Strawberry Girls and Stolas have announced plans to embark on a tour together in the coming weeks. The two bands share an odd connection through Dance Gavin Dance: Strawberry Girls’ guitarist, Zachary Garren, used to be in Dance Gavin Dance, and Stolas is signed to Blue Swan Records, the label owned by Will Swan of DGD.
Though both bands are relatively new on the national scene, this undertaking is no small feat. The tour will begin and end in California, but stretches as far east as Connecticut. You can view the tour dates below. (more…)
If you’re a fan of Dance Gavin Dance, Emarosa, Ghost Runner on Third, or supergroup Isles and Glaciers, then you’re probably aware that Jonny Craig is the frontman for each band. Having released his own solo material on the side, Craig is now headlining his own tour, featuring support from Kurt Travis, Hail The Sun, and The Seeking. The dates and locations for the tour are listed after the jump.
Rise Records has recently announced the newest addition to its roster. The newly formed Bleach Blonde is set to release their full-length album later in the year with engineering and production assistance from Kris Crummett (Drop Dead Gorgeous and Dance Gavin Dance). The band is composed of a few members of Drop Dead Gorgeous, and other musicians from the SoCal area. Be on the lookout for a “mainstream sound with an underground twist.”
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Taking to social networks this evening, drummer Matt Mingus filled fans in on the incident:
So that was a first. Woke up to our tour bus on fire today. Thank goodness no one was hurt. Don’t worry we are not missing any shows either. And thanks to the St. Pettersburg fire department for their amazing response time I’m sure it could have been a lot worse.
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