Sworn In will release their new studio album, The Lovers/The Devil on April 7 on Razor & Tie.
The Lovers/The Devil was produced Will Putney (Amity Affliction, For Today, Miss May I). The band will launch the new album pre-order merch bundles next week.
The band recently announced their first headlining tour this spring with special guests The Plot In You, I Declare War, and Gift Giver. The tour kicks off March 29 in Henderson, Nevada.
Prior to the headlining tour, Sworn In will hit the road as direct support to Chelsea Grin on The Ashes to Ashes Tour, presented by Substream. The tour also features special guests Carnifex, Black Tongue, and The Family Run. The tour will kick off on March 6 in Murray, Utah and wrap up on March 28 in Sacramento, California. Tour dates are below.
The Lovers/The Devil is the follow up to Sworn In’s 2013 debut album, The Death Card, which debuted on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The Lovers/The Devil, in short, is a concept record delving into the darkness of a destructive relationship. The CD is split into two halves, the first dubbed “The Lovers” and the second called “The Devil.”
“The Lovers” tells the story of the man feeling obsessed, psychotic, depressed, and drowning in unrequited love. This half of the CD covers the desperate romantic who lives inside his own head because the real world has become too unbearable. But such is life and this character reaches a breaking point. And with that, comes the split of the record.
“The Devil” charts the course of the role reversal, where the man snaps and becomes the cold, bitter, and numb person that drove him mad, while the female occupies the position the male just went through.
However, the record does not glorify self-destructive love; rather, it chronicles that situation and can be interpreted in any way that feels personal to the one listening.
The Chicago-based band takes the listeners on an unforgettable, yet disturbing aural journey. Their mission is thus: to take heavy music from dizzying heights to harrowing lows and leave you speechless in the process.
Sworn In have toured with tons of bands such as, Attila, The Acacia Strain, and Crown the Empire and have played the New England Metal Fest, Jamboree, Skate and Surf Festival and SXSWhat.
Sworn In is Tyler Dennen (Vocals), Chris George (Drums), Zakary Gibson (Guitar) and Eugene Kamlyuk (Guitar).
Sworn In: The Lovers/The Devil Track Listing:
2. Sugar Lips
3. I Don’t Really Love You
6. Pins and Needles
7. Lay With Me
8. Weeping Willow
9. Pocket Full of Posies
13. Love Drunk
Sworn In Press Praise:
“Sworn In’s incendiary volleys of noise that incites crowds to lose their minds.” —Revolver Magazine
“Sworn In is the patient zero of the rebirth of nu-metal.” —Vice Noisey
“A band to watch in the coming years.” —Property of Zack
“Sworn In undoubtedly put their hearts into what they do.” —Alternative Press
Sworn In Tour Dates:
w/ Chelsea Grin, Carnifex, Black Tongue, The Family Run
March 6 – Murray, UT – Murray Theater
March 7 – Denver, CO – The Summit Music Hall
March 8 – Lawrence, KS – The Granada Theatre
March 9 – Iowa City, IA – Blue Moose Tap House
March 10 – Chicago, IL – The Bottom Lounge
March 11 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall
March 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts
March 13 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
March 14 – New York, NY – The Gramercy Theater
March 15 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
March 16 – Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theater
March 17 – St. Louis, MO – Fubar
March 20 – San Antonio, TX – Kapone’s
March 21 – Grand Prairie, TX – South By So What?
March 24 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
March 25 – Mesa, AZ – Nile Theater
March 26 – Pomona, CA – The Glass House
March 27 – San Diego, CA – Soma
March 28 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
W/ The Plot In You, I Declare War, Gift Giver
March 29 – Henderson, NV – Eagle Aerie Hall
March 30 – Tucson, AZ – 191 Toole
April 1 – Austin, TX – Dirty Dog
April 2 – Houston, TX – Walter’s
April 3 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Conservatory
April 4 – Springfield, MO – The Outland Ballroom
April 7 – Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
April 8 – Cudahy, WI – The Metal Grill
April 10 – Buffalo, NY – Mohawk Place
April 11 – London, Canada – Rum Runners
April 12 – Toronto, Canada – Hard Luck Bar
April 14 – Ottawa, Canada – Ritual
April 15 – Montreal, Canada – Foufounes
April 16 – Syracuse, NY – Saint Clair Theater
April 17 – Albany, NY – Bogies
April 18 – Danbury, CT – Heirloom Arts Theatre
April 22 – Howell, NJ – Game Changer World
April 23 – Whitehall, PA – Planet Trog
April 24 – Columbus, OH – Double Happiness
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