Coheed and Cambria have shared the official music video for their new single “A disappearing act.” The song finds the leader Claudio Sanchez swapping its signature Gibson Explorer for a synthesizer that blasts a powerful dance riff. Directed by Max Moore, the video shows Coheed and Cambria throwing a high-energy dance party in the underground lair of villain Candelaria from their new album and story, “Vaxis – Act II: A Window to the Awakened Mind” – watch it HERE.
In the video, Candelaria searches for the members of Coheed and Cambria. The band first teased the video last Friday with a ransom note to the villain’s fans threatening to make the band “disappear”. For those familiar, Candelaria is the highly illustrious and deeply depraved leader of the black market syndicate known as The Liars Club and the central villain of “Vaxis II”.
Coheed and Cambria are currently on their 2022 summer tour of North America, with special guests Alkaline Trio and Mothica. Billed as the “A Window of The Waking Mind” tour, the tour marks the band’s first major tour in five years and has seen them perform at some of the biggest venues of their careers. The race continues tonight, August 10ewith a performance at The Lot at The Complex in Salt Lake City, UT [full tour itinerary below]. For tickets and more information on upcoming Coheed and Cambria tour dates, visit www.coheedandcambria.com.
Earlier this summer, Coheed and Cambria released their widely acclaimed new album and the latest chapter in “The Amory Wars” saga with Vaxis II: A Window to the Awakened Mind. The 13-song collection landed at No. 1 on Billboard‘s “Top Hard Rock Albums” marking the band’s fourth No. 1 on the count. Vaxis II: A Window to the Awakened Mind is available on all streaming platforms with both vinyl and cassette variants, as well as a deeply immersive experience Luxury Box available in the official store of Coheed and Cambria.
Produced by band members Claudio Sanchez and Zakk Cervini, Vaxis II: A Window to the Awakened Mind features the singles “Comatose”, “Rise, Naianasha (Cut The Cord)”, “The Liars Club” and “Shoulders” which entered the Top 10 on the Active Rock radio charts earlier this year. named one of Result“Top 20 Metal & Hard Rock Albums of 2022 (So Far)”, Vaxis II: A Window to the Awakened Mind was critically acclaimed around the world. “It would be hard to find a rock band with such an ambitious and all-encompassing artistic reach as you find with Coheed and Cambria,” claimed Juxtapoz while Kerrang! attested “Coheed and Cambria boldly continue to go where no group has gone before, and long may it continue.” Revolver Noted “Vaxis II is kind of the perfect record for the pandemic era: an ambitious and truly epic song cycle that you can completely lose yourself in,” and SPIN praised the collection for “flirting more openly with dance beats, R&B and symphonic music”.
Vaxis II: A Window to the Awakened Mind welcomes us back to “The Amory Wars” as 2n/a episode of the new five-part “Vaxis” arc about a couple fleeing tyrannical forces and their mysterious new addition. The album’s limited-edition deluxe box set includes the exclusive 96-page hardcover illustrated novel “A Window of the Waking Mind” which was developed by Sanchez and written by his wife Chondra Echert with stunningly realistic color illustrations by Chase Stone. The 9″ x 12″ box set also contains an exclusive Quintillan Speaker Containment Unit lamp (approximately 8″ in diameter), a 3-panel fold-out poster of extended album cover, and the Awakened Mind Black Map Window which will allow all cardholders earlier access to Coheed and Cambria’s flagship dates. All box sets will also come with a copy on CD and a download ofVaxis II: A Window to the Awakened Mind accompanied by an official certificate of authenticity. For more information on Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind Deluxe Box Set Limited Editionvisit www.coheedandcambria.com.
Over the past 20 years, Coheed and Cambria have continually broken the mold of what a rock band can be, forging their own path and building a universe around their music like no other. Whether it’s in the way their genre-spanning approach to songwriting has allowed them to bridge worlds without being confined to just one, or in the multi-faceted story arc of their albums and comic book series that mark the oldest conceptual history in music, Coheed and Cambria have constantly shaped new standards, never conforming. Consisting of Claudio Sanchez (Vocals/Guitar), Travis Stever (Guitar), Josh Eppard (Drums) and Zach Cooper (Bass), the band have captivated listeners and press around the world with their visionary compositions and conceptual mastery. In 2018, Coheed and Cambria made a stunning debut with their album Vaxis I: Evil Creatureswhich debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s “Hard Rock Albums” chart, No. 6 current sales and Top 15 on the “Billboard 200” chart.
‘VAXIS II: A WINDOW TO THE AWAKENED MIND’ Tracklisting:
- The embers of fire
- beautiful losers
- An act of disappearance
- love murder one
- The Liars Club
- evil man
- Our love
- Scales of Supremacy
- Get up, Naianasha (cut the cord)
- Awakened Mind Window
2022 COHEED AND CAMBRIA TOUR ITINERARY
“A WINDOW OF A AWAKENING MIND VISIT”
August 10 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Lot at The Complex
August 12 – Los Angeles, CA – Shrine LA Outdoors
August 13 – San Diego, CA – Cal Coast Credit Union Outdoor Theater
August 14 – Berkeley, CA – Greek Theater
August 16 – Seattle, WA – Marymoor Park
August 17 – Portland, OR – Edgefield
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