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This Will Destroy You to destroy you on summer tour

on May 23, 2010, 11:30am

Texas instrumental post-rockers This Will Destroy You received high praise from high places for the band’s self-titled 2008 debut, and are looking to garner even more with the follow-up. The sophomore effort, dubbed Tunnel Blanket, features production from John Congleton (Explosions in the Sky, Modest Mouse, Chairlift) and will reportedly be darker and more complex than past work from the band.

And while a release date for the record has not yet been set, the four-piece will tour North America this summer supporting it, beginning in the band’s home state on May 26th. The group will traverse the South from there, hitting Florida, of all places, before tailing it back west to Chicago. From there, This Will Destroy You visits Canada for a couple of early-June gigs, and then trips down the East Coast. The band wraps up the tour with several more Southern dates, ending things right back home in Houston on June 19th.

You can score tickets here, and for a preview, download lead single “Communal Blood” below. Or you can wait until the show, where the band will sell an exclusive 12″ single of the track.

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“Communal Blood”

This Will Destroy You 2010 Tour Dates:
05/26 – Denton, TX @ The Boiler Room
05/27 – Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
05/28 – Shreveport, LA @Silver Lake Ballroom
05/29 – Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree
05/30 – Tampa, FL @ New World Brewery
06/01 – Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbit’s
06/02 – Atlanta, GA @ The Drunken Unicorn
06/03 – Newport, KY @ Southgate House
06/04 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
06/05 – Toronto, ON @ Rivoli Cabaret
06/06 – Montreal, QC @ Petit Campus
06/07 – Aliston, MA @ Great Scott
06/08 – Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
06/09 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
06/10 – Washington, DC @ DC9
06/11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
06/12 – Charlottesville, VA @ Random Row Books
06/13 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
06/15 – Charleston, SC @ The Oasis
06/16 – Knoxville, TN @ Pilot Light
06/17 – Nashville, TN @ The End
06/18 – New Orleans, LA @ Saturn Bar
06/19 – Houston, TX @ Mango’s

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