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Insect Surfers Invade Northern California!


Time for the annual Insect Surfers pilgrimage up to the beloved Bay Area for an extended weekend of shows!

New Full Length Album Datura Moon Released!


It's official! The 5th full-length CD Dautra Moon is now available! Physical CDs are expected June 8, but place your pre-order now to ensure a copy before they're all gone! This is a limited run and may not be repressed in this format, so get them while you can! For those of you that just want to hear the new tunes now or prefer digital, downloads are now available at BANDCAMP!

New Full Length Album Scheduled to Be Released in 2017!


In conjunction with the 2nd European tour and Surfer Joe Summer Festival appearance, Insect Surfers have begun pre-production on the follow up to 2013's critically acclaimed Infra Green! The target street date will likely coincide with the voyage to Italy in June! Check back here for more updates!

Insects Cover A Special Tune For Tribute Compilation!


The details are still top secret and highly confidential, but we can at least tease that a very special song will be recorded for a brand-new tribute compilation! What band? What song? What else is on the release? Well, you'll have to check back here for more details!

Insect Surfers 2017 European Tour!


It's official!

Insect Surfers will return to Europe in June-July of 2017 for a second European tour, highlighted by another appearance at The Surfer Joe Summer Festival in Livorno, Italy! Check back here for exact dates and locations and be sure to visit for the full festival lineup!


Insect Surfers Have 2 Songs Included in North Sea Surf Radio's 2016 Top 101 Surf Revival Song Countd


Another Surf revival countdown...another inclusion of Insect Surfers' songs!

The Surf instrumental geeks around the world have voted, and NSSR has presented the results!

Insect Surfers are very proud to have both "Mojave" (No. 18) and "Polaris" (No. 20) make the countdown! Both songs appear on the CD Reverb Sun, which is available right here on the official website!

3 Insect Surfers Albums Voted in 2015 North Sea Surf Radio Top 101 Surf Revival Album Countdown!


Insect Surfers are very proud to have had 3 albums voted into the 2nd annual North Sea Surf Radio Top 101 Surf Revival Albums of all time countdown! The albums were revealed during a marathon 12-hour countdown broadcast, co-hosted by the Insects' own Jonpaul Balak, on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. 

The exact rankings were #51 Infra Green, #38 Death Valley Coastline and #25 Reverb Sun.

The band was amongst extremely good company, including Slacktone, The Treble Spankers, The Ghastly Ones, The Bambi Molesters, Lost Twang Marvels and The Space Cossacks, all occupying the top positions.

See the entire results HERE

Warm thanks to everyone that voted!

First East Coast Tour in Decades! May 2015!


For the first time in over 20 years, Insect Surfers will be making a very special trip back to the homeland--the East Coast of the US, including a couple of stops in the historic origin city of Washington, D.C.!

Check the facebook for all the up-to-the-minute details!

3 Songs Voted In North Sea Surf Radio's 2nd Annual Top 101 Surf Revival Songs Countdown!


Thanks again to all that voted! And once again, we are truly proud to be among such esteemed talent!

The exact results are #94 "Black Sea" #21 "Mojave" and #18 "Polaris!

See the entire list HERE

Insect Surfers Featured In The Feb 2014 Issue of Vintage Guitar Magazine!


That's right, the guitar magazine craziness continues! Check out page 133 for the write up and another photo of Dave from the HB Pier gig!


Perfect Sound Forever Online Music Magazine Interviews Dave Arnson!


Michael Layne Hearth conducted an interview with Insect founder/leader Dave Arnson in the online music magazine "Perfect Sound Forever" 

Check it out HERE!

Infra Green Released On Limited Edition Green Splatter Vinyl!


The long-anticipated new album Infra Green is now officially available in a limited pressing of green splatter vinyl on Green Cookie Records out of Greece! Check the STORE of the website and order your copy today! They WILL sell out!

Insect Surfers Featured In The Holiday 2013 Issue of Guitar Player Magazine


Check out page 34 of the Holiday 2013 issue of Guitar Player Magazine for a write up on Insect Surfers including a photo of Dave and Michael from the Huntington Beach Pier Surfin' Sundays Concert Series!


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  • August 3, 2019
    Alpine Village, Torrance, CA
  • August 16, 2019
    The Asbury, Asbury Park, NJ

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