Chart topping post-hardcore outfit, Dance Gavin Dance, have dropped the official video for brand new single “Feels Bad Man”. The new track is taken from their highly anticipated new album, ‘Jackpot Juicer’ which drops this evening at 9pm PT/12am ET. Stream the new track and pre-save the album HERE.
Dance Gavin Dance announced the release of their brand new album, ‘Jackpot Juicer’, back in April. The three previous singles, “Synergy” feat. Rob Damiani of Don Broco, “Pop Off”, “Die Another Day” and “Cream of The Crop” have clocked up 11.5 million streams and 3.5 million YouTube views since release. ‘Jackpot Juicer’ follows Dance Gavin Dance’s enormously successful 2020 release, ‘Afterburner,’ which topped charts and debuted at #14 on the Billboard Top 200 with a digital only release. ‘Jackpot Juicer’ will be released on July 29th via Rise Records. Pre-Order bundles were launched the same day and saw a sell-out of 7 different vinyl variants already.
Dance Gavin Dance kicked off their ‘Evening With Friends Tour’ on Tuesday this week at the infamous Whisky A Go-Go on LA’s Sunset Strip, which sold out within 3 minutes of going on sale. The special run of dates provides fans with a unique Dance Gavin Dance line-up. Guitarist Andrew Wells will be taking center stage to take over clean singing duties, Marc Okubo of Veil of Maya will be stepping in to cover Andrew’s guitar duties and the band will be joined by former Dance Gavin Dance frontman and frontman of Royal Coda, Kurt Travis, for select songs. The trek hits a further 20 cities across North America wraps on August 24th in San Francisco at The Fillmore. Full Routing below:
Tue. 08/09/22 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore Charlotte
Thu. 08/11/22 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts
Sat. 08/13/22 Boston, MA – Big Night Live
Sun. 08/14/22 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
Tue. 08/16/22 Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s Hall
Wed. 08/17/22 Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
Fri. 08/19/22 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
Sat. 08/20/22 Chicago, IL – House of Blues – Chicago
Mon. 08/22/22 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
Wed. 08/24/22 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore San Francisco
* Non-Live Nation Date
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 1.4 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 135 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.”