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Jan 272020
 

California metallers As I Lay Dying have posted an 18-minute video featuring behind-the-scenes footage from their recently completed three-date tour of India. Check it out below.

As I Lay Dying guitarist Phil Sgrosso recently said that he now has ” the most positive relationship” he has ever had with the band’s singer Tim Lambesis, who was famously convicted in 2014 for his role in a murder-for-hire plot against his estranged wife.

In May 2014, Lambesis was sentenced to six years in jail after pleading guilty to paying a San Diego police officer posing as a hitman $1,000 to kill his wife. Approximately two and a half years later — on December 17, 2016 — he was discharged from a California detention facility and was transferred to the Division of Adult Parole Operations.

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As I Lay Dying – “Shaped by Fire”

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Jan 142020
 

Little introduction is needed for the American Metalcore legends “As I lay dying” hailing from San Diego, California. Although the band went into hiatus post Tim Lambesis’s incarceration in 2014, they came out with their 7th Studio album “Shaped by Fire” on the 20th September, 2019. Phil Sgrosso along with Nick Hipa joined the ranks on guitars in 2003 really changed the game when they released the much acclaimed 3rd Album “Shadows are Security”. Although over the years the band members had disagreement and went in separate ways to work on side projects. But that’s a different matter!

Tim Lambesis along with Jordan Mancano formed “As I lay dying” back in 2000, the name was inspired by Wiliam Faulkner’s book of the same name. The band quotes In Flames, Living Sacrifice, Iron Maiden, Slayer, At the Gates, Pantera, Megadeth, Fear Factory, Cannibal Corpse, Thin Lizzy, Shai Hulud, Dark Tranquility, Metallica, Judas Priest, and Earth Crisis as some of their influences. Predominantly a Melodic Metalcore outfit, they have experimented and worked on Thrash and Death metal genre’s in their exciting past.

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