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Tim Lambesis was denied his petition for a reduced prison sentence.
Former As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis was back in court this morning to have his prison sentence reduced by the amount of time he was out on bail wearing a GPS monitor and restricted to his parents’ home — but was ultimately denied.
Jason Tate on 07/18/14 - 03:31 PM
Radio.com is reporting Tim Lambesis is going back court to try and get his sentence reduced a year, claiming a "custody-credit" for the year he spent under house arrest.
“There will be a hearing on July 18th to determine if the time Lambesis spent on house arrest will count as credits towards his prison term,” prosecutor Claudia Grasso stated in an email.

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Jason Tate on 07/11/14 - 11:39 AM
Nick Hipa, former As I Lay Dying guitarist and current Wovenwar member, has written a post about his thoughts after the Tim Lambesis trial.
Last Friday I sat in a courtroom to support a friend. For the better part of a decade our professional and personal lives were woven in a relationship akin to family. As if family, the intention of my attendance was to publicly acknowledge the deep care and compassion I hold for this individual.

I watched as she searched for the strength to behold her transgressor for the first time in over a year since learning of his plot to have her murdered. I listened to her describe the love she once possessed for this man whom she adored, trusted, and...
Jason Tate on 05/19/14 - 02:53 PM
As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis was sentenced to six years in jail today. Lambesis shared his story in a lengthy interview for an upcoming documentary, which you can read over at AltPress.
The first time I cheated on my wife, my interpretation of morality was now convenient for me. I felt less guilty if I decided, “Well, marriage isn’t a real thing, because Christianity isn’t real. God isn’t real. Therefore, marriage is just a stupid piece of paper with the government.” I thought of myself as super-scholarly at the time. “My academic pursuit has led me to this.” I was sincere to a certain degree, but we all hear what we want to hear to justify our actions. I interpreted the...
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/16/14 - 01:41 PM
Wovenwar is the new band from former As I Lay Dying members. Next Monday the band will release their first single, "All Rise." A video teaser is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/14/14 - 12:41 PM
The guitarist for As I Lay Dying, Phil Sgrosso, has posted a response to the post released on the band's website earlier today.
This morning an update was posted over at www.asilaydying.com on the current happenings and individual futures of all the bands' members. For Jordan, Josh, Nick, Phil, management, and record label, this was an interesting first time read as all parties were oblivious to its construction, intent, and release.

Though Tim is the only one with access to the As I Lay Dying site, the rest of us have been releasing content through our personal social media accounts to reveal that we are carrying on in a new band. Our truest intentions were to make this unveiling...
Jason Tate on 04/09/14 - 12:21 PM
As I Lay Dying have released a lengthy statement about their current situation. While the future of the band remains uncertain, the remaining members are moving forward with a new project fronted by Oh, Sleeper guitarist Shane Blay. New material from vocalist Tim Lambesis will also be surfacing in the near future.
There have been a lot of questions from fans over the past year and we'll hopefully be able to provide more answers over time. However, this update is only to address things related to AILD's future.

Originally, we said we'd update fans as soon as we knew more. We apologize for not sticking to that. It seemed best to wait until definitive news came in with a specific timeline....
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/09/14 - 09:44 AM
The remaining members of As I Lay Dying have each posted a video on their respective Instagrams, each containing a clip of a new song.

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Jason Tate on 04/07/14 - 12:27 PM
According to Lambgoat, As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis has entered a plea deal. He has admitted to attempting to hire a hitman to kill his wife and will reportedly serve nine years in prison.

Update: He could serve up to nine years in prison plus four years of parole and a $10,000 fine, but the actual sentencing will take place on May 2.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/25/14 - 12:48 PM
Lambgoat is reporting that the Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying) trial has been delayed, possibly due to plea negotiations.
Although Lambesis was present (accompanied by his parents and attorney Tom Warwick), he was not called forward, and the bailiff subsequently announced that further proceedings have been delayed until February 6th.

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Jason Tate on 01/20/14 - 11:05 AM
Lambgoat is reporting that Tim Lambesis' (As I Lay Dying) wife is seeking two million dollars in a civil suit.
In this case, Meggan Lambesis is asking $1 million for emotional distress and $25,000 in medical expenses to date, in addition to $75,000 for future medical expenses and $1 million in punitive damages. The suit also seeks attorneys' fees.

