This Will Destroy You Takes Aim at Denver

This Will Destroy You rendered in negative.
This Will Destroy You rendered in negative.
Malcolm Elijah

It is stunningly loud, cosmically trippy, creating a soundscape that takes listeners on an inward journey, both on records and in a live setting. The aptly named post-rock band This Will Destroy You is headed back to Denver on its West Coast tour, and is happy to be stopping here along the way. 

"We enjoy touring the western side of the U.S. quite a bit," says Alex Bhore, drummer for TWDY. "The older we all get, it gets a little harder and harder to leave home, but it's definitely exciting — we love a lot of places on this side of country.  We really love Denver; it's always kind of a quick one because we are usually coming from Salt Lake City and then going straight home or somewhere else, but we really love Denver, specifically. It's a great city and there are great things happening there."

Although the group already has six impressive studio albums under its belt, it hasn't released a new record since 2014's Another Language, but it's still taking to the road regularly. As such, a lot of people are wondering what is next for This Will Destroy You. 

This Will Destroy You
This Will Destroy You
Karlo X Ramos

"We are definitely playing two or three songs, probably three, in Denver, that we've never played live before," Bhore tells us. "They are older songs from the last couple of records, and we have some new projects in the works that are collaborations with different people for some different things. We are working on some score stuff, and we have a new record in the works, but we are still just sketching out ideas and working on some other projects."

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While it doesn't have a new album coming out just yet, the group hopes to be making music together for a very long time.

"I don’t know; we might all die," Bhore laughs when asked about the future of the band. "But hopefully  we can keep making music together; that’s on the agenda. You gotta do shit while you're here."

This Will Destroy You will perform at the Bluebird Theater on Wednesday, March 23. Doors are at 8 p.m., and Vinyl Williams opens the show. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door, and the show is 18 and up. 

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