The band originally broke up in 2008, but in 2015, Armor For Sleep announced an 8-date run for 10 years of What To Do When You Are Dead, some of which were supported by Breen and the Cold Seas. Now, the band—Jorgensen, Breen, DeCicco and bassist Anthony Dilonno—are returning to celebrate 15 years with another string of dates.

“I started Armor for Sleep when I was an anti-social 17-year-old,” frontman Ben Jorgensen reflects ahead of their 2020 return. “I had no band members, just a band name and a couple songs I recorded in a studio by myself. I honestly had no grand plan for the band, but when people started reacting to the first demos that were recorded, I was just kind of curious to see where it would go. I was very happy and fortunate to have recruited Anthony, P.J., and Nash who would all share in the band and in the creative process with me.”

What To Do When You Are Dead is the thing we created that never seems to go away,” he continues. “For me, personally, revisiting the album is a bookmark to a time in my life that would ultimately shape everything about the person that I am today. We are all extremely humbled that this album has meant so much to so many people over the years, and we’re honored that we’re going to get the chance to come back again and play some shows to celebrate it and rock out with everyone.”

All tickets go on sale Friday February 28 at 10 a.m. local time here.


06/18 – Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage

06/19 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre

06/20 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club

06/26 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour

06/27 – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House

06/28 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s

07/09 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theatre

07/10 – Philadelphia, PA @ TLA

07/11 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

07/23 – Dallas, TX @ Dada

07/24 – Austin, TX @ Barracuda

07/25 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live Studio

08/07 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement East

08/08 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade Hell

08/09 – Orlando, FL @ The Social

08/13 – Detroit, MI @ The Shelter

08/14 – Chicago, IL @ The Metro

08/15 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Café