Jordan Mancino (drums),Nick Hipa (guitar),Phil Sgrosso (guitar) and Josh Gilbert (bass) of San Diego, California-based metal act AS I LAY DYING have teamed up with vocalist Shane Blay (previously lead guitar/clean vocals in OH, SLEEPER) to create the new band WOVENWAR. Over approximately the last year, the band completed work on new material recorded with producer Bill Stevenson (DESCENDENTS, BLACK FLAG) with mixing duties currently being handled by Colin Richardson (SLIPKNOT, MACHINE HEAD, TRIVIUM).
On Monday, April 21, fans will get their first full listen of WOVENWAR's debut single, "All Rise". While not the final mastered version, the song will be a proper representation of what's to come when WOVENWAR's self-titled debut, set to drop late summer.
AS I LAY DYING singer Tim Lambesis in Febraury pleaded guilty to hiring a hit man to kill his estranged wife.
The singer remains free on $2 million bond until he is sentenced on May 2.
AS I LAY DYING's sixth album, "Awakened", sold around 28,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 11 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released in September 2012 via Metal Blade Records, the CD was produced by Bill Stevenson and was mixed by Colin Richardson.