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“The Emptiness is an almost perfect distillation of everything that’s hot in hard rock right now... a densely layered masterpiece.” -Outburn “A measured dose of melody and maelstrom... The Emptiness is a full, multi-media experience that will assault all of your senses.” AOL Noisecreep “Phenomenal musicianship.... their best album yet.” - “Infused with lush midsections, massive choruses and ambitious ideas.” RockSound “The Emptiness may just be the most ambitious release to hit the scene since The Black Parade...Try to not be blown away” Under The Gun Review

Expect the unexpected in every way possible when experiencing explosive sextet Alesana's latest project The Emptiness. Known for their ability to weave a story into their music, the band’s third and finest album, produced by Kris Crummett (Emarosa, Dance Gavin Dance), finds the Raleigh, NC band at their most creative... and their very best. The record, which is packaged with a 13-page short story of the same name, perfectly blends together the distinctive Alesana sound with a new maturity and ferocity that will have peers, critics, and fans alike turning their heads. Polished with the same dynamic that made debut full-length On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax a fresh and addictive success, The Emptiness combines killer hooks with real strings and a sharper metal edge, adding a new depth to the unique sound the band has defined as their own. Alesana has always focused on having an energetic and memorable live show, and 2010 has seen the band expand on the raw, honest intensity of their on stage performances with a sold out headline tour of the U.S. this spring, and their first full headline tour of Europe. Having completed tours with Chiodos, Silverstein, The Devil Wears Prada, A Day To Remember, Bayside, Mayday Parade, Drop Dead Gorgeous and Fear Before, the band continues hitting the road hard and strong, building on their incredibly devoted national and international fan base with a full run on Vans Warped Tour 2010. With the creativity of their lyrics, the passion of their music, and the energy of their live show, there is no doubt that 2010 will be the year that Alesana truly solidifies their position in the music scene. Welcome to the all-encompassing, unforgettable experience that is The Emptiness... it will truly haunt you. HIGHLIGHTS: - 115,000 albums and 217,000 singles sold according to Nielsen Soundscan. - “On Frail Wings Of Vanity and Wax” – 65,000 - “Where Myth Fades To Legend” – 50,000 - 48 million MySpace plays, 361,000 Friends, and 50,000 plays p/day - Previously on Warped Tour, Bamboozle, and non-stop touring for the past 4 years (over 700 concerts) Toured with Chiodos, A Day To Remember, The Devil Wears Prada, Silverstein and more. - 4 promotional trailers hyping “The Story” virally on internet in the 2 months leading up to street date. Extensive print advertising campaign in Q4 ’09 and Q1 ’10. - Feature stories in Revolver, Alternative Press, OutBurn, AMP, Hails & Horns, Substream, Rocksound. - Features on MySpace home page in December and January. - Sell-out European Headline tour May 2009. - Music video for “The Thespian” promoted on MTV2, MTVU, YouTube, MySpace, and FUSE.


The Emptiness

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Where Myth Fades To Legend

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On The Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax

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1. Curse Of The Virgin Canvas

1. This Is Usually The Part Where

2. The Artist

People Scream



3. A Lunatic’s Lament

2. Goodbye, Goodnight, For Good

2. Ambrosia

4. The Murderer

3. Seduction

3. Pathetic Ordinary

5. Hymn For The Shameless

4. A Most Profound Quiet

4. Alchemy Sounded Good At The Time

6. The Thespian

5. Red and Dying Evening

5. Daggers Speak Louder Than Words

7. Heavy Hangs The Albatross

6. Better Luck Next Time, Prince

6. The Last Three

8. The Lover


7. Apology

9. In Her Tomb By The Sounding Sea

7. The Uninvited Thirteenth

8. Tilting The Hourglass

10. To Be Scared By An Owl

8. Sweetheart, You Are Sadly

9. This Conversation Is Over

11. Annabel


10. Congratulations, I Hate You

9. And They Call This Tragedy

11. The Third Temptation Of Paris

10.All Night Dance Parties In The

12. A Siren’s Soliloquy

Underground Palace

13. Nero’s Decay

11.Ending Without Stories

14. Early Mourning

12.As You Wish

15. Apology (Acoustic)

13.Obsession Is Such an Ugly Word

PUBLICITY - Alternative Press - review & feature in March Issue #260, Shawn Milke full page in Guitarists Special issue #266 - AMP - cover feature Falll 2008, feature in Feb 2010 issue - Hails & Horns - feature in Winter 2009 issue - Substream - cover feature October 2008 - Outburn - feature in #52, 10/10 review - Ultimate Gutar - review - Inked - Shawn included in “Inked For A Cause� column - HM - feature & review in March/April issue - Rock Sound - UK - review & two page band featire. tour feature, sponsoring UK Tour April 2010 - Big Cheese - UK - feature - Up - Netherlands - feature - Geki Rock - Japan - cover feature Jan 2010 - Grind House - Japan - feature - EAT - Japan - feature ONLINE - Grita - Mexico - cover feature Feb 2010 - - Track By Track feature - La Rocka - Mexico - feature - AOL Noisecreep - Metal Underground - Modern Drummer - blog with drummer Jeremy - Rane Zine - on cover of online magazine - PunkMusic - - - Music.MyNC - NBC Raleigh

Geki Rock Cover

Outburn Review

AP Hometown feature with Jeremy

For more information please contact: Jenny Reader – Fearless Records p. 562.592.3438 x.206 f. 562.592.3273 Fearless Records 13772 Goldenwest St. #545

Westminster, CA 92683

Alesana Press Kit  

Alesana Press Kit

Alesana Press Kit  

Alesana Press Kit