OF MICE & MEN’S RESTORING FORCE DEBUTS AT CAREER HIGH NO. 4 ON BILLBOARD TOP 200 ALBUM CHART
LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 5, 2014 – Restoring Force, the new release from Southern California rock band Of Mice & Men has debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart, scanning over 50,000 copies in its first week. Restoring Force marks the band’s best sales week to date and is the highest charting album of their career. The album also debuted as the No. 1 album on the Hard Music, Independent Albums, LP Vinyl, and Top Internet charts, No. 2 on the Rock chart, and No. 3 on the Digital Albums chart. Restoring Force was released on January 28th via Rise Records and is available to purchase and stream now.
“The album that’s set to see Of Mice & Men take over the world”
“Restoring Force finds the group moving in a variety of stylistic direction, and to great success.”
– Guitar World
“‘Restoring Force’ stands as a pivotal piece of work in what will be the band’s musical legacy.”
“Restoring Force ultimately sees Of Mice & Men thinking big, and not being afraid to move outside of their comfort zone.”
– Sound and Vision
“Of Mice & Men will blow up in 2014”
Restoring Force is the follow up to the band’s 2011’s acclaimed release The Flood, which solidified the California-based five-piece as a leading force in modern heavy music. The albumwas recorded at House of Loud in New Jersey and produced by David Bendeth (Paramore, Papa Roach, A Day To Remember, Breaking Benjamin).
This week, Of Mice & Men kicked off ‘The American Dream Tour’ – an extensive run of North American live dates with Bring Me The Horizon. See below for a list of remaining dates.
Restoring Force is the follow up to The Flood, which was originally released on June 14, 2011 and received a re-release on July 24, 2012 and included four new tracks. The Flood debuted at No. 28 on the Billboard 200 Chart and was hailed by the New York Times as “one of the year’s most bruising rock debuts.” The band has brought their memorable live show to audiences around the world having sold out multiple headlining tours domestically and internationally.
Of Mice & Men is Austin Carlile (vocals), Alan Ashby (guitar), Valentino Arteaga (drums), Aaron Pauley (vocals / bass) and Phil Manansala (guitar).
Of Mice & Men 2013 Live Dates
Feb 05 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
Feb 10 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theater
Feb 22 Toronto, ON – Sound Academy
Mar 08 Memphis, TN – New Daisy
Mar 13 San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live
*All dates with Bring Me The Horizon