Close Your Eyes announce new album, headlining tour, and post studio update.

Close Your Eyes have recently revealed both the title and artwork for their new album, Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts, that is set to drop on October 25, 2011; nevertheless, this is their first album since their 2010 debut effort, We Will Overcome. It can be pre-ordered here. This energetic Texas melodic-hardcore band will be promoting their new album with the ‘Empty Handed and Heavy Hearts‘ tour. Their support includes: Counterparts, The Color Morale, Like Moths To Flames, and Affiance.

“I’m excited for people to hear this – we’re so stoked on the songs.  We spent a lot of time focusing on writing great songs without having to worry about practicing for shows.  With our music, we try to just keep moving forward.” – Brett Callaway (vocalist/guitarist) .

“Close Your Eyes couples powerful melodies with inventive hardcore, carrying an impressive momentum throughout the effort in conjunction with spreading a positive message through their music.  The dynamic anthems on Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts are comprised of strong and honest vocals, ranging from vibrant hooks to pile-up worthy gang chants, monstrous guitar riffs, and powerhouse drums.” -Haley Dorn (Victory Records, publicist.)

Their most recent studio update can be seen here.

Pre-orders packages for Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts can be found at the Victory Records Webstore. Customers get the option to choose between the CD or Limited Edition Colored Vinyl, both include a poster and sticker, with the starting price of $13.98. As part of a unique pre-order deal, you’re able to customize and build your own package with discounted Close Your Eyes merchandise such as: shirts, a New Era hat, a zip-up hoodie, a draw string backpack, and more.



Oct 14, 2011      Evansville, IN, US @ BONEY JUNES
Oct 15, 2011      Dayton, OH, US @ THE ATTIC
Oct 16, 2011      Pittsburgh, PA, US @ The Smiling Moose
Oct 18, 2011      Providence, NH, US @ The Ruins
Oct 19, 2011      Manchester, NH, US @ Rocko’s
Oct 20, 2011      Poughkeepsie, NY, US @ The Loft
Oct 21, 2011      Trenton, NJ, US @ The Backstage at Championships
Oct 24, 2011      Indianapolis, IN, US @ Emerson Theatre
Oct 25, 2011      Bloomington, IL, US @ The Castle
Oct 26, 2011      Tulsa, OK, US @ The Marquee
Oct 27, 2011      Lubbock, TX @ JAKE’S
Oct 28, 2011      Austin, TX, US @ Emo’s

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