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Deafheaven Ready New Album For 2015 Release

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 10.23.14 in News

Deafheaven confirmed the 2015 release of their third album on Twitter today, leaving out any concrete details behind that loose release date. A few things are for certain, though:

1. Thanks to the universal acclaim and growing cult audience surrounding 2013’s Sunbather LP, it’ll be on a new label, not the Deathwish imprint of Converge frontman Jacob Bannon. Or as singer George Clark explained in a Clash interview, “[Deathwish] had a lot of confidence in us. And we’ve developed, now, into a band that’s bigger than a label of that size is able to manage – we know that, and they know that.”

2. The digital Adult Swim single the band released in August is not related to the new record, conceptually or sonically. “It’s only been a year since Sunbather,” Clark explained, “so this shouldn’t be taken as a real sign of where we’ll go on the next LP – as we have a lot of different ideas for that, already … Maybe it’s a sort of in-between song, but I wanted to do the best I could, and I think with the lead melodies that it has, it’ll be a welcomed new song. It doesn’t necessarily reflect our full progression as a band, but it’s a really solid song.”

Download/stream “From the Kettle to the Coil” below: