Quicksand- “Giving The Past Away”

Today, New York City post-hardcore band Quicksand release a mesmerizing new single, “Giving The Past Away” ahead of a tour with Clutch and Helmet, in support of their 2021 album ‘Distant Populations.’ A continuation of the critically acclaimed album, the track is driven by a thunderous bassline and growling guitar riff for a raw rock n’ roll swagger.

The working title for this song was “Greatest Quicksand Song Ever” so you can imagine it was a very tough call leaving this song off Distant Populations,” the band comments. “The only reason we could agree on to leave it off was that we wanted to have some really strong material in reserve for later in the year. Ultimately the title came from the most prominent line in the song which is an embrace of the present which is very in line with our thinking with Distant Populations, we’re super proud of this one and are very psyched to share it with the world.”

WATCH THE VISUAL FOR “GIVING THE PAST AWAY” HERE You Can listen to “Giving The Past Away Here

Recorded at Studio 4 Recording in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, Distant Populations was produced and engineered by Will Yip (The Menzingers, Code Orange, Defeater), and mixed by Josh Wilbur (Lamb of God, Megadeth, Avenged Sevenfold). The album is the follow-up to the critically lauded 2017 release Interiors. Sonically it has a punchier, more up-tempo sound than its predecessor, with its 11 songs being concise, carved sonic jewels boasting not a single wasted note. Its gripping lyricism and raw power leap out from the very first listening.

Catch them on tour with Clutch. Dates below

QUICKSAND Tour Dates 

09.13.22                      Toronto, CA                            Rebel

09.15.22                      Boston, MA                             House Of Blues Boston

09.16.22                      New York, NYC                      Palladium Times Square

09.17.22                      Baltimore, MD                         Hammerjacks

09.18.22                      Raleigh, NC                            The Ritz

09.20.22                      Pittsburgh, PA                         Stage AE

09.21.22                      Philadelphia, PA                     Franklin Music Hall

09.23.22                      Birmingham, AL                      Furnace Fest

09.24.22                      Nashville, TN                          Marathon Music Works

09.25.22                      Atlanta, GA                             The Eastern

09.26.22                      Tampa, FL                              The Orpheum

09.27.22                      Lake Buena Vista, FL             House Of Blues Orlando

09.29.22                      Houston, TX                            Warehouse Live

09.30.22                      Dallas, TX                               The Factory In Deep Ellum

10.01.22                      Oklahoma City, OK                 Diamond Ballroom

10.02.22                      Austin, TX                               Emos Austin

10.04.22                      Phoenix, AZ                            The Van Buren

10.05.22                      Los Angeles, CA                     Regent Theater DTLA

10.06.22                      Las Vegas, NV                        24 Oxford

10.08.22                      Boise, ID                                 Knitting Factory Concert House

10.09.22                      Portland, OR                           Roseland Theater

10.10.22                      Seattle, WA                             The Showbox

10.12.22                      Salt Lake City, UT                  The Depot

10.13.22                      Denver, CO                             Fillmore Auditorium

10.14.22                      Kansas City, MO                     Uptown Theater

10.15.22                      Des Moines, IA                       ValAir Ballroom

10.16.22                      Chicago, IL                             Concord Music Hall

10.18.22                      Columbus, OH                        A&R Music Bar

10.19.22                      Buffalo, NY                             Buffalo Iron Works

10.22.22                      Garwood, NJ                           Crossroads

10.23.22 Amityville, NY Amityville Music Hall

Photo credit – Annette Rodriguez

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