7/22: Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater
- On tour with The Color Morale, The Plot In You, and Picturesque
- Recently signed to Spinefarm Records
- Watch the official video for the song “The Earth Will Turn” here.
Dayseeker was formed in 2012 by vocalist Rory Rodriguez, guitarists Alex Polk and Gino Sgambelluri, bassist Andrew Sharp and drummer Mike Karle in Orange near San Diego, California. Rory Rodriguez and Alex Polk were members in a band called Arms Like Yoursbefore forming Dayseeker.
The band released a series of demo’s including the songs What It Means to Be Defeated, Collision.Survive and Resurrect which were released on their debut record as well as two untitled songs. On July 7, 2013 the band got signed to inVogue Records where the band released their debut album What It Means to Be Defeated on October 29, 2013. It featured work by Joey Sturgis who mastered the record. On November 24, 2014 the album was re-released. Tom Denney, a former guitarist of A Day to Remember was involved in producing the re-released version of the album. The re-issue features three acoustic tracks.
In November and December 2013 the band toured the United States on a three-week tour alongside Kingdom Of Giants. In April and May 2014 the band was part of the Artery Across the Nation Tour which featured Upon This Dawning and The Browning in the line-up.
In January 2015 the band announced hitting the studio to begin recording the follow-up record to 2013s debut album What It Means to Be Defeated with producer Nick Ingram who had worked with Hotel Books and Before Their Eyes in the past. On March 9, 2015 it was announced that the album will be entitled Origin and is set to be released on April 21, 2015. The same day the same-titled lead single as well as the pre-orders were announced. The band covered Jealous originally performed by Nick Jonas.
On December 23, 2014 the band announced they would be being part on the Hawthorne Heights tour between March and April 2015.After that tour the band will share stage with Silent Planet in April and May 2015 to promote their new album.
Departure from InVogue
Members Alex Polk and Andrew Sharp departed from the band and in spring of 2016 Shawn Yates, former member of At The Skylines, served as the new guitarist. On December 15, 2016 the band announced their departure from InVogue Records and the signing to a new label, Spinefarm Records. Shortly after they announced a U.S. tour with headliner Silent Planet, along with Ghost Key and Hail the Sun beginning February of 2017. A year after the release of Origin, Dayseeker announced a new full length album set to release in 2017.[