THIS WILL DESTROY YOU have announced their return to Australia in June 2015, as well as their first ever tour of New Zealand.
Known for their destructive live sound and influential brand of ambient, melodic instrumental rock (dubbed ‘doom-gaze’ in recent times), the tour follows the release of their stunning record ‘Another Language’ through Australian independent label Hobbledehoy.
Formed in San Marcos, Texas, the band has enjoyed a meteoric rise since the release of their debut ‘Young Mountain’ in 2006. Since then they have earned critical plaudits and notched up worldwide sales over 100,000 copies for their catalogue, including 2008’s follow-up full length “S/T” and several EP’s (2009’s “Field Studies,” 2010’s “Moving on the Edges of Things” and “Communal Blood”).
The abyss of endless touring and isolation on the road became the catalyst for the band’s third album, “Tunnel Blanket”. While previous albums managed to strike a universal chord of human hope and near-optimism toward the future, “Tunnel Blanket” reflects the dark and intricate sides of human emotion, grief, and tragedy.
After the release of a cathartic live album, recorded in Rekjavik, Iceland, the band bunkered down for the release of their fourth full length album, ‘Another Language.’
Featuring pulsating washes of sound blended with an undeniable beauty of composition, the record captures everything that is past and present for This Will Destroy You.
After several sell out shows on their maiden tour of Australia in 2013, This Will Destroy You captured the minds and hearts of a loyal following on this side of the world. They will return to premiere material from their new album in Australia & New Zealand in June 2015, including several massive shows in Auckland and Wellington alongside Sydney’s sleepmakeswaves.
Don’t miss this chance to see these iconic Americans create beautiful noise down under once again.
‘Another Language’ is out now through Hobbledehoy Records.
THIS WILL DESTROY YOU – AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND TOUR JUNE 2015
Sat June 6 @ King’s Arms, Auckland NZ – tickets w/sleepmakeswaves
Sun June 7 @ San Francisco Bath House, Wellington NZ – tickets – w/sleepmakeswaves
Mon June 8 @ Jive, Adelaide SA – tickets
Tue June 9 @ Amplifier, Perth WA – tickets
Wed June 10 @ The Zoo, Brisbane QLD – tickets
Thu June 11 @ Corner Hotel, Melbourne VIC – tickets – full headline show
Fri June 12 @ The Hi Fi, Melbourne VIC – tickets – supporting sleepmakeswaves
Sat June 13 @ Metro Theatre, Sydney NSW – tickets – ALL AGES supporting sleepmakeswaves
Sun June 14 @ Hermanns Bar, Sydney NSW – tickets – full headline show
New Topia (official video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_tDiEwjAEU
Live at SXSW http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYr3c-mUFnU
Live at Dunk Festival, Belgium http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCJEsreeF1M
Live in Germany http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wR-XXvRpnmg