DEMOB HAPPY

RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘AUTOPORTRAIT’

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TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED WITH ROYAL BLOOD & BAND OF SKULLS

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Demob Happy have released their brand new single, ‘Autoportrait’, and announced extensive tour dates including shows with Royal Blood through Europe and Band Of Skulls across North America.

‘Autoportrait’ sees the Brighton via Newcastle trio kinetically charged. A wide-eyed joyride into fearless sonic territories anew, remoulding their anthemic, dynamic garage rock with startling effect.

Speaking of the track, frontman Matt Marcantonio says: “I had the title before I’d written a word, but it forced my hand into writing something more honest than I ever would, like coercing a confession out of myself over insecurities I’d rather deny”.

‘Autoportrait’ follows an appearance opening the main stage at London’s All Points East, dubbed “confident, assured and massive, a long way from the impromptu shows the trio used to play out of the back of their van”, by DIY Magazine.

Alongside the release of previous single ‘Less Is More’, which has received over 3.5m plays on Spotify, Spring 2019 saw Demob Happy complete their biggest UK headline tour to date, including sold out shows at London’s The Garage and Brighton’s Concorde 2. This year has also seen Demob Happy perform at Mad Cool festival, Shaky Knees, Sonic Temple and US tours with Graveyard and Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats.

‘Autoportrait’ is out now via SO Recordings. See Demob Happy live at the dates below with Royal Blood and Band Of Skulls. Tickets are available here – http://demob-happy.com/.

Tour Dates

July

23 – Schlachthof – Wiesbaden – Germany (w/ Royal Blood)

24 – Gross Frieheit 36 – Hamburg – Germany (w/ Royal Blood)

26 – Palladiam – Warsaw – Poland (w/ Royal Blood)

28 – University Botanical Garden – Vilinus – Lithuania (w/ Royal Blood)

30 – House Of Culture – Helsinki – Finland (w/ Royal Blood)

August

03 – Laryrock Festival – Chevanceaux – France

05 – Art-Zavod Platforma – Kiev – Ukraine (w/ Royal Blood)

17 – Porão Fstvl – Brasília  – Brazil

September

01 –  Nashville – TN – The Basement East (w/ Band Of Skulls)

04 –  Santa Fe – NM – Meow Wolf (w/ Band Of Skulls)

06 – Solana Beach – CA – Belly Up (w/ Band Of Skulls)

07 – Phoenix – AZ – The Crescent Ballroom (w/ Band Of Skulls)

09 – Dallas – TX – Trees Dallas (w/ Band Of Skulls)

10 – Austin – TX – Mohawk (w/ Band Of Skulls)

11 – New Orleans – LA – Tipitina’s (w/ Band Of Skulls)

12 – Pensacola – FL – Vinyl Music Hall (w/ Band Of Skulls)

12 – Birmingham – AL – Saturn (w/ Band Of Skulls)

16 – New York – NY – Webster Hall (w/ Band Of Skulls)

18 – Philadelphia – PA – Union Transfer (w/ Band Of Skulls)

19 – Washington – D.C. –  9:30 Club (w/ Band Of Skulls)

20 – Cleveland – OH –  Beachland Ballroom and Tavern (w/ Band Of Skulls)

21 – Toronto – ON – Mod Club Theatre (w/ Band Of Skulls)

23 – Detroit – MI – El Club (w/ Band Of Skulls)

24 – Chicago – IL – Thalia Hall (w/ Band Of Skulls)

25 – Minneapolis – MN – Fine Line Music Café (w/ Band Of Skulls)

27 – Denver – CO – Marquis Theater (w/ Band Of Skulls)

28 – Salt Lake City – UT – Urban Lounge (w/ Band Of Skulls)

30 – Vancouver – BC – Venue Nightclub (w/ Band Of Skulls)

October

01 – Seattle – WA – Neumos (w/ Band Of Skulls)

02 – Portland – OR – Wonder Ballroom (w/ Band Of Skulls)

04 – San Francisco – CA – August Hall (w/ Band Of Skulls)

05 – Santa Ana – CA – La Santa (w/ Band Of Skulls)

06 – Los Angeles – CA – The Mayan (w/ Band Of Skulls)

Praise for Demob Happy

“…like the Vines libidinously licking the sleeve of Rubber Soul on a revolving bed. It’s seedy and funky and excellent.” Guardian

“An intellectual and all-embracing encapsulation of the godly and ungodly” Dork

“A fuzzy, sleazy monster, dredged up from the murkier quarters of indie rock’s backwaters, welcome back boys.” DIY

“Certain to make you fall even more in love with Demob Happy than you already are.” Wonderland

“Funky, wild and a little bit on the shoegazey side, this is drenched with rock swagger.” Kerrang!

Demob Happy are: Matthew Marcantonio – vocals, bass, Adam Godfrey – guitar, vocals & Thomas Armstrong – drums, vocals.

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