March 16 — Hard rock super group Saint Asonia premiered the video for its latest single this week.
The band debuted the video for its new single, ‘Devastate‘ Thursday. The single is the third from the band’s EP, Extrovert, which was released last year through Spinefarm Records. The record also produced the singles, ‘Above It All‘ and ‘Blinding Lights.’
The video for the band’s new single is a relatively straight forward presentation. It features the band performing its new single on a sound stage. The soundstage is dressed up to look like a live stage setting, so as to reflect what the band looks like on stage.
The musical arrangement featured in the band’s new single is a heavy, thick melodic hard rock composition. The overall instrumentation creates a sound and style that is easily comparable to works from the likes of The Veer Union, Otherwise, and A Killer’s Confession. The addition of front man Adam Gontier’s vocals adds in the comparison to work from his past band, Three Days Grace. The whole is a sound and style that will fully engage and entertain audiences.
The lyrical theme that accompanies the song is a commentary about the self destructive people that make life miserable for themselves and others around them.
Gontier talked about the theme in a prepared statement.
“It’s a song I wrote about those people in our lives that always seem to leave a trail of destruction behind them,” Gontier said. “I feel like we’ve all got, or had, someone in our lives that was just evil. Not caring about anything but themselves, and turning everything they touch into darkness. ‘Devastate’ is about that.”
In other news, Saint Asonia is in the midst of a tour alongside Skillet as support for Theory of a Deadman. The tour’s next scheduled stop will take place Friday in Kansas City, MO. The U.S. leg of the bands’ tour is scheduled to run through March 26 in Los Angeles, CA.
Once it wraps, the bands will take the next month off before launching the Canadian leg of the tour April 26 in Waterloo, ON. The Canadian leg of the tour is scheduled to run through May 14 in Quebec City, QC.
The tour’s current schedule is noted below:
SAINT ASONIA ON TOUR:
WITH SKILLET + THEORY OF A DEADMAN:
3/17 — Kansas City, MO — Midland Theatre
3/18 — Omaha, NE — Baxter Arena
3/19 — Denver, CO — Mission Ballroom
3/22 — Phoenix, AZ — First Arizona Federal
3/24 — Reno, NV — Grand Sierra Resort
3/25 — Wheatland, CA — Hard Rock Live
3/26 — Los Angeles, CA — Wiltern
CANADA HEADLINE DATES:
4/26 — Waterloo, ON — Maxwell’s Concerts & Events
4/27 — London, ON — Rum Runners Music Hall
4/28 — Peterborough, ON — Peterborough Memorial Centre*
4/29 — Ottawa, ON — Club SAW (SOLD OUT)
5/11 — Toronto, ON — Lee’s Palace
5/12 — Ottawa, ON — Brass Monkey
5/13 — Montreal, QC — Le Studio TD
5/14 — Quebec City, QC — Imperial Bell
* Supporting Theory of a Deadman
Saint Asonia released Extrovert and its companion EP, Introvert, together in December through Spinefarm Records. More information on the EPs is available along with all of the band’s latest news at: