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Dance Gavin Dance, Animals as Leaders and More Returning to San Antonio


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Post-hardcore mainstay Dance Gavin Dance is headed to San Antonio on Wednesday, March 18, for a show at the Vibes Event Center.

Sweetening the deal, the “We Own The Night” singers are bringing some heavy-hitters in the hardcore and metal world. Math-metal giants Animals as Leaders, metalcore stalwarts Veil Of Maya and fellow post-hardcore outfits Royal Coda and Issues round out the package tour.

Though the world of post-hardcore is full of bands that sound exactly the fucking same, Dance Gavin Dance managed to rise above thanks a distinct musical approach. The Sacramento-based outfit pairs jazzy and technical riffs with emotive singing vocals and anguish-filled screams to produce real art.

Indeed, Dance Gavin Dance has held its own through this decade, and —alongside bands like Circa Survive — has helped push post-hardcore into progressive and experimental territories. Its latest release is 2019's Acceptance Speech 2.0.

Tickets ($30-$35) are on sale now.
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