Finch Premiere Official Video “Play Dead;” On Tour Now

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FINCH PREMIERE OFFICIAL VIDEO “PLAY DEAD”

On Tour With Yellowcard This Month

Slam Dunk and Headline UK Dates in May

Today Finch has teamed up with VEVO for the worldwide premiere of their video “Play Dead” from their recent album Back To Oblivion.
Directed by the band’s very own, Daniel Wonacott, “Play Dead” is a black and white Cohen Brothers-Esque nod to film noir. The video follows a man (bass player Alex Linares) through the forest carrying a body bag and a shovel. What or who is in the bag? You’ll have to wait until the end to find out.

Finch are heading out this week on tour as main support for label mates Yellowcard. In May they head to the UK to play the Slam Dunk Festival as well as headline a handful of UK Shows. All tour dates listed below and tickets are available at http://backtooblivion.com/tour-dates/.
Back to Oblivion marks the return of Finch with the band’s first full length album in over nine years. The Southern California band has undeniably created a lasting, formidable body of work with their two studio albums and EPs – singer Nate Barcalow acknowledges that 2002’s What It Is To Burn all but “defined post-hardcore early in the decade”, while 2005’s Say Hello to Sunshine continued to shape its direction. The band dignified the demand for a celebration of What It Is To Burn’s 10th anniversary by reforming after a hiatus and playing select sold-out shows across the country in 2013. Inspired by the creative surge brought on by these shows, Finch rendered these contradictions moot with Back to Oblivion, their long-awaited third LP and a new, bold chapter in the band’s legacy. Back to Oblivion itself is a paradoxical idea. This is Finch reinvigorated, brimming with the inspiration of their earliest days; the opposite of the negation implied by “oblivion.” But as a songwriting unit, they’re challenging themselves by going deep into the unknown – this is by far Finch’s most introspective and demanding work from a lyrical standpoint.  The album was produced by Brian Virtue (Deftones, 30 Seconds to Mars, Janes Addiction, Audio Slave).
Back To Oblivion is available now at iTunes HERE and Amazon HERE.  Merch is also available here finch.merchnow.com.
Back To Oblivion Press Raves:
“Back to Oblivion walks a maddening tightrope between the gripping melodic post-hardcore of the band’s beloved 2002 debut, What It Is To Burn, and its moody, experimental follow-up, 2005’s Say Hello To Sunshine
– Alternative Press
“The California alt rockers’ third time around is indeed charmed, as Back To Oblivion backs up the band’s 2012 reunion with a dozen melodically and dynamically diverse tracks.” – Revolver
“[Anywhere But Here] is a characteristic blend of over-sized, sweeping hooks, corrosive screaming, and gritty riffing.” – BULLETT Media
FINCH Tour Dates
w/ Yellowcard, One Ok Rock, The Downtown Fiction
April 7 – Columbia, MO – The Blue Note*
April 8 – Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theatre*
April 10 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s*
April 11 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave*
April 12 – Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection*
April 14 – Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe @ Old National Center*
April 15 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues*
April 17 – Pittsburgh, PA – Alter Bar*
April 18 – Buffalo, NY – The Town Ballroom^
April 20 – Portland, ME – State Theatre^
April 21 – New Haven, CT – Toad’s Place^
April 22 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club^
April 24 – Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre^
April 25 – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel^
April 26 – Tampa, FL – The Orpheum^
April 28 – Biloxi, MS – Kress Live^
April 29 – Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity Theatre^
April 30 – Austin, TX – The Belmont^
May 1 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar N Grill
May 2 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom^
May 4 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre^
May 5 – Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre^
May 7 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst^
May 8 – San Luis Obispo, CA – SLO Brewing Company^
May 9 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory^
May 10 – Agoura Hills, CA – The Canyon Club^
(*w/One Ok Rock
^w/Downtown Fiction)
May 23 – Leeds, UK – Slam Dunk North
May 24 – Hatfield, UK – Slam Dunk South
May 25 – Wolverhampton, UK – Slam Dunk Midlands
May 27 – Glasgow, UK – Garage*
May 28 – Newcastle, UK – University*
May 29 – Manchester, UK – Academy 2*
May 31 – Norwich, UK – Waterfront*
June 1 – Brighton, UK – Concorde 2*
June 2 – London, UK – Koko*
June 3 – Bristol, UK – Marble Factory*
(* w/Fort Hope and Only Rivals)
 
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