2020 release. Afterburner is the ninth full-length studio album by Dance Gavin Dance. The album serves as a follow-up the group's eighth studio album, Artificial Selection (2018). Recording sessions for the album took place over a five month period between June and November 2019 with producer Kris Crummett at Interlace Audio in Portland, Oregon, while the vocals were recorded with producer Drew Fulk in Los Angeles, California. The album is considered a musical progression for the band, showcasing experimentation with funk, Latin, rap, and metalcore accompanied with their habitual post-hardcore and experimental rock style.