"…the return of Verse to both touring and recording has reaped its most challenging disc to date" - Absolutepunk.net

Providence, RI's VERSE announced their reformation earlier this year, along with subsequent new album release. Titled, Bitter Clarity, Uncommon Grace, this new album is musically dynamic and lyrically poignant, focusing on a storyline that is "…completely human. The concept is set of life lessons shown to us by the life of a universal mother to all, wrapped in uncertainty and contradiction, and personal firsthand accounts of struggles of family and friends throughout my life", vocalist/lyricst Sean Murphy said. Recorded at Machines With Magnets in Pawtucket, RI in March, Bitter Clarity, Uncommon Grace is VERSE's best work yet. Pre-order the album now at B9Store.com/Verse.

After announcing just about two years ago that VERSE would disband, the members regrouped in late 2011 and made the decision to give it another go. Upon completion of recording Bitter Clarity, Uncommon Grace, VERSE headed overseas for a wildly successful appearance at Groezrock festival, with plans to tour Westward and overseas this coming summer. Before that, though, the band will celebrate the release of Bitter Clarity, Uncommon Grace near their hometown of Pawtucket, RI, with a special record release show scheduled for July 15th at The Met in Providence. Also featuring Soul Control (new EP, Bore Core, coming 7/31 from Bridge Nine), Give, and Holy Night, the show is set to start at 6pm and tickets can be purchased at www.themetRI.com or at Lupo's and The Met box offices very soon. All previously purchased tickets for the show at Fete will be honored - bring your receipt/proof of purchase from the Fete show to the Met on July 15th.

BITTER CLARITY, UNCOMMON GRACE TRACK LIST:
1) The Selfish of the Earth
2) The Selfless of the Earth
3) The Silver Spoon and the Empty Plate
4) Setting Fire to the Bridges We Cross
5) Segue One
6) You and I Are the Fortunate Ones
7) The End of All Light
8) The Relevance of Our Disconnect
9) Segue Two
10) Oceanic Tendencies
11) Finding A Way Out When There Is No Way
12) Segue Three
13) The End of All Life

VERSE - ON TOUR
July 15 - Pawtucket, RI @ The Met w/ Soul Control , Give, Holy Night
Jul 21 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Belgium @ Vlamrock
Jul 22 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Rokycany AIrport, Czech Republic @ Fluff Fest
Jul 23 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Austria - Vienna @ Wien Aera
Jul 24 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Germany - Munich @ Munchen Feierwerk
Jul 25 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Switzerland - Zurich @ Zurich Dynamo Werk 21
Jul 26 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Italy - Vimercate @ Into the Pit Festival
Jul 27 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Germany - Karlsruhe @ Die Stadtmitte
Jul 28 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Germany - Bausendorf @ Riez Open Air
Jul 29 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Germany - Lichtenstein @ Jz Riot
Jul 30 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Germany - Braunschweig @ B 58
Jul 31 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Germany - Berlin @ Bi Nuu
Aug 01 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Poland - Warsaw @ Punkt & Radio Luxembourg
Aug 02 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Germany - Hamburg @ Hafenklang
Aug 03 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Belgium - Knokke-Heist @ Zaal Ravelingen
Aug 04 - Verse, Soul Control, Ritual
Germany - Koln @ Allschools Fest
Aug 05 - Verse
UK - Kent @ Hevy Fest
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