Hometown: San Francisco, CA

George Clarke: Vocals
Kerry McCoy: Guitar
Daniel Tracy: Percussion

To be released June 11th, 2013.
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"Sunbather" is the highly anticipated new album from Deafheaven.

Recorded and engineered by Jack Shirley (Funeral Diner, Comadre) and designed by Nick Steinhardt (Touche Amore) "Sunbather" deals with the profound sadness found in the quest for one's personal perfection. Serving as an artistic lucid dream of warmth despite the stinging pain of life's cruel idealism.

With opener "Dream House" George Clarke's tortured vocals familiarly intertwine with Kerry McCoy's hypnotic guitar work before crashing into a wash of post-everything melody. This leads to the moving instrumental "Irresistible" a track that carries a twisted indie-like sensibility buried beneath glittery layers of guitar and piano. However it is in the title track and beyond where the maturation and growth of Deafheaven brightly shines. In "Sunbather" they explore sonic peaks and valleys created by superb percussionist Daniel Tracy (new to the band for this recording). His inclusion brings new dynamics to light as an urgent pulse to the swirling musical chaos. Pushing bleak epic "Vertigo" and the dark emotional closer "The Pecan Tree" to new, awe-inducing heights.

Without question "Sunbather" is Deafheaven at the peak of their creative strength and vision of their young existence. A masterfully crafted work of art that will be renowned for years to come.
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Tour Dates

04/25: Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
05/02: Taipei, Taiwan @ The Wall
05/03: Singapore @ Beep Studios
05/06: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia @ ALT + HQ Fahrenheit 88
05/08: Jakarta, Indonesia @ he Basement Cafe
05/09: Beijing, China @ Yugong Yishan
05/11: Shanghai, China @ Yuyintang
05/13: Tokyo, Japan @ Earthdom
05/14: Osaka, Japan @ Conpass
05/15: Nagoya, Japan @ Club Upset
05/16: Tokyo, Japan @ Eggman
05/23: Quincy, WA @ Sasquatch Festival
05/24: Quincy, WA @ Sasquatch Festival
05/25: Quincy, WA @ Sasquatch Festival
05/28: Athens, Greece @ Gagarin 205
05/30: Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Sound Festival
05/31: Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Fortarock
06/01: Karlsruhe, Germany @ Jubez
06/02: Milan, Italy @ Magnolia
06/03: Padova, Italy @ Radar Festival
06/04: Rome, Italy @ Traffic Live Club
06/07: New York, NY @ The Governor's Ball Music Festival
06/08: Boston, MA @ Sinclair
06/09: Philadelphia, PA @ Barbary
06/10: Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
06/11: Richmond, VA @ Canal Club
06/13: Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo
06/15: Miami, FL @ Churchill's
06/16: Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
06/17: Tampa, FL @ Crowbar
06/18: New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jack's
06/20: St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
06/21: Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
06/22: Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
06/23: Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
06/24: Lawrence, KS @ Granada
06/26: Houston, TX @ FItzgerald's
06/27: Austin, TX @ Red 7
06/28: Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
06/30: Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
07/01: San Diego, CA @ Casbah
07/02: San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
07/20: Chicago, IL @ Pitchfork Festival
08/02: Katowice, Poland @ OFF Festival
08/03: Dresden, Germany @ Beatpol
08/04: Vienna, Austria @ Arena
08/05: Prague, Czech Rebublic @ Klub 007
08/07: Goteborg, Sweden @ Way Out West Festival
08/08: Oslo, Norway @ Oya Festival
08/10: Aarhaus, Denmark @ Voxhall
08/11: Copenhagen, Denmark @ Dirty Days of Summer
08/13: Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
08/14: Hasselt, Belgium @ Pukkelpop
08/15: London, UK @ Jabberwocky
08/16: Manchester, UK @ Gorilla
08/17: Belfast, Ireland @ Mandela Hall
08/18: Galway, Ireland @ Roisin Dubh
08/19: Dublin, Ireland @ Whelans
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