Bayside’s Anthony Raneri and Nick Ghanbarian recently surprised fans when the pair offered fans an early listen to music from the band’s seventh album,Vacancy (Aug. 19, Hopeless Records). It wasn’t just a sneak peak of the new songs, but a car ride that included coffee, shakes and apparently 15 minutes of air drumming as seen in the band’s video for “I’ve Been Dead All Day” (watch below).

The band has been consistently clever in their use of video and interaction with fans and other bands. In 2014, Raneri and drummer Chris Guglielmo produced “All Things Warped,” a video series hosted by Raneri as he spoke with fellow Warped Tour performers while Guglielmo served as on site barber.  More recently, Raneri has surprised fans with impromptu Facebook Live Q&A’s as well. Bayside continue to share insights and tips from their Vacancy recording sessions as well, sharing the second clip on the collection last week (watch below).

Pre-orders for Vacancy are available now (http://smarturl.it/Vacancy), with digital pre-orders offering an instant download of “Enemy Lines,” “Pretty Vacant” and “I’ve Been Dead All Day.” Physical pre-orders, vinyl, cd as well as various merch bundles can be found here: http://smarturl.it/baysidepreorder.

Bayside’s North American tour kicks off on Aug. 11 in Ft. Lauderdale, with The Menzingers and Sorority Noise along as support for the five-week outing. Tickets are available now via www.baysidebayside.com.

Bayside Tour Dates:

August 11 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution
August 12 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live
August 13 Atlanta, GA Wrecking Ball Festival
August 14 Charlotte, NC Amos Southend
August 15 Norfolk, VA NorVa
August 17 Baltimore, MD Rams Head
August 18 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
August 19 New York, NY PlayStation Theater
August 20 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
August 21 Boston, MA House of Blues
August 23 Pittsburgh, PA Spirit Hall
August 24 Cleveland, OH Agora
August 25 Toronto, ON Opera House
August 26 Detroit, MI The Majestic
August 27 Chicago, IL 350 Fest
August 28 Minneapolis, MN Mill City Nights
August 30 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre
August 31 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
September 2 Seattle, WA The Showbox
September 3 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
September 4 San Francisco Regency
September 6 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory
September 7 Los Angeles, CA Regent Theater
September 8 San Diego, CA The Observatory North Park
September 9 Las Vegas, NV Brooklyn Bowl
September 10 Phoenix, AZ The Pressroom
September 11 Albuquerque, NM The Sunshine Theater
September 13 San Antonio, TX Alamo City Music Hall
September 14 Houston, TX House of Blues
September 15 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Live
September 16 Lawrence, KS Granada Theater
September 17 St. Louis, MO The Ready Room
September 18 Nashville, TN Exit/In

Australian tour dates with Young Lions and Far Away Stables:

November 3 Bunbury Wa, Australia Prince of Wales
November 4 Perth, Australia Amplifier
November 5 Adelaide Sa, Australia Fowlers Live
November 6 Melbourne, Australia Corner Hotel
November 9 Belconnen, Australia The Basement
November 10 Newcastle West, Australia Cambridge Hotel
November 11 Camperdown, Australia Manning Bar
November 12 Brisbane, Australia The Brightside
November 13 City of Gold Coast, Australia Shark Bar

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