The Devil Wears Prada team up with fellow Christian heavy music bands for 2012 tour
Christian metal-core band the Devil Wears Prada have announced the first dates of their 2012 North American tour. The jaunt — which kicks off March 9 in Bloomington, Ill. — will support the band’s latest full-length, 2011’s “Dead Throne.” Every Time I Die, Christian metal band Oh, Sleeper and Letlive will open. Find the just-announced tour dates, below.
Oh, Sleeper are out backing their 2011 metal release, “Children of Fire.” Frontman Micah Kinard recently told Audio Ink Radio the album is somewhat a concept album. “My background in writing, before I joined this band, was in studying to be a screen writer, and I really like writing stories,” he said. “As far as inspiration goes, I pull inspiration from all sorts of places.
“But, my main inspiration carried through all of the albums is my personal relationship with God and how I see my day-to-day grind with that and how He’s shown me through. That’s where I get most of my inspiration, and I find it easier to articulate that through metaphor rather than put it out blatantly by literal translation. When you put things out in metaphor, it makes it more accessible to a wider array of people. Just because I’m Christian, that doesn’t mean I’m just writing for Christians. I want everybody to be able to relate to the music.”
The Devil Wears Prada, Every Time I Die, Oh, Sleeper and Letlive 2012 North American Tour Dates:
3/9 — Bloomington, Ill.
3/10 — Grand Rapids, Mich.
3/11 — Des Moines, Iowa
3/14 — Reno, Nev.
3/15 — Las Vegas, Nev.
3/16 — Pomona, Calif.
3/17 — Tucson, Ariz.
3/18 — Farmington, N.M.
3/20 — Austin, Texas
3/21 — Tulsa, Okla.
3/23 — Nashville, Tenn.
3/24 — Myrtle Beach, S.C.
3/25 — Raleigh, N.C.
3/27 — Norfolk, Va.
3/28 — Allentown, Pa.
3/30 — Providence, R.I.
3/31 — Buffalo, N.Y.
4/1 — Indianapolis, Ind.
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