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More N. American Shows announced for September

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New shows have been added in September to the Deafheaven tour schedule ( in bold below).  Joining them on these new shows will be No Joy and Indian Handcrafts

See ALL Deafheaven Tour Dates and Details HERE

DEAFHEAVEN 2014
June 11  Richmond, VA @ Canal Club *
June 13  Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo
June 15  Miami, FL @ Churchill’s *
June 16  Orlando, FL @ Backbooth *
June 17  Tampa, FL @ Crowbar *
June 18  New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jack’s *
June 20  St. Louis, MO @ Firebird *
June 21  Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick *
June 22  Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon *
June 23  Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock *
June 24  Lawrence, KS @ Granada *
June 26  Houston, TX @ FItzgerald’s *
June 27  Austin, TX @ Red 7 *
June 28  Dallas, TX @ Club Dada *
June 30  Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom **
July 01  San Diego, CA @ Casbah ^
July 02  San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall ^
July 18 Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge w/ Perfect Pussy
July 20  Chicago, IL @ Pitchfork Festival
August 02  Katowice, Poland @ OFF Festival
August 03  Dresden, Germany @ Beatpol ^*
August 04  Vienna, Austria @ Arena ^*
August 05  Prague, Czech Rebublic @ Klub 007
August 08 Oslo, Norway @ Oya Festival
August 09  Gothenburg, Sweden @ Way Out Festival
August 10  Aarhaus, Denmark @ Voxhall
August 11  Copenhagen, Denmark @ Beta Dirty Days of Summer
August 13  Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
August 14  Hasselt, Belgium @ Pukkelpop
August 15  London, UK @ ATP’s Jabberwocky ^*
August 16  Manchester, UK - ATP presents @ Gorilla ^*
August 17  Belfast, Ireland @ Mandela Hall ^^
August 18  Galway, Ireland @ Roisin Dubh ^^
August 19  Dublin, Ireland @ Whelans ^^
Sept  13  Hudson, NY @ Basilica Sound Scape 14
Sept 14  Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg #
Sept 16  Hamden, CT @ Ballroom at the Outer Space #
Sept 17  Pawtucket, RI @ The Met Cafe #
Sept 18  Buffalo, NY @ Traff Music Hall #
Sept 19  Toronto, ON @ Opera House #
Sept 20  Montreal, QC @ Il Motore #
Sept 21  Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground #^
Sept 23  Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar #^
Sept 24  Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop #^
Sept 25-27  Cincinnati, OH @ Midpoint Music Festival
Sept 26-28  Urbana, IL @ Pygmalion Music Festival
October 11-12  Mexico City, Mexico @ Corona Capital Festival
Nov 7-9  Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest
 
* w/ Pallbearer, Wreck & Reference
** w/ Destruction Unit, Wreck & Reference
^ w/ Wreck & Reference
^* w/ Chelsea Wolfe
^^ w/ No Spill Blood
# w/ No Joy, Indian Handcrafts
#^ w/ No Joy


Noisey Soundoff: Deafheaven


Deafheaven announced to play Basilica Soundscape 2014 - Hudson NY - September 2014

Pitchfork is happy to announce the third installment of the BasilicaSoundScape festival. It takes place September 12-13 at Basilica Hudson, an arts and performance space inside a reclaimed 19th-century factory located on the waterfront in Hudson, New York. 

Performers confirmed include Swans, Deafheaven, Tim Hecker, and Julia Holter. Many more acts (and more than a few surprises) are to be announced.

Tickets are on sale now for a limited early bird price of $50 for a weekend pass. When those are gone, regularly priced weekend passes are $60. Single-day passes cost $35.

Basilica Hudson is an artist-owned venue run by Creative Directors Melissa Auf der Maur (formerly of Hole and Smashing Pumpkins) and filmmaker Tony Stone.

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Deafheaven live in Singapore on May 3, 2014,  all photos by Aloysius Lim. Thank you to our friends at Kitty Wu Records for hosting them.

Don’t miss Deafheaven on tour now - See all dates HERE


Deafheaven announced on this years Fun Fun Fun Fest - Austin

Deafheaven have just been announced to play on the Black Stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX this year.  Dates and set times for all bands will be announced later in the year - tickets and all FFF Fest info can be found HERE.

