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, who are in the midst of a North American tour in support of their new album Black Heaven, out today via Nuclear Blast, debut their video for “”.

The video, which is set in ’ hometown of San Diego, as well as neighboring Oceanside, was directed by skateboard/visual artist BB Bastidas and features the famed SoCal skateboarder T-Spliff (aka Taylor Smith).

“Stoked to present to you the very first video, directed by artist BB Bastidas,” said drummer Mario Rubalcaba. We were stoked to work with BB on this as he knows our background as a band and our close roots with skateboarding. His art is amazing and he also has a keen natural eye for film. Having Taylor Smith, aka T-Spliff, in it just makes it even sweeter. He is somewhat of a mythical figure of a skater, an amazing talent but chooses to shred at his own discretion. Those who know, know. This was a blast to be a part of and we hope you enjoy this short high energy rocker that cruises around our hometown of San Diego, and local club, The Casbah.”

Black Heaven is the band’s first release to feature a majority of songs with vocals and is also the trio’s first time working with producer Dave Catching (Eagles of Death Metal). Rubalcaba explains the impact the Joshua Tree studio had on the outfit’s new music: “This album represents yet another branch on the ever growing and now adolescent Earthless tree. I spent a good amount of time just gazing at the stars at night while we were out recording in the desert of Joshua Tree. I think this somehow lent itself to the title and feel of the album on some songs. This LP has a touch more of our classic rock roots showing, just stuff we grew up on and it’s great to finally utilize Isaiah’s lyrical talent and soulful voice. As cliché as it sounds – Black Heaven should be played LOUD.”

Earthless discuss Black Heaven in a series of in-depth videos, delving into the writing (https://youtu.be/9HSKLfTLAy0), the decision to include more vocals (https://youtu.be/u3x7Sglj_yc), recording at Rancho de la Luna (https://youtu.be/3VPRU3-yQdo), and the album artwork (https://youtu.be/5UY6pOlTzX0).

 

Earthless tour dates:

March 16 Brooklyn, NY Market Hotel (Album Release Show)

March 17 Boston, MA The Sinclair

March 18 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts

March 20 Washington, DC Rock’n’Roll Hotel

March 21 Richmond, VA The Broadberry

March 22 Nashville, TN Mercy Lounge

March 23 St. Louis, MO Blueberry Hill

March 24 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle

March 25 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle

 

All North American tour dates with Kikagaku Moyo and JJUUJJUU

April 3 Korkrijk, Belgium De Kreun

April 4 Bristol, UK The Fleece

April 5 Manchester, UK The Deaf Institute

April 6 London, UK Islington Assembly Hall

April 7 Paris, France Petit Bain

April 8 Frankfurt, Germany Zoom

April 10 Munich, Germany Feierwerk

April 11 Berlin, Germany Bi Nuu

April 12 Copenhagen, Denmark Pumpehuset

April 13 Oslo, Norway BLA

April 14 Gothenberg, Sweden Truckstop Alaska

April 16 Hamburg, Germany Molotow

April 19-21 Tilburg, Netherlands Roadburn 2018

 

All European, non-Roadburn dates with Comet Control

June 1 Nelsonville, OH Nelsonville Music Festival

August 10 Moledo, Portugal Sonic Blast

 

Black Heaven is available now via Nuclear Blast (http://nblast.de/EarthlessBlackHeavenNB).

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