Audio Sample Of New ‘As I Lay Dying’ Single Available For Streaming


An audio sample of the song A Greater Foundation from San Diego, California metallers As I Lay Dying, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track is the first single from the band’s sixth album, Awakened, which will be released on September 25 via Metal Blade Records.

The CD was produced by Bill Stevenson, who has played drums for both the Descendents and Black Flag and is one of the most highly renowned producers in rock. His production credits include work on records by Rise AgainstNOFXPropaghandi, The Casualties and many more. The album was mixed by Colin Richardson  [Machine Head, Napalm Death, Slipknot].

The cover artwork for Awakened was created by Metastazis with Tiffanie Uldry and can be seen below.

As I Lay Dying just completed a video for the new single A Greater Foundation with director Drew Russ [A Day To Remember, Falling In Reverse] and producer Robby Starbuck. The performance-based clip was shot on location in Los Angeles.

“We were all impressed with Drew‘s ability to capture the intensity of live band performances in his videos, and ‘A Greater Foundation’ is no exception,” explains As I Lay Dying bassist Josh Gilbert. “Drew‘s technique, along with the all-day participation of some of our diehard fans in Los Angeles, definitely accentuated the energy of the song and makes for an exciting and dynamic video. We can’t wait to unveil it!”

After wrapping a successful run as a main-stage act on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival with Slipknot, Slayer and more, the group will headline a special album release show-full details to be announced soon. On October 15, they’ll launch a European tour withTrivium, Caliban and Upon A Burning Body before returning to the U.S. in November for a nationwide tour.

01. Cauterize
02. A Greater Foundation
03. Resilience
04. Wasted Words
05. Whispering Silence
06. Overcome
07. No Lungs to Breathe
08. Defender
09. Washed Away
10. My Only Home
11. Tear Out My Eyes
12. Unwound (Awakened B Side Demo)
13. A Greater Foundation (Extended Demo Version)


European Dates:

Oct 01 Club X, Herford, Germany
Oct 15 HMV Ritz, Manchester, United Kingdom *
Oct 16 O2 ABC, Glasgow, United Kingdom *
Oct 17 Institute, Birmingham, United Kingdom *
Oct 19 Academy, Bristol, United Kingdom *
Oct 20 UEA, Norwich, United Kingdom *
Oct 21 Sheppards Bush Emprire, London, United Kingdom *
Oct 22 AB, Brussels, Belgium *
Oct 23 La Bataclan, Paris, France *
Oct 25 013, Tilburg, Netherlands *
Oct 26 Club X, Herford, Germany *
Oct 27 LKA Longhorn, Stuttgart, Germany *
Oct 28 Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany *
Nov 07 Huxleys, Berlin, Germany *
Nov 08 Docks, Hamburg, Germany *
Nov 10 Sudbahnhof, Chemnitz, Germany *
Nov 11 Backstage Werk, Munich, Germany *
Nov 12 Live Club, Milan, Italy *
Nov 14 Gasometer, Vienna, Austria *
Nov 16 Sala Apolo, Barcelona, Spain *
Nov 17 Rockstar Live, Bilbao, Spain *
Nov 18 La Riviera, Madrid, Spain *

* With ‘Trivium’

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Surtur Rising – European Autumn Tour 2011 [Review Nov. 2011]
Behind-the-Scenes Footage ‘As I Lay Dying’ ‘Electric Eye’ Video [Dec. 2011]
As I Lay Dying – Decas [Album Review]
‘As I Lay Dying’ New Song ‘Cauterize’ Available As A Free Download [New European Tour Dates] [June 2012]
New Video Interview With ‘As I Lay Dying’ Frontman ‘Tim Lambesis’ Available [June 2012]
New Video Interview With ‘Tim Lambesis’ [European Fall Tour Dates] [June 2012]
‘As I Lay Dying’ Films ‘A Greater Foundation’ Video, Pre-Orders Now Available [Aug. 2012]
New Video Interview With ‘Josh Gilbert’ [Aug. 2012]
First ‘As I Lay Dying’ ‘Awakened’ Studio Webisode Released [Aug. 2012]
Second ‘As I lay Dying’ ‘Awakened’ Studio Webisode Released [Aug. 2012]
Third ‘As I lay Dying’ ‘Awakened’ Studio Webisode Released [Sept. 2012]

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