The Amity Affliction return to the studio this week to begin recording their fourth studio album, the follow-up to 2012's Chasing Ghosts. (We recently interviewed frontman Joel Birch about the new music, his newfound sobriety, and more.) They posted the video above to let fans know what's going on with them, so watch it now!


The Amity Affliction will be on tour with Blessthefall, Silverstein, Secrets and Heartist in April and May—dates are as follows:


4.8 El Paso, TX Tricky Falls
4.9 Lubbock, TX Jakes
4.10 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
4.11 Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s
4.12 Dallas, TX The Door
4.14 Lawrence, KS Granada
4.15 Nashville, TN Rocketown
4.16 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
4.17 St. Petersburg, FL State Theater
4.18 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
4.19 Jacksonville, FL Freebird Live
4.20 Charlotte, NC Tremont Music Hall
4.22 Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
4.23 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Soundstage
4.24 Philadelphia, PA TLA
4.25 New York, NY Irving Plaza
4.26 Boston, MA The Paradise
4.27 Montreal, QC La Tulipe
4.29 Toronto, ON Opera House
4.30 London, ON Rum Runners
5.1 Detroit, MI St. Andrews
5.2 Cleveland, OH Agora Ballroom
5.3 Chicago, IL House of Blues
5.4 Minneapolis, MN Mill City Nights
5.6 Denver, CO Summit Theater
5.7 Salt Lake City, UT Club Sound
5.9 Seattle, WA Studio Seven
5.10 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theater
5.11 San Francisco, CA DNA Lounge
5.13 Anaheim, CA House of Blues
5.14 San Diego, CA SOMA
5.15 Mesa, AZ Nile Theater