Smile Empty Soul announce new album 'Oblivion', release music video for lead single 'Stars'

The album marks the band's first new full-length material in five years, a follow up to 2012's LP, '3's'.


                            Smile Empty Soul announce new album 'Oblivion', release music video for lead single 'Stars'
Smile Empty Soul (L-R) singer/guitarist Sean Danielsen, bassist Ryan Martin and drummer Jake Kilmer (Source : Getty Images)

Los Angeles based three-piece alternative hard rock act Smile Empty Soul have announced their first new full-length album of new music in five years. The album, titled 'Oblivion' is scheduled to drop on May 25 via Smile Empty Music Inc, nearly 15 years to the day after their Gold-selling self-titled debut album.

The LA rockers have also released a brand new music video for the lead single from the album, 'Stars'. Check out the music video below:

Originating out of Los Angeles, CA in the late 1990s, the band has stayed true to their brand of "no bullshit", "real as it gets" hard rock to this day.

The band signed a major label record deal in 2003 to release their self-titled debut album in May of that year, going on to achieve massive success at alternative/rock radio, and MTV with three hugely successful singles/videos, including “Bottom Of The Bottle.”

Smile Empty Soul has become known for their constant touring and never-wavering, honest sound and lyrics. Now, with their new album 'Oblivion' set to release next month, and a calendar full of tour dates, the band seems to have established themselves as one of the defining underground rock bands of their generation.

Digital pre-orders for the new album are now available on Apple Music. Also, check out the album art for 'Oblivion' and the track listing below:

 

Album art for 'Oblivion'. (Image Source: Earshot Media)

Tracklist for 'Oblivion':

1. Sides

2. Small Incision

3. The One

4. Dopamine

5. Built Into the Breed

6. Stars

7. My Name

8. Noose

9. Free Oblivion

10. Oblivious

 

The band will also be heading out on the road soon in support of the new record, co-headlining the 'Flawless Smile Tour' with Kentucky-based alternative metal band Flaw. Dates kick off May 30 in St. Louis, MO. You can find tickets here. To stay up to date with the band's latest updates, you can follow them on Twitter and Instagram. You can also find the poster for the Flawless Smile Tour and the complete schedule of dates below:

Official poster for the Flawless Smile Tour. (Source: Earshot Media)

Flawless Smile Tour Dates 2018:

5/30 Saint Louis MO, Fubar

6/1 Battle Creek MI, The Music Factory

6/2 Flint MI, The Machine Shop

6/4 Rochester NY, Montage Music Hall

6/5 Watertown NY, Exhibition Hall

6/6 Albany NY, Jupiter Hall

6/7 Burlington VT, Higher Ground

6/8 Laconia NH, Whiskey Barrel

6/9 Lawrence MA, Claddaugh

6/10 Providence RI, Fete Music Hall

6/13 Poughkeepsie NY, The Chance

6/14 Amityville NY, Revolution Music Hall

6/15 Clifton NJ, Dingbatz

6/16 Baltimore MD, Fish Head Cantina

6/18 Richmond VA, The Camel

6/19 Wilmington NC, Reel Cafe

6/20 Florence SC, 507 Live

6/22 Chillicothe OH, Feel the Fire Fest 6

6/23 Findlay OH, All American Rock House

6/26 Clarksville TN, O’Connors Irish Pub

6/27 Memphis TN, Hi Tone Cafe

6/28 New Orleans LA, Southport Hall

6/29 Houston TX, Concert Pub North

6/30 Dallas TX, Tree’s