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With the Sureness of Sleepwalking
The Esoteric: New Music Posted Online
August 12, 2006
Critically-acclaimed sonic trailblazers The Esoteric have posted three new tracks from their highly-anticipated new album, 'Subverter', online at their MySpace page. The tracks include the rocking "Destroy, She Said" as well as the titanic "Language Is a Virus / Shipyards of Foreign Cities" and the mind-bending "Clone Culture and the Cut-Up Method". Produced and engineered by Paul Malinowski (Shiner, Open Hand, The Life And Times) along with Eric Graves, the genre-defying new album 'Subverter' is the band's sophomore effort for Prosthetic Records and is slated for an October 17 release date.

In other news, The Esoteric has announced dates for its headlining West Coast tour with art-rockers Mouth Of The Architect. Sponsored by alt-lifestyle web site and dubbed the "Through the Looking Glass Tour", the run will be the first chance for fans to see the band's stellar live performance featuring songs from the new album.

For a list of upcoming tour dates, click here.
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The Esoteric's Burden
March 20, 2006
The Esoteric have posted the video for their track "Your New Burden" online, you can watch it here.
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HOME TOWN: Lawrence, KS
Cory White (vocals/guitar)
Eric Graves (guitar)
Anthony Diale (bass)
Steve Cruz (vocals/electronics)
Marshall Kilpatric (drums)

Forming in 1996, Lawrence, KS powerhouse quintet THE ESOTERIC are a shining example of the determination, hard work ethic and do-it-yourself values so characteristic of their Midwestern roots. THE ESOTERIC are musicians first and foremost; with members having performed in bands ranging from hardcore pioneers COALESCE, to super-pop all-stars REGGIE AND THE FULL EFFECT, indie-rockers THETA and even noisecore stalwarts TODAY IS THE DAY. With a genre-defying stab at modern conventions, Lawrence, KS quintet THE ESOTERIC provide a feral glimpse into the future of music. With the Sureness of Sleepwalking is a corrosive blend of abrasive but intricate guitars, a pummeling rhythm section and determined, compelling vocals. THE ESOTERIC have embarked on 5 self-financed US tours as well as touring as main support for the COALESCE reunion tour in 2002. Along with their independent touring, THE ESOTERIC have played literally hundreds of shows over the last several years, performing with everyone from the likes of THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN and MASTODON to CAVE-IN, THURSDAY, CLUTCH, AFI, THE BLOOD BROTHERS, SUPERJOINT RITUAL, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, NEUROSIS, CONVERGE, IN FLAMES, SHADOWS FALL, ISIS, HATEBREED and more, bringing out heads to their shows through constant regional headlining and support shows. In addition to their regional performance and touring schedules, the band have performed at several regional and national festivals including New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, March Metal Meltdown, Milwaukee Metalfest, Mid-South Metalfest, MACRoCk, the Midwest Metal and Hardcore Festival and CBGB's Mad Grinderz' Ball. In April of 2005, THE ESOTERIC unleash With the Sureness of Sleepwalking and take to the road for several months of touring with the likes of NODES OF RANVIER, REMEMBERING NEVER and THE ACACIA STRAIN, culminating in a performance at 2005Ős New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. THE ESOTERIC bring the attack on the modern state of rock music, with their unique grasp of songcraft and a live performance that MUST be seen. THE ESOTERIC command attention...take action, before action takes you!