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THE DEAR HUNTER Announce New Album “Act V: Hymns With the Devil in Confessional” + Fall Tour Dates

How about that? Less than a year after their latest record was released, The Dear Hunter have announced a new album titled Act V: Hymns With the Devil in Confessional. Brace yourselves, it’s the final record in the “Act” series.

As Casey Crescenzo put it,

Act V… will be the final ‘rock’ record in the Act series. This may read as though I am abandoning the project, one record early – but the truth is simply that in knowing what Act VI means to the series, and what its story has to say – presenting it in the same form as Acts I-V would be short selling the creative opportunity it presents…

In the foreseeable future, this means to recognize the box that The Dear Hunter has lived in, and blow the box up. This doesn’t mean more than it says. This band is not ending… I am not quitting… This is nothing more than vocalizing the desire for fresh air after what I believe has been the busiest, and most obsessive, two years of my life.

The band will be embarking on The Final Act Tour this fall with Eisley and Gavin Castleton.

Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional will be released this September through Cave & Canary Goods/Equal Vision.

The Final Act Tour dates:

Sep 09 Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
Sep 10 Seattle, WA @ Neumos
Sep 13 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
Sep 14 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
Sep 16 Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Hall
Sep 20 St Louis, MO @ The Ready Room
Sep 21 Chicago, IL @ Metro
Sep 23 Ferndale, MI @ The Loving Touch
Sep 24 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
Sep 25 Buffalo, NY @ The Waiting Room
Sep 27 Pawtucket, RI @ The Met
Sep 29 Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
Sep 30 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
Oct 01 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
Oct 05 Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
Oct 07 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
Oct 08 Nashville, TN @ Exit In
Oct 09 Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West at King Plow Arts Center
Oct 12 Orlando, FL @ The Social
Oct 14 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
Oct 15 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
Oct 16 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar N Grill
Oct 20 Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
Oct 21 San Diego, CA @ The Irenic
Oct 22 Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
Oct 25 Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
Oct 28 San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore