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Snails Heads 'Into the Light' on Debut Album 'The Shell,' Announces Big, Sticky Production Tour: Premiere

SNAILS
Adrian Villagomez

Snails

"Vomitstep." It might be the most awkwardly genius name for one's sound ever concocted. You know what you're in for, something gnarly, nasty, and hard. It's the slimy bass trail Snails fans crave, but the Canadian DJ and producer is not painting himself into a corner.

His latest single "Into The Light" is a monster. It's every bit as gritty and wild as "Frogbass" or "Waffle House," but it dives deeper into U.K. garage melodies than this creepy crawler has yet dared. Sarah Hudson, who has songwriting credits for artists ranging from Katy Perry to Justin Bieber, provides powerful vocals to match the song's intensity, even as the drums explode like fireworks over Snails' signature growls.

"Into The Light" is the first single from the vomitstep producer's debut album The Shell. It's a definite moment of pride and growth for a producer who's made his name as a sound design master with truly unique flavor. We can't wait to see what he'll do with a full concept.

The album will be supported by a new tour with his first custom production set up, to be unveiled at the first stop in Seattle, WA., Nov. 17. The first leg of the tour also includes his one-day festival Sluggtopia at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, with support from NGHTMRE, JOYRYDE, and more.

Tickets are on sale now for the new tour, just use the secret password "shell." More dates are to be announced. He put out a cool, retro, sci-fi horror trailer for the album to give context to the music to come. He's also been featured in the rebrand of Spotify's Mint playlist, which you can check out here. Peep the upcoming Snails tour dates, and listen to "Into The Light" below.

Snails The Shell Tour First Leg

11/17 - SEATTLE, WA - TACOMA DOME w/ KAYZO, DOWNLINK B2B SPACE LACES, SAY MY NAME, BOOGIE T, SQUNTO

11/22 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - ARMORY w/ 12TH PLANET, TBA, BOOGIE T, SQUNTO

12/2 - DALLAS, TX - SOUTHSIDE BALLROOM w/ BRO SAFARI, TBA, BOOGIE T, SQUNTO

12/23 - ATLANTA, GA - TABERNACLE w/ KAYZO, TBA, TBA

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