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Dance Gavin Dance announce new album Jackpot Juicer following Tim Feerick's passing

22 April 2022 | 9:05 am | Staff Writer
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Dance Gavin Dance has had to deal with the heartbreaking news last week that they'd lost their bassist and dear friend, Tim Feerick, and today, Dance Gavin Dance have announced the release of their new album JACKPOT JUICER today. They collectively decided that Tim would have wanted the album to be released!

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Chart topping, Sacramento group, Dance Gavin Dance have announced the release of their new album JACKPOT JUICER today. The follow up to 2020's AFTERBURNER which topped charts and debuted at #14 on the Billboard Top 200 with a digital only release, will be released on July 29th via Rise Records. Pre-Orders are available now HERE.


Dance Gavin Dance had to deal with the heartbreaking news last week that they'd lost their bassist and dear friend, Tim Feerick. They issued the following statement in the wake of the news: 

"This past week has been the most challenging time in Dance Gavin Dance's history. On Thursday, April 14th, we found out that we had lost Tim. While he was the bassist in the band, he was also our brother and best friend. Losing him is devastating. We were preparing to meet up this past weekend in Sacramento for a photoshoot and then rehearse this week ahead of Swanfest and the subsequent tour, when we heard the devastating news that he was no longer with us.

After the initial shock and sadness, it wasn't long after that we were faced with some challenging decisions about the immediate future and our upcoming plans. After many internal discussions with our team and, most importantly, Tim's family, we have decided to perform this year's Swanfest and do the subsequent tour in honor and dedication to Tim. We will also move ahead with the announcement of our forthcoming album, later this week.

The main factor of this decision came from knowing who Tim was as a person and what he would have wanted. We are confident that he would be very disappointed if we were to postpone or cancel these dates. We received further affirmation of this from Tim's parents, with their encouragement to perform these dates. In addition, music is our way of healing, and we, as the remaining members, desire to be together during this time and perform on stage to our fans the songs that he helped create. While no one can ever replace Tim or what he has brought to the band, we have asked Sergio Medina, a close friend to all of us and someone who has worked with Tim, to perform the bass duties for the upcoming shows.

We are planning a memorial to Tim at Swanfest, and the entire festival will be in dedication to him, as will all the following shows on the tour. We look forward to celebrating his life with the fans. While this is an immense tragedy for everyone that loved and respected Tim, he would want everyone to come out, be together and enjoy the music. RIP Tim. Will, Matt, Jon, Tilian & Andrew - Dance Gavin Dance"

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Pre-Orders are available now HERE.

JACKPOT JUICER

Track Listing

1. Untitled 2
2. Cream Of The Crop
3. Synergy (Feat. Rob Damiani)
4. Holy Ghost Spirit
5. For The Jeers
6. Ember
7. Pop Off!
8. One Man's Cringe
9. Feels Bad Man
10. Die Another Day
11. Two Secret Weapons
12. Polka Dot Dobbins
13. Long Nights In Jail
14. Back On Deck
15. Current Events
16. Pray To God For Your Mother
17. Swallowed By Eternity
18.  Have A Great Life