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THEORY Scores Sixth #1 at Active Rock Radio with "History Of Violence"

THEORY Scores Sixth #1 at Active Rock Radio with "History Of Violence"


Multi-platinum band THEORY (Theory Of A Deadman) has officially reached #1 at radio this week with their hit single “History of Violence,” off their newly released album Say Nothingmarking the band’s sixth #1 on the Mediabase Active Rock Chart and fourth #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Chart. The powerful single, which has racked up more than 8 million collective streams, turns the tables on a story of domestic violence. PRESS HERE to watch the gripping video for “History of Violence,” illustrating a searing snapshot of a woman enduring an abusive husband as she plans to fight back, eventually ending up in jail but free of her abuser. With the song and video, THEORY has been encouraging anyone affected by domestic abuse to call the National Domestic Violence Hotline (1-800-799-7233) for help. For the band’s upcoming U.S. dates, THEORY has partnered with PLUS1 to donate $1 from every ticket sold to organizations dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence and building a community free of abuse.

Say Nothing, out now via Atlantic Records, debuted at #2 on the Billboard Alternative Albums chart and #3 on the Rock Albums Chart as well in the Billboard Hot 200. On release day, the album also entered the iTunes Rock Albums Chart at #1 and the iTunes overall Top 200 Albums Chart at #6. Already being hailed their best album to date, the 10-track collection, their seventh studio album, finds THEORY speaking up through timely lyrical commentary that finds the band’s finger on the pulse of the current climate and the issues that our society is grappling with today including domestic violence, racism, the divisiveness in American politics, and anxiety and depression, all threaded together with a message that’s both a cautionary warning and a hopeful wish for our collective future. “World Keeps Spinning” is a profoundly personal track written by front man Tyler Connolly about depression and anxiety; PRESS HERE to watch the official video. The title track offers up a stark, emotional confessional about a communication breakdown in a relationship that ultimately leads to its demise and “Strangers” addresses the current tense state of American politics and the divisive nature of our culture, calling out how nasty it has become between those with differing political affiliations and our society’s increasing inability to openly listen and relate to one another.

THEORY is currently in the middle of the Canadian leg of their headlining “Say Nothing World Tour.” Starting April 9th, the band will launch their U.S. cross-country spring tour, featuring special guest 10 Years, at the new Brooklyn Bowl Nashville. Tickets are on sale now; see below for the full list of upcoming tour dates and visit www.theoryofficial.com for all ticketing details. 

With undeniable anthems, scorching songcraft, experimental vision, rock ‘n’ roll attitude, and clever pop ambition, THEORY – Tyler Connolly [lead vocals, guitar], Dave Brenner [guitar, backing vocals], Dean Back [bass], and Joey Dandeneau [drums, backing vocals] – peels back the layers of their depth and breadth like never before. Say Nothing, recorded in London with producer Martin Terefe [Jason Mraz, Yungblud], is a continuation of their musical and thematic evolution, displaying the band’s powerful storytelling in full force and introducing fresh sounds and sonics. Say Nothing is the follow-up to THEORY’s 2017 album Wake Up Call, which featured their platinum single “Rx (Medicate).” Addressing the opioid epidemic, “Rx” racked up more than 250 million streams, became their third #1 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, and received an iHeartRadio Music Award nomination for Rock Song of the Year. Over the course of nearly two decades, THEORY‘s impressive catalogue has earned them several platinum and gold singlesa platinum album and two Top 10 album debuts on the Billboard Top 20.

THEORY – UPCOMING TOUR DATES

Canada
Tuesday, February 18London, ON @ London Music Hall
Friday, February 21Halifax, NS @ Casino Nova Scotia
Saturday, February 22Moncton, NB @ Casino New Brunswick
Monday, February 24Ottawa, ON @ Bronson Centre
Tuesday, February 25Guelph, ON @ Guelph Concert Theatre
Thursday, February 27Toronto, ON @ Rebel
Friday, February 28Montreal, QC @ MTELUS
Saturday, February 29Barrie, ON @ Mavericks
United States
Thursday, April 9Nashville, TN @ Brooklyn Bowl Nashville
Friday, April 10Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
Saturday, April 11Louisville, KY @ Old Forester’s Paristown Hall
Monday, April 13Huntsville, AL @ Mars Music Hall
Tuesday, April 14Mobile, AL @ Soul Kitchen
Wednesday, April 15New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
Friday, April 17Tampa, FL @ WXTB 98 Rockfest at Amalie Arena+
Saturday, April 18Orlando, FL @ WJRR Earthday Birthday at Central Florida Fairground+
Sunday, April 19Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
Tuesday, April 21Wilmington, NC @ Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre
Wednesday, April 22Greenville, NC @ State Theatre
Friday, April 24Newark, NJ @ WDHA’s Rock the Rock Fest at Prudential Center+
Saturday, April 25Worcester, MA @ WAAF Big Gig at DCU Center+
Sunday, April 26Niagara Falls, NY @ The Rapids Theatre
Tuesday, April 28Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
Wednesday, April 29Angola, IN @ The Eclectic Room
Friday, May 1Minneapolis, MN @ Skyway Theatre
Saturday, May 2Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom – Club Stage
Sunday, May 3Green Bay, WI @ Green Bay Distillery
Tuesday, May 5Des Moines, IA @ Val Air
Wednesday, May 6Springfield, MO @ Gillioz Theatre
Friday, May 8Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Center at The Midland Theatre
Saturday, May 9St. Louis, MO @ Pointfest at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre+
Sunday, May 10Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theater
Tuesday, May 12Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre
Wednesday, May 13Sioux Falls, SD @ The District
Friday, May 15Deadwood, SD @ Deadwood Mountain Grand Event Center
Saturday, May 16Colorado Springs, CO @ Sunshine Studios
Europe
Friday, June 12Donnington Park, UK @ Download Festival+
June 18-20Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic @ Rock For People+
United States
Thursday, July 16Cadott, WI @ Rock Fest+

+denotes festival date

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About Bryan Joe Corder (3831 Articles)
Concert Photographer at heart, Love listening to music and going to shows to try to capture the magic on the stage with my imagery.I also review albums and live concerts.

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