Oh, Sleeper posted a teaser of some new material to appear on their upcoming EP.Listen to the snippets in the video below. Right now the band has eight days left on their Indiegogo campaign to fund the upcoming release. So far they've raised over $28,000; their goal is $30,000.
With times quickly changing, Architects and Oh, Sleeper are among the latest bands to turn to crowdfunding to support their upcoming releases.Today Architects launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund their upcoming One Hundred Days film.
"Our time with Century Media is now finished and we wanted to use this time as an unsigned band to release this DVD. This allows us to do it exactly the way that we want to. Funding this project through Indiegogo not only allows us to cut out the middle man but also allows us to gain an idea of demand."
Oh Sleeper, also free agents, launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund a new EP.
"We have found ourselves finished with our album contract and after talking with our old label and several prospective new ones, we decided to hit the PAUSE button and started talking about doing this ourselves this time." The band added, "We need some repairs to our van, a new trailer, but moreover, we want to release a BRAND NEW EP OF OH, SLEEPER MUSIC based on an awesome concept from Micah and brand new music from the band this summer."
Former Dead Poetic frontman Brandon Rike and ex-Oh, Sleeper bassist Lucas Starr have formed a project called At Night We Strike.Below is a new track titled "Your Own Skin." It'll appear on their upcoming debut full-length album, currently being recorded.
Oh, Sleeper have recruited former Sky Eats Airplane bassist Johno Erickson for their upcoming touring plans.Erickson will fill the shoes of Nate Grady who switched to guitar in December following the departure of guitarist James Erwin.
The band's upcoming trek with Fit For A King and InDirections kicks off on March 7th.
Oh, Sleeper, Fit For A King, and InDirections will hit the road for a stint in March. Dates follow:Mar 07 Springfield, MO @ Transformation Gallery
Mar 08 Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music Venue
Mar 09 Tupelo, MS @ Goodtime Charlie’s
Mar 10 Baton Rouge, LA @ Mud & Water Bar and Venue
Mar 11 Houston, TX @ Walters w/ Close Your Eyes
Mar 13 Mission, TX (Never Say Never Fest)@ Las Palmas Race Park
Mar 14 Corpus Christi, TX @ Texas House of Rock
Mar 15 Tyler, TX @ Crossroads Music Venue
Mar 16 Grand Prairie, TX @ SBSW?! Fest at QuikTrip Park
A new Oh, Sleeper video for the track "Hush Yael" has been released. Watch below.
Another batch of bands have been announced for Warped Tour 2013.Latest confirmed acts include: Architects, Upon A Burning Body, and Oh, Sleeper.
Oh, Sleeper have revealed their new guitarist to replace James Erwin, who announced his departure from the band this past weekend.Bassist Nate Grady will be switching roles and will now handle guitar duties. A new bassist has yet to be announced.
The band says that Grady on guitar "opens up a whole new world of playing... a world of shredtacular riffs never before played in Oh, Sleeper."
The group recently started writing material for their next album, expected out sometime next year.
Oh, Sleeper guitarist James Erwin announced that he will be leaving the band.Says Erwin, "I'm stepping down from Oh Sleeper early next year after our Australia/New Zealand tour. After nearly 7 years, 3 records, an EP, countless tours and endless memories, I'm ready to move on. I'll be forever grateful for the support of our fans. Thank you for everything you've done for us that made this dream a reality. I never deserved this. If I've left any mark on your lives I hope it's this: Never give up on your dreams because they really can come true if work hard and pursue them with everything you've got."
Oh, Sleeper will head to the UK/Europe for a tour in October/November. Dates follow:Oct 27 Balingen, GER @ Rock Without Limits
Oct 28 Vienna, AUT @ Arena
Oct 30 Zurich, CHE @ Dynamo
Oct 31 Frankfurt, GER @ 11er
Nov 01 Bochum, GER @ Bahnhof Langendreer
Nov 02 Genk, BEL @ JH Ginsert
Nov 03 Apeldoorn, NLD @ Brainstorm Fest
Nov 04 Leeds, UK @ The Well
Nov 05 Birmingham, UK @ 02 Academy 3
Nov 06 London, UK @ Islington Academy 2
Nov 07 Reading, UK @ The Face Bar
Nov 08 Luxembourg, LUX @ Kulturfabrik
Nov 09 Heilbronn, GER @ Blast of Eternity