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Dance Gavin Dance have released a sun-soaked video for their new song “Blood Wolf” filled with vampire fangs, fake blood and some intense swimming. 

Also, they announced the date and location for next year’s Swanfest

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The band have been working on a new album, and recently dropped some instrumental versions of their old records. 

However, even though we’re expecting a new record soon, Dance Gavin Dance frontman Tilian Pearson tweeted that “Blood Wolf” will not be on it. Instead, it will be released on a duo with their song “Head Hunter”. He also revealed in the tweet that the album will be out next year. 

The video for “Blood Wolf” is intense. It centers around a movie within the video that’s being filmed about a blood-thirsty vampire. The song sounds funky, and is reminiscent of the band’s 2017 track “Summertime Gladness” You can see the video for “Blood Wolf” below and check out the lyrics.

“Blood Wolf” Lyrics

Sometimes ain’t nothing what it seems
Feel like we’re living in a dream
And nothing’s ever guaranteed

They say they have the answers
We say they’re full of shit
They got lots of pretty fan girls
Rather be celibate

Keep all your precious banter
We’re chasing hella rich
They do it for the front page
Us, for the Hell of it

I’ve eaten thousands of my words like bees
Then ignored stinging sensation
And enjoyed the feast

With arms wide open and you’re takin me high
If its technically creed I won’t stapp you

River
You look so far from way up
Down below
They live for a tunnel
We’re compelled to follow

Tunnel Vision
Stuntin’ on mountains
Tunnel vision
So stuck trying to blow it up
Forgot you know how to climb

Tryin to blow it up
Tryin to blow it up
Tryin to blow it up
Tryin to blow it up

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Dress, text, breakfast
Rhino died, got new t rex
Gratitude from battle wounds
We’re not dead but we could be soon,
Soon soon soon

Sometimes ain’t nothing what it seems
Feel like we’re living in a dream
And nothing’s ever guaranteed

We’ll likely end up on our knees
Best thing we did was evergreen
We’ll never find out what it means

They’re gonna try to turn you into a bastard
On your way to financial bliss
In the hands of the impotent masters
Cum inside the bottomless pit

They say they have the answers
We say they’re full of shit
They got lots of pretty fan girls
Rather be celibate

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Keep all your precious banter
We’re chasing hella rich
They do it for the front page
Us, for the Hell of it

River
You look so far from way up
Down below
They live for a tunnel
We’re compelled to follow

Tunnel Vision
Stuntin’ on mountains
Tunnel vision
So stuck trying to blow it up
Forgot you know how to climb

Tryin to blow it up
Tryin to blow it up
Tryin to blow it up
Tryin to blow it up

Dress, text, breakfast
Rhino died, got new t-rex
Gratitude from battle wounds
We’re not dead but we could be soon

Forgot you know
FORGOT YOU KNOW
Forgot you know
FORGOT YOU KNOW
Forgot you know how to climb
WE’RE NOT DEAD BUT WE COULD BE SOON

Forgot you know
FORGOT YOU KNOW
Forgot you know
FORGOT YOU KNOW
Forgot you know how to climb

Also, they just unveiled that the 2020 edition of Swanfest will take place April 25 at Papa Murphy’s Park in Sacramento, CA. It will be the band’s second-annual festival. You can see the post of that below.

More news

Dance Gavin Dance‘s Downtown Battle Mountain II is easily one of their highest regarded albums, and recently, they dropped an instrumental version of the record. 

The newly released instrumental album comes after the release last month of the instrumental version of the band’s fourth album, Acceptance Speech.

The math rock band have dropped instrumental versions of the majority of their catalogue now, including their 2015 album Instant Gratification.

They previously dropped instrumental versions of their albums Artificial Selection and Mothership prior to Instant Gratification‘s instrumental release.

You can check out the instrumental version of Downtown Battle Mountain II below.

What do you think of the new Dance Gavin Dance video and song? Sound off in the comments down below!

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