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We Came As Romans release 'Darkbloom', announce USA headliner

If you haven't checked out the brand new We Came As Romans record "Darkbloom", stop what you're doing and give it a listen. An incredibly emotional record filled with high energy bangers and a couple tearjerkers, it's a journey from start to finish.


If you have any knowledge of the background of the band, you'll know that they lost vocalist Kyle Pavone in 2018. This is their first record since his passing and many of the songs offer tribute to him (Watch: Promise You via SharpTone Records YouTube channel). The album walks you through the various stages of grief and gives you insight to how Kyle affected and was loved by his bandmates.


Extreme Vocal Institute's David Benites worked with vocalist Dave Stephens on the record while they were in the studio via remote during the height of the pandemic. Since then, David has toured with We Came As Romans twice working with Dave as well as guitarist Joshua Moore and bassist Andy Glass and performing their song "Daggers" with them. He shared a bit about his role on Darkbloom in an Instagram post:

We Came As Romans have also announced the "Darkbloom" headliner with support from Erra and Brand of Sacrifice (Listen to "Darkbloom featuring Brand of Sacrifice"). The tour starts in January and runs through February 18, wrapping up in We Came As Romans' home city of Detroit, Michigan. Tickets go on sale Friday October 21st at 10 a.m. via iamdarkbloom.com. They're hitting the following cities:


Jan 19 - Pittsburgh PA | Mr Smalls

Jan 20 - Philadelphia PA | TLA

Jan 21 - Worcester MA | The Palladium

Jan 22 - New York NY | Irving Plaza

Jan 24 - Baltimore MD | Baltimore Soundstage

Jan 25 - Richmond VA | Canal Club

Jan 26 - Charlotte NC | The Underground

Jan 27 - Atlanta GA | The Masquerade

Jan 28 - Orlando FL | House of Blues

Jan 30 - Houston TX | White Oak Music Hall

Jan 31 - Austin TX | Empire

Feb 1 - Dallas TX | House of Blues

Feb 3 - Phoenix AZ | The Nile

Feb 4 - Anaheim CA | House of Blues

Feb 5 - Sacramento CA | Ace of Spades

Feb 7 - Portland OR | Hawthorne Theatre

Feb 8 - Seattle WA | The Crocodile

Feb 10 - Salt Lake City UT | The Complex

Feb 11 - Denver CO | Summit Music Hall

Feb 13 - Lawrence KS | Granada

Feb 14 - Minneapolis MN | Varsity Theater

Feb 15 - Chicago IL | House of Blues

Feb 17 - Columbus OH | The King of Clubs

Feb 18 - Detroit MI | St. Andrew's Hall


In addition to checking out "Darkbloom", take this time to check in with your friends and family because you never know who is struggling silently. Visit the Kyle Pavone Foundation for resources for those suffering from addiction.


Header image: Paxton Powell

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