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THE USED Release new EP - "The Ocean Of The Sky"


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The Used have announced the release of a new EP, “The Ocean Of The Sky”, on July 9th. Physical copies of the new EP will only be available for purchase on the road during The Used’s summer tour, starting July 5th. “The Ocean Of The Sky” will be the band’s second release from their own record label, Anger Music Group partnered with Hopeless Records, following the success of their 5th studio album Vulnerable, which debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 charts, selling 31,521 in the first week, and over 50,000 copies to date. The Used will be touring the U.S. this summer, kicking off at this summer’s 2013 Vans Warped Tour on July 5th in Toronto, ON. Click to purchase “The Ocean Of The Sky” on iTunes.

The Used—which includes singer Bert McCracken, guitarist Quinn Allman, bassist Jeph Howard and drummer Dan Whitesides formed in Orem, Utah in 2001, signing to Reprise Records that same year. Championed by producer and collaborator John Feldmann, the band issued their gold-certified Self-Titled debut in 2002, quickly cementing The Used as leaders among the post-hardcore elite, thanks in part to unforgettable singles like “Box Full of Sharp Objects”, “The Taste of Ink” and “Buried Myself Alive.” The band then released the CD/DVD combo “Maybe Memories” in 2003, (now certified platinum) featuring B-sides, live cuts, demos and unreleased tracks, while still another gold record followed—2004’s “In Love And Death”—spawning singles “Take It Away”, “All That I’ve Got” and “I Caught Fire.”

2007’s “Lies For The Liars”, hit #5 on the Billboard Top 200, led to 2009’s “Artwork”, which peaked at #10 on the Billboard Top 200. As if that weren’t enough to keep a band busy, since 2001 The Used has also destroyed countless stages the World over, touring with a who’s who of modern rock and heavy music contemporaries, and have been featured acts at major festivals like Warped Tour, Taste of Chaos, Ozzfest, Projekt Revolution and the UK’s Reading and Leeds festivals.

Ocean Of The Sky Tracklisting:
  • Iddy Biddy (video above)
  • Quixotica
  • Thought Criminal
  • The Ocean of The Sky
  • Tethys
The Used Upcoming Tour Dates:
  • 7/05/13- Toronto, ON Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/06/13- Darien Center, NY Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/07/13- Holmdel, NJ Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/09/13- Virginia Beach, VA Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/10/13- Columbia, MD Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/11/13- Boston, MA Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/12/13- Camden, NJ Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/13/13- Uniondale, NY Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/14/13- Hartford, CT Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/16/13- Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion At Montage Mountain
  • 7/17/13- Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion
  • 7/20/13- Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
  • 7/21/13- Lansing, MI The Loft
  • 7/23/13- Memphis, TN New Daisy Theatre
  • 7/25/13- Atlanta, GA Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/26/13- Tampa, FL Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/27/13- West Palm Beach, FL Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/28/13- Orlando, FL Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/29/13- Charlotte, NC Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/30/13- Cincinnati, OH Vans Warped Tour
  • 7/31/13- Milwaukee, WI Vans Warped Tour

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