Dance Gavin Dance – Chain Fest (Photo/Video Set)

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Sacramento based Experimental Post-Hardcore band Dance Gavin Dance brought a truly unique style to Chain Fest which took place last Saturday, September 17th, at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA. DGD has quite the cult following which really shows in the recap video below, eager concert attendees were screaming every single lyric from the front row all the way to the back. It’s no surprise either with the eclectic vocals of singer Tilian Pearson, screamer Jon Mess; along with the beautiful instrumentations of guitarist Will Swan, bassist Tim Feerick & drummer Matt Mingus.

Take a look at our video recap & photo set below and see for yourself!

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Dance Gavin Dance Unveil Updated Version Of “Alex English” And Plan New Album


Having been around for more than a decade, it’s difficult to find someone who hasn’t heard of Dance Gavin Dance. With a catalog boasting six full length albums, an EP, and a festival recording, this comes as no surprise; however, these post-hardcore juggernauts haven’t had the easiest ride. Three vocalists have contributed singing over eleven years. Their original vocalist, Jonny Craig, and his replacement, Kurt Travis, both appeared on two albums respectively, though not in a consistent order. Jonny departed in 2007, only to return in 2010 as his replacement’s replacement alongside co-founder, dual frontman, Jon Mess, who had left in 2008. Following Jonny’s second departure, the position has since been filled by ex-Tides Of Man singer, Tilian Pearson, and this one seems permanent.

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