Following their respective departures, Will Swan pursued screaming vocal duties along with performing lead guitar, and Jason Ellis, formerly of Five Minute Ride, replaced Lodge on bass guitar. The band also played at the 2011 Vans Warped Tour. , On March 2, 2016, the band announced their live studio album, Tree City Sessions, which was released on May 13, 2016. Get yours now before they're gone — and for more on Dance Gavin Dance and vinyl, read our interview with the band's bassist and resident wax collector Tim Feerick. Mess stated in an interview with noisey.vice.com that if Jonny wasn't willing to rejoin, the band would've broken up. On May 10, 2016, the band announced the U.K. leg of their 10th anniversary tour that included vocalists Tilian Pearson, Kurt Travis, and Jonny Craig. They released the song "Care", accompanied by a music video, on May 24, 2018.  The album was released on August 19, 2008. The album was produced by Matt Malpass. In an April 2011 interview with Mind Equals Blown, drummer Matt Mingus stated the band plans to release another album with the current, reunited lineup. In April 2020, they released their ninth studio album, Afterburner, which placed at number 14 on the Billboard 200. Tired of touring and being away from home for 8 months of the year, we wanted to shake things up. Nic Newsham of American post-hardcore band Gatsby's American Dream was offered to join, however chose not to despite later featuring on the song "Uneasy Hearts Weigh The Most" on their self-titled 2008 album. , Dance Gavin Dance formed shortly after the dissolution of guitarist Will Swan, drummer Matt Mingus and bassist Eric Lodge's previous band, Farewell Unknown. On February 19, 2015, the band's guitarist Will Swan published a post on Facebook revealing that the guitar pedalboard he uses to perform live with Secret Band, Dance Gavin Dance, and Sianvar was stolen at a show of February 14 on The Blue Swan Tour. Swan and Mingus are the only band members who have appeared on every studio album. The "White & Bone" variant is available for pre-order now via our store and will ship on August 27th. On April 20, 2008, the group entered the studio to record their self-titled second studio album with Kris Crummett. Bassist Jason Ellis appears on Happiness, however left the group before its release, subsequently being replaced by Tim Feerick as a touring member. We did a tour and felt rejuvenated but Jonny wasn't in a good place. We thought it'd be fun to do a dbm sequel with Jonny and go out on that. "Into the Sunset" (featuring Bilmuri). Sign up to get the latest from Revolver, straight to your inbox. The band has scored three top 20 albums in the US and have become one of the most popular and prominent music groups in post-hardcore.  The single "Three Wishes" was released on April 16, 2020, along with its music video. Craig and Lodge departed from the group the following year, which led to former Tides of Man vocalist Tilian Pearson, bassist Tim Feerick, and guitarist Josh Benton joining the band. The band currently consists of vocalists Tilian Pearson and Jon Mess, lead guitarist Will Swan, bass guitarist Tim Feerick, and drummer Matthew Mingus. On March 8, 2011, the band released Downtown Battle Mountain II.  In support of Instant Gratification, the band announced the Instant Gratification Tour, which took place from April 14 to May 8, 2015, across North America with supporting acts Polyphia, Hail The Sun, and Stolas. On May 3, 2018 the band released the song "Son of Robot". He launched a GoFundMe account and asked fans to donate $2,500 to help purchase a replacement pedalboard. The lead single, "Chucky Vs. the Giant Tortoise", was released on August 18, 2016. After a week and a half things were not going well. Dance Gavin Dance is an American rock band from Sacramento, California, formed in 2005. On October 29, 2014, producer Kris Crummett announced that recording sessions for the band's sixth studio album were completed.  The band embarked on a headlining European tour from March 3 to 22, 2018, with Veil Of Maya and Thousand Below as support. In place of former member Josh Benton, Strawberry Girls and former Dance Gavin Dance guitarist Zachary Garren, Secret Band guitarist Martin Bianchini, and Hail the Sun guitarist and touring member Aric Garcia contributed their respective guitar parts on the album. Craig and guitarist Sean O'Sullivan left the group and were replaced by Kurt Travis and Zachary Garren, respectively. We weren't sure how things would go so we only booked a small portion of the all stars tour to see if Jonny could still function as our lead singer. Dance Gavin Dance Talk Vinyl: Rarities,... Paradoxes, Pandemic and the Robot-Bull... 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