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* NewSoundAlbum: ''Infinite Granite'' further expands on the minor {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements of several of their songs, has mostly clean singing, and abandons most of the metal elements of their previous work, resulting in a LighterAndSofter album.



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* 2021 - ''Infinite Granite''


Deafheaven is a BlackMetal band from San Francisco, CA. Along with Music/{{Alcest}}, they are one of the pioneering bands of the post-black metal/blackgaze subgenre, which combines the tremolo picking, blast beats, and HarshVocals of black metal with the sunny atmosphere of shoegaze and post-rock song structures. They started off as a two piece consisting of vocalist George Clarke and guitarist Kerry [=McCoy=], under which they self-released a demo. After this got them some notoriety, they recruited new members to fill out their lineup and released their debut record ''Roads to Judah'' in 2011, which attained critical acclaim from the music press and put them on the map. They ''really'' took off in 2013, when they released their sophomore album ''Music/{{Sunbather}}'' to widespread critical acclaim, becoming the most praised album of ''any'' genre in 2013 on Metacritic, the first metal band to ever do so. Despite this, they became something divisive among the metal community, with many people decrying them as being "hipster metal". Undaunted, the band continued touring and released a third record, ''New Bermuda'', in 2015. This album featured a stronger metal sound, with an increased preponderance of heavy guitar riffs and less shoegaze influence. The band is set to release their fourth studio album, ''Ordinary Corrupt Human Love'' in July 2018.

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Deafheaven is a BlackMetal band from San Francisco, CA. Along with Music/{{Alcest}}, they are one of the pioneering bands of the post-black metal/blackgaze subgenre, which combines the tremolo picking, blast beats, and HarshVocals of black metal with the sunny atmosphere of shoegaze and post-rock song structures. They started off as a two piece consisting of vocalist George Clarke and guitarist Kerry [=McCoy=], under which they self-released a demo. After this got them some notoriety, they recruited new members to fill out their lineup and released their debut record ''Roads to Judah'' in 2011, which attained critical acclaim from the music press and put them on the map. They ''really'' took off in 2013, when they released their sophomore album ''Music/{{Sunbather}}'' to widespread critical acclaim, becoming the most praised album of ''any'' genre in 2013 on Metacritic, the first metal band to ever do so. Despite this, they became something divisive among the metal community, with many people decrying them as being "hipster metal". Undaunted, the band continued touring and released a third record, ''New Bermuda'', in 2015. This album featured a stronger metal sound, with an increased preponderance of heavy guitar riffs and less shoegaze influence. The band is set to release their fourth studio album, ''Ordinary Corrupt Human Love'' in July 2018.
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* Stephen Clark - Bass

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* Stephen Clark Chris Johnson - Bass


* DrugsAreBad: "Windows" samples [=McCoy=] buying drugs in order to contrast the real-life hell of addiction with the metaphysical hell the preacher earlier in the track is ranting about. Evidently ''Roads to Judah'' was partially inspired by "a year of substance abuse" as well.

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* DrugsAreBad: "Windows" samples [=McCoy=] buying drugs in order to contrast the real-life hell of addiction with the metaphysical hell the preacher earlier in the track is ranting about. Evidently ''Roads to Judah'' was partially inspired by "a year of substance abuse" as well. "Come Back" off of ''New Bermuda'' also addresses this.


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Deafheaven is a BlackMetal band from San Francisco, CA. Along with Music/{{Alcest}}, they are one of the pioneering bands of the post-black metal/blackgaze subgenre, which combines the tremolo picking, blast beats, and HarshVocals of black metal with the sunny atmosphere of shoegaze and post-rock song structures. They started off as a two piece consisting of vocalist George Clarke and guitarist Kerry [=McCoy=], under which they self-released a demo. After this got them some notoriety, they recruited new members to fill out their lineup and released their debut record ''Roads to Judah'' in 2011, which attained critical acclaim from the music press and put them on the map. They ''really'' took off in 2013, when they released their sophomore album ''Music/{{Sunbather}}'' to widespread critical acclaim, becoming the most praised album of ''any'' genre in 2013 on Metacritic, the first metal band to ever do so. Despite this, they became something of a BaseBreaker among the metal community, with many people decrying them as being "hipster metal". Undaunted, the band continued touring and released a third record, ''New Bermuda'', in 2015. This album featured a stronger metal sound, with an increased preponderance of heavy guitar riffs and less shoegaze influence. The band is set to release their fourth studio album, ''Ordinary Corrupt Human Love'' in July 2018.

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Deafheaven is a BlackMetal band from San Francisco, CA. Along with Music/{{Alcest}}, they are one of the pioneering bands of the post-black metal/blackgaze subgenre, which combines the tremolo picking, blast beats, and HarshVocals of black metal with the sunny atmosphere of shoegaze and post-rock song structures. They started off as a two piece consisting of vocalist George Clarke and guitarist Kerry [=McCoy=], under which they self-released a demo. After this got them some notoriety, they recruited new members to fill out their lineup and released their debut record ''Roads to Judah'' in 2011, which attained critical acclaim from the music press and put them on the map. They ''really'' took off in 2013, when they released their sophomore album ''Music/{{Sunbather}}'' to widespread critical acclaim, becoming the most praised album of ''any'' genre in 2013 on Metacritic, the first metal band to ever do so. Despite this, they became something of a BaseBreaker divisive among the metal community, with many people decrying them as being "hipster metal". Undaunted, the band continued touring and released a third record, ''New Bermuda'', in 2015. This album featured a stronger metal sound, with an increased preponderance of heavy guitar riffs and less shoegaze influence. The band is set to release their fourth studio album, ''Ordinary Corrupt Human Love'' in July 2018.


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The demo is mostly (apart from "Exit:Denied") fairly standard BlackMetal with little hints of PostRock or {{Shoegazing}} influence.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The demo is mostly (apart from "Exit:Denied") fairly standard BlackMetal with little few hints of PostRock or {{Shoegazing}} influence.


* EpicRocking: Excluding instrumental interludes, the band's average song length is nearly ten minutes long. The longest is "Vertigo", at 14:32.

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* EpicRocking: Excluding instrumental interludes, the band's average song length is nearly ten minutes long. As of 2019, even with those interludes included, you end up with a mean song length of about eight and a half minutes across their 29 released studio tracks. The longest is "Vertigo", at 14:32.


Deafheaven is a BlackMetal band from San Francisco, CA. Along with Music/{{Alcest}}, they are one of the pioneering bands of the post-black metal/blackgaze subgenre, which combines the tremolo picking, blast beats, and HarshVocals of black metal with the sunny atmosphere of shoegaze and post-rock song structures. They started off as a two piece consisting of vocalist George Clarke and guitarist Kerry [=McCoy=], under which they self-released a demo. After this got them some notoriety, they recruited new members to fill out their lineup and released their debut record ''Roads to Judah'' in 2011, which attained critical acclaim from the music press and put them on the map. They ''really'' took off in 2013, when they released their sophomore album ''Music/{{Sunbather}}'' to widespread critical acclaim, becoming the most praised album of ''any'' genre in 2013 on Metacritic[[note]]including a five-star rating from Allmusic, a rating the site does not often give to modern albums, especially modern metal albums.[[/note]], the first metal band to ever do so. Despite this, they became something of a BaseBreaker among the metal community, with many people decrying them as being "hipster metal". Undaunted, the band continued touring and released a third record, ''New Bermuda'', in 2015. This album featured a stronger metal sound, with an increased preponderance of heavy guitar riffs and less shoegaze influence. The band is set to release their fourth studio album, ''Ordinary Corrupt Human Love'' in July 2018.

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Deafheaven is a BlackMetal band from San Francisco, CA. Along with Music/{{Alcest}}, they are one of the pioneering bands of the post-black metal/blackgaze subgenre, which combines the tremolo picking, blast beats, and HarshVocals of black metal with the sunny atmosphere of shoegaze and post-rock song structures. They started off as a two piece consisting of vocalist George Clarke and guitarist Kerry [=McCoy=], under which they self-released a demo. After this got them some notoriety, they recruited new members to fill out their lineup and released their debut record ''Roads to Judah'' in 2011, which attained critical acclaim from the music press and put them on the map. They ''really'' took off in 2013, when they released their sophomore album ''Music/{{Sunbather}}'' to widespread critical acclaim, becoming the most praised album of ''any'' genre in 2013 on Metacritic[[note]]including a five-star rating from Allmusic, a rating the site does not often give to modern albums, especially modern metal albums.[[/note]], Metacritic, the first metal band to ever do so. Despite this, they became something of a BaseBreaker among the metal community, with many people decrying them as being "hipster metal". Undaunted, the band continued touring and released a third record, ''New Bermuda'', in 2015. This album featured a stronger metal sound, with an increased preponderance of heavy guitar riffs and less shoegaze influence. The band is set to release their fourth studio album, ''Ordinary Corrupt Human Love'' in July 2018.


!!Demos, EPs, and Singles

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!!Demos, EPs, [=EPs=], and Singles


Deafheaven is a BlackMetal band from San Francisco, CA. Along with Music/{{Alcest}}, they are one of the pioneering bands of the post-black metal/blackgaze subgenre, which combines the tremolo picking, blast beats, and HarshVocals of black metal with the sunny atmosphere of shoegaze and post-rock song structures. They started off as a two piece consisting of vocalist George Clarke and guitarist Kerry [=McCoy=], under which they self-released a demo. After this got them some notoriety, they recruited new members to fill out their lineup and released their debut record ''Roads to Judah'' in 2011, which attained critical acclaim from the music press and put them on the map. They ''really'' took off in 2013, when they released their sophomore album ''Music/{{Sunbather}}'' to widespread critical acclaim, becoming the most praised album of ''any'' genre in 2013 on Metacritic[[note]]including a five-star rating from Allmusic, a rating the site does not often give to modern albums, especially modern metal albums.[[/note]], the first metal band to ever do so. Despite this, they became something of a BaseBreaker among the metal community, with many people decrying them as being "hipster metal". Undaunted, the band continued touring and released a third record, ''New Bermuda'', in 2015. This album featured a stronger metal sound, with an increased preponderance of heavy guitar riffs and less shoegaze influence.

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Deafheaven is a BlackMetal band from San Francisco, CA. Along with Music/{{Alcest}}, they are one of the pioneering bands of the post-black metal/blackgaze subgenre, which combines the tremolo picking, blast beats, and HarshVocals of black metal with the sunny atmosphere of shoegaze and post-rock song structures. They started off as a two piece consisting of vocalist George Clarke and guitarist Kerry [=McCoy=], under which they self-released a demo. After this got them some notoriety, they recruited new members to fill out their lineup and released their debut record ''Roads to Judah'' in 2011, which attained critical acclaim from the music press and put them on the map. They ''really'' took off in 2013, when they released their sophomore album ''Music/{{Sunbather}}'' to widespread critical acclaim, becoming the most praised album of ''any'' genre in 2013 on Metacritic[[note]]including a five-star rating from Allmusic, a rating the site does not often give to modern albums, especially modern metal albums.[[/note]], the first metal band to ever do so. Despite this, they became something of a BaseBreaker among the metal community, with many people decrying them as being "hipster metal". Undaunted, the band continued touring and released a third record, ''New Bermuda'', in 2015. This album featured a stronger metal sound, with an increased preponderance of heavy guitar riffs and less shoegaze influence. \n The band is set to release their fourth studio album, ''Ordinary Corrupt Human Love'' in July 2018.



!!Core discography
* 2010 - Demo

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!!Core discography
* 2010 - Demo
!!Main discography (studio albums)



* 2012 - Split (with Bosse-de-Nage)



* 2015 - "From the Kettle Onto the Coil" (Single)




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* 2018 - ''Ordinary Corrupt Human Love''

!!Demos, EPs, and Singles
* 2010 - Demo
* 2012 - Split (with Bosse-de-Nage)
* 2015 - "From the Kettle Onto the Coil" (Single)

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