A Plea For Purging
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The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell
7/6/2010

Depravity
3/3/2009

A Critique Of Mind And Thought
10/2/2007
 
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Haste The Day Announce Farewell Tour
December 16, 2010

Metalcore titans Haste The Day recently announced that after 10 years of genre leading albums and nonstop touring they would be calling it a day. Now the band announces their final tour - a 32 city trek - with support from Mychildren Mybride, The Chariot and A Plea For Purging, giving US and Canadian fans a final chance to see the band perform live.

With five full-length albums totaling more than a quarter million records sold, Haste The Day has become one of the most enduring and influential acts in the genre. Armed with highly talented new lineup, the band's latest album, Attack of the Wolf King has reinvigorated the band's fanbase, causing it to debut at #74 on the Billboard Top 200.

Tour dates are as follows:
Jan 28 - St Paul MN @ Mr Chan Presents
Jan 29 - Des Monies IA @ Vaudeville Mews
Jan 30 - Wichita KS @ Oz Cafe
Jan 31 - Denver CO @ Marquis Theater
Feb 01 - Salt Lake City UT @ Club Sound
Feb 03 - Seattle WA @ El Corazon
Feb 04 - Portland OR @ Hawthorne Theater
Feb 05 - Orangevale CA @ The Boardwalk
Feb 07 - Anaheim CA @ Chain Reaction
Feb 08 - San Diego CA @ Soma Stageside
Feb 09 - Mesa AZ @ Nile Theater
Feb 11 - Lubbock TX @ Jake's Sports Cafe
Feb 12 - Dallas TX @ The Door
Feb 13 - Austin TX @ Emo's
Feb 14 - San Antonio TX @ White Rabbit
Feb 15 - Houston TX @ Warehouse Live
Feb 16 - Pensacola FL @ American Legion Post 133
Feb 18 - St Petersburg FL @ State Theater
Feb 19 - Orlando FL @ The Social
Feb 20 - Atlanta GA @ The Masquerade
Feb 21 - Birmingham AL @ Zydeco
Feb 22 - Memphis TN @ New Daisy Theater
Feb 23 - St Louis MO @ Fubar
Feb 24 - Chicago IL @ Bottom Lounge
Feb 25 - Cleveland OH @ Peabody's Downunder
Feb 26 - Detroit MI @ Magic Stick
Feb 27 - Pittsburgh PA @ Alter Bar
Mar 01 - Montreal QC @ Underworld
Mar 02 - London ON @ Rum Runners
Mar 03 - Toronto ON @ The Annex Wreck Room
Mar 04 - Syracuse NY @ The Lost Horizon
Mar 05 - Philadelphia PA @ The First Unitarian Church
Mar 06 - New York NY @ Gramercy Theater
Mar 07 - Richmond VA @ Canal Club
Mar 09 - Columbus OH @ The Basement
Mar 10 - Louisville KY @ Expo Five

 
 
 
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A Plea For Purging Launch Pre-Orders
May 30, 2010
You can now pre-order the brand new A Plea For Purging album, 'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell'. The album will be released on July 6th, but you can pre order it now and bundle it with your choice of two different shirt designs as well as limited edition colored vinyl. Pre-orders are available at this location.

A Plea For Purging
will be supporting 'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell' all summer on the Scream the Prayer Tour with Maylene and the Sons of Disaster and For Today.

Scream the Prayer
Tour Dates:
7/02 - Nashville, TN @ Rockettown
7/03 - Charlotte, NC @ Amos
7/04 - Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
7/05 - Orlando, FL @ Lyrica
7/06 - Jacksonville, FL @ Murray Hill Theatre
7/07 - Birmingham, AL @ The Vineyard
7/08 - Pensacola, FL @ American Legion
7/09 - Houston, TX @ The Warsaw
7/10 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
7/11 - Dallas, TX @ The Door
7/12 - Tulsa, OK @ The Marquee
7/13 - Memphis, TN @ The Arbor
7/14 - Louisville, KY @ Headliners
7/16 - Willmar, MN @ Sonshine Festival
7/17 - Omaha, NE @ Grace University
7/18 - St Louis, MO @ Firebird
7/20 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre
7/22 - Las Vegas, NV @ The Farm
7/23 - San Diego, CA @ Epicenter
7/24 - Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse
7/25 - Orangevale, CA @ Club Retro
7/27 - Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
7/31 - Denver, CO @ Heavenfest
8/03 - Dayton, OH @ The Attic
8/05 - Gilford, NH @ Soulfest
8/06 - Vineland, NJ @ Hangar 84
8/07 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
8/08 - Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
 
