‘For Today’ Confirmed For ‘Warped Tour 2012’ [+ ‘Fight The Silence Tour’ Spring 2012]


Van’s Warped Tour today unveiled Christian metalcore band For Today as one of the latest acts confirmed for this year’s touring festival.  The Razor & Tie band will perform the entire nationwide run, from June 16th through August 20th.  Other bands announced for the Warped tour include label mates Chelsea Grin and Vanna, as well as bands Bayside, Sleeping With Sirens, Memphis May Fire, and Mayday Parade.  Tickets are available HERE for the Van’s Warped Tour.

For Today will also kick off  their 2012 nationwide headlining Fight The Silence Tour presented by HK Army and Substream Magazine.  The tour kicks off March 9th in Nashville, TN and runs through the end of April and will make stops throughout the country including the Never Say Never Fest, SXSW and New England Metal & Hardcore Festival before concluding on April 22nd [tour dates below].  The tour features additional support from A Skylit Drive, Stick To Your Guns, MyChildren MyBride and Make Me Famous.  Below you can watch a tour video with more info on the Fight The Silence Tour.

For Today is currently in the studio this week with producer Will Putney to work on their fourth full-length album to be released via Razor & Tie in Spring 2012.  Putney [Lamb Of God, Suicide Silence] previously worked on For Today’s 2010 release Breaker.

For Today formed in 2005 and has since released one EP and three full-length albums.  The hardcore-influenced metal band is known for their non-stop touring, high energy live performance, and unrelenting message.  Having played over 1000 shows in five continents, For Today has toured with Emmure, We Came As Romans, Winds of Plague, The Devil Wears Prada.  The band headlined the Scream The Prayer Tour 2010 with Maylene and The Sons of Disaster and also was on the Motel 6 Rock Yourself to Sleep Tour with We Came As Romans this past year.  To date, For Today has sold over 65,000 albums in North America.  As forthcoming about their faith as they are about their musical prowess, For Today have become widely known as one of modern metal’s most technically proficient bands.  For Today is Mattie Montgomery [lead vocals], Ryan Leitru [lead guitar, vocals],   Brandon Leitru [bass], Michael Reynolds [rhythm guitar], and David Morrison  [drums, percussion].

Headlining Tour Dates

3/9 Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
3/10 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
3/11 Jacksonville, FL @ Murray Hill Theatre
3/12 Pensacola, FL @ American Legion Hall
3/14 Mission, TX @ Never Say Never Festival
3/17 Dallas, TX @ South By So What Festival
3/20 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
3/21 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
3/23 Simi Valley, CA @ 118 West
3/24 San Diego, CA @ Soma
3/25 Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
3/28 Iowa City, IA @ Blue Moose
3/29 St Paul, MN @ Station 4
3/31 Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
4/1 Louisville, KY @ Expo Five
4/3 Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
4/4 Tulsa, OK @ Marquee Theatre
4/5 Sauget, IL @ Pop’s
4/6 Dayton, OH @ The Attic
4/8 Buffalo, NY @ Xtreme Wheels
4/11 Toronto, ON @ Annex Wreckroom
4/12 Montreal, QC @ La Tulipe
4/13 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
4/14 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
4/15 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
4/17 Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
4/18 Charlotte, NC @ Amos
4/19 Richmond, VA @ Kingdom
4/20 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
4/22 Worcester, MA @ New England Metal & Hardcore Fest (FT/STYG)

European Headlining Tour Dates

4/25 – Bochum, Germany – Matrix
4/26 – Berlin, Germany – Comet
4/27 – Dessau, Germany – Beat Club
4/28 – Meerhout, Belgium – Groezrock Festival
4/29 – Stuttgart, Germany – Pirate Satellite Festival

Vans Warped Tour 2012
Dates HERE

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Related articles:
 ‘For Today’ signs with ‘Razor & Tie Records’ [Sept. 2011]
‘For Today’ Announces Spring 2012 Headliner Tour ‘Fight The Silence’ [Dec. 2011]

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