This Will Destroy You is an American post-rock band from Texas. It is composed of guitarists Jeremy Galindo and Chris King, bassist and keyboardist Donovan Jones and drummer Alex Bhore. The group is known for mainly composing long instrumental and atmospheric pieces. The members of This Will Destroy You met through mutual friends and played together in different groups while in high school. Their latest album, New Others Part Two, was released on October 16, 2018, just 18 days after their previous release, New Others Part One.
This Will Destroy You is formed by guitarists Jeremy Galindo and Chris King, bassist Raymond Brown and drummer Andrew Miller in San Marcos, Texas, in 2002 (or 2005, according to sources). They meet through mutual friends> and play together in various high school groups> before the training is finalized in 2002>. The first rolls of the band present Galindo to vocals, and look musically like Radiohead, but after composing their songs, members of This Will Destroy You are not satisfied with the result >>>. After composing The World Is Our___, they decide to compose only instrumental pieces>. The name of the group is inspired by one of their titles which was to be called This Will Destroy You, which will be thrown because too pretentious. The group found it "hilarious" .
This Will Destroy You self-produced an EP, Young Mountain, in 2005>. It was originally to be a demo and was sold as a CD-R after their concerts. It is positively noted by critics. The band signs a contract with the label Magic Bullet Records, and Brent Eyestone, owner of the label will ask them to contribute to the compilation It Came From The Hills Vol. 1>. The group sends Eyestone a copy of their demo to thank him, after which they invite them to Sparrows Swarm and Sing. This Will Destroy You then begins to collaborate with Magic Bullet by verbal agreement>, but no contract will be signed physically>.
In June 2006, Magic Bullet reissues Young Mountain >>>. The group attracts the interest of the specialized press like Pitchfork> and Rolling Stone>. Sputnikmusic goes so far as to say: "TWDY's style is almost perfect. Clean production, everything is good. The tone is good, it can not get better. The silent songs are captivating. Heavy pieces are as captivating as they are brutal. " The EP is especially praised by Rock Sound>, the editor Darren Taylor will even name it best album of 2006>.