Of Mice and Men debut at career high no. 4 with Restoring Force

Restoring Force, the new release from Southern California rock band Of Mice & Men has debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart, scanning over 50,000 copies in its first week. Restoring Force marks the band\’s best sales week to date and is the highest charting album of their career.  The album also debuted as the No. 1 album on the Hard Music, Independent Albums, LP Vinyl, and Top Internet charts, No. 2 on the Rock chart, and No. 3 on the Digital Albums chart. Restoring Force was released on January 28th via Rise Records and is available to purchase and stream now. Restoring Force is the follow up to the band\’s 2011\’s acclaimed release The Flood, which solidified the California-based five-piece as a leading force in modern heavy music. The albumwas recorded at House of Loud in New Jersey and produced by David Bendeth (Paramore, Papa Roach, A Day To Remember, Breaking Benjamin). This week, Of Mice & Men kicked off \’The American Dream Tour\’ – an extensive run of North American live dates with Bring Me The Horizon. See below for a list of remaining dates. Restoring Force is the follow up to The Flood, which was originally released on June 14, 2011 and received a re-release on July 24, 2012 and included four new tracks. The Flood debuted at No. 28 on the Billboard 200 Chart and was hailed by the New York Times as \”one of the year\’s most bruising rock debuts.\” The band has brought their memorable live show to audiences around the world having sold out multiple headlining tours domestically and internationally. Of Mice & Men is Austin Carlile (vocals), Alan Ashby (guitar), Valentino Arteaga (drums), Aaron Pauley (vocals / bass) and Phil Manansala (guitar). Of Mice & Men 2013 Live Dates Feb 05 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live Feb 06 Jacksonville, FL – Brewster\’s Megaplex Feb 08 Mexico City, DF – Jose Cuervo Salon Feb 10 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theater Feb 11 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theater Feb 12 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater Feb 13 Denver, CO – The Ogden Feb 14 Kansas City, MO – Uptown Feb 15 Sauget, IL – Pops Feb 17 Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights Feb 18 Chicago, IL – House of Blues Feb 21 Plymouth, MI – Compuware Arena Feb 22 Toronto, ON – Sound Academy Feb 24 Montreal, QC – Metropolis Feb 27 Worchester, PA – The Palladium Feb 28 New York, NY – Best Buy Mar 02 Philadelphia, PA – The Electric Factory Mar 03 Silver Springs, MD – The Fillmore Silver Springs Mar 04 Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Mar 06 Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle Mar 07 Nashville, TN – War Memorial Auditorium Mar 08 Memphis, TN – New Daisy Mar 10  New Orleans, LA – House of Blues Mar 11 Houston, TX – House of Blues Mar 12 Mission, TX – Las Palmas Race Park (Never Say Never Fest) Mar 13 San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live Mar 14 Austin, TX – SXSW Mar 15 Grand Prairie, TX – Quik Trip Park (South By So What? Fest) Mar 16 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom Mar 18 El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls Mar 21 San Francisco, CA – Regency Grand Ballroom Mar 24 Seattle, WA –  Showbox at the Market Mar 25 Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theater Mar 26 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater Mar 28 San Diego, CA – Soma *All dates with Bring Me The Horizon