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YAK Announce Debut Album ‘Alas Salvation’ and Release Video for Opening Track ‘Victorious (National Anthem)’

The three-piece garage rockers, YAK, from London made up of Oliver Burslem, Andy Jones, and Elliot Rawson have just announced their debut album Alas Salvation that will be released May 13th. This is very exciting news for fans from all over the globe. They have also released a music video for opening track called Victorious (National Anthem) that is a complete rager, which YAK are known for writing. The band will be on tour for a series of dates and will even be making their way to the US for SXSW Music Festival and a few extra headline shows, check out the dates below and definitely don’t miss out on seeing them live.


  • 12th February – Berghain Kantine, Berlin, Germany
  • 15th February – Gorilla, Manchester, UK*
  • 16th February – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK*
  • 17th February – Thekla, Bristol, UK*
  • 18th February – Electric Ballroom, London, UK*
  • 19th February – The Haunt, Brighton, UK*
  • 22nd February – La Mecanique Ondulatoire, Paris, France *with King Gizzard & The Wizard Lizard
  • 16th – 19th March – SXSW, Austin, TX, US
  • 20th March – Sunset Tavern, Seattle, WA, US
  • 23rd March – Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles, CA, US
  • 25th March – Hideout, Chicago, IL, US
  • 26th March – Silver Dollar, Toronto, ON, US
  • 28th March – Johnny Brenda’s, Philadelphia, US
  • 30th March – Berlin, New York, NY, US
  • 31st March – Saint Vitus, Brooklyn, NY, US
  • 15th April – Printemps de Bourges, Bourges, France
  • 11th May – The Rainbow, Birmingham, UK
  • 12th May – Bungalows & Bears, Sheffield, UK
  • 13th May – Stereo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK w/Baby Strange
  • 14th May – Deaf Institute, Manchester, UK
  • 15th May – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK
  • 18th May – The Exchange, Bristol, UK
  • 20th May – Joiners Arms, Southampton, UK
  • 21st May – The Bullingdon, Oxford, UK
  • 24th May – Dingwalls, London, UK
  • 29th May – Big Next Festival, Gent, Belgium
  • 30th May – Merleyn Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • 31st May – Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Follow YAK on Twitter and give them a like on Facebook. Preorder their debut album here. Watch the music video for Victorious (National Anthem) below.

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<p>Hello! My name is Megan and I’m an average concert goer, vinyl enthusiast, and traveler. I absolutely love music and anything that has to do with it. You can find me queueing at a concert or traveling the country. I love getting lost in a city and visiting local record stores as well as supporting other local shops.</p>