Published on July 6th, 2015 | by Denise Borders


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Tommy Rogers of Between the Buried and Me


Metal Blade Records artist Between the Buried and Me has a new album coming out July 10th called Coma Ecliptic. To celebrate the new record, I thought it would be fun to find out 10 Things You Didn’t Know About BTBAM vocalist, Tommy Giles Rogers. Check out his list below and be sure to pre-order your copy of their new album now!

1: His first concert was Bon Jovi and Skid Row when he was 8 years old.

2: He pees sitting down when he is at home.

3: He was paid $100 by bandmate Paul Waggoner to moon a crowd in Los Angeles. It took him a almost a year to collect the debt.

4: He has a fear of flying and doesn’t like crowds… Two things that he deals with constantly while being in a band.

5: He is a self taught musician and grew up playing guitar: he played guitar in the band Prayer for Cleansing and played drums for a small stint in the band Undying.

6: The song “lkcvjvhljbvj?˜? ?nnnjmkjijm” on the new Thomas Giles album is for his son and the characters are the first thing his son ever mashed into his laptop.

7: He never ate a physical banana until he was 32 years old.

8: He has three solo records and just recently scored a full length movie.

9: His last job before becoming a professional musician was being a courier at a law firm in Raleigh, NC

10: He is fascinated by comedians and is known to watch Seinfeld on a daily basis.


Track List:

1. Node
2. The Coma Machine
3. Dim Ignition
4. Famine Wolf
5. King Redeem / Queen Serene
6. Turn on the Darkness
7. The Ectopic Stroll
8. Rapid Calm
9. Memory Palace
10. Option Oblivion
11. Life in Velvet

BTBAM is currently streaming the entire album over at Spin. While you’re burning time on the internet not doing whatever it is you should be doing, check out the band’s latest music video for the track, The Coma Machine, below.

Upcoming Tour Dates w/ Animals As Leaders, The Contortionist
07/07 Athens, GA Georgia Theatre
07/08 Tallahassee, FL Sidebar Theater
07/09 Orlando, FL Venue 578
07/10 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution
07/11 Jacksonville, FL Freebird Live
07/13 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
07/14 Little Rock, AR Juanita’s
07/15 Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom
07/17 Grand Junction, CO Mesa Theater and Club
07/18 Las Vegas, NV Brooklyn Bowl
07/19 Tucson, AZ Club X’s
07/21 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory
07/22 San Diego, CA Observatory North Park
07/23 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst
07/24 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spaces
07/25 Boise, ID Knitting Factory Concert House
07/27 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
07/29 Des Moines, IA Wooly’s
07/30 Joliet, IL Mojoes
07/31 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
08/01 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
08/02 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theatre
08/04 London, ON London Music Hall
08/06 Buffalo, NY The Town Ballroom
08/07 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
08/08 Norfolk, VA The NorVa
08/09 Wilmington, NC Ziggys by the Sea
08/11 Clifton Park, NY Upstate Concert Hall
08/12 Providence, RI Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
08/13 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
08/14 Winston-Salem, NC Ziggys
08/15 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works

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Denise Borders

33, Los Angeles.

Denise founded PWV in 2008 and remains the primary manager and photographer/videographer. She thinks the world would be a better place if there were more John Joseph’s walking around.

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