The bangers in He is Legend have a new album, Heavy Fruit, coming out Aug. 16, but they’ve released a new track, “Smoker Scoff,” to tide you over. Heavy Fruit was produced Mitchell Marlow (Filter) and Allen Jacob at Warrior Sound in their home state of North Carolina.

The band is currently headlining the Mega Deaf Tour with Maylene and the Sons of Disaster and Wilson. Dates below!

  • 7/26 Ybor City, FL @ Orpheum
  • 7/27 Jacksonville, FL @ Underbelly
  • 7/29 Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
  • 7/31 San Antonio, TX @Limelight
  • 8/1 Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar
  • 8/2 Dallas, TX @ Trees
  • 8/3 Houston, TX @ Walters
  • 8/6 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
  • 8/7 Phoenix, AZ @ Joes Grotto
  • 8/9 La Jolla, CA @ Porter’s Pub
  • 8/10 Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
  • 8/11 Sacramento, CA @ Assembly
  • 8/12 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
  • 8/13 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
  • 8/14 Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
  • 8/15 St Louis, MO @ Fubar
  • 8/16 Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
  • 8/17 ST. Paul, MN @ Amsterdam
  • 8/19 Newport, KY @ Thompson House
  • 8/20 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
  • 8/21 Lousiville, KY @ Phoenix Hill Tavern
  • 8/22 Fayetteville, NC @ The Drunken Horse Pub


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