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SUM 41 Share Details About Upcoming Double Album

In an exclusive interview with Rolling Stone, Grammy-nominated band SUM 41 have shared a first look at the details of their upcoming eighth studio album. Vocalist Deryck Whibley shared that the double album, titled Heaven and Hell, is shaping up to be the most ambitious of the band’s career – half of the album brings SUM 41 back to their pop punk roots, Heaven, and half of the album is strictly metal, Hell

As I listened to almost all of [the newly written songs], it just kind of dawned on me. Did I just make a double record on accident?” 

Read the exclusive interview with Deryck Whibley on Rolling Stone here.

On the metal half of the album, Whibley says, Some of the metal stuff comes with a lot of anger for people who have stolen from me and hurt me in the past.”

It all made sense to me why pop-punk is coming back: it’s feel-good music. There’s something that’s happy about it. Something young and innocent and free,” he continues on the pop-punk aspect of the new record.

The band has been straddling the line of pop-punk and metal for their 26-year career, and Heaven and Hell is a clear statement that the iconic band: nobody else is putting out an album like this because nobody else is capable of it the way SUM 41 is. The upcoming record is something special that will propel SUM 41 to new heights – a feat that seems nearly impossible with all their accolades so far, but this is merely the beginning of something great.

Looking back at the band’s storied career with over 15 million records sold worldwide, multiple Billboard Charting releases, a Grammy Award nomination, 2 Juno Awards (7 nominations), a Kerrang! Award in 2002, as well as multiple Alternative Press Music Awards, SUM 41 is quite simply a rock band – uncompromising and honest with no intention of slowing down.

SUM 41 recently announced the Blame Canada Tour featuring co-headliners Simple Plan. This trek marks the first time both bands will be touring together, featuring Sum 41 performing All Killer No Filler and Simple Plan performing No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls. The first leg kicks off on April 29th and features special guest Set It Off. For a full list of dates, please see below or visit https://www.sum41.com

Blame Canada Tour Dates:
Apr 29 – Raleigh, NC @ Ritz
Apr 30 – Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
May 2 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
May 3 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
May 4 – Silver Springs, MD @ The Fillmore
May 6 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
May 7 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony
May 8 – New York, NY @ Pier 17 – The Rooftop
May 10 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
May 11 – Cleveland, OH @ House Of Blues
May 13 – Cincinnati, OH @ Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center
May 14 – Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles
May 15 – Chicago, IL @ Radius
May 17 – St. Paul, MN @ Myth
May 18 – Kansas City, MO @ Uptown
May 20 – Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s Stir Cove
May 21 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
May 22 – Nashville, TN @ Marathon
May 24 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
May 25 – Tampa, FL @ Seminole Hard Rock
May 27 – New Orleans, LA @ Orpheum
May 28 – Dallas, TX @ So What?! Music Festival
Jul 29 – Tulsa, OK @ Cains Ballroom
Jul 30 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
Jul 31 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
Aug 3 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren
Aug 5 – San Diego, CA @ SOMA
Aug 6 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
Aug 9 – San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic
Aug 10 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
Aug 12 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theatre
Aug 13 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
Aug 14 – Spokane, WA @ The Knitting Factory
Aug 16 – Garden City, ID @ Revolution
Aug 17 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
Aug 18 – Denver, CO @ The Fillmore

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