COHEED AND CAMBRIA – New 2 Volume Album “The Afterman”, New Tour Dates & Video Trailer

Our sixth studio album will be a double concept album entitled, The Afterman,’ and will be released in two separate full-length volumes.  The first volume, ‘The Afterman: Ascension,’ will be available on both physical and digital platforms October 9, 2012 via Hundred Handed/Everything Evil, and distributed through Fontana/Ingrooves. 

The second volume, ‘The Afterman: Descension’ is slated for release in Febrary 2013. The band  has also confirmed a handful of intimate Northeast U.S. club shows leading up to the release of ‘The Afterman.’ The tour starts September 13 in Kingston, NY (dates are below).

Tickets to all fall shows: 

A deluxe version of the ‘The Afterman’ will include a hardcover coffee-table book with expansive art by Heidi Taillefer and Nathan Spoor with collaborative written work from singer/creator Claudio Sanchez and writer Peter David that will create a song by song experience.  David previously worked with Sanchez on the prose novel adaptation of the band’s 2010 album “Year of the Black Rainbow,” and the graphic novel adaptation of their 2003 album “In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 (which reached #4 on the New York Times Bestsellers list for graphic novels earlier this year).” All the band’s titles, including ‘The Afterman,’ fall into a grand sci-fi story arc called ‘The Amory Wars.”It was announced previously at this month’s San Diego Comic Con that The Amory Wars has been picked up by Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson of Leverage Productions to be developed into a live-action feature film.Coheed and Cambria is currently on the road with rock legends, Iron Maiden.UPCOMING TOUR DATES:AUGUST01 Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre with Iron Maiden02 Reno, NV – Knitting Factory*03 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre w/ Iron Maiden04 Sacramento, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheater w/ Iron Maiden

06 Phoenix, AZ – Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion w/ Iron Maiden

07 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theater*

09 Irvine, CA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre w/ Iron Maiden

10 Irvine, CA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater w/ Iron Maiden

12 Albuquerque, NM – Hard Rock Pavilion w/ Iron Maiden

13 Denver, CO – Comfort Dental Amphitheater w/ Iron Maiden

15 San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center w/ Iron Maiden

16 Pharr, TX – Pharr Events Center*

17 Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion w/ Iron Maiden

18 Houston, TX – Woodlands Pavillion w/ Iron Maiden

*Headline show

24 Reading, UK – Reading Festival

25 Leeds, UK – Leeds Festival

tickets to all fall shows: 


13 Kingston, NY – Ulster Performing Arts Center*

15 Chicago, IL – Riot Fest Chicago

16 Charlotte, NC – WEND Wienie Roast

19 Buffalo, NY – Town Hall*

20 Toronto, ON – Mod Club*

21 Rochester, NY –  Water Street*

22 Albany, NY – Hart Theater at The Egg*

24 Syracuse, NY – Wescott Theater*

25 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground*

26 Hartford, CT  Webster Theater*

28 Worcester, MA – Palladium**

29 Atlantic City, NJ – House of Blues**

* w/ 3

** w/ and Deerhunter


31 Hamburg, DE – Grunspan


01 Dortmund, DE – Visions Westend Festival

02 Utrecht, NL – Tivoli

04 Brussels, BE – VK Club

05 Paris, FR – La Fleche D’Or

08 London, UK – Koko

09 Glasgow , UK- ABC

11 Birmingham, UK – Academy

12 Manchester, UK – Ritz Ballroom

About The Amory WarsAn epic, sci-fi fantasy set in an alternate universe (Heaven’s Fence) that chronicles the rise of superhuman dictator Wilhelm Ryan, and the one family that could hold the key to liberating the world from his tyrannical reign. The mythology was originally created by Sanchez to serve as inspiration for the band’s albums, but the series expanded to other mediums, including both prose and graphic novels.

About The Afterman:  Sirius Amory, the most celebrated astronomer/scientist in the alternate universe of Heaven’s Fence is ‘‘The Afterman.’  Sirius (pronounced “Sy-ruhss”) is credited with the discovery of the energy force (known as The Keywork) that binds the 78 planets of these worlds together. He embarks on the greatest discovery of his existence, and possibly mankind’s.  By doing so, what is truly most important to him begins to slip right through his fingers


(Source: COHEED AND CAMBRIA newsletter)

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