Coheed and Cambria continue to compartmentalize, revealing that their latest musical work will serve as another installment of a musical statement already begun. The new disc, titled Vaxis II: A Window to the Awakened Mind, is, as the title suggests, the second part of a series of albums that will eventually include five chapters.
Fans have already been treated to music from the upcoming set, which now bears a May 27 release. “Rise, Naianasha (cut the cord)” and “ShouldersBoth have reached the public in the latter part of 2021, setting the stage for the announcement of the new album. A complete list of tracks and artwork for Vaxis II can be found towards the bottom of the page.
The ever-ambitious band are also making sure their die-hard fans get the full musical experience, also offering the chance to purchase a limited-edition deluxe box set for the album. The set includes an exclusive 96-page hardcover illustrated novel “A Window to the Waking Mind” which was developed by Claudio Sanchez and written by his wife Chondra Echert with stunningly realistic color illustrations by Chase Stone, a lamp exclusive Quintillan Speaker Containment Unit (approximately 8″ in diameter), a 3-panel fold-out poster of the enlarged album cover, and the A Window of the Waking Mind black card that will allow all cardholders access quickly to tickets and quick access to key Coheed and Cambria dates. .
All box sets will also come with a copy on CD and a download of Vaxis II: A Window to the Awakened Mind accompanied by an official certificate of authenticity. Additionally, fans who pre-order the limited-edition box set before January 23 will receive autographed copies and have their names included in the pages of the accompanying hardcover illustrated novel. Pre-orders are currently underway for the boxed set and the standard edition, as you can see here.
To help whet your appetite for the upcoming offering, Coheed and Cambria will also hit the road again next month. Kicking off a run on February 16 in Pioneertown, Calif., Coheed and Cambria will release Sheer Mag for dates through March 19 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. See all dates, cities and locations listed below and view ticketing information at their website.
Coheed and Cambria, Vaxis II: A Window to the Awakened Mind Album Art + Track List
1. Embers of Fire
2. Beautiful Losers
5. A Disappearing Act
6. I love murder
8. The Liars Club
9. Bad Man
10. Our Love
11. Scales of Supremacy
12. Rise, Naianasha (Cut the Cord)
13. Awakened Mind Window
Coheed and Cambria with Sheer Mag 2022 Tour Dates
February 16 – Pioneertown, CA @ Pappy and Harriet’s (SOLD OUT)
February 17 – Las Vegas, Nevada @ Brooklyn Bowl
February 19 – Albuquerque, New Mexico @ El Rey Theater
February 20 – Tucson, Arizona @ Rialto Theater
February 22 – Oklahoma City, Okla. @Diamond Ballroom
February 23 – Memphis, Tenn. @ The Soundstage at Graceland
February 25 – Huntsville, Alabama @ Mars Music Hall
February 26 – New Orleans, Louisiana @ The Fillmore
February 28 – Knoxville, TN @ The Mill & Mine
March 01 – Chattanooga, TN @ The Signal
March 02 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
March 04 – Norfolk, Virginia @ The NorVa
March 05 – Richmond, Virginia @ The National
March 06 – Newport, Ky. @ PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION
March 08 – Kansas City, Missouri @ Uptown Theater
March 09 – Madison, Wisconsin @ The Sylvee
March 11 – Fort Wayne, Indiana @ Clyde Theater
March 13 – Grand Rapids, Michigan @ GLC live at 20 Monroe
March 14 – Rochester, NY @ Main Street Armory
March 15 – Albany, NY @ Empire Live
March 17 – Providence, RI @ Fete Music Hall (SOLD OUT)
March 18 – New Haven, CT. @ College Street Music Hall
March 19 – Harrisburg, PA @ XL Live (SOLD OUT)
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