See ALL Deafheaven Tour dates HERE


Deafheaven - The Wall - May 2, 2014 - Taipei, Tawain
all photos by Justim Pan Photography


It was a packed house (sold out) at the El Rey Theatre where Deafheaven made a pit stop on their North American tour. On their biggest headlining show to date, Deafheaven brought their ‘A’ game to the stage giving their lucky fans the experience of a lifetime. George Clarke’s formidable presence on stage is a sight to behold. His mannerisms resemble those of a sadistic prison guard crossed with an orchestra conductor yet at times he shows a peaceful side to him and a sense of vulnerability. If you dare get on stage with Clarke. he will personally make sure you promptly leave. The tones coming from Kerry McCoy and the rest of the band created an atmosphere that was downright intoxicating. They played so hard, drummer Daniel Tracy broke his snare drum in the middle of the set and had to borrow one from Earth’s drummer. Amidst the loudness and aggression, the band manages to carry the crowd to moments of serenity and solitude. Their fans, most of them anyway, are serious metal aficionados and not the “hipsters” some critics proclaim them to be. Supporting act Earth delivered a heavy dose of feedback and pinch harmonics to the audience. Marriages opened up for the night playing a short set of their indescribable music. I can’t wait to hear more from them.

See all Photos and words by Maximilian Ho at L.A Record


Deafheaven announced to play The Pygmalion Festival - September 2014 

Deafheaven will be playing The Pygmalion Festival in Urbana, IL the weekend of September 25-28 - Deafheaven’s play date to be announced - for tickets and more information check HERE.

SEE ALL DEAFHEAVEN TOUR DATES HERE


Deafheaven announce Summer Worldwide tour dates 2014

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Deafheaven have just finished up a 41-show North American tour last weekend. Today we announce even more tour dates around the world this Spring and Summer.  Kicking it all off in Los Angeles on April 25th at  the El Rey with EarthMarriages a fantastic line up brought to you by the fine folks of FYF Fest.  (get tix)

In May, Deafheaven will tour SE Asia and Japan before flying directly to Sasquatch Festival in George, Washington. After that they head to straight to Europe for part 1 of the Summer dates with some headline club shows and Festival plays including Primavera and Fortarock.

On June 7th Deafheaven will play the Governor’s Ball in NYC before starting their headlining club tour across the United States with another festival stop in Tennessee to play Bonnaroo.  Both Pallbearer (Profound Lore) and Wreck and Reference (Flenser Records) will be playing with them as support on all their club dates through July 2nd.  

On July 20th Deafheaven will play in Chicago at Pitchfork Festival before heading back to Europe for part 2 in August where they will play multiple festivals and some club shows - joining them to co-headline a few dates will be  Chelsea Wolfe.  Ending in Ireland they will have No Spill Blood as support on all Irish dates.

SEE ALL DEAFHEAVEN SHOW DETAILS & DATES HERE
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LOS ANGELES 2014
Apr 25  Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre w/ Earth, Marriages


ASIA // CHINA 2014

May 02 Taipei, Taiwan @ The Wall
May 03 Singapore @ Beep Studios
May 06 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia @ ALT + HQ Fahrenheit 88
May 08 Jakarta, Indonesia @ The Basement Cafe, Kemang Raya
May 09 Beijing, China @ Yugong Yishan
May 11  Shanghai, China @ Yuyintang

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JAPAN 2014
May 13  Tokyo, Japan @ Earthdom
May 14  Osaka, Japan @ Conpass
May 15 Nagoya, Japan @ Club Upset
May 16 Tokyo, Japan @ Eggman

May 24 Quincy, WA @ Sasquatch Festival

EUROPE  PART I - 2014
May 28  Athens, Greece @ Gagarin 205
May 30  Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera
May 31  Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Fortarock
Jun 01  Karlsruhe, Germany @ Jubez
Jun 02 Milan, Italy @ Magnolia
Jun 03  Padova, Italy @ Radar Festival
Jun 04  Rome, Italy @ Traffic Live Club

