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AFROPUNK Announces Inaugural Atlanta Festival With D’Angelo, Flying Lotus, Death Grips, Santigold, Danny Brown

The inaugural AFROPUNK Atlanta Festival will take place Saturday, 10/3 and Sunday, 10/4 at Atlanta’s Central Park. The festival will have notable performances from D’Angelo and The Vanguard, Flying Lotus, Santigold, Death Grