Theory of a Deadman are back with an impactful new video for their new single "History of Violence." It comes just as the group is also revealing plans to kick off 2020 in grand style with a new album titled Say Nothing.

The Sam Sulam-directed video follows the band's topical narrative of an abusive relationship, with a female victim finally deciding to fight back against her husband and not truly finding freedom until she lands in jail for her actions against her abuser.

"'History of Violence' tells the sad story of a girl trapped in a life of domestic abuse, leaving her with what she feels is the only way to escape," explains lead vocalist and songwriter Tyler Connolly. "Even though she's in jail, it's still a better place to be than being imprisoned in real life by this man. We're encouraging anyone affected by domestic violence to call the National Domestic Violence Hotline for help: 1-800-799-7233."

Theory get a little more topical on their new album, as Say Nothing actually says quite a bit while tackling such issues as domestic abuse, racism and the divisive nature of politics. "I look at the record as a microcosm of our current era," says guitarist Dave Brenner. "It's a reminder to look inward at what's happening and what we're becoming. I hope everyone dives into the words. At the same time, music is still an escape. Maybe we can give the world a little solace and encourage everyone to treat each other better."

Say Nothing is on target for a Jan. 31 street date via Atlantic Records. Pre-orders for the new album can be found here, while album and bundle packages are available via the band's webstore. Check out the album art and track listing below.

Theory of a Deadman are getting a jump on the new album by hitting the road this fall. They currently have North American and European dates booked for later this year, while 2020 starts off with the band trekking through their native Canada. See the stops below and get ticketing info here. Pre-sales for the run will start this Friday (Sept. 27), while the public on-sale starts a week later (Oct. 4) at 10AM local time.

 

Theory of a Deadman, "History of Violence"

Theory of a Deadman, Say Nothing Album Artwork + Track Listing

Atlantic Records

1. Black Hole of Your Heart
2. History of Violence
3. Affluenza
4. Say Nothing
5. Strangers
6. Ted Bundy
7. World Keeps Spinning
8. Quicksand
9. White Boy
10. It's All Good

Theory of a Deadman 2019 / 2020 Tour Dates

Sept. 27 - Jacksonville, N.C. @ The Tarheel Opry House
Sept. 28 - Inwood, W.V. @ Shiley Acres
Sept. 29 - Stroudsburg, Pa. @ Sherman Theater
Oct. 1 - Warren, Ohio @ Packard Music Hall
Oct. 2 - Morgantown, W.V. @ Metropolitan Theatre
Oct. 4 - North Myrtle Beach, S.C. @ House of Blues
Oct. 5 - Raleigh, N.C. @ The Ritz
Oct. 6 - Chattanooga, Tenn. @ The Signal
Oct. 8 - Destin, Fla. @ Club LA
Oct. 10 - Dothan, AL @ The Plant
Oct. 11 - Baton Rouge, La. @ Varsity Theatre
Oct. 12 - Lake Charles, La. @ Golden Nugget Casino - Grand Event Center
Oct. 15 - Tucson, Ariz. @ Rialto Theatre
Oct. 17 - Valley Center, Calif. @ Harrah's Resort Southern California Event Center
Oct. 18 - Chico, Calif. @ Senator Theatre
Oct. 19 - Stateline, Nev. @ Harrah's Lake Tahoe
Oct. 22 - Oklahoma City, Okla. @ Diamond Ballroom
Oct. 23 - Wichita, Kan. @ The Cotillion
Oct. 25 - Lexington, Ky. @ Manchester Music Hall
Oct. 26 - Cherokee, N.C. @ Harrah's Cherokee Casino, Resort and Event Center
Oct. 28 - Cleveland, Ohio @ House of Blues
Oct. 29 - Fort Wayne, Ind. @ Clyde Theatre
Oct. 31 - Bowler, Wis. @ North Star Mohican Casino and Resort
Nov. 1 - Sioux City, Iowa @ Anthem at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Nov. 2 - Osceola, Iowa @ Lakeside Casino Event Center
Nov. 4 - Belvidere, Ill. @ The Apollo Theatre
Nov. 5 - Flint, Mich. @ The Machine Shop
Nov. 13 - Kiev, Ukraine @ Atlas
Nov. 15 - St. Petersburg, Russia @ Kosmonavt
Nov. 16 - Moscow, Russia @ The 1930 Hall
Nov. 19 - Manchester, England @ Academy 2
Nov. 20 - Glasgow, Scotland @ SWG3 Galvanizers
Nov. 21 - Nottingham, England @ Rock City
Nov. 23 - London, England @ Electric Ballroom
Nov. 24 - Bristol, England @ SWX
Jan. 31 - Vancouver, British Columbia @ The Commodore Ballroom
Feb. 1 - Vancouver, British Columbia @ The Commodore Ballroom
Feb. 3 - Kelowna, British Columbia @ Kelowna Community Theatre
Feb. 4 - Crankbrook, British Columbia @ Western Financial Place
Feb. 6 - Grand Prairie, Alberta @ Bowes Event Center
Feb. 7 - Edmonton, Alberta @ Winspear Center
Feb. 8 - Calgary, Alberta @ Grey Eagle Event Centre
Feb. 10 - Medicine Hat, Alberta @ Canalta Centre
Feb. 11 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan @ Coors Event Centre
Feb. 13 - Regina, Saskatchewan @ Casino Regina
Feb. 14 - Winnipeg, Manitoba @ Club Regent
Feb. 16 - Sault Saint Marie, Ontario @ Sault Community Theatre
Feb. 17 - Sarnia, Ontario @ Imperial Theatre
Feb. 18 - London, Ontario @ London Music Hall
Feb. 21 - Halifax, Nova Scotia @ Casino Nova Scotia
Feb. 22 - Moncton, New Brunswick @ Casino New Brunswick
Feb. 24 - Ottawa, Ontario @ Bronson Centre
Feb. 27 - Toronto, Ontario @ Rebel
Feb. 28 - Montreal, Quebec @ MTELUS
Feb. 29 - Barrie, Ontario @ Mavericks

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