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Exclusive EP Premiere: Glass Cloud —'Perfect War Forever'

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of Perfect War Forever, the new EP from Glass Cloud. The five-song release will be available October 22.

Perfect War Forever, Glass Cloud’s most intense work to date, features the band’s first-ever material that incorporates a nine-string guitar.

"It's been a blast creating material on an extended-range nine-string guitar," said Josh Travis, the band's producer and guitarist. "It's challenged me as a musician to develop one of the wildest tunings I've ever used. Since there's no way any of the traditional standard and drop tunings would work with stuff like this, it forces you to be creative and think outside the box.

"That has been something we're always doing with Glass Cloud, pushing everything to the limit, whether it's our recorded music or our live shows."

Travis (ex-the Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza) also recently released a signature guitar series through Legator Guitars.

Glass Cloud is vocalist Jerry Roush, bassist Travis Sykes, drummer Chad Hasty and guitarist Josh Travis. For more about the band, visit their Facebook page. Check out the band's current tour dates below the Soundcloud player!

GLASS CLOUD ON TOUR 2013: The Chariot w/Glass Cloud, Birds In Row, To The Wind and Rebuker

Oct 18 Richmond, VA @ Kingdom
Oct 19 Annapolis, MD @ Knights of Columbus
Oct 20 Jeannette, PA @ Gators
Oct 21 Buffalo, NY @ Waiting Room
Oct 23 Cleveland, OH @ Peadbody’s
Oct 24 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Pyramid Scheme
Oct 25 Columbus, OH @ The Basement
Oct 26 Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
Oct 27 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
Oct 29 Denver, CO @ The Marquis Theatre
Oct 30 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Shred Shed
Oct 31 Boise, ID @ The Shredder
Nov 01 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
Nov 02 Portland, OR @ Branx
Nov 03 Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk*
Nov 04 San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s*
Nov 05 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
Nov 06 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
Nov 07 San Diego, CA @ Epicentre
Nov 08 Mesa, AZ @ Underground
Nov 09 El Paso, TX @ Open Gate Church
Nov 10 Dallas, TX @ The Door
Nov 11 Austin, TX @ Red 7
Nov 13 Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
Nov 14 Orlando, FL @ The Social
Nov 15 Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
Nov 16 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (Heaven)
* The Chariot w/ Glass Cloud, Birds In Row, and To The Wind only

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Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.