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USA 2014
Jun 07  New York, NY @ Governor’s Ball
Jun 08  Boston, MA @ Sinclair *
Jun 09 Philadelphia, PA @ Barbary *
Jun 10  Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel *
Jun 11  Richmond, VA @ Canal Club *
Jun 13  Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo
Jun 15 Miami, FL @ Churchill’s *
Jun 16  Orlando, FL @ Backbooth *
Jun 17  Tampa, FL @ Crowbar *
Jun 18  New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jack’s *
Jun 20  St. Louis, MO @ Firebird *
Jun 21  Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick *
Jun 22  Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon *
Jun 23  Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock *
Jun 24 Lawrence, KS @ Granada *
Jun 26  Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s *
Jun 27  Austin, TX @ Red 7 *
Jun 28  Dallas, TX @ Club Dada *
Jun 30  Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom **
Jul 01  San Diego, CA @ Casbah ^
Jul 02  San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall ^

Jul 20  Chicago, IL @ Pitchfork Festival

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EUROPE PART II - 2014
Aug 02  Katowice, Poland @ OFF Festival
Aug 03 Dresden, Germany @ Beatpol ^*
Aug 034 Vienna, Austria @ Arena ^*
Aug 05 Prague, Czech Rebublic @ Klub 007
Aug 07 Gothenburg, Sweden @ Way Out West Festival
Aug 08 Oslo, Norway @ Oya Festival
Aug 10  Aarhaus, Denmark @ Voxhall
Aug 11 Copenhagen, Denmark @ Dirty Days of Summer
Aug 12 Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
Aug 14 Hasselt, Belgium @ Pukkelpop
Aug 15  London, UK @ Jabberwocky ^*
Aug 16 Manchester, UK @ Gorilla ^*
Aug 17 Belfast, Ireland @ Mandela Hall ^^
Aug 18 Galway, Ireland @ Roisin Dubh ^^
Aug 19 Dublin, Ireland @ Whelans ^^

Sep 25-28 - Urbana, IL @ The Pygmalion Festival
 
* w/ Pallbearer, Wreck and Reference
** w/ Destruction Unit, Wreck and Reference
^ w/ Wreck and Reference
^* w/ Chelsea Wolfe
^^ w/ No Spill Blood

Stay tuned for the FALL 2014 shows to be announced later….


Deafheaven Live from Crowbar in Brisbane, Australia


Live video of “Dream House” and “Irresistible”  shot at Deafheaven's first ever show in Australia at CROWBAR in Brisbane on  January 8, 2014.


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San Francisco’s Deafheaven have been drawing rave reviews and creating insider buzz since their inception. The band’s 201album Roads to Judah won the hearts of metal obsessives and even earned the attention of Pitchfork, the de facto hipster bible. Creative lynchpins and founding members George Clarke and Kerry McCoy found themselves, perhaps surreptitiously, in the midst of an exciting wave of American artists blurring the lines between post-metal, shoe-gaze and black metal (no one really knows what to call the sound, they simply acknowledge its beauty).

For all the plaudits their music drew, Deafheaven seemed destined to become the latest “best band most people have never heard of” - but then, in 2013, something very strange indeed happened.

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Pitchfork Festival - Chicago - July 20, 2014

Deafheaven have just been announced to perform on Sunday, July 20th at this Summer’s Pitchfork Festival - see full weekend lineup , ticket and more info HERE.


Los Angeles show announced - April 25, 2014


Deafheaven, Earth and Marriages at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles, CA on April 25, 2014 

Tickets go on sale - Saturday,  March 8th here

To see ALL DEAFHEAVEN TOUR DATES GO HERE


For George Clarke, pain – both psychic and physical — is part of his job as Deafheaven's singer and lyricist, and he wouldn't have it any other way.

His San Francisco band has won acclaim for its 2013 album, “Sunbather” (Deathwish), which toggles between sensual atmospherics and scorched-earth screeds, drawing a new map for heavy music that incorporates metal, the overdriven guitars of shoegaze, and acoustic tranquility. Clarke pushes his voice to extremes, even while prying loose intimate images and stories from his life.

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