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New Jersey’s CAN’T SWIM share new wrestling-themed video “Set the Room Ablaze”

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New Jersey’s CAN’T SWIM will release their new album Change of Plans, on Friday, October 22 through Pure Noise Records. The album is available now! The band has also shared the wrestling-themed video for “Set the Room Ablaze,” featuring Beartooth frontman Caleb Shomo. Get in the ring above.

“The video for ‘Set the Room Ablaze’ is 100% my favorite Can’t Swim video,” says LoPorto. “The process was something I never thought we would be able to be a part of. Partnering up with GCW and seeing those guys give their all, blood, sweat, and tears, for a song of ours was something pretty special. Jesse Korman, who directed it, had such control and power over the acting, being ringside and seeing how he was able to create and manage the storyline was inspiring and very impressive. I think it perfectly complements the vibe of the song.”

As for the song itself, LoPorto shares, “‘Set the Room Ablaze’ is a song I’ve been trying to write for years. To step away from changing lyrics 100 times, covering my story with metaphors and tricky wordplay, this song is as honest as I can get as a songwriter. We basically wrote it remotely and then recorded it for this album. Recently, we were able to get into a room together and play it for the first time. The excitement and energy made me feel like we were a brand new band again, and I can’t wait to play it live live every night on tour.”

New Jersey's CAN'T SWIM
CAN’T SWIM ARE: Chris LoPorto — Vocals, Danny Rico — Guitar, Greg McDevitt — Bass, Mike Sanchez — Guitar, Blake Gamel — Drums

Change of Plans was produced, mixed, and mastered by Will Putney of Graphic Nature Audio (A Day to Remember, Every Time I Die, Body Count, Knocked Loose) and is a culmination of everything Can’t Swim have been building and exploring over the last six years, combining their signature visceral lyricism and cathartic rock sound with influences ranging from the worlds of folk to EDM. One could say it’s a little bit of everything all rolled into one, and in a way, that’s true. When life is more unpredictable than ever, Can’t Swim are striking the perfect balance of hope and realism by writing songs that embrace the chaos of life. They want to find and harness a vibe that makes living a bit easier for everyone, and with each release, they’re getting closer to that goal.

Can’t Swim will heead back out on the road this November with Silverstein and The Plot in You. All dates are below.

11/4 — Cleveland, OH — House of Blues
11/5 — Royal Oak, MI — Royal Oak Music Hall
11/6 — Pittsburgh, PA — Mr. Smalls
11/7 — Cincinnati, OH — Bogarts
11/9 — Chicago, IL — Concord Music Hall
11/10 — Lawrence, KS — Grenada
11/11 — Denver, CO — Gothic Theatre
11/13 — Salt Lake City, UT — The Depot
11/15 — Portland, OR — Hawthorne Theatre
11/16 — Seattle, WA — The Showbox
11/18 — San Francisco, CA — The Regency
11/19 — Los Angeles, CA — Belasco
11/20 — Anaheim, CA — House of Blues
11/21 — Las Vegas, NV — Brooklyn Bowl
11/23 — Tempe, AZ — Marquee
11/24 — Albuquerque, NM — Sunshine
11/26 — Dallas, TX — Gas Monkey Bar and Grill
11/27 — San Antonio, TX — Vibes
11/28 — Houston, TX — Warehouse Live
11/30 — St Petersburg, FL — Jannus Live
12/1 — Ft Lauderdale, FL — Revolution
12/3 — Atlanta, GA — Masquerade
12/4 — Charlotte, NC — The Underground
12/5 — Baltimore, MD — Rams Head Live
12/7 — Philadelphia, PA — TLA
12/8 — New York, NY — Webster Hall
12/10 — Worcester, MA — The Palladium
12/11 — Clifton Park, NY — Upstate Concert Hall
12/12 — Toronto, ON — Danforth Music Hall

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