Cardiff’s Holding Absence have announced that their self titled debut album will be released through SharpTone Records on March 8th 2019. The post-hardcore quintet have also confirmed that they will be embarking on a UK headline tour in support of the record throughout March with special guests Capsize.

Vocalist Lucas Woodland had the following to say about the bands newly announced full length:

After what feels like the longest time, we are incredibly happy to announce our debut self-titled album, “Holding Absence”. Lyrically and musically, we have pushed ourselves so hard to have an album that we fully feel represents this band in the best way possible. We’re so proud of this release, and can’t wait for you guys to hear it.

Holding Absence Tracklist

1. Perish
2. Your Love (Has Ruined My Life)
3. Like A Shadow
4. You Are Everything
5. Marigold
6. To Fall Asleep
7. Monochrome
8. A Godsend
9. Last Of The Evening Light
10. Purge
11. Wilt

Check out the video for first single ‘Like A Shadow

Pre order the album here: Sharptonestore.com

To coincide with the release of the album, Holding Absence will be embarking on their biggest headline tour to date at the end of March. Alongside US melodic hardcore standouts Capsize they will take in 8 dates across the UK, culminating in a show at London’s famed Underworld on 29th March.

In regards to the band’s headline tour dates, Lucas commented:

We’re incredibly excited to announce that we’re back touring the UK this March. This is going to be a really special run as we will be celebrating the release of our debut album, and will be adding a whole load of new tunes to the set list. Joining us on this run will be Capsize, a band we’ve loved over the years and really look up to in the scene – It’s an honour be taking these dudes out. We can’t wait to play for you guys and show you what we’ve been working on!

Holding Absence March UK Tour Dates (w/ Capsize)
21st – Southampton, Joiners
22nd – Birmingham, Flapper
23rd – Leeds, Key Club
24th – Hull, O Reilly’s
25th – Glasgow Garage
27th – Manchester Rebellion
28th – Cardiff Globe
29th – London Underworld

A fan club presale will start at 10am on Tuesday December 11th

The Live Nation presale will start at 10am on Wednesday December 12th

General on sale starts at 10am on Friday 14th December from https://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/holding-absence-tickets

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