In Its Fifth Year, STPT Will Tour 19 Cities This Summer.
WHAT: Texas-based, melodic hardcore group CLOSE YOUR EYES will be joining one of the most well known Christian tours to pop up in the last few years. SCREAM THE PRAYER TOUR, going on its fifth year, starts its 19 city run on June 22 in Nashville, TN. CLOSE YOUR EYES will be sharing the stage with bands like DEMON HUNTER (select Dates), EMERY, SLEEPING GIANT and many more.
CLOSE YOUR EYES from Abilene, TX will be debuting their fresh new lineup on the SCREAM THE PRAYER TOUR! Founding members Brett Callaway – lead guitar/vocals and Sonny Vega – bassist, will welcome back Andrew Rodriguez on rhythm guitar. Rodriguez, who has been an active member in CLOSE YOUR EYES for many years, is currently enrolled in school working towards his degree. He is putting his books aside this summer to join the band on stage! The band is also welcoming the two new additions: vocalist, Mikey Sawyer and Jordan Vesey on drums.
CLOSE YOUR EYES previously released their sophomore album, Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts, which debuted at #10 on the Billboard Top Christian artists chart, #1 on the Top Christian Rock chart and #137 on the Billboard Top 200 chart; they have sold over 12,500 albums to date for Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts. The band’s music video for their first music single, “Valleys”, has gone viral gaining over 610,000 views.
The band has toured with A DAY TO REMEMBER, UNDEROATH, TERROR, NORMA JEAN and many more. Every show is packed with genuine energy and anthem-packed sing-a-longs that keep fans on their feet! Known for establishing instant connections with fans across the U.S., CLOSE YOUR EYES continues to be a band to watch out for in 2012 and beyond. Check out their latest merch designs at the Victory Records Webstore and prepare for one hot summer!
CLOSE YOUR EYES is:
· Mikey Sawyer- Lead Vocals
· Brett Callaway- Lead Guitar/ Vocals
· Andrew Rodriguez- Rhythm Guitar
· Sonny Vega- Bass
· Jordan Vesey- Drums
WHEN: June 20 – July 14
WHERE: Nationwide – View the tour dates here.