Japandroids Announce Tour With Basher 'The House That Heaven Built'

'Celebration Rock' is due June 5 via Polyvinyl

Japandroids / Photo by Maoya Bassiouni
Japandroids / Photo by Maoya Bassiouni
David Bevan WRITTEN BY
David Bevan

They're very much back. In the lead-up to the June 5 release of Celebration Rock (the sophomore follow-up to their 2009 splash, Post-Nothing), Japandroids have shared an anthem. Specifically a gleaming, skyscraping, eye-opening, chest-thumping basher titled "The House That Heaven Built." It's a song that was built with audience participation in mind. "On a lot of this record, we actually tried to simulate the sound of what we though the crowd would do during the songs," guitarist/vocalist Brian King said in a statement. "[Drummer/vocalist Dave Prowse] and I were in the studio just screaming out as if we were in the audience at our own show." The Vancouver duo are set to enjoy just that when they embark on a slew of summer dates through both Europe and North America starting May 17 in Cardiff, Wales. Check those out below and the track over at their web address right now.

May 17 - Cardiff, Wales @ Club Ifor Bach
May 18 - Brighton, England @Green Door Store
May 19 – Amsterdam @ Paradiso
May 21 - Bristol, England @ Cooler
May 22 - London, England @ CAMP (basement)
May 23 - Manchester, England @ Soup Kitchen
May 24 - Glasgow, Scotland @ King Tuts
May 25 - Leeds, England @ Cockpit 2
May 26 - Nottingham, England @ Bodega
May 27 - Barcelona, Spain @ Parc del Fòrum (Primavera Sound)
June 11 - Seattle, WA @ Neumos
June 12 - Portland , OR @ Doug Fir
June 14 - San Francisco, CA @ Independent
June 16 - Los Angeles ,CA @ Echoplex
June 16 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah
June 19 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
June 21 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
June 22 - Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
June 23 - Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
June 25 - Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa
June 26 - Boston MA @ Brighton Music Hall
June 27 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
June 29 - Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
June 30 - Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
July 3 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
July 7 - Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore

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