Between The Buried And Me Aggressive Tendencies on Exclaim! TV

Between The Buried And MeAggressive Tendencies on Exclaim! TV
Having released their second concept album, Coma Ecliptic, last summer, Between the Buried and Me have been touring relentlessly ever since. On their brief Toronto stopover last December, we were lucky to have bassist Dan Briggs swing by to detail their complicated process on Exclaim! TV Aggressive Tendencies.

In the clip, Briggs emphasizes the theatrical influences on the album, which he claims is "not just a collection of songs," but something much greater. Coma Ecliptic was undoubtedly a step outside of the North Carolina progressive metallers' comfort zone, but Briggs goes on to mention that the final product was exactly what they had been working towards. Briggs also discusses the band's desire to bring shows to life with added visual elements, allowing the fans to immerse themselves even more deeply into their darkly woven tales. Thankfully, you'll have plenty of chances to experience the story for yourself at one of their many upcoming tour dates.

Below, watch the interview — which contains clips from the music video for Coma Ecliptic cut "The Coma Machine" — and find BTBAM's full North American tour itinerary.


Interview by Calum Slingerland
Filmed and edited by Katherine Kwan

Tour dates:

03/04 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
03/05 Richmond, VA – The National
03/07 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
03/08 Saint Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
03/09 Birmingham, AL – Iron City
03/10 Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen
03/11 Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
03/12 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
03/14 Denver, CO – The Summit Music Hall
03/15 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
03/16 Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
03/17 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre
03/18 San Diego, CA – House of Blues
03/19 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy
03/21 San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
03/22 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
03/23 Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
03/24 Seattle, WA – Shoebox SoDo
03/25 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory Concert House
03/26 Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theatre
03/28 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
03/29 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall
03/30 Saskatoon, SK – O'Brians Event Centre
04/01 Winnipeg, MB – The Garrick Centre
04/02 Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theatre
04/03 Des Moines, IA – Wooly's
04/05 Austin, TX – Emo's
04/06 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
04/07 Peoria, IL – Limelight Eventplex
04/08 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy
04/09 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
04/10 Guelph, ON – Guelph Concert Theatre
04/12 Quebec City, QC – Imperial de Quebec
04/13 Portland, ME – State Theatre
04/14 Providence, RI – Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel
04/15 Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore Philadelphia
04/16 Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
04/17 New York, NY – Webster Hall
05/06 Concord, NC – Carolina Rebellion
05/22 Columbus, OH – MAPFRE Stadium

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