Smart bet: Coheed and Cambria

Don your wristbands and Vans, Coheed and Cambria are coming to town. The nationwide tour follows the special re-release of their most recent album, The Color Before the Sun. That record, the band’s most personal project to date, still rings with the pop-meets-rock bubblegum and playfully pitched vocals that serve as a lasting signature. Though Rolling Stone called the album “a dramatic departure” (it leaves behind the fictional Amory Wars series), the show is still sure to warm nostalgic, eyeliner-lovin’ hearts. Coheed and Cambria take the stage with old-school emo favorite Saves the Day and instrumental metal band Polyphia at The Orange Peel on Sunday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. $30. Photo by Manuel Casanova


Thanks for reading through to the end…

We share your inclination to get the whole story. For the past 25 years, Xpress has been committed to in-depth, balanced reporting about the greater Asheville area. We want everyone to have access to our stories. That’s a big part of why we've never charged for the paper or put up a paywall.

We’re pretty sure that you know journalism faces big challenges these days. Advertising no longer pays the whole cost. Media outlets around the country are asking their readers to chip in. Xpress needs help, too. We hope you’ll consider signing up to be a member of Xpress. For as little as $5 a month — the cost of a craft beer or kombucha — you can help keep local journalism strong. It only takes a moment.

About Emily Glaser
Writer scribbling away in the shaky lines of the mountains.

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.