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Alesana’s new album hits the Billboard Charts

5 February 2010 No Comment

Alesana’s new album The Emptiness has landed in the Billboard Top 200 at #65 The album is the Raleigh, NC dark rockers’ biggest album to date, reaching #2 on the Top Hard Music Albums and #10 on the Alternative Albums Chart.

Produced by Kris Crummett (Emarosa, Dance Gavin Dance), Alesana’s third album is their most creative to date – get a glimpse into the story behind The Emptiness with singer/guitarist Shawn Milke’s Track-By-Track feature on Alternative Press now!

The band is about to kick off a world headline tour in support of The Emptiness. The tour starts in Japan later this week, then heads across the U.S. and on to Europe, before the band embarks on a full summer on Vans Warped Tour 2010. Catch their infamous live show on the following dates:

Scream Out Fest 2010
2/06/10 Shibuya, Tokyo @ Club Quattro
2/07/10 Shibuya, Tokyo @ Club Quattro

The Emptiness Tour w/ A Skylit Drive, Of Mice&Men, The Word Alive, We Came As Romans
2.13.10 – Philadelphia, PA @ Polaris
2.14.10 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
2.16.10 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
2.17.10 – Buffalo, NY @ Xtreme Wheelz
2.18.10 – Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls
2.19.10 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s DownUnder
2.20.10 – Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot
2.21.10 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
2.22.10 – St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
2.23.10 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
2.24.10 – St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
2.26.10 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
2.27.10 – Murray, UT @ Murray Theater
2.28.10 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory Concert House
3.01.10 – Spokane, WA @ The Boulevard
3.02.10 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
3.03.10 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
3.05.10 – Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
3.06.10 – Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
3.07.10 – San Diego, CA @ Soma
3.08.10 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
3.10.10 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
3.11.10 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
3.12.10 – Lubbock, TX @ Jake’s Sports Cafe
3.13.10 – San Antonio, TX @ Zombie’s
3.14.10 – Frisco, TX @ Dr Pepper Arena
3.15.10 – Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock
3.17.10 – Mission, TX @ Las Palmas Race Park
3.18.10 – Austin, TX @ Red 7 SXSW Artery Party
3.19.10 – Houston, TX @ Meridian
3.20.10 – Metairie, LA @ The High Ground
3.21.10 – Pensacola, FL @ American Legion Post 33
3.22.10 – Orlando, FL @ Club at Firestone (Date Change)
3.23.10 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
3.24.10 – St. Petersburg, FL @ The State Theatre (Date Change)
3.25.10 – Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
3.26.10 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

The Artery Tour UK w/ A Skylit Drive, Bury Tomorrow
4.13.10 – Leeds, UK @ Cockpit
4.14.10 – Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms
4.16.10 – London, UK @ Islington Academy
4.17.10 – Birmingham, UK @ Academy 2
4.18.10 – Manchester, UK @ Academy
4.19.10 – Glasgow, UK @ King Tut’s
4.20.10 – Liverpool, UK @ The Masque
4.21.10 – Colchester, UK @ Arts Centre

The Emptiness European Tour w/ A Skylit Drive, Emarosa, Bury Tomorrow
4.22.10 – Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg
4.23.10 – Meerhout, Belgium @ Groezrock Festival
4.25.10 – Bochem, DE @ Matrix
4.27.10 – Zurich, CH @ Abart
4.29.10 – Barcelona, SP @ Razzamatazz2
4.30.10 – Madrid, SP @ Sala Live
5.04.10 – Rome, IT @ Circolo Degli Artistili
5.05.10 – Milan, IT @ Magazzini Generali
5.07.10 – Munich, DE @ Backstage
5.08.10 – Wien, AT @ Flex
5.09.10 – Pragie, CZ @ Lucerna Bar
5.11.10 – Warsaw, PL @ Stodola
5.12.10 – Berlin, DE @ Magnet
5.13.10 – Hamburg, DE @ Knust
5.14.10 – Cologne, DE @ Essigfabriek
5.15.10 – Stuttgart, DE @ Universum
5.16.10 – Wiesbaden, DE @ Schlachthof

Vans Warped Tour
6.24.10 – San Diego, CA @ Cricket Amphitheatre
6.25.10 – Pomona, CA @ Pomona Fairplex
6.26.10 – Mountain View, CA @ Shorline Amphitheatre
6.27.10 – Ventura, CA @ Seaside Park
6.29.10 – Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Pavilion
6.30.10 – Las Cruces, NM @ N.M.S.U. Practice Field
7.01.10 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
7.02.10 – Houston, TX @ The Showgrounds at Sam Houston Race Park
7.03.10 – Dallas, TX @ Superpages.com Center
7.05.10 – St. Louis, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7.06.10 – Indianapolis, IN @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7.07.10 – Burgettstown, PA @ Post Gazette Pavilion
7.08.10 – Cleveland, OH @ Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre
7.09.10 – Toronto, ON @ Arrow Hall
7.10.10 – Montreal, QC @ Parc Jean Drapeau
7.11.10 – Hartford, CT @ Comcast Theater
7.13.10 – Mansfield, MA @ Comcast Center
7.14.10 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake P.A.C.
7.15.10 – Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion
7.16.10 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
7.17.10 – Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
7.18.10 – Oceanport, NJ @ MonmouthPark Racetrack
7.20.10 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
7.21.10 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7.22.10 – Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7.23.10 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Vinoy Park
7.24.10 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheatre
7.25.10 – Orlando, FL @ Central Florida Farigrounds
7.26.10 – Atlanta, GA @ Lakewood Amphitheatre
7.28.10 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
7.29.10 – Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Amphitheatre
7.30.10 – Detroit, MI @ Comerica Park
7.31.10 – Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
8.01.10 – Shakopee, MN @ Canterbury Park
8.02.10 – Bonner Springs, KS @ Sandstone Amphitheatre
8.05.10 – Calgary, AB @ Race City Speedway
8.07.10 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Utah State Fairgrounds
8.08.10 – Denver, CO @ Invesco Field
8.11.10 – Los Angeles, CA @ Home Depot Center
8.12.10 – Wheatland, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
8.13.10 – Nampa, ID @ Idaho Center Amphitheatre
8.14.10 – George, WA @ Gorge Amphitheatre
8.15.10 – Hillsboro, OR @ Washington County Fairgrounds

Forming six years ago in Raleigh, NC, explosive sextet Alesana has made it their mission to take their story to the world. With the backing of an extensive international fanbase, the band has sold 150,000 albums worldwide and toured with Chiodos, The Devil Wears Prada, A Day To Remember and Silverstein. Check out tracks fromThe Emptiness at their MySpace page now – and look out for the video for lead track “The Emptiness”, directed by Steven Penta (Sum 41, The Kilers, Innerpartysystem) very soon!

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