Watch The Buttertones’ “Gravediggin” Video

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Watch The Buttertones’ “Gravediggin” Video.

The Buttertones‘ excellent 2017 LP Gravedigging is out now on Innovative Leisure and this week the LA band dropped a new video for the album’s title track. Discussing the record, the band’s guitarist Dakota Boettcher explains:

“We all love movies so much. When you listen to a soundtrack, it has peaks and it has lows, but it’s a whole journey. That’s what we want to do. We want you to go on a journey.”

It seems only appropriate, then, that the group has chosen directors David Gantz and Theo Cohn to helm their new visual project. Adept at transforming short format stories into mini-epics, Gantz and Cohen’s new video stars Trevor Wright and Emily Brooks in a Westworld like drama that pits a ragged outlaw against a beautiful Siren and a town full of brain eating zombies.

Look for The Buttertones to launch a brief West Coast tour later this August. You can find a list of the upcoming dates after the YouTube embed below. While you’re at it, checkout photos from The Buttertones’ recent Seattle performance at the Chop Suey from earlier this year.

Watch The Buttertones’ “Gravediggin” Video

The Buttertones West Coast Tour Dates 2017

Aug 2 – Casbah – San Diego, CA
Aug 3 – Rebel Lounge – Phoenix, AZ
Aug 5 – Sidewinder – Austin, TX
Aug 6 – Three Links – Dallas, TX
Aug 7 – Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
Aug 8 – Slowdown – Omaha, NE
Aug 9 – Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
Aug 11 – Kilby Court – Salt Lake City, UT
Aug 12 – Neurolux – Boise, ID
Aug 13 – Barboza – Seattle, WA
Aug 15 – Lola’s – Portland, OR
Aug 16 – Café Du Nord – San Francisco, CA
Aug 17 – Atrium @ The Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA

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