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NEWS: Dance Gavin Dance Drop Two Brand New Singles; "Straight From The Heart" & "Speed Demon"


Inimitable, chart-topping, progressive post-hardcore geniuses, Dance Gavin Dance have kicked off a new era today with the release of not one, but two new singles - "Straight From The Heart" (stream HERE) and "Speed Demon" (stream HERE). Both singles run back-to-back to soundtrack the epic music video accompanying the release, which can be viewed HERE or by clicking the image below. 


Speaking on the dawning of this new era of Dance Gavin Dance, vocalist/guitarist Andrew Wells shares


“Dance Gavin Dance has seen the highest peaks and the lowest valleys and has persevered to deliver enigmatic and un-replicable music for nearly 19 years. The core of the band has always been at the head, with Will, Matt, and Jon making the art that they want to make, without exception. This new era of DGD provides an opportunity to break fresh ground in experimentation and collaboration while keeping the band's spirit thriving better than ever. Our latest singles, “Straight From The Heart” and “Speed Demon,” encapsulate the full-throttle, no-holds-barred attitude the band’s current lineup embodies. “




Having completely sold out their Jackpot Juicer US headline tour last year, Dance Gavin Dance were announced earlier this week as main support to Falling In Reverse on the next leg of their enormously successful Popular Monstour US Tour. Tickets go on sale today at 10am local, for further details and to purchase head to dancegavindanceband.com




DGD supporting Falling In Reverse

Popular Monstour II

Sunday, August 18 - Nampa, ID | Ford Idaho Center**

Wednesday, August 21 - Airway Heights, WA | ECU Live at Northern Quest Amphitheater**

Thursday, August 22 - Auburn, WA | White River Amp

Friday, August 23 - Ridgefield, WA |RV Inn Styles Resort

Sunday, August 25 - Salt Lake City, UT | Utah First Credit Union Amphitheater

Tuesday, August 27 - Albuquerque, NM | Isleta Amp

Thursday, August 29 - Irving, TX | Toyota Music Factory

Friday, August 30 - Houston, TX | Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Sunday, September 1 - Alpharetta, GA | Ameris Bank Amp

Monday, September - Charlotte, NC | Skyla Credit Union Amp

Wednesday, September 4 - Raleigh, NC | Red Hat Amp

Friday, September 6 - Bristow, VA | Jiffy Lube Live

Saturday, September 7 - Scranton, PA | Montage Mountain

Monday, September 9 - Boston, MA | Leaderbank Pavilion

Tuesday, September 10 - Darien Lake, NY | Darien Lake Amphitheater

Thursday, September 12 - Burgettstown, PA | The Pavilion at Star Lake

Friday, September 13 - Holmdel, NJ | PNC Bank Arts Center

Sunday, September 15 - Sterling Heights, MI | Michigan Lottery at Freedom Hill

Monday, September 16 - Indianapolis, IN | Everwise Amphitheater at White River State Park

Tuesday, September 17 - Chicago, IL | Huntington Bank Pavilion

Friday, September 20 - Franklin, TN | FirstBank Amp

Saturday, September 21 - St Louis, MO | Hollywood Casino Amp

Monday, September 23 - Denver, CO | The JunkYard

Wednesday, September 25 - Phoenix, AZ | Talking Stick Resort Amphitheater

Thursday, September 26 - Los Angeles, CA | Kia Forum


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 1.6 billion global streams, and 1.7 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 both its inaugural edition in 2019, its triumphant, post-pandemic return in 2022 in the band's hometown of Sacramento and it's first ever East Coast iteration last year, it all amounts to a full force band facing a mainstream that has overlooked them for way too long.


In August of 2022, the band released their 10th studio album, Jackpot Juicer, to enormous critical acclaim and their highest chart positions to date. Selling a staggering 33,500 copies in it's first week alone, Jackpot Juicer topped multiple charts and landed in the upper echelons of the Billboard Top 200 once again with the band's biggest ever week 1 sales. The album saw the band hit their first ever Top Ten debut, entering the Top 200 at #8, whilst also hitting the #1 spot across the Top Alternative and Top Rock charts, #2 on the Top Vinyl chart, #3 on Top Album Chart and #5 on Top Album Sales Chart. The success of Jackpot Juicer has seen the band sell-out numerous headline shows across North America, play multiple world-renowned festivals and despite unfathomable challenges, somehow continue to not only persevere, but grow from strength to strength.


As the undeniable statistics keep mounting up, the fact becomes more and more clear that Dance Gavin Dance are one of this generation's most popular and enduring forces from the world of heavy music. As Pollstar put it "Sacramento, Calif.-based Dance Gavin Dance is not just any band."

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