Attila About That Life Tour
Attila headline The About That Life Tour with support from Upon A Burning Body, iwrestledabearonce, The Plot In You, and Fit for a King
October 20th, 2013 from the Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA
Attila, an American metalcore band from Atlanta, formed in 2005 and released nine full-length albums. Chris Fronzak “Fronz,” Sean Heenan, Sam Halcomb, Matt Booth, and Kris Wilson formed the band, naming it after Attila the Hun. In 2013, their most successful album “About That Life,” produced by Joey Sturgis, debuted at number 22 on the Billboard 200 chart. Additionally, the band signed with Artery Recordings and later went with SharpTone Records in 2016. On March 18, 2021, Attila released “Clarity” as the lead single from their ninth studio album, “Closure,” which was released on July 23, 2021.
About The Plot In You
The Plot in You is an American metalcore band that has been tearing up the scene with their powerful sound and emotionally charged lyrics. Formed in 2010, the band is composed of lead vocalist Landon Tewers, guitarist Josh Childress, bassist Ethan Yoder, and drummer Michael Cooper.
The band’s music is a dynamic blend of heavy, crushing riffs and melodic, introspective passages. Landon Tewers’ vocals are a standout feature, ranging from guttural screams to hauntingly beautiful clean singing. The guitar work of Josh Childress is equally impressive, incorporating intricate melodies and technical riffing that add depth and texture to the songs.
But what really sets The Plot in You apart is their willingness to tackle heavy topics in their lyrics. Moreover, known for his brutally honest approach to songwriting, Landon Tewers explores themes of mental health, heartbreak, and the darker aspects of human nature. Additionally, their songs are a cathartic release, giving voice to the struggles that many listeners can relate to.
One interesting fact about The Plot in You is that they’re not afraid to experiment with their sound. While they’re primarily a metalcore band, they’ve incorporated elements of post-hardcore, electronic music, and even country into their songs. This willingness to take risks and push boundaries has earned them a dedicated fanbase and critical acclaim.
The Plot in You has released several albums over the years, including their most recent release, “Swan Song.”
About Fit For A King
Fit for a King is a Christian metalcore band hailing from Tyler, Texas. The band was formed in 2007 and consists of lead vocalist Ryan Kirby, guitarist Bobby Lynge, bassist Ryan “Tuck” O’Leary, and drummer Jared Easterling. Furthermore, Fit for a King has released several albums, including their debut album “Descendants” in 2011, “Creation/Destruction” in 2013, “Deathgrip” in 2016, and “The Path” in 2020.
Known for their aggressive sound, the band incorporates elements of metalcore, hardcore, and post-hardcore, with themes focused on faith, personal struggles, and social issues. Moreover, their music has earned them a large following within the metalcore scene, and they have toured extensively across the United States and internationally.
Fit for a King has shared the stage with prominent acts such as August Burns Red, Beartooth, and Underoath. Additionally, critics have nominated them for several music awards, including the HM Magazine Reader’s Award for Best Album in 2014.
About Upon A Burning Body
Upon A Burning Body is a metalcore band hailing from San Antonio, Texas. Since their formation in 2005, the band has gained recognition for their intense, high-energy sound and explosive live performances.
Their music is a combination of heavy breakdowns, crushing riffs, and catchy choruses. In addition, their music contains influences from genres such as death metal, hardcore, and even Latin music. Upon A Burning Body has released several successful albums, including “The World is Ours”, “Red. White. Green.”, and “Southern Hostility”, which showcase their unique sound and songwriting abilities.
Throughout their career, the band has shared the stage with other prominent acts like Of Mice & Men, Chelsea Grin, and Suicide Silence.
Despite some controversy surrounding their use of alleged fake gang affiliation as a publicity stunt, Upon A Burning Body has continued to evolve and push the boundaries of the metalcore genre.
Iwrestledabearonce formed in 2007 and is a metalcore band from Shreveport, Louisiana. Guitarist Steven Bradley had previously played in a mathcore band called Statuescrybleeding. After meeting vocalist Krysta Cameron, they formed Iwrestledabearonce with other local musicians. The band’s name comes from a comment inspired by Gary Busey on Comedy Central.
Bradley described the band’s album, “Ruining It for Everybody,” as “heavier, catchier, and better organized.” During Warped Tour 2012, Courtney LaPlante replaced original vocalist Krysta Cameron, but LaPlante later left the band due to wanting to do something different.
LaPlante and her husband Mike Stringer currently perform in the band Spiritbox, while Bradley works as a photographer and social media manager and Martin runs a YouTube channel.