Mike Hranica, frontman of metal titans The Devil Wears Prada, has announced the release of his brand new book, Home for Grave, a fictional story inspired by the song “Home For Grave” off the band’s latest record 8:18.   Hranica revealed the news earlier today in an exclusive Q&A with Billboard, discussing the tragedy of routine in everyday life and the inspiration behind his new literary work.   Home for Grave tells the tale of Ian Mitchells and his journey from birth to death, exploring the empty existence of the normal man.  A limited 1,818 copies of Home for Grave are available now at www.mikehranica.com and will be available for purchase on The Devil Wears Prada’s upcoming  headline tour which kicks off on today in front of a sold-out crowd at Millvale, PA’s Mr. Smalls Theatre.


The Devil Wears Prada’s upcoming North American headline trek titled “The 8:18 Tour” celebrates the release of the band’s critically acclaimed new album 8:18 and will see the group accompanied by The Ghost Inside, Volumes and Texas In July.  The coast to coast run is set to traverse North America through the end of December where it will eventually wrap up in Toronto, ON at the Phoenix Concert Theatre on December 20th.  Tickets for all dates are on sale now.  Singer Mike Hranica commented, “We’re really excited to debut more material live.  For me, ‘8:18’ is meant to reflect a live sense of vocals, so doing another headline tour like this is going to be excellent.” For complete details and ticket information, please visit www.tdwpband.com/tour.


Long acclaimed as one of the most potent and provocative bands in modern American metal, The Devil Wears Prada have made a massive leap forward with the stunning 8:18. The album – executive produced by Killswitch Engage’s Adam Dutkiewicz and produced by the band along with producer/engineer Matt Goldman (Underoath, The Chariot) – sees the band driving their relentless sonic approach with more might than ever before, giving extreme power to frontman Mike Hranica’s grim, emotional lyricism.  Revolver touted the collection exclaiming, “8:18 is definitely bleak, harrowing, and f*cking heavy,” while Rolling Stone praised the track ‘Martyrs’ as “an apocalyptic riff.” “The melodic metal riffs could please the ears of any heavy music fan,” applauded A.V. Club while Alternative Press lauded the albums vocals stating, “Mike Hranica’s voice is as gut-wrenchingly brutal as ever.”


The Devil Wears Prada is: Mike Hranica – vocals * Chris Rubey – lead guitar * Jeremy DePoyster – rhythm guitar, vocals * Andy Trick – bass * Daniel Williams – drums.


For more information, please visit www.tdwpband.com, www.facebook.com/tdwp, www.twitter.com/TDWPband, www.youtube.com/TDWP, and www.roadrunnerrecords.com.





ON TOUR 2013

All Dates w/ The Ghost Inside, Volumes & Texas In July except*



31           Millvale, PA                       Mr. Smalls Theatre* (SOLD-OUT)



2             Detroit, MI                         Royal Oak Music Theatre

3             Cincinnati, OH                  Bogarts

5             Cleveland, OH                   House of Blues

6             Chicago, IL                         House of Blues

7             Indianapolis, IN               Deluxe at Old National Centre

9             Grand Rapids, MI             The Intersection

10           Milwaukee, WI                 The Rave

11           Minneapolis, MN             Myth*

12           Winnipeg, MB                   The Garrick

14           Calgary, AB                        MacEwan Ballroom

16           Edmonton, AB                  The Starlite Room

19           Seattle, WA                        El Corazon

21           San Francisco, CA            Regency Ballroom

23           Salt Lake City, UT            In The Venue

24           Denver, CO                         Exdo Event Center

25           Albuquerque, NM            Sunshine Theater

26           Phoenix, AZ                       Marquee Theatre

27           Las Vegas, NV                    Hard Rock Café – The Strip

29           San Diego, CA                    Soma

30           Los Angeles, CA                Club Nokia



1             Santa Ana, CA                    The Observatory

4             Dallas, TX                           House of Blues

5             San Antonio, TX               Backstage Live

6             Houston, TX                      Warehouse Live

7             New Orleans, LA              House of Blues

8             Tampa, FL                          The Ritz Ybor

10           Ft. Lauderdale, FL           Revolution

11           Orlando, FL                        House of Blues

12           Atlanta, GA                         The Masquerade

14           Philadelphia, PA              Trocadero

15           Sayreville, NJ                    Starland Ballroom

17           New York, NY                   Best Buy Theater

18           Worcester, MA                 The Palladium

19           Montreal, QC                     Club Soda

20           Toronto, ON                      Phoenix Concert Theatre