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Canadian prog rock cohort Yamantaka // Sonic Titan continues to tease the already hotly anticipated release of their third album, "DIRT"—this time, with a walloping new single. The collective’s latest offering, "Hungry Ghost," is a riling four-and-a-half minutes that begins with ethereal vocals and sparse instrumentation, carefully ascending to a crescendo of hacksaw guitars and acid jazz horns. Listen to the track via Revolver here: https://www.revolvermag.com/music/hear-experimental-prog-act-yamatanka-sonic-titans-ethereal-post-metal-freak-out.

"DIRT" is YT//ST’s followup to their Polaris Prize shortlisted sophomore effort UZU. While DIRT is poised to be the band’s most narratively ambitious project yet, the album is nevertheless a masterful leap in their musical evolution. Funneling influences like Judas Priest, Killing Joke, and Jordan Knight through their own unique lens, YT//ST resists being pigeonholed into any one idea, sound or cultural perspective.

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan were never ones to fit neatly into one category—or even one artistic discipline. Functioning principally as a Noh-Wave prog collective, YT//ST marries Asian diasporic and Indigenous influences with rock sludge and pop sensibilities. No matter what direction they choose to pursue, though, it can only come from Yamantaka // Sonic Titan.

"DIRT" is due out via Paper Bag Records on March 23, 2018 and can be pre-ordered HERE. Catch Yamantaka // Sonic Titan on the road beginning this March!

TRACKLISTING:

1. Karonhiake
2. Someplace
3. Dark Waters
4. Yanders
5. The Decay
6. Beast
7. Hungry Ghost
8. Dirt
9. Tawine
10. Out Of Time

TOUR DATES:

Tuesday, March 13 @ Dan’s Silverleaf (Denton, TX)
Wednesday, March 14 @ Swan Dive, Outdoor Stage (SXSW // Austin, TX)
Thursday, March 15 @ Hotel Vegas (SXSW // Austin, TX)
Friday, March 16 @ Swan Dive (SXSW // Austin, TX)
Saturday, March 17 @ Gasa Gasa (New Orleans, LA)
Sunday, March 18 @ The Earl (Atlanta, GA)
Monday, March 19 @ Duke University (Durham, NC)
Tuesday, March 20 @ Union (Washington D.C.)
Thursday, March 22 @ The Sound Hole (Philadelphia, PA)
Saturday, March 24 @ Baby’s All Right (Brooklyn, NY)
Sunday, March 25 @ Middle East (Cambridge, MA)
Tuesday, March 27 @ L'Escogriffe (Montreal, QC)
Wednesday, March 28 @ L’Anti (Québec City, QC)
Thursday, March 29 @ Baby G’s (Toronto, ON)
Friday, March 30 @ Refined Fool Brewing Co. (Sarnia, ON)
Saturday, March 31 @ Cactus Club (Milwaukee, WI)
Sunday, April 1 @ 7th Street Entry (Minneapolis, MN)
Monday, April 2 @ Handsome Daughter (Winnipeg, MB)
Wednesday, April 4 @ Amigos (Saskatoon, SK)
Thursday, April 5 @ Starlite Room — Lower Hall (Edmonton, AB)
Friday, April 6 @ The Palomino (Calgary, AB)
Saturday, April 7 @ The Bartlett (Spokane, WA)
Sunday, April 8 @ Vera (Seattle, WA)
Monday, April 9 @ Doug Fir Lounge (Portland, OR)
Tuesday, April 10 @ Bottom of the Hill (San Fransisco, CA)
Thursday, April 12 @ Resident LA (Los Angeles, CA)
Friday, April 13 @ Soda Bar (San Diego, CA)
Saturday, April 14 @ Club Congress (Tucson, AZ)
Tuesday, April 17 @ Barleycorns (Wichita, KS)
Wednesday, April 18 @ Riot Room (Kansas City, MO)
Thursday, April 19 @ Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Friday, April 20 @ Pioneer (Indianapolis, IN)
Friday, May 18 @ Biltmore Cabaret (Vancouver, BC)

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