Affiance are the newest band to appear AS A CARTOON (yes, a cartoon) in a new interview with South Africa’s MK Ondergrond! The interview appeared on television last night but can now be seen on YouTube along with recent interviews with In Flames and The Used. Singer Dennis Tvrdik talks about their hometown of Cleveland, the metal and hardcore scenes, touring, music videos, and more. Check it out!
“The Western Warriors Tour” featuring special guests Fit For A King and Kingdom Of Giants kicks off TODAY (April 5th) and runs through April 27th where they will headline their first hometown Cleveland show in 2012 with special guests Hawthorne Heights and The Plot In You. The band has been on a steep rise to success with their unique brand of melodic metal and the fans have taken notice! Everyone is encouraged to bring their Rock Band guitars to the shows and have fun. Don’t know what we’re talking about??? Watch their music video for “Call To The Warrior“!
Affiance guitarist Brett Wondrak checked in to say, “We are excited to be hitting the road with talented acts like Fit for a King and Kingdom of Giants. We haven’t visited the west in almost a year so it’s long overdue! Come out and play, Warriors! It’s time to take the west!”
The guys just wrapped up their new music video for “Nostra Culpa” and it is available NOW on YouTube! The video showcases the band doing what they do best, and that is performing LIVE. Check them out in front of a packed headlining set at Peabody’s in their hometown of Cleveland!
Affiance have recently wrapped up US tours with Memphis May Fire, Close Your Eyes, Serianna, The Color Morale, Stray From The Path, Vanna, This Or The Apocalypse and Deception Of A Ghost.
Their debut album “No Secret Revealed” is out now on Bullet Tooth and the band just released their groundbreaking new music video for “Call To The Warrior“. The band has received coverage from NoiseCreep and HM Magazine and has received a wealth of great reviews.
“Affiance has constructed a cohesive effort, and a definitive electrifying sound on No Secret Revealed.” – Outburn Magazine
“Affiance is a band on the rise. Look for them to explode in the future.” – HM Magazine
“The lyrics are infused with themes of religion and proactive hope to challenge the listener… An impressive debut.” – Rock Sound
“Affiance is the metal band I’ve always wanted to hear… a happy medium between Killswitch Engage & Dragonforce.” – Alter The Press
“It’s so contagious I can’t believe it. Phenomenal vocals… high-singing is absolutely perfect.” – Get On The Stage
“The vocal work of Dennis Tvrdik is absolutely devastating, delivering the impassioned lyrics with fire and conviction. One of the most unique front men in the hardcore scene today.” Highwire Daze
“Affiance shred with relentless precision.” – Cleveland Scene
“The guitar work is phenomenal…. one of my favorite post-hardcore releases.” – TheNewReview
The Western Warriors Tour featuring Affiance, Fit For A King, Kingdom Of Giants (4/11 – 4/17 only):
Thursday, April 5th – Terre Haute, IN @ THMV
Friday, April 6th – Springfield, MO @ Remington’s Downtown
Monday, April 9th – Lubbock, TX @ Glass Alley Art Studio
Tuesday, April 10th – Roswell, NM @ The Unity Center
Wednesday, April 11th – Las Vegas, NV @ Area 702
Thursday, April 12th – Fullerton, CA @ The Riff Haus
Friday, April 13th – San Jose, CA @ Music Ink Studios
Saturday, April 14th – Fresno, CA @ CYC
Tuesday, April 17th – Hemet, CA @ Sharkey’s Pizza
Wednesday, April 18th – Mesa, AZ @ The Underground
Friday, April 20th – El Paso, TX @ Open Gate Church
Saturday, April 21st – Midland, TX @ The Pinebox
Sunday, April 22nd – Austin, TX @ Red 7
Monday, April 23rd – Temple, TX @ The Epicenter
Tuesday, April 24th – Ft. Worth, TX @ Tomcats
Wednesday, April 25th – Cookeville, TN @ The Fallout
Thursday, April 26th – Evansville, IN @ Boney Junes
Friday, April 27th – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s Downunder (w/ Hawthorne Heights & The Plot In You)