Chart topping, Sacramento sextet, Dance Gavin Dance have dropped their first new music in almost 2 years today, with the release of brand new single, "Synergy" featuring guest vocals from Rob Damiani of Don Broco. The track comes accompanied by an official music video and is the first to feature fan favourite guitarist, Andrew Wells, as an official, full-time member of the band.
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Speaking on today's new music, Dance Gavin Dance drummer, Matt Mingus shares: “We hope you check out our new track Synergy. This song features all the components that are require for a tasty DGD treat - epic technical guitars catchy melodies, and groovy drum parts! Be sure to also check out the music video that accompanies it and enjoy!”
Expect more new Dance Gavin Dance music soon. Dance Gavin Dance have also announced the supports for their upcoming UK tour this autumn. The band will be supported by Caskets, Volumes and Eidola. Tickets are on sale now - HERE. You can see the band at the following dates: 8th September 2022 - Stylus Leeds UK 9th September 2022 - o2 Ritz Manchester UK 10th September 2022 - Garage Glasgow UK 12th September 2022 - o2 Institute Birmingham UK 14th September 2022 - Engine Rooms Southampton UK 15th September 2022 - SWX Bristol UK 16th September 2022 - o2 Shepherds Bush Empire London UK 19th September 2022 - Melkweg Amsterdam NL 20th September 2022 - Ubel & Gefarlich Hamburg DE 21st September 2022 - Columbia Theatre Berlin DE 22nd September 2022 - Essigfabrik Cologne DE Tickets on sale NOW www.dancegavindanceband.com
About Dance Gavin Dance
Rejecting tired formulas at every step, Dance Gavin Dance merge progressive rock and post-hardcore with thick groove, brilliantly combining experimental music with hooks and a warped sense of humor. The group has amassed over 1.35 billion global streams, and 1.2 million album equivalent units sold across their catalog in the US alone. With hundreds of thousands of rabid fans engaged with Dance Gavin Dance on socials and their very own festival event, Swanfest, which sold out its inaugural edition in 2019 and is slated to see a triumphant return in 2022 in the band's hometown of Sacramento this April, it all amounts to a full force band facing a mainstream that has overlooked them for too long.
Dance Gavin Dance released their ninth studio album, Afterburner, in April of 2020. Since its release, the album has clocked up 127 million streams and topped a multitude of charts on two separate occasions, once with it’s digital release hitting #14 on the Billboard Top 200 and #1 across the Current Albums, Alternative, Billboard Top Albums, Digital, Current Digital Albums, Rock, Heavy Rock and Current Independent Albums charts and again when the physical version was released several months later due to the pandemic, when it hit #1 across Vinyl, Internet, Alternative, Rock, Hard Music, Independent Current Albums, #3 Top Current and Billboard Top Albums and #47 on the Billboard 200 charts. This past Christmas, the band surprised fans with a special holiday gift by dropping ‘Afterburner (Instrumental)’ on streaming platforms. It was previously only available via a Target exclusive double disc CD.
The Afterburner 2021 US Tour, although being one of the first coast-to-coast indoor tours to hit the road post-pandemic, was successfully completed and saw Dance Gavin Dance sell a whopping 78,500 tickets across 33 shows making it the band's biggest tour to date.
As the undeniable statistics keep mounting up, the fact becomes more and more clear that Dance Gavin Dance are becoming one of this generation's most popular and enduring forces from the world of heavy music. As Pollstar put it in their recent feature on the huge success of the tour - "Sacramento, Calif.-based Dance Gavin Dance is not just any band."
Dance Gavin Dance are: Tilian Pearson: Vocals Jon Mess - Vocals Will Swan - Guitar/Vocals Tim Feerick - Bass Matt Mingus - Drums