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This Will Destroy You to destroy you on summer tour

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    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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    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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