This year Silverstein are celebrating their 20th anniversary, a rare milestone for any band but even more impressive for one that’s been as consistently active, influential, and crowd-pleasing as the Ontario-based post-hardcore legends. The band are celebrating all year long with a packed touring schedule and the release of their ninth studio album, A Beautiful Place To Drown, due out this Friday, March 6th, from UNFD. The album fittingly encapsulates the best of Silverstein while pushing their sound into daring new territory, and that boundary-pushing spirit is on full display with the band’s latest single ‘Madness‘ premiering today via NYLON. The song features a guest appearance from critically acclaimed rapper, Princess Nokia, with the band’s trademark aggression serving as an unexpectedly natural fit for her dynamic vocals.

Click the picture below to check out ‘Madness’ featuring Princess Nokia

Silverstein vocalist Shane Told discussed the collaboration, saying:
“We’d seen Princess Nokia mention that she was a fan of ours and we had to chance to hang out last time we were in NYC and just hit it off. ‘Madness’ was one of the early songs we had musically and it kept evolving until we knew it needed a strong female voice on it to put it over the top. The first person we thought of was Princess Nokia. She had an amazing take on the vibe and meaning of the song and absolutely killed the verse. She’s such a talented and kind person, it was amazing to collaborate with her.”

Princess Nokia added:
“Working on this record was really special to me because I’ve been a fan of this band since I discovered their first two albums. Silverstein holds a special place in my heart. Their first two albums were the soundtrack to my adolescence. They later were an inspiration in the making of my record a girl cried red. Through the release of that record came the introduction of the band when they invited me to their show in New York. Being asked to be a feature in this album was nothing short of amazing. I appreciate the guys for the opportunity and for wanting to include me in this era of their work. It’s been a really full circle experience and I cherish it dearly.”

Silverstein may be proud torchbearers of the emo and post-hardcore scenes but appearances from artists that range from Princess Nokia to Underoath’s Aaron Gillespie, Beartooth’s Caleb Shomo, Simple Plan’s Pierre Bouvier, and more, are indicative of the band’s wide-reaching impact and their ability to reach listeners in all worlds of music. A Beautiful Place To Drown captures this appeal in its dynamic range of sounds and styles, all made cohesive by the performances of vocalist Shane Told, guitarists Paul Marc Rousseau and Josh Bradford, bassist Billy Hamilton, and drummer Paul Koehler. Silverstein pushed themselves lyrically as well, exploring the mental duress that seems to be inextricable from the personal and societal challenges of modern life, often focusing on external perspectives and even political elements without losing the band’s trademark intimacy. A Beautiful Place To Drown is sure to please old fans and new ones alike, proving exactly why Silverstein remains a vital and powerful voice in alternative music and beyond.

Silverstein will be celebrating their 20th anniversary and supporting A Beautiful Place To Drown with heavy touring throughout 2020. The band just kicked off a lengthy North American leg this week (with dates already sold out in NYC, Toronto, and more) and announced more upcoming UK and EU shows. Silverstein are pulling out all the stops to honour their entire catalogue in the live setting, performing three sets at each show: their seminal 2005 full-length, Discovering The Waterfront, in full, a stripped-down acoustic section, and a careering-spanning batch of fan favourites. See the full itinerary below.

Preorder A Beautiful Place To Drown HERE

A Beautiful Place To Drown track list:
1. Bad Habits (ft. Intervals)
2. Burn It Down (ft. Caleb Shomo)
3. Where Are You
4. Infinite (ft. Aaron Gillespie)
5. Shape Shift
6. All On Me
7. Madness (ft. Princess Nokia)
8. Say Yes
9. Stop
10. September 14th
11. Coming Down
12. Take What You Give (ft. Pierre Bouvier)Tour Dates:
March 3 Boston, MA @ House of Blues *
March 4 Albany, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall *
March 6 New York, NY @ Webster Hall * (SOLD OUT)
March 7 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom *
March 8 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore *
March 10 Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live! *
March 11 Charlotte, NC @ The Underground *
March 13 Atlanta, GA @  The Masquerade *
March 14 St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Live *
March 15 New Orleans, LA @ Civic Theatre *
March 16 Houston, TX @ Warehouse *
March 19 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live *
March 20 San Antonio, TX @ Vibes *
March 21 Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom *
March 22 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine *
March 24 Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl *
March 25 Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee *
March 27 Los Angeles, CA @ Belasco *
March 28 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues * (SOLD OUT)
March 29 San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom *
March 31 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom *
April 1 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox *
April 3 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot *
April 4 Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre *
April 5 Kansas City, MO @ Truman *
April 7 Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall *
April 8 Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts *
April 9 Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre *
April 10 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues *
April 11 Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall * (SOLD OUT)
June 18 Dessel, BE @ Graspop Metal Meeting
June 19 Koblenz, DE @ Circus Maximus %
June 20 Bischofsmais, DE @ Rock the Hill Festival
June 21 Aschaffenburg, DE @ Colos Saal +
June 22 Aarau, CH @ Kiff Saal +
June 23 Milan, IT @ Circolo Magnolia +
June 24 Lyon, FR @ Ninkasi Kao ^
June 26 Usselsteljn, NL @ Jera On Air
June 27 Munster, DE @ Vainstream
June 28 Ferropolis, DE @ Full Force Festival
June 30 Poznan, PL @ Klub Pod Minoga %
July 1 Rostock, DE @ Peter Weiss Hause %
July 3 Stockholm, SE @ High 5ive Festival
July 5 Bremen, DE @ Tower
July 7 Dover, UK @ The Booking Hall ~
July 8 Brighton, UK @ Green Door Store ~
July 9 London, UK @ New Cross Inn ~
July 10 Cheltenham, UK @ 2000 Trees Festival

# w/ Hawthorne Heights
* w/ Four Year Strong & I The Mighty
% w/ Loathe
+ w/ The Devil Wears Prada, Counterparts, Loathe
^ w/ While She Sleeps, Motionless in White, Shvpes
~ w/ Modern Error

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