As announced with Alternative Press yesterday, Mikey Sawyer (ex-Forever Sets The Sun) is now the lead vocalist for Close Your Eyes. His we will be performing with the band today at Bamboozle in New Jersey on the Saints & Sinners stage. Sawyer is replacing long time CYE vocalist Shane Raymond.
Also according to Close Your Eyes guitarist Brett Callaway, “Andrew Rodriguez is back with us on the road playing guitar, Jordan Hatfield is playing drums for us and Micheal Sawyer (pictured above) is now filling the vocal spot.”
Close Your Eyes is signed to Victory Records and released their debut album in 2010, We Will Overcome, and a second album Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts in October 2011. The band will be in the road this summer on the Scream The Prayer Tour.
Mikey Sawyer released a solo EP entitled Goodbye To Sunny Skies and a full length CD as lead vocalist with Forever Sets The Sun entitled Aurora Tides. He is also working with Eddie Cano (ex-Scarlett O’Hara) on a new project entitled Miss Fortune.
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