 
 
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A Plea For Purging Post New Song Online
May 21, 2010
A Plea For Purging has debuted a song from their upcoming album, 'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell', on Facebook. The song, "The Eternal Female" is a sneak peak into the follow up album to 2009's 'Depravity'.

You can hear "The Eternal Female" at this location.

'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell'
will be released on July 6th. A Plea For Purging will be on the Scream the Prayer Tour most of the summer with For Today, In the Midst of Lions, and Maylene and the Sons of Disaster.

Scream the Prayer dates:
Jul 02 - Nashville, TN @ Rockettown
Jul 03 - Charlotte, NC @ Amos
Jul 04 - Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
Jul 05 - Orlando, FL @ Lyrica
Jul 06 - Jacksonville, FL @ Murray Hill Theatre
Jul 07 - Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
Jul 08 - Pensacola, FL @ American Legion
Jul 09 - Houston, TX @ The Warsaw
Jul 10 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
Jul 11 - Dallas, TX @ The Door
Jul 12 - Tulsa, OK @ The Marquee
Jul 13 - Memphis, TN @ The Arbor
Jul 16 - Willmar, MN @ Sonshine Festival
Jul 17 - Omaha, NE @ Grace University
Jul 18 - St Louis, MO @ Firebird
Jul 20 - Albuquerque, NM @ Wool Warehouse
Jul 22 - Las Vegas, NV @ The Farm
Jul 24 - Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse
Jul 25 - Orangevale, CA @ Club Retro
Jul 27 - Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
Jul 31 - Denver, CO @ Heavenfest
Aug 03 - Dayton, OH @ The Attic
Aug 05 - Gilford, NH @ Soulfest
Aug 06 - Vineland, NJ @ Hangar 84
Aug 07 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
Aug 08 - Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
 
 
 
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A Plea For Purging Announce Album Title, Track List
March 18, 2010
Upon returning home from the "They Came in Shoals" European tour, xtian metallers A Plea for Purging has entered Foundation Studios to record their third full length record entitled 'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell'.

Stated APFP vocalist Andy Atkins, "We had a killer time in Europe and met some great new friends but we are excited to get back to the states and start working on this record. We are stoked to be working with Joey "The Doo Doo Man" Sturgis again. Our working relationship on the last record was awesome. We are excited on how Depravity came out and can't wait to see what magic Joey puts on these new songs."

'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell'
is slated to hit stores 07/06/10.

Follow the band's lack of progress at http://youtube.com/apleaforpurging.
 
 
 
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Facedown Records Free Spring 2010 Sampler
March 11, 2010
You can now download the FREE Spring 2010 Facedown sampler. This sampler features 13 tracks from 13 different bands on Facedown and Strike First Records and includes unreleased new music from War Of Ages, A Hope For Home, Wrench In The Works and Letter To The Exiles, as well as previously released songs from For Today, Impending Doom, Onward To Olympas, Sleeping Giant, A Plea For Purging and more.

Check it out at this location and make sure to enter code "FACEDOWN".
 
 
 
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Biography
YEAR FORMED: 2004
HOME TOWN: Nashville, Tennessee
MEMBERS:
Andrew Atkins - Vocals
Blake Martin - Guitar
Tyler Wilson - Guitar
John Wand - Bass
Aaron Eckermann - Drums

A Plea For Purging is a five piece christian metalcore band from Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The band mixes elements of heavy metal, and traditional hardcore, and blends them with positive lyrics. The band was recently signed to Facedown Records.

The band made their first EP album in 2006 called A Plea For Purging. A year later they released another EP called Quick is the word; Steady is the action. After that they came out with their first full length album on October 2, 2007 called A Critique Of Mind And Thought, their last release with Lyle Paschal who quit in 2008. On March 3, 2009, A Plea For Purging came out with a new album called Depravity.