The Scoop: Melodic hardcore outfit Close Your Eyes has officially announced Sam Robinson as their new lead vocalist. Along with the addition, the band has also announced that they will be releasing their highly anticipated third full length album Line In The Sand this October via Victory Records. You can check out an official statement from the band below.
We are very excited to finally be able to share with everyone that Sam Robinson is the vocalist of Close Your Eyes. I’m already blown away by the new material that we have been working on – his voice is a very strong addition to the CYE family. He is an incredible vocalist and a great guy that shares our vision and purpose. We cannot wait for everyone to hear the new songs and to be back on tour again. Come hang out and say what’s up to Sam!
The Spin: It’s been a good year or so since we’ve heard any worthwhile news from the Close Your Eyes camp, so these announcements will undoubtedly serve as a light at the end of the tunnel for many. Be sure to stay tuned to MEB as we will be bringing you the latest details on Line In The Sand as soon as receive word.
The Question: Are you glad to see the band back together again? What are some of your expectations for the forthcoming record? Let us know in the comments below!