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ART OF DYING SIGN TO ELEVEN SEVEN MUSIC AND SECRETLY FINISH NEW ALBUM WITH PRODUCER DAVID BENDETH 

It's been a busy year for Art of Dying as we've inked a deal with Eleven Seven Music, (Motley Crue, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Escape The Fate) and finished our new record with David Bendeth (Bring Me The Horizon, Breaking Benjamin, Of Mice & Men) in New Jersey completely under the radar. 

I can't tell you how excited we are about the new music! Making this album was one of the most intense experiences we've ever been through, so we kept things pretty tight lipped in order to focus all of our energy into every lyric, note and beat of the creative process. We've seen all of the calls for new music coming in from our fans on our social media channels, and now I'm thrilled to say the record is done, and the wait is almost over!

Many thanks to Allen Kovac, Nikki Sixx and our new family at Eleven Seven Music for aligning their vision with ours and helping us make this album a reality. We're ecstatic about our new home on the label where we're joining some amazing bands. North America is home base for Eleven Seven, but they put a ton of weight in touring their bands internationally to places in Europe, Asia and South America. So if you want to see Art of Dying in your back yard, now is the time to speak up and be heard! 

 

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The Art of Dying is My Life To Live!

Jonny Hetherington and Art of Dying 

 

EXAMINER.COM LIVE REVIEW

Some kind words from Examiner.com on the Art of Dying live show.

Read the full article HERE

Art of Dying are a five piece rock ensemble hailing from Canada and fronted by the charismatic Jonny Hetherington. The band was founded by Mr. Hetherington and guitarist Greg Bradley, in the ambition of creating sound as sonically pleasing as their favored influences, but with a more positive message or optimism than many dark and harder bands offered. Art of Dying does this entirely within their live show, as it is straight forward rock and roll with a message of hope and strength tucked inside.

The live show that Art of Dying offers is a smack down of rock energy that leaves you wanting more. Originally signed to Intoxication/Reprise Records that is owned by David Draiman and Dan Donegan of Disturbed, it is clear once seeing this band perform live, exactly why these lads appealed to the members of Disturbed. Supplying live singles such as: 'Get Thru This', 'Die Tryng' and 'Completely',Art of Dying grabs your attention and does not let go. For some grand live rock music with a little heart buried underneath, please take the time to sample the Art of Dying and catch a show, you will never be disappointed.

 

 

LOUDWIRE REVIEWS SHIPROCKED

Check out the LoudWire review of Day 2 on ShipRocked along with some great photos from the beach stage in Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas. 

 

MUSIC JUNKIE PICKS 14 BANDS TO WATCH IN 2014

Art of Dying is proud to make the official "14 BANDS THAT WILL RULE 2014" list from Music Junkie Press

Check out the list HERE

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS - PIANO "GET THRU THIS"

I thought it would be nice to release the video for the piano version of "Get Thru This" just in time for Christmas. Piano songs and the holidays have always gone hand in hand in my family, so consider this a little stocking stuffer! ;) 

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us in Art of Dying.

The Art of Dying is my life to live

Jonny Hetherington 

 

Watch the video HERE

iRUN MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

You may not know that Jonny is an avid runner. Tie up your shoes and your hair and check out this exclusive interview by iRun Magazine. 

Full interview HERE

 

PIANO VERSION "GOD FOR A DAY"

After an overwhelming response to piano versions of "Sorry" and "Best I Can" Jonny has released a piano version of "God For A Day", the closing track on "Let The Fire Burn -The Lost Acoustic Record". You may be surprised to find out that Layne Staley (late Alice In Chains vocalist) was a big inspiration in wirting the emotional song. 

Read about it on Jonny's Blog and pick up the single on iTunes HERE

 

JONNY RELEASES PIANO #BestICan

You asked for it, so here it is! Jonny Hetherington performs an intimate #BestICan at his piano.

Get it on iTunes

Watch it on Youtube

 

SHIP ROCKED ANNOUNCED!

