Willimantic, CT emo act The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die has announced plans for their next LP. The disc will be titled Always Foreign and is set to drop on September 29, 2017 via Epitaph Records.
Listen to the song “Dillon And Her Son” here courtesy Fader.
Triple Crown Records
Triple Crown Records surprise released this split single from Sorority Noise and The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die at the start of November, it contains a new track from each of the Connecticut based bands that feature on this split. Both of these bands are prolific in their output, and they have both taken the opportunity to unveil new material, despite already having brought out new releases earlier this year with the EP’s It Kindly Stopped For Me and Formlessness respectively.
Sorority Noise occupy the first half of this split single, they have contributed Leaf Ellis. This is a mournful and reflective track for the first two and half minutes, fortunately I managed to resist the urge to skip to the next track as it kicks into a more uplifting noisier sound before they ease back into the sorrowful tone. Leaf Ellis is a track that is dedicated to wrestling with your inner demons and trying to make sense of the thoughts that consume you. In contrast the ridiculously named The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, who occupy the flip side with Smoke And Felt, have contributed a more upbeat number that seems to have a strong influence from The Weakerthans. This band, I’m not typing that name again, have released countless splits, singles and EP’s, as well as two full length albums, since their inception, and for me this constantly expanding and contracting collective have produced the stronger track, it is a fast paced emo tinged indie number featuring dual vocals that hits the spot nicely.
Triple Crown Records have bought two bands together that both originated in Connecticut, like many split singles this is a story of two halves and styles that compliment each other. Whilst the contrast between the two bands approach to their material is marked, both have their merits and I have been introduced to two bands that have previously bypassed me, and that is often they joy of a split single.
The split single can be ordered from Triple Crown Records here
Connecticuit-based post-emo band The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die, has signed on with Epitaph Records. The band entered Silver Bullet Studios in Burlington, Connecticut to begin recording a new album yesterday. Vocalist/guitarist Derrick Shanholtzer-Dvorak comments on the signing:
“Epitaph’s Punk-O-Rama Vol. 3 inspired 13-year-old me to begin a life of poor decision making. We are a band that likes to follow through on all of our terrible ideas so it’s great to be on a label that enthusiastically supports us in this.”
Before their Epitaph debut, The World is a Beautiful Place will release a split 7″ Rozwell Kid out June 23, 2015 via Broken World Media and a brand new 2-song 7″ Death To New Years on July 28, 2015 via Topshelf Records.
The band will be hitting the road for an East Coast tour. Dates are below.
Worcester, MA ‘s The Hotelier has announced that they will be hitting the road with The World Is A Beautiful Place with Rozwell Kid and Posture & The Grizzly playing on select dates. The band will be supporting their latest sophomore LP, Home, Like Noplace Is There, available now on Tiny Engines Records.
The Hotelier will also be playing The Fest in Gainesville, FL. Full tour dates listed below.
Connecticut indie rock band The World Is A Beautiful Place and I am No Longer Afraid to Die have announced a series of North American headlining tour dates with The Hotelier, Rozwell Kid, and Posture & the Grizzly. They are out supporting their latest full length, Whenever, If Ever which was released last year on Topshelf Records.
Full dates below.
Connecticut indie rock band The World Is A Beautiful Place and I am No Longer Afraid to Die have announced a series of European and UK dates starting in April 2014. They are out supporting their latest full length, Whenever, If Ever which was released earlier this year on Topshelf Records. Support on all dates will come from Michigan emo outfit Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate).
Full dates below:
CT indie rockers The World Is A Beautiful Place and I am No Longer Afraid To Die (TWIABPAIMNLATD) have announced a fall tour alongside a veritable who’s who of the punk rock world. The tour includes shows with the likes of Pity Sex & Modern Baseball, Brand New, The Front Bottoms, Daylight and The Menzingers.
TWIABPAIMNLATD are supporting their latest full length, Whatever, If Ever, which was released via Topshelf Records in June of this year. It can be heard over on their bandcamp page now.
Full tour dates below:
The World Is A Beautiful Place and I am No Longer Afraid To Die has announced that they will be heading on tour with support from The Front Bottoms. The band continues to support their Topshelf Records debut, Whatever, If Ever, which was released earlier this via on Topshelf Records. The album was recorded with Ryan Stack (My Heart To Joy, Now, Now) at Format Audio in Massachusetts.
Tour dates can be found below.
Willimantic, Connecticut indie group, The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, has debuted a new music video. The video features the track “Picture of a Tree that Doesn’t Look OK” from their Topshelf Records debut, Whatever, If Ever, and was released yesterday. The album was recorded with Ryan Stack (My Heart To Joy, Now, Now) at Format Audio in Massachusetts.
Check out the video below.
Willimantic, Connecticut indie group, The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, has announced that theywill be releasing their Topshelf Records debut. The album will be titled Whatever, If Ever and is scheduled for a June 18, 2013. The album was recorded with Ryan Stack (My Heart To Joy, Now, Now) at Format Audio in Massachusetts.
The band will head out for a headine tour along with Dads and Cerce next month in May. Dates are below.
The band with possibly the longest band name in the world, The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die, have announced that they’ll be touring the east coast and midwest as part of a tour with their Topshelf Records labelmates Deer Leap from March 22nd to April 7th. After that, they will be leaving Deer Leap and doing a few odd shows here and there as well.
The band continues to support their previous 7″, Josh Is Dead.
The dates are below.