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Life Reaper 2015: Forevermore stops at Launchpad in support of its album, ‘Telos’

Forevermore performs Tuesday at Launchpad. (Courtesy of Solid State Records)

Forevermore performs Tuesday at Launchpad. (Courtesy of Solid State Records)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Forevermore has embarked on the biggest tour of its career.

Since signing to Solid State Records just more than a year ago, the band has gained exposure. The progressive metalcore band also is looking forward to introducing itself to audiences who might not be familiar with its music opening for I, The Breather on its current Life Reaper 2015 tour.

“I really enjoy shorter sets and opening tours,” Forevermore vocalist Kramer Lowe said. “There are people not sure who you are and you just go out and kill it and play well and keep it short but sweet and the crowd really wants more and pays attention to you and can’t wait to come back the next time.”

Audiences will hear a little bit of old and new Forevermore music. The set list includes songs from its album “Telos,” the first album it released under Solid State Records, as well as older songs from its 2012 album “Sojourner” and one from “Moths and Rust.”

Touring and filming a music video have not slowed down the band, which already has new music in the works. It started writing again quickly after “Telos” was released last summer, and will likely continue writing on the road.

“We’ve found our niche as a band,” Lowe said. “(The new music) will be similar and we still want to bring back the older spirit of the songs from previous releases. I’m really enjoying it. I’m pretty excited about it. The material seems to be going in the right direction.”

Forevermore writes what it believes in without the intent of pushing its ideology on others.

“All five of us in the band are Christians and we use music and use our band as an outlet,” Lowe explained. “… It’s our own personal beliefs. We are not out there to convert people. It’s not what we want to do. We enjoy playing metal and writing what we are passionate about and writing about real life situations and music is a great outlet for people to relate to. As Christians, we use the band to express our beliefs and share not in a forceful way but in a way people can relate and get inspired and make them feel that they are not alone in the world.”