Des Moines’ best new alternative rock band, Holy White Hounds, has partnered with streaming giant Vevo to premiere the lyric video for their standout new single “Blind,” from their debut album Sparkle Sparke. Click HERE to watch! “Blind” will impact at Alternative radio on August 23, hot on the heels of their breakthrough hit “Switchblade,” which is currently #10 on the rock charts. “Blind” will be available for streaming and purchase via all digital service providers.
“‘Blind’ is the story of coolest chick I’ve ever met. She appeared to have lost her mind in the eyes of everybody else, but she always knew who she was. This song captures that tale, over two chords, for 3 minutes,” says frontman Brenton Dean.
The Hounds are currently on a summer headline tour in support of Sparkle Sparkle, produced by Brandon Darner (Imagine Dragons, Radio Moscow, Envy Corps) and released this spring via Razor & Tie. The band recently popped their festival cherries with debut performances at Bonnaroo, Bunbury, PromoWest Fest, Edgefest, Pointfest, and 80/35 Festival; as well as a presenting slot in the Alternative Press Music Awards show last month. Gigs at Riot Fests in both Chicago and Denver are on deck, with local headline shows in between.
Dates are as follows:
August 19 89.7 The River Presents River Riot Council Bluffs, IA
August 20 Iowa State Fair Des Moines, IA
August 22 The Loving Touch Ferndale, MI
August 25 Vinyl Atlanta Atlanta, GA
August 26 The Social Orlando, FL
August 27 Club LA Destin, FL
August 28 Le Bon Temps Roule New Orleans, LA
August 30 Rudyard’s Houston, TX
August 31 Three Links Deep Ellum Dallas, TX
September 1 The Vanguard Tulsa, OK
September 4 Riot Fest & Rodeo Denver, CO
September 16 Riot Fest & Carnival Chicago, IL
Check out an acoustic performance from the band on Good Day Rochester last month:
Longtime friends Brenton Dean and Ambrose Lupercal formed Holy White Hounds in 2013. After self-releasing their debut Oh Mama EP, they joined forces with Seth Luloff and James Manson to complete the band. Soon after, they were on the road performing with acts including Cage The Elephant, Sick Puppies, Cake, Wavves and Surfer Blood. Holy White Hounds is Brenton Dean (vocals/guitar), Ambrose Lupercal (bass), Seth Luloff (drums) and James Manson (guitar).