Ben Jorgensen (Armor For Sleep) is on the Going Off Track podcast this week.

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Blake Solomon on 01/13/16 - 09:53 AM
Armor For Sleep's What To Do When You Are Dead is coming to vinyl. Apparently it will be sold at their upcoming shows.
Jason Tate on 09/19/15 - 11:25 AM
Ben Jorgensen (Armor For Sleep) did an interview reflecting back on his career and the seminal scene album What To Do When You Are Dead.
One of my favorite albums of all time was OK Computer by Radiohead, and I guess it’s a concept album but it’s not really a story from front to back, it’s just a very cohesive thing and I’ve always loved that. Honestly, the first couple songs I wrote for What To Do When You Are Dead had that theme of me being dead because it was a very weird time for me in my life.

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Blake Solomon on 09/15/15 - 09:38 AM
Armor for Sleep have announced their 10-year tour for What To Do When You Are Dead. Check the replies for the dates.
We are excited to announce that we will be playing a select number of shows to celebrate the ten year anniversary of “what to do when you are dead”. The fact that so many of you have been listening over the years has meant (and still means) a lot to us, and this is our way of saying thank you for all the kind words and cool stories that you’ve shared with us over the years. This is gonna be fun. Below is a list of all the shows with ticket links. The ticket links go live this Friday the 24th… Hope to see you all at the shows…keep it real. Check Facebook.com/armorforsleep...
Jason Tate on 07/20/15 - 10:30 AM
Armor for Sleep would like you to ... please stand by.
Jason Tate on 07/15/15 - 12:10 PM
Armor For Sleep's What To Do When You Are Dead was released ten years ago today.
Ryan Gardner on 02/22/15 - 02:30 PM
Congratulations to Ben Jorgensen (Armor For Sleep) who recently got married.

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Jason Tate on 05/20/13 - 10:14 AM
Armor For Sleep recently sat down to talk about their past, reunion, and where the scene is now.
From the InterviewThere will always be kids passionate about it, but between 2003 and 2007 or 2008 is when this scene had it’s time that was going to be something that was going to stay or be a fad. Based on certain factors and certain people’s decisions who are in certain taste-maker bands, it just went sour and went the wrong way. I don’t think it’ll really have that same kind of effect on as many people as it did on that time. It was almost the mainstream form of music then, and it changed a lot of people’s lives and then it went sour because it did. I think it’ll be there and...
Jason Tate on 07/13/12 - 11:16 AM
Listen to a previously unreleased Armor For Sleep demo entitled "Always a Wish" in the replies. Download it here.
StatementAs a celebration of our quickly approaching reunion/farewell shows, and as a gift to all of you who will be coming to the final shows (the NY show being less than a week away!), we are posting one final unreleased (demo) track for you called "Always A Wish" which was recorded as one of the first demos for Smile for Them and which ultimately did not make the record. You can download the track from the Mediafire link below, and also listen on soundcloud. FIVE DAYS LEFT! Who will be joining us? Thank you all for making this whole experience truly amazing. We...
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/09/12 - 08:50 AM
Armor For Sleep has announced two more reunion shows - July 20 at The Glasshouse in Pomona, CA and July 22 at House of Blues in Chicago. The first announced show still stands for July 14 at Irving Plaza in New York City.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/29/12 - 10:06 AM
In this interview, Armor For Sleep's Ben Jorgensen quiets rumors of a new AFS album surrounding the band's reunion shows.
From the InterviewWe’re not going to make another Armor for Sleep album. I can 99.99% say we’re not going to do it. Everybody has their own things going on in their lives, and people’s priorities change, and everyone is really busy with what they’re doing. And another thing is, that [while] we could all do different creative things, I feel like AFS is very attached to a certain time, and to do anything to dishonor that would be unjust in some ways. So, if we do other things – when we do other things – it will be outside AFS.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/24/12 - 09:17 AM
Armor For Sleep will be playing a headlining show at the Irving Plaza in NYC on July 14th.

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Jason Tate on 05/21/12 - 12:33 PM
Armor for Sleep have posted up an unreleased song. Check the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/16/12 - 02:15 PM
Are Armor For Sleep planning some vinyl releases to go along with their Bamboozle reunion?

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Jason Tate on 04/10/12 - 10:29 AM
Armor for Sleep's lead singer recently talked with Gunz about reuniting for Bamboozle.
From the Interview“There was a long time when I would have sworn on anything we would never play again, and then we did… we don’t have any plans to play any other shows. I will say it has been fun to jam out with the guys again, and to get in a room and play Car Underwater. But there’s nothing planned, we’re not going to say, “We’re going on a world tour.” Bamboozle’s going to be it. We’re not going to do anything major. I don’t want to say, “no,” but we don’t have any plans for it. We want this to be our last show.”
Jason Tate on 04/05/12 - 10:52 AM
Nash from Armor For Sleep has started a new band called New York Rivals and they just shot a music video (in the replies) and recently finished recording two EPs. One was produced by Machine and Jon Kaplan and the other by J. Robbins (Hey Mercedes).
Jason Tate on 02/01/12 - 11:51 AM
Armor For Sleep frontman Ben Jorgensen is engaged to actress Katrina Bowden (30 Rock). Congratulations to the happy couple!
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/30/12 - 06:25 AM
Nash Breen, formerly of Armor For Sleep, is now playing in Follower.
Rohan Kohli on 04/18/11 - 02:55 PM
Ben Jorgensen talks about his Australian tour and his solo EP in a new interview here.

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Matthew Tsai on 01/15/11 - 07:43 PM
God Loves A Challenge (ex-Armor For Sleep) will be performing as a special guest at Maxwell's in Hoboken this Saturday, May 8th.
Rohan Kohli on 05/05/10 - 08:19 AM
God Loves a Challenge (Ben Jorgensen of Armor For Sleep) will be playing their first show ever at Maxwell's in Hoboken, NJ on Dec 28th. Click here for tickets.
Rohan Kohli on 11/23/09 - 04:29 PM
Ben Jorgensen, former frontman of Armor For Sleep, has a new band called God Loves A Challenge.

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Blake Solomon on 11/04/09 - 05:41 PM
Armor for Sleep have posted "The Way Out is Broken" on myspace.

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Joe DeAndrea on 08/20/08 - 07:03 PM
Armor For Sleep have been playing a new song entitled "This Abyss" on the Projekt Revolution tour. Check it out in the replies. It will be on their soon-to-be-released EP titled The Way Out is Broken.

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Joe DeAndrea on 08/05/08 - 10:35 AM
Armor For Sleep will be releasing a new digital EP this Summer.
Joe DeAndrea on 07/03/08 - 08:06 PM
Armor for Sleep's new music video for "Hold the Door" can be seen in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 02/06/08 - 01:46 PM
Click here to read my interview with Ben from Armor for Sleep.
Jamie Pham on 12/04/07 - 09:53 AM
The first batch of tour dates for the upcoming Armor For Sleep tour featuring Saosin, The Bled, and Meriwether can be seen in the replies.

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Joe DeAndrea on 11/29/07 - 05:16 PM
Videos of Armor For Sleep performing some acoustic songs can be seen here.
Joe DeAndrea on 11/14/07 - 01:14 PM
Armor for Sleep premiered their music video for "Williamsburg" today. You can view it here.
Brad Streeter on 10/29/07 - 08:55 PM
Armor For Sleep's new album Smile For Them can be heard in its entirety at the band's myspace.

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Joe DeAndrea on 10/25/07 - 07:27 PM
Ben from Armor for Sleep posted a bulletin regarding their upcoming video for "Williamsburg". Read it below. A preview of the video can be seen in the replies.
Bulletin Hey slugs... so we got some pretty crazy news a couple days ago that we are very excited about and want to let you in on as well as give you the first sneak peek at it. As you may or may not know, we shot a video for "Williamsburg" about a month ago in LA. It was an amazing time and we had so much fun doing the whole thing. It came out better than we could have ever imagined, to say the least. Seriously, this thing rules. We were trying to think of the best place to premiere the video for you guys when MTV came...
Anton Djamoos on 10/23/07 - 05:27 PM
I will be sending in a questionnaire to Armor For Sleep later this week, so if you have any questions for the band, leave them in the replies.
Jamie Pham on 10/15/07 - 11:28 AM
The vinyl versions of Armor For Sleep's new album Smile For Them and their new single "Williamsburg" are available for pre-order here and here.
Joe DeAndrea on 10/05/07 - 02:59 PM
Armor for Sleep's new single, "Williamsburg," is now available for purchase via iTunes. The track is taken from the group's forthcoming, full-length release, Smile for Them, which is due out on October 30th courtesy of Sire Records.
Brandon Allin on 09/21/07 - 06:11 PM
Armor For Sleep's new album Smile For Them can be pre-ordered here. Each purchase will come with an autographed CD booklet.
Joe DeAndrea on 09/21/07 - 04:47 PM
Armor for Sleep have launched a new contest, in which fans can vie for their opportunity to attend an exclusive listening party to preview the group's upcoming release, Smile for Them, which is scheduled to hit shelves on October 30th via Sire Records.

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Brandon Allin on 09/21/07 - 02:03 PM
Armor For Sleep have posted the album version of "Williamsburg" on their myspace.
Joe DeAndrea on 09/20/07 - 01:44 PM
Armor For Sleep's new album Smile For Them has been pushed back to October 30th.
Message From The BandHey everybody. It's ben. I'm writing you guys to let you know about a little deviation in our grande plan. Instead of our album being released on October 9th, we are going to have it come out on October 30th. There are a couple reasons for this. The most obvious reason is that we didn't want our album to drop on the same day as Kid Rocks new one... Really though, I wish I could tell you why these things happen. But I am just a mere player in this weird play, although it may seem otherwise sometimes. I guess the people who control the gears of motion thought the machine (monster) would...
Joe DeAndrea on 09/14/07 - 03:26 PM
Armor For Sleep's new album will be titled Smile For Them and will hit stores October 9th.
Joe DeAndrea on 08/18/07 - 11:03 PM
Armor For Sleep's upcoming as-of-yet untitled album will be released on October 9, 2007.
Anton Djamoos on 08/13/07 - 05:10 PM
Armor For Sleep frontman Ben Jorgenson has posted a myspace bulletin regarding today's ABSOLUTExclusive of the song "Smile For the Camera." In it, he comments on your reactions, the lyrics, and more. Read the whole thing in the replies.
Anton Djamoos on 08/13/07 - 02:19 PM
Armor For Sleep will be playing a show at Maxwells in Hoboken, NJ on June 24th, starting at 5 PM.
Message From The BandThis Sunday, June 24th we will be playing a secret show to help our friends Leslie and Trevor kick off their book tour in support of EVERYBODY HURTS. The show is at Maxwells in Hoboken, NJ, doors are at 5pm and you will get in on a first come first serve basis. We are planning on debuting a few new songs at this show as well as some old faves, so make sure you come out if you live in the NJ/NY area.

Also – if you go to our site we have a new song posted for you to check out. It’s called Williamsburg and it may sound familiar to you if you were at any of the dates on the...
Joe DeAndrea on 06/18/07 - 07:30 PM
Armor for Sleep has posted new song "Williamsburg" on their myspace.
Anton Djamoos on 06/18/07 - 04:50 PM
According to Ben Jorgensen's MySpace blog, the new Armor For Sleep record is finished and is being mixed this week.

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Ryan Imhof on 05/28/07 - 05:19 AM
Armor For Sleep will be heading to L.A at the beginning of next month to start recording their Sire debut. A late spring release is expected.
Jon Foucart on 10/26/06 - 11:09 PM
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