BTBAM Announce Double Album

2018-01-17 by foreverburning | 87 Comments
Progressive metal act Between the Buried and Me have announced that they will be releasing a two-part concept album, entitled "Automata". In regards to the decision to release the album in two parts, lead vocalist/keyboardist Tommy Rodgers stated "our music is dense and our albums are very long, so we want to give people two separate moments to dive in this year". The release date for the first part, "Automata I", is set for March 9th, 2018.

Additionally, BTBAM revealed that they will begin touring starting March 2nd, with The Dear Hunter and Leprous as supporting acts. The full list of tour dates is below.

03/02 Chicago, IL - House of Blues
03/03 Minneapolis, MN - First Ave
03/05 Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre
03/06 Salt Lake City, UT - The Complex
03/08 Seattle, WA - Showbox
03/09 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
03/10 San Francisco, CA - The Regency Ballroom
03/11 Anaheim, CA - House of Blues
03/13 Los Angeles, CA - Belasco Theater
03/15 Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues
03/16 Phoenix, AZ - Marquee
03/17 Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
03/19 Austin, TX - Come and Take It Live
03/20 Dallas, TX - Canton Hall
03/21 Houston, TX - Warehouse Ballroom
03/23 Orlando, FL - The Beacham Theater
03/24 Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Revolution
03/27 Nashville, TN - Cannery Ballroom
03/28 Asheville, NC - Orange Peel
03/30 Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Smalls
03/31 Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
04/02 Albany, NY - Upstate Concert Hall
04/03 Boston, MA - Royale
04/04 New York City, NY - Playstation Theater
04/05 Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore
04/06 Cleveland, OH - Agora Theatre
04/07 Mount Clemens, MI - Emerald Theatre

http://loudwire.com/between-the-buried-and-me-automata-double-album-u-s-tour/

Tagged: Between the Buried and Me

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pjquinones747
January 17th 2018
2732 Comments


Fuckin aaaaaaaamped

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zaruyache
January 17th 2018
19818 Comments


so basically what they did last time but just a lil longer prob? k

DinosaurJones
January 17th 2018
9951 Comments


Oh, lawdy...

bloc
January 17th 2018
52948 Comments


I already got bored and sleepy reading that it was gonna be a double album

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Xenophanes
Staff Reviewer
January 17th 2018
1470 Comments


Haven’t listened to anything they’ve done since that Parallax EP back in...2010?

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Hellscythe
January 17th 2018
2950 Comments


will suck like the rest of their discography

pjquinones747
January 17th 2018
2732 Comments


@Xenophanes the EP was way better than the album that came out after it. I don't like Parallax II all that much but the following album was quite the grower on me.

Danred97
January 17th 2018
1893 Comments


I know of this band, but have never dived into their discography. Is there a best place to start with them?

DinosaurJones
January 17th 2018
9951 Comments


Aw man, the Dear Hunter? Hmmm... might have to make the Philly trip...

foxblood
January 17th 2018
9474 Comments


ew

chinesewhispers
January 17th 2018
4763 Comments


@Danred I’d start with Colors

foxblood
January 17th 2018
9474 Comments


step your game up tool where's your triple album

IMaBEAR
January 17th 2018
1 Comments


Can't wait. Tour has a great lineup too. Hell yeah.

hortanz
January 17th 2018
800 Comments


I hope they continue to go in the direction they did with Coma Ecliptic, I fell off for a couple years due to the parallaxes but got back into them heavily the past 5 months

Sniff
January 17th 2018
4985 Comments


Ehm how about releasing half an album instead?

BigPleb
January 17th 2018
55509 Comments


Last was pretty great so I’m looking forward to this.

dbizzles
January 17th 2018
12356 Comments


Cool. Double the suck. Just what the world needed.

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InFlamesWeThrash666
January 17th 2018
8472 Comments


no thanks

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Bootface
January 17th 2018
57 Comments


I came. legit

Mythodea
January 17th 2018
4262 Comments


Now they're definitely copying Dream Theater. No, but really, I've been in a heavy rotation these last days with BtBaM and I'm really excited.

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foreverburning
January 17th 2018
78 Comments


Sumerian posted the lengths of each track on their site:
1. Condemned to the Gallows (6:35)
2. House Organ (3:41)
3. Yellow Eyes (8:45)
4. Millions (4:43)
5. Gold Distance (1:02)
6. Blot (10:27)

Beardog
January 17th 2018
2235 Comments


Fucking hell why isn't that tour coming to Europe The support acts do show that the record will probably be way more prog rock than the technical prog metal we are used to from these guys. I guess more of a continuation of the last release

foreverburning
January 17th 2018
78 Comments


so I guess we're just getting one whole album chopped into two pieces, or like two EPs with one theme

BlackwaterPork
January 17th 2018
4316 Comments


Please be good

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dbizzles
January 17th 2018
12356 Comments


Is it really a double album if it's just two half albums released separately?

BlackwaterPork
January 17th 2018
4316 Comments


Might be like the powers that B

ckypro3
January 17th 2018
177 Comments


i like parallax II but Coma Ecliptic was kinda boring other than a few songs. also too many weird clean vocals.

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Momentai
January 17th 2018
80 Comments


What are the chances this is a Nier: Automata concept album? LOL but even then they could never match that games music so...

foreverburning
January 17th 2018
78 Comments


"Is it really a double album if it's just two half albums released separately?"

asking the real questions

ckypro3
January 17th 2018
177 Comments


still looking forward to this though

ShaquilleONeal
January 17th 2018
255 Comments


'Is it really a double album if it's just two half albums released separately?'

Shhhhhh. It's a way for them to make twice the amount of money

SitarHero
January 17th 2018
7149 Comments


"Is it really a double album if it's just two half albums released separately?"

If each half album is the length of a regular full album, then yes.

tacos n stuff
January 17th 2018
3137 Comments


if the album has a heavy disk/non heavy disk thing like The Ocean, i may be interested but if its just more coma ecliptic then i'll pass

betweentheburiedandi
January 17th 2018
54 Comments


Looking forward to this even though coma ecliptic was severely disappointing.

swipenet
January 17th 2018
2754 Comments


Cud be gud

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
January 17th 2018
24358 Comments


wish they would go back to a rawer style, their proggier shit is so boring

TheMrAlexK
January 17th 2018
10437 Comments


Not as hyped for this after Coma Ecliptic

Cryio
January 17th 2018
120 Comments


The progressive metal gods have returned! All praise BTBAM.

ShakeSoda
January 17th 2018
151 Comments


Maybe these albums will get me back into listening to this band again.

Maybe

Mabbitt
January 17th 2018
1662 Comments


So this is Parallax again? Or what Coheed did with Afterman? Ehh... Looks like the songs might be a bit shorter this time around, so hopefully they're a bit more focused. These guys lose me in their instrumentation sometimes.

Darius the Great
January 17th 2018
18398 Comments


HELLLL YESSSS TIME TO BOARD THE HYPE TRAIN BOYS CHOO CHOO!!!!!!

hortanz
January 17th 2018
800 Comments


"wish they would go back to a rawer style, their proggier shit is so boring"

i wish they would do this too because silent circus is the best, but at least coma ecliptic was good and not a snoozefest like parallax 1 and 2

dbizzles
January 17th 2018
12356 Comments


'"Is it really a double album if it's just two half albums released separately?"

If each half album is the length of a regular full album, then yes.'

K, but this track list is like 35 minutes. I guess that's pretty close to album length.


Hawks
January 17th 2018
62317 Comments


Will be bad.

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JAV
January 17th 2018
2990 Comments


Needs more sexy androids killing robots.

Sinternet
January 17th 2018
17479 Comments


hurry up and just make colors 2 or alaska 2 already dumbasses

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TundraL5Z
January 17th 2018
1942 Comments


So damn stoked dude!

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ExhaleTheLight
January 17th 2018
814 Comments


It's two half albums. Same shit happened with Periphery when they signed with Sumerian.

teamster
January 17th 2018
3307 Comments


I like Colors ....but that’s it.

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bgillesp
January 17th 2018
6029 Comments


Yay!

Assemblage
January 17th 2018
593 Comments


Album cover is nice. I can imagine some Silent Circus material fitting that cover.. Here's hoping that 1 minute song is a grindfeast.

You know, something unexpected.

Snake.
January 17th 2018
21051 Comments


cbb to care about this band anymore tbh

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Veldin
January 17th 2018
3666 Comments


Concept album about third playthrough of Nier: Automata

FearThyEvil
January 18th 2018
16635 Comments


If this is anything like the last album it will blow chunks

ShaquilleONeal
January 18th 2018
255 Comments


"So this is Parallax again? Or what Coheed did with Afterman? Ehh... Looks like the songs might be a bit shorter this time around, so hopefully they're a bit more focused. These guys lose me in their instrumentation sometimes."

At least with Parallax, you didnt need to buy the EP in order to fully understand Parallax II.

I hope this doesn't suck like Coma Eclipitic.

RATTFINK
January 18th 2018
21 Comments


"I'm edgy. Band is boring. Blahblahblah".

There's other ways to get attention....like BTBAM will on they'd killer new album. So damn pumped!

BlackMalachite
January 18th 2018
3711 Comments


Coma was boring as shit, so my expectations aren't really high for this.

IAMERROR
January 18th 2018
314 Comments


"I know of this band, but have never dived into their discography. Is there a best place to start with them?"

Colors is their magnum opus, but Alaska is potentially just as good depending on the day, your mood, and the alignment of the stars. The Silent Circus and the self-titled are also really great if you prefer a more raw death metal experience from the guys. There are stand out tracks littered all over those 4 LPs.

IAMERROR
January 18th 2018
314 Comments


Michigan is the last stop of the tour, aye!

Piripichotes
January 18th 2018
481 Comments


coma was horrible...

doomes
January 18th 2018
279 Comments


lol gay band

MO
January 18th 2018
22449 Comments


lol this band

alaska is dec tho

ExhaleTheLight
January 18th 2018
814 Comments


New song is straight outta Great Misdirect

Mythodea
January 18th 2018
4262 Comments


Where did you find it?

BlazinBlitzer
January 18th 2018
1168 Comments


I enjoyed Colors but... idk man. It might be like Coma Ecliptic for 2+ hours lol.

Eons
January 18th 2018
1889 Comments


Hopefully they ditch that shitty singer/screamer.

Eons
January 18th 2018
1889 Comments


Huh, the album cover uses the exact same tone of red as the debut album does. Coincidence?

guitarded_chuck
January 18th 2018
16343 Comments


play white wall

bloc
January 18th 2018
52948 Comments


Ain't nobody got time for that

Piripichotes
January 18th 2018
481 Comments


cover looks like 90's alt rock grunge crap.

coldheaven
January 18th 2018
4619 Comments


When am I gonna get Alaska Pt.2?

TundraL5Z
January 18th 2018
1942 Comments


The 2 albums together are 1 hr 6 mins

erizen826
January 18th 2018
855 Comments


@coldheaven never

Defmytones
January 18th 2018
31 Comments


Nothing post Alaska and Colors has done much for me. That or this just isn’t my preference of music anymore

coldheaven
January 18th 2018
4619 Comments


I can relate to that

coma2rium
January 18th 2018
81 Comments


The single is heavy as balls. Stoked for this.

coldheaven
January 18th 2018
4619 Comments


CRUSH US OVER AND OVER AGAINNNNNNN

EyesWideShut
January 18th 2018
4838 Comments


but if the second disc is just Colors in case anyone didnt hear it.

user
January 18th 2018
1542 Comments


super grindy cover

Beardog
January 18th 2018
2235 Comments


man I wanna hear the single, I feel like if these guys combined Parallax and Coma Ecliptic it would be such a great record

withateethuh
January 18th 2018
239 Comments


please be better than coma ecliptic pleaaaaaaaaaaase

TundraL5Z
January 18th 2018
1942 Comments


The new song is heavy and brutal af

swipenet
January 18th 2018
2754 Comments


Sounds like it is, only heard a clip tho

Beardog
January 19th 2018
2235 Comments


Atleast the production is a lil better, but for some reason Tommy's vocals sound weak on this and past release. They are again too loud in the mix, but atleast the guitars are louder too. Song is heavy, not sure if I like it yet

Bootface
January 19th 2018
57 Comments


The new song is cool - Condemned to the Gallows. It's definitely heavy, so I wonder if that will be the tone for the album. Parts of it sound like standard BTBAM fare (saying that as a big fan) so while the song is good, it's not necessarily hyping me up for the album. Maybe it's a grower and not a shower. Tommy's growls sound strained though, like his voice is blowing out or he had a bad cough when they recorded it. The difference isn't huge, maybe I'm imagining it.

Eons
January 19th 2018
1889 Comments


They should get a guy that can growl and like convincingly scream. Like a lower voiced guy, and keep Tommy to do cleans. That'd make the band like way better imo

swipenet
January 19th 2018
2754 Comments


Tommy's got too much pride to let that happen most likely, but yeah there are certainly better options out there.



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