blessthefall Return With Video for New Single “Wake the Dead”

May 25, 2023 – The Arizona quartet — Beau Bokan [vocals], Eric Lambert [guitar], Jared Warth [bass], and Elliott Gruenberg [guitar] — return with the video for the brand new single “Wake the Dead,” their first new track in five years.

The band will also embark on the Hollow Bodies 10-year anniversary tour later this summer, marking their first live appearances in four years. So, yes, the band is back and it is a welcome return for the fanbase!

 

 

“To all the fans…we’ve seen you and heard you over the last five years,” says Bokan. “We’re back and this one’s for you. ‘Wake the Dead’ has all the elements that define our band. We took our time writing it but didn’t overthink. We wanted the first song to melt your faces from the beginning and drag you to the end without slowing down. We hope you love it as much as we do.”

As for the much-anticipated anniversary tour, Bokan said:

Hollow Bodies was the album that took our band to the next level and for that we are forever grateful. Being able to do a 10-year anniversary tour and play the record in its entirety is going to be incredibly special. It’s been four years since we played a live show and want to pick up right where we left off. We can’t wait to see your sweaty faces in the crowd!”

blessthefall‘s notched back-to-back Top 25 debuts on the Billboard 200 with Hollow Bodies [2013] and To Those Left Behind [2015], while 2018’s Hard Feelings marked their third straight Top 5 bow on the Top Alternative Albums Chart. With the latter, Unclear claimed the band “may have struck serious gold,” while Alternative Press applauded how “blessthefall blend old-school vibes and a fresh new sound. Speaking to their enduring legacy, they’ve racked up hundreds of millions of streams with “Hey Baby, Here’s That Song You Wanted” at 33.8 million Spotify streams followed by “Hollow Bodies” at 26.2 million Spotify streams in addition to landing syncs in franchises such as Splinter Cell. In the wake of a successful 10-year anniversary tour to celebrate Witness in 2019, blessthefall went quiet for the next two years. Between the global pandemic and various other gigs, the members still kept the lines of communication open. The band now emerges from a half-decade of dormancy, and not a moment too soon.

 

BLESSTHEFALL ON TOUR:
WITH CASKETS, KINGDOM OF GIANTS, + DRAGGED UNDER:

8/3 Santa Ana, CA
8/4 Roseville, CA
8/5 Portland, OR
8/6 Seattle, WA
8/0 Salt Lake City, UT
8/9 Denver, CO
8/11 Minneapolis, MN
8/12 Chicago, IL
8/14 Toronto, ON
8/15 Montreal, QC
8/17 Boston, MA
8/18 New York, NY
8/19 Philadelphia, PA
8/20 Baltimore, MD
8/22 Atlanta GA
8/23 Tampa, FL
8/24 Pensacola, FL
8/25 New Orleans, LA
8/26 Houston, TX
8/27 Dallas, TX
8/28 Albuquerque, NM
8/31 Las Vegas, NV
9/1 Phoenix, AZ
9/7 Alton, VA*
*Blue Ridge Rock Fest

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