Art of Dying will be performing on the 4 day rock n roll cruise known as Ship Rocked

We are thrilled to be on this years cruise Jan 26 - Jan 30th 2014 along side Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace and so many other great bands.

 

AUG 25 THE FIELD - NORTH DAKOTA

This is a once in a lifetime event plain and simple.

Art of Dying will be performing an intimate acoustic set at North Dakota's newest destination restaurant - The Field. This is an exclusive event with limited capacity brought to you by The Field and Jack Daniels benefiting Cancer Sucks. The event is a celebration of the work of cancer survivor and manger Jill Gainer and her rock n roll executive chef husband Aaron Gainer (12 Stones)

Please take a moment to check out all of the links above and like and support each of them.

Book your seats now before this sells out. 

Tickets available by calling 701-269-8205 10 am - 6 pm

Join us on August 25th to Celebrate how we can "Get Thru This" with Art of Dying.

AUG 24 WIIL ROCK FEST - TWIN LAKES, WI

Art of Dying is proud to announce WIIL ROCK FEST AUG 24th in Twin Lakes WI!! The band will be there performing along side of Volbeat, HIM, Adam Gontier, All That Remains, Airbourne and many more! 

ALSO: Don't miss the AUG 23rd show in Rhinelander, WI w/Adam Gontier at Elbo Room Lounge!!! 

 

AUG 10 - DIRT FEST - BIRCH RUN, MI

Art of Dying will be performing at DIRT FEST in Birch Run, MI Aug 10 along side, Sevendust, Adam Gontier, Pop Evil, Trapt and many more. 

 

 

6 Year Anniversary Signed Limited Edition

It's hard to believe it's been 6 years since we released our self titled independent album! Celebrate our 6th anniversary with us with the release of our special anniversary limited edition. 66 copies (yes, only 66) have been re-released with a drop of Jonny's blood on the cover and signed by the band.

"This is a symbol of the passion that went into the making of the album and the bond that we share with our fans. I felt very strongly about the record when it was created and 6 years later, I couldn't be more proud of every note.

I've scribbled down some of my fondest memories from the making of the album here."

The regular unsigned version of this album is still available. Get the physical copy here or the digital copy here

100,000 Twitter followers!

We are so very proud to announce that Art of Dying has reached 100,000 Twitter followers! It's an incredible milestone that only a handful of bands have achieved. What a testament to the powerful combination of music and word of mouth! Thank you tweeters!

Stay calm and tweet on!

BEHIND THE SONG 'RAINING'

Jonny let's us in on what's behind the song 'Raining'.

"I wrote the music and melodies for 'Raining' at my day job in Vancouver... Picture this: Me and my acoustic guitar, hair tied back, wearing semi-acceptable clothes for a retail job balancing on a stack of disassembled shelving units writing for hours..."

To read more about the inspiration behind the song with exclusive photos from the recording, check out Jonny's blog.

RAINING OFFICIAL LYRIC VID

In light of the recent news from Adam Gontier and Three Days Grace, I'd like to dedicate the official lyric video of "Raining" to Adam, Brad, Neil, Barry and all of the Three Days Grace fans around the world. 

You created powerful music that inspired us in so many ways. Wishing you the best on all of your musical paths and life journeys. 

-Jonny & Art of Dying

 

JONNY DEDICATES PIANO "SORRY"

 

Piano "Sorry" - A Dedication 

I recently brought a piano into my life and it's bringing new musical expressions to the surface. After last weeks's tragedy I find the words to "Sorry" have taken on a new meaning. Life is so precious. I'd like to dedicate this piano version of "Sorry" to the victims and their families. 

This is my first piano post ever, a solo version of "Sorry" at home in my studio. If you believe it's important to say you're sorry to the one's you love, especially at this time of year, share this emotional version of the song. 

 

Jonny Hetherington

 

SORRY LYRIC VIDEO

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