Deafheaven Album Info
2013-04-03 by Ryan Kroner | 35 Comments

San Francisco-based metal group Deafheaven have announced the release date of their sophomore LP, Sunbather, to be June 21st, 2013. The album art can be viewed on their Facebook page.

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Ignimbrite
April 3rd 2013

5292 Comments


Too far

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
April 3rd 2013

18004 Comments


art isnt bad it kind of fits the sound theyre going for

i will listen to this but i dont know if i will like it.

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Ignimbrite
April 3rd 2013

5292 Comments


I'm expecting a lot but /fanboy so idk

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
April 3rd 2013

18004 Comments


roads to judah was frustrating as shit for me, its like it wanted to go in a good direction but always kept holding back and falling on cliches

hopefully theyll pull a lantlos on this and stop trying to sound like a black metal/shoegaze band and sound like themselves

surprisefriend
April 3rd 2013

310 Comments


WILL SUCK

Adabelle
April 3rd 2013

4213 Comments


Artwork is sweet.



elephantREVOLUTION
April 3rd 2013

2730 Comments


nice. looking forward to this

Evreaia
April 3rd 2013

3952 Comments


Artwork is boring as fuck.

Last album had great art, what's this bullshit.

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Colliiiin
April 3rd 2013

668 Comments


It's probably gonna be awesome and I'll dig it, but that artwork is heinous. Hopefully there is still a little bit of black metal to be found on this album.

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CakeWithCream
April 3rd 2013

1021 Comments


"Last album had great art, what's this bullshit. " [2]

CakeWithCream
April 3rd 2013

1021 Comments


The art looks like full on indie pop/shoegaze

Colliiiin
April 3rd 2013

668 Comments


^^^^ THIS.

Adabelle
April 3rd 2013

4213 Comments


Quit your hating.

Hawks
April 3rd 2013

34220 Comments


I'm expecting a lot but /fanboy so idk

This.

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Emyay
April 3rd 2013

5741 Comments


sun bat her should be good

henryChinaski
April 3rd 2013

2680 Comments


Cool man!

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DamnVanne
April 3rd 2013

1768 Comments


weeeeeeee!

Acrosstheshield13
April 3rd 2013

791 Comments


should be awesome. Album artwork kinda sucks though.

auberginedreams
April 3rd 2013

5983 Comments


i liked the artwork for the last album a lot, and i like the artwork for this one too.

auberginedreams
April 3rd 2013

5983 Comments


black and white images of random "grim" looking stuff gets really boring after a while.
this art might be kind of boring if it were used for an indie pop album, but the fact that it's on the cover of a black metal album makes it stand out.

sixdegrees
April 3rd 2013

16685 Comments


agreed

I like it

someguest
April 3rd 2013

20233 Comments


it's coming out on the summer solstice

perfect cover

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Benc
April 3rd 2013

9 Comments


Hmmm, says June 11th on their facebook...

Anyways, should be awesome, Dream House is a hell of a song. I've been listening to Roads to Judah on repeat for the past couple of months. It's outstanding, so there is no reason to expect anything less from Sunbather.

Also, to the people complaining about the artwork, I'm sure they didn't design it to wow all their fans. Wait for the album, I'm sure the music will speak for itself.

Emyay
April 3rd 2013

5741 Comments


are we still sure this is a black metal album though? who's to say this isn't just straight shoegaze? either way, i agree that the "grim" images can get boring but that just means they should be more creative, not just apply some generic indie album cover.

foxblood
April 3rd 2013

6797 Comments


artwork looks like a chillwave demo

GringoSuave89
April 3rd 2013

1009 Comments


way too long to wait. hope a single comes out, even if it's heavily edited like Violet was.

I'm not worried there won't be black metal elements. I mean shit, they have some songs longer than 10 minutes here.

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TheSpirit
April 3rd 2013

17128 Comments


this will be better than roads to judah BET

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zaruyache
April 3rd 2013

5830 Comments


are we still sure this is a black metal album though?

There's a live vid on youtube of them playing Dream House live, which sounded (from what I could tell)
pretty Judah-esque. These songs might just be longer/more complex, but the black metal/post-rock
style is still probably going to be the driving sound of the record. Maybe more post-rock this time,
but they're not going to sound like Whirr.

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OldCrime
April 3rd 2013

26 Comments


Thought the last album was boring as shit. At least if they continue down the same roads to mediocrity the artwork will suit this just fine.

feanaro
April 3rd 2013

808 Comments


interested. hopefully this is better than judah.

sniper
April 3rd 2013

18931 Comments


cover art is sweet. i'm expecting greatness.

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FearThyEvil
April 3rd 2013

12190 Comments


I'm excited for this

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
April 3rd 2013

16242 Comments


"art isnt bad it kind of fits the sound theyre going for

i will listen to this but i dont know if i will like it."

Pretty much exactly how I feel

Wizard
April 4th 2013

19206 Comments


hopefully theyll pull a lantlos on this and stop trying to sound like a black metal/shoegaze band and sound like themselves

This is why Hyperion is Staff and all you fuckers aren't.

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DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
April 4th 2013

8737 Comments


new sunbather makeup range

bring out the tanned blush in you

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