Hear Surfer Blood's Slowly Searing 'Demon Dance'

New 'Pythons' song comes with Foals tour dates

Surfer Blood 'Demon Dance' Pythons new album single
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We're still a ways out from the June 11 due date of Surfer Blood's sophomore album Pythons, but already we've got two songs to mull over delightfully thrash to. The Timbaland-approved "Weird Shapes" arrived at the start of the year, showcasing the touch of Pixies producer Gil Norton in its mussing up of all that Weezer hookiness with spiky guitars and manic shouts. \

"This is definitely going to feel like a rock record," singer JP Pitts told SPIN from the studio last year, and the album's second release more than confirms that. "Demon Dance" has a slightly slower roll than its predecessor, with extra melodic sweetness in the vocals, but those huge solos and the gruff screams at the end ensure there'll be no cases of mistaken identity here. "You and me are apples and trees," Pitts sings to the song's subject, "Don't fall far from me." Surfer Blood give us reason aplenty to stay near. Get close the the Floridian band on their upcoming tour with Foals (dates below).

Surfer Blood tour dates:
March 10 - Winter Park, CO @ Snowball Music Festival
March 13 - Austin, TX - Under the Radar Party @ Flamingo Cantina
March 14 -Austin, TX - Filter Party @ Bar 96
March 14 - Austin, TX - Warner Sound Showcase @ The Belmont
March 14 - Austin, TX - Fat Cat/Kanine Showcase @ Valhalla
March 15 - Austin, TX - Noisepop Party @ Red Eye Lounge
March 16 - Austin, TX - Rolling Stone Party @ La Zona Rosa
March 16 - Austin, TX - KCRW/Filter Party @ Cedar Street

With Foals:
April 25 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgeralds
April 26 - Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
April 27 - Austin, TX @ Emo's
April 28 - New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
April 30 - Atlanta, GA @ Goat Farm
May 1 - Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Theatre
May 3 - New York, NY @ Terminal 5
May 4 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
May 5 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
May 6 - Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
May 8 - Providence, RI @ The Met
May 9 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
May 10 - Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
May 11 - Toronto, ON @ Koolhaus
May 13 - Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
May 14 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
May 15 - Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
May 17 - Indianapolis, IN @ Deluxe
May 18 - Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
May 19 - Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall
May 20 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
May 21 - Fargo, ND - The Aquarium @ Dempsey's*
May 23 - Missoula, MT @ Stage 112*
May 25 - George, WA @ Sasquatch Festival**
May 29 - Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
May 30 - Vancouver, BC @ Commodore
May 31 - Seattle, WA @ Neptune
June 3 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
June 5 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada
June 7 - St. Louis, MO @ Pageant
June 9 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
June 10 - Baltimore, MD @ Ram's Head
June 12 - Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel

*headline date
**without Foals

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