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Therefore I Am Sleeping In Europe

Posted by: Steve Henderson (06/27/10)
Therefore I Am will be supporting The Sleeping on tour in Europe this fall. Details in the replies.
    
 
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02:30 PM on 06/27/10
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The shores of Long Island, NY are known for producing some of the most influential names in rock. Taking Back Sunday, Brand New, Straylight Run, and many others have been born into notoriety out of the Long Island scene. Just as it looked like all hope was lost and every band was becoming faded carbon copies of one another, Long Island‘s latest export, THE SLEEPING, comes along to shake things up and insert sincerity and originality back into underground rock. Punkbands.com said “[THE SLEEPING is] varied and interesting, hitting every genre from prog rock to hardcore, back to a pop sound and then off the wall to ambient party sounds with layered, ghostly vocals.”

The Sleeping will be emabarking on a full european Tour with support of Boston’s finest Therefore I Am.
These days, people put bands together looking to cash-in on a particular "scene." They cobble together a slick MySpace page, hire an agent and a "fan"-ager and quickly develop an inflated sense-of-entitlement. And while that's one way to go about it, there is also the old-fashioned DIY model: form a band with friends in a basement, tour your butts off until your songs and stage-show have something unique and powerful to offer and build a real following.
This was the roadmap for bands like Boysetsfire and Snapcase back in the day. And this approach has meant everything for Therefore I Am, whose fiery and impassioned hard / melodic rock mix defies easy categorization. Think about the fearlessness and self-reliance of boundary-breaking bands like At The Drive In and Thrice and you'll begin to have some idea of what Therefore I Am is all about, having developed on the road and in the rehearsal room.




THE SLEEPING
(USA – Victory)
http://www.myspace.com/thesleeping
http://www.victoryrecords.com


THEREFORE I AM
(USA – Equal Vision)
http://www.myspace.com/thereforeiam
http://www.equalvision.com



PERIOD:
September 17th – October 09th 2010
02:32 PM on 06/27/10
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wow that sounds pretty good!
02:38 PM on 06/27/10
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i'll try to see them. i hope they'll come some place close to me
02:45 PM on 06/27/10
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Therefore I Am was an awesome live band.
02:59 PM on 06/27/10
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damn, wish this tour was in the states, I'd love to go to this
03:47 PM on 06/27/10
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Lucky! Both bands kill it live
04:14 PM on 06/27/10
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Oh my god, this is awesome. Please Scottish date, PLEASE
04:38 PM on 06/27/10
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very excited for our good friends in tia. great dudes. bring me back a mars bar.
04:39 PM on 06/27/10
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Thish tour will rule. Sheriously. Wish I could go. Sho bad.
05:43 PM on 06/27/10
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The Sleeping kill it live. So good
06:17 PM on 06/27/10
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Very nice!
06:20 PM on 06/27/10
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God I love The Sleeping
06:49 PM on 06/27/10
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Awesome for Therefore I Am!
07:55 PM on 06/27/10
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good stuff
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