Photographer: Ryan Watanabe

AP spent some time in the studio with Of Mice & Men and had the chance to talk to producer Howard Benson, OM&M bassist Aaron Pauley, guitarists Alan Ashby and Phil Manansala and drummer Tino Arteaga all about their upcoming album. 

READ THE INTERVIEW: Of Mice & Men address the biggest misconception of their new album

Be sure to catch Of Mice & Men on tour:

10/03 – Utica, NY @ Stanley Theater
10/04 – New York, NY @ Playstation Theater
10/03 – Providence, RI @ Strand Theatre-RI  
10/06 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill  
10/07 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore Silver Spring
10/10 – Richmond, VA @ The National
10/12 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
10/13 – New Orleans, LA @ Orpheum Theater
10/14 – San Antonio, TX @ Vibes Event Center
10/16 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre-Tucson
10/18 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
10/20 – Phoenix, AZ @ Fear Farm Festival Grounds
10/21 – Sacramento, CA @ Discovery Park
10/25 – Riverside, CA @ Riverside Municipal Auditorium
10/27 – Garden City, ID @ Revolution Concert Hall and Event Center
10/31 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre
11/01 – Kennewick, WA @ Toyota Arena Kennewick
11/02 – Vancouver, Canada @ Commodore Ballroom
11/04 – Calgary, Canada @ MacEwan Hall
11/05 – Edmonton, Canada @ Shaw Conference Centre
11/07 – Winnipeg, Canada @ Burton Cummings Theatre
11/14 – Helsinki, Finland @ HARTWALL ARENA
11/16 – Goteborg, Sweden @ Scandinavium
11/17 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Ericsson Globe
11/20 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Royal Arena
11/24 – Oberhausen, Germany @ König-Pilsener-Arena
11/25 – Chemnitz, Germany @ AJZ Talschock
11/26 – Prague, Czech Republic @ Forum Karlín
11/29 – München, Germany @ Olympiahalle
12/02 – Stuttgart, Germany @ Schleyerhalle
12/04 – Paris, France @ l’Olympia
12/09 – Cervia, Italy @ Rock Planet
12/11 – Madrid, Spain @ Wizink Centre
12/12 – Barcelona, Spain @ Sant Jordi Club
12/14 – Antwerpen, Belgium @ Lotto Arena
12/17 – Birmingham, United Kingdom @ Arena Birmingham
12/18 – Glasgow, United Kingdom @ The SSE Hydro
12/20 – Leeds, United Kingdom @ First Direct Arena
12/21 – London, United Kingdom @ The SSE Arena, Wembley