Battles is an American experimental rock band founded in New York City in 2002 and now consisting of Dave Konopka (formerly of Lynx) on guitar and bass, John Stanier (of Tomahawk and The Mark of Cain, formerly of Helmet) on drums, and guitarist/keyboardist Ian Williams (formerly of Don Caballero and Storm & Stress) on guitars and keyboards. Until 2010 they were joined by Tyondai Braxton (son of avant-garde jazz composer and multi-instrumentalist Anthony Braxton) on vocals Read more on Last.fm
Hey, our good friend John Stanier will be drumming with the band on Late Night with Seth Meyers all week starting tonight, tune in!
Sep 22, 2017
Getting chills in anticipation of our upcoming NY, LA + SF shows? We've just made a limited run of hoodies for the occasion! They're first available at our tour merch booths and up for preorder online now at https://battles.bleepstores.com
Sep 15, 2017
We're playing at The Roxy in Los Angeles, with Atiba Jefferson and Jon Theodore.
Get your tickets for this rare, intimate affair! http://bttls.com/live.html
Jul 10, 2017
Due to popular demand we've added a show in San Francisco following our LA dates. Here's a photo of what you can expect.
Tickets at bttls.com/live.html
Jun 13, 2017
Hey everyone - we’re playing two intimate shows ahead of our big big stadium dates. RSVP for NYC today and/or grab tickets for LA on Friday!
6.20 - House of Vans, Brooklyn - http://bit.ly/2rs6h9z
9.28 - The Roxy, Los Angeles - http://ticketf.ly/2ro8AiD
Jun 02, 2017
Thanks so much Taicoclub + Japan for last week - can't wait to come back
May 02, 2017
Hey everyone. We are pleased to announce two upcoming shows with our very good friends Interpol - tickets on sale Friday, see you in Forest Hills and LA this September!
Feb 08, 2017
We’re incredibly lucky to return to you for the 3rd time since La Di Da Di Japan! Back again this May for Taicoclub !
See us at these fine festivals & cities over the next week, Europe!
8.12 - Open Air Festival - Basel, CH
8.13 - Route Du Rock - St Malo, FR
8.15 - Roisin Dubh - Galway, IR
8.16 - Black Box - Belfast, UK
8.18 - Pukkelpop - Hasselt, BE
8.19 - Tauron - Katowice, PL
8.20 - Green Man - Brecon Beacons, UK
Heading back to Portland! Come down to one of our favorites Wonderland Ballroom with Chanti Darling and Mascaras pres. by Red Bull Sound Select.
RSVP here: http://win.gs/rbsspdx0616
Jun 10, 2016
We're heading back to Seattle! See us at Neumos on June 15 with X SUNS. Grab your tickets here: http://bit.ly/1t9NJLV
Jun 06, 2016
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Forbidden Fruit Festival, Dublin, June 2016
Jun 03, 2016
June 02, 2016
Jun 03, 2016
Hey! This month we're coming to a few of your towns in Europe and New York + the west coast of the USA. Buy tickets before it's too late at www.bttls.com/live and check out Dot Com in this rad Adult Swim video below
Today (Saturday, May 7) from 2-4, Ian will be the guest on Radio Free Brooklyn for Scott Einhorn's show Brooklyn Beat. Go to www.radiofreebrooklyn.com or use the TuneIn app. Trust us... He's like really smart, went to the best schools and is really really great with the women. So you'll want to listen
May 04, 2016
We're playing more shows from the end of May on, including an intimate show at Music Hall of Williamsburg May 26. Buy tickets here http://bttls.com/live and see us play FF Bada below!