By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Sunday, July 6, 2014

My Iron Lung will release their new album Relief this Tuesday, July 8th. The band has released a lyric video for the song “In Defense of Drowning” which you can check out below along with two additional tracks. The band’s sound is a familiar one that recalls some of the more emotional and aggressive variants of post hardcore, but they do it well and I’ve already repeated this short track quite a few times. My Iron Lung will be touring this summer, check out the full list of dates below.

June 19, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA – My Iron Lung is taking the post-hardcore scene by storm their upcoming record Relief, which is due out on July 8th via Pure Noise Records. In anticipation of the release, the band has premiered a furious lyric video for their new song “In Defense of Drowning” today at Additionally, fans are invited to pre-order the record now at

Watch My Iron Lung’s new lyric video for “In Defense of Drowning” now, exclusively at

“In Defense of Drowning” follows the My Iron Lung’s recently released track “Day Dream” and video for “Commonwealth.”

The band will tour this summer with Capsize, Hundredth and Counterparts in support of Relief. Dates are listed below.

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My Iron Lung Tour Dates:
July 14 – Tucson, AZ – Gary’s Place (w/Capsize)
July 15 – Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad (w/Capsize)
July 16 – Lubbock, TX – Jake’s (w/Capsize)
July 19 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
July 21 – Orlando, FL – Backbooth (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
July 22 – Tampa, FL – Epic Problem (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
July 23 – Atlanta, GA – Loft (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
July 24 – Durham, NC – Motorco Music Hall (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
July 25 – Springfield, VA – Empire (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
July 26 – Philadelphia, PA – Voltage Lounge/This Is Hardcore (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
July 27 – Amityville, NY – Revolution Bar and Music Hall (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
July 28 – Worcester, MA – Palladium Upstairs (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
July 29 – Rochester, NY – The Bug Jar
July 30 – Montreal, QC – La Tulipe (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
July 31 – Toronto, ON – Hard Luck (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 1 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 2 – Pontiac, MI – Crofoot Ballroom (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 3 – Chicago, IL – Reggies Rock Club (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 4 – Burnsville, MN – Garage (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 6 – St. Louis, MO – The Firebird (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 7 – Lawrence, KS – Granada Theatre (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 8 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 9 – Salt Lake City, UT – Murray Theater (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 11 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 12 – Fresno, CA – Strummer’s (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 13 – Canoga Park, CA – Cobalt Cafe (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 14 – San Diego, CA – SOMA (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)
Aug 15 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction (w/Hundredth, Counterparts)


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