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Jason Tate on 11/19/13 - 03:47 PM
Lambgoat is reporting that Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying) is now set to appear before Judge Aaron Katz on Wednesday, November 13th at the North County Superior Courthouse in Vista, CA for an "arraignment on information" hearing.
Jason Tate on 11/08/13 - 10:54 AM
Tim Lambesis of As I Lay Dying had his preliminary hearing yesterday to determine whether or not there was enough of a case to take to trial. There was and he'll be back in court on October 22nd for an arraignment where the actual trial date will be set. Also, a lock box full of all kinds of steroids and supplements were found in his home, along with $12,000 cash.

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Drew Beringer on 09/17/13 - 10:31 AM
Killswitch Engage drummer Justin Foley recently broke his collarbone in a bicycle accident. Jordan Mancino of As I Lay Dying will be filling in on the band's international tour dates, while Foley is expected to recover in time for their North American tour. You can check out the band's new lyric video for "Always" in the replies.
We have some not so good news to announce. Our drummer Justin Foley recently had a bicycle accident and broke his collarbone. So he will not be able to do this upcoming Asia/Europe tour that begins later this week. Luckily we were able to find a replacement drummer on short notice, so we will not be canceling any dates. The replacement drummer will be...
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/29/13 - 03:53 PM
Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying) has written a blog about recent events surrounding his arrest, his faith, and the future.

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Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 04:45 AM
Looks like Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying) is moving forward with finishing the crowd funded Austrian Death Machine album. Lambesis is currently out on bail. He's currently facing allegations that he was attempting to hire a hitman to kill his estranged wife.

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Drew Beringer on 06/14/13 - 06:14 PM
As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis has been released on bond from the San Diego County Jail. In related news, the band has cancelled their European tour dates.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/31/13 - 12:32 PM
Some new details on Tim Lambesis's case have surfaced, and he has switched lawyers.
Lambesis' next court date is currently scheduled for June 10th. At the bail hearing last week, Lambesis was accompanied by a new laywer, Thomas Warwick after originally being represented by Anthony Salerno. No word on why Salerno was let go, as he initially saved Lambesis from a potential life sentence. Salerno, in an interview alleged Lambesis was being set up as Lambesis' brother-in-law is a sheriff deputy. Lambesis new lawyer, Warwick claimed at last week's bail hearing that steroid use clouded Lambesis' judgement.

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Jason Tate on 05/24/13 - 11:34 AM
Tim Lambesis' (As I Lay Dying) lawyer has claimed that steroids clouded Tim's judgement (he still holds to his plea of not guilty). The bail has been lowered to $2 million.
Thomas Warwick, the musician’s lawyer, said his client had gotten into body building and eating healthy, and later began taking nutritional supplements as a paid product spokesman. At some point, he also began taking steroids, he said. “His thought processes were devastatingly affected by his steroid use,” Warwick said.

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Jason Tate on 05/20/13 - 01:15 PM
As I Lay Dying has dropped off its upcoming tour with Killswitch Engage and Miss May I, due to Tim Lambesis' current legal troubles.

Update: Darkest Hour and The Word Alive will be taking their place.
Drew Beringer on 05/15/13 - 07:41 PM
Tim Lambesis of As I Lay Dying has plead not guilty to attempting to hire a hit man to murder his wife. Bail is set at $3 million.
The prosecutor argued that Lambesis be held on $20 million bail, citing the musician’s wealth and global connections, but his defense attorney argued that the amount was unreasonable. If he bails out, he was ordered to stay away from his wife and their three children.
Jason Tate on 05/09/13 - 04:47 PM
As I Lay Dying have released a statement regarding Tim Lambesis' recent arrest. You can read it in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 05/08/13 - 06:35 PM
Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying) has been arrested over accusations that he hired an undercover detective to kill his estranged wife.
Lambesis was taken into custody on Tuesday in Oceanside, California, after he solicited help from the detective, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. Police had previously learned Lambesis was seeking someone who could commit the slaying, the department said.
Drew Beringer on 05/07/13 - 07:14 PM
Killswitch Engage, As I Lay Dying, Miss May I and Affiance will be teaming up for a summer tour. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/10/13 - 10:04 AM
As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis has announced Pyrithion, a death metal side project with Ryan Glisan (Allegaeon) and Andy Godwin (ex-The Famine). Their debut EP, The Burden of Sorrow, will be released on April 16th via Metal Blade Records. Watch a lyric video for "The Invention of Hatred" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/04/13 - 02:50 PM
Watch As I Lay Dying's lyric video for "No Lungs To Breathe" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/28/13 - 12:33 PM
Austrian Death Machine (As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis) has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund his new album, Triple Brutal, and a tour. If you have $5,000 to blow, your initials could be tattooed on Lambesis' butt.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/25/13 - 12:49 PM
Tim Lambesis, vocalist for As I Lay Dying, has started his own YouTube fitness channel. You can watch the first video in the replies.
Jake Denning on 02/07/13 - 02:24 AM
The Devil Wears Prada and As I Lay Dying will be co-headlining the Marathon Metalcore Tour. Details and dates in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 12/18/12 - 09:53 AM
Metal Wreckage has launched a new metal music daily deal site - Daily Steel. The site will have a different exclusive offer every 24 hours, five days a week. The first deal launching is an exclusive As I Lay Dying offer featuring The Powerless Rise Super Deluxe Fan Box Set and the Awakened CD/DVD Limited Edition Deluxe Package for more than 65% off.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/26/12 - 09:26 PM
You can now stream As I Lay Dying's new album, Awakened on Noisecreep.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 09/24/12 - 09:22 AM
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Jason Gardner on 09/19/12 - 04:57 AM
Today we're lucky enough to be giving away a pair of tickets to As I Lay Dying's private NYC release party show on September 25th at Santos Party House. The only way of getting into the show is pre-ordering the band's new album, Awakened or purchasing it day of release at Vintage Vinyl, Looney Tunes, or J&R. The show is also in celebration of Metal Blade Records' 30th anniversary. Leave a comment in the replies to be entered for a chance to win!
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/18/12 - 03:05 PM
Listen to previews of all the tracks from As I Lay Dying's Awakened here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/18/12 - 09:53 AM
Dates for the 2012 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour featuring Asking Alexandria, As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, Memphis May Fire and Attila can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/16/12 - 11:08 AM
You can scope As I Lay Dying's new video for "A Greater Foundation" over at PureVolume.
Drew Beringer on 09/11/12 - 10:54 AM
Head to the replies to hear a clip of a new As I Lay Dying song, "Whispering Silence."
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/10/12 - 11:53 AM
As I Lay Dying has released three studio updates for their upcoming album, Awakened. Check the replies.

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Jason Tate on 09/05/12 - 11:10 AM
You can pre-order As I Lay Dying's new album Awakened here. The album comes out on September 25th.
Drew Beringer on 08/20/12 - 01:23 PM
Listen to a new A Tragedy In Progress song entitled "Mechanical Weather" featuring Josh Gilbert of As I Lay Dying in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/13/12 - 11:18 AM
A couple weeks back, I sat down with Josh Gilbert of As I Lay Dying to discuss their upcoming record Awakened, which is due out September 25 via Metal Blade Records. You can check out the interview, where we also discuss recording with Bill Stevenson, Mayhem versus Warped and more, here.
Jason Gardner on 08/01/12 - 02:21 PM
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Jason Gardner on 08/01/12 - 07:11 AM
As I Lay Dying's lyric video for "Cauterize" is in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/28/12 - 01:19 AM
As I Lay Dying are filming a music video for "A Greater Foundation" in Los Angeles on June 27th. They're looking for "100 athletic men" to be extras.
DetailsWe are shooting a music video for the song, ‘A Greater Foundation’ from our upcoming album, "Awakened" on June 27th. We are holding an open casting the day of the shoot. We need 100 athletic men for extras on set. All the details are below. Be prepared for a high energy shoot and to hear another new track from the record (over and over again)!

Address: 1328 Lake Shore Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Time: We’d like everyone to arrive at 10:00 AM
Parking: Free street parking
Requirements: You must be 18 years of age with a...
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/25/12 - 06:14 PM
Download a new As I Lay Dying song entitled "Cauterize" here. The band's new album, Awakened, is due out on September 25th via Metal Blade Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/25/12 - 07:31 AM
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