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August 24, 2012

(New York, NY) - Christian metalcore band For Today are hitting the road once again with the nationwide headlining tour following their successful summer run on the Vans Warped Tour. The tour kicks off October 11th in St. Petersberg, FL and runs through the middle of November making stops throughout the country and features additional support from Impending Doom, Sleeping Giant, the Chariot, Texas In July and Hundredth. For Today will also head to Europe this winter for a string of headlining dates. (Full tour dates below). recently premiered "Fearless," the first video from Immortal. Watch here -

Immortal, produced by Will Putney (Lamb Of God, Suicide Silence) features 11 new tracks and includes special guest appearances from Sonny Sandoval of P.O.D., Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red and Tommy Green of Sleeping Giant. The album was released to major critical acclaim with Outburn Magazine calling it "A formidable return" and Revolver Magazine declaring it to be "Rife with crafty guitar hooks and scream-along choruses." Alternative Press also commented, "For Today have dialed back the bombast just enough to make their pounding combination of furious punk and vicious metal sound more immediate and live sounding."

For Today's new studio album Immortal crashed onto the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart debuting at #15 and #3 on the Independent Chart with over 14,700 albums sold in its first week out. The album also landed on a number of other Billboard charts including: #1 on the Hard Music Chart, #1 on the Christian Current/Contemporary Chart, #1 on the Top Christian/Gospel Chart and #7 on the Rock Music Chart. Immortal has sold close to 27,000 records to date, and remains at #69 on the Hard Music Chart and #155 on the Independent Chart.

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 full run of the 2012 Van's Warped Tour. To date, For Today has sold over 100,000 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 Puckett (drums, percussion).


US Headlining Tour
October 11 - St. Petersburg, FL - The State Theatre
October 12 - Orlando, FL - H2O Live!
October 13 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Rocketown (Bringing It Back for the Kids Fest)
October 14 - Mobile, AL - Alabama Music Hall
October 16 - McAllen, TX - Geo's
October 17 - Corpus Christi, TX - House of Rock
October 18 - Lubbock, TX - Cactus Courtyard
October 21 - Las Vegas, NV - South Hills Church
October 23 - Tempe, AZ - Nile Theatre
October 24 - Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction*
October 25 - Oakland, CA - Oakland Metro +
October 26 - Boise, ID - The Venue
October 27 - Spokane, WA - The Kave
October 28 - Seattle, WA - Studio 7
October 30 - Salt Lake City, UT - Foursquare Church
October 31 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theatre
November 1 - Omaha, NE - Sokol Underground
November 2 - Bloomington, IL - The Castle Theatre
November 3 - Dayton, OH - The Attic
November 4 - Lansing, MI - The Loft
November 6 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
November 7 - Rochester, NY - Water Street Music Hall
November 8 - Danbury, CT - Tuxedo Junction
November 9 - Lancaster, PA - Chameleon Club
November 10 - Columbia, MD - Genxaret
November 11 - Greensboro, NC - Greene Street

*10/11 - 10/24 - For Today with Impending Doom, The Chariot, Texas In July, Hundredth
+10/25 - 11/11 - For Today with Impending Doom, Sleeping Giant, Texas In July, Hundredth

2012 Europe Tour
December 6 - London, UK - Underworld
December 7 - Hasselt, Belgium - Muziekodrome
December 8 - Ennepetal, Germany - Christmas Rock Night
December 9 - Eindhoven, Netherlands - Distortion Festival


For more info on For Today visit the JFH Artists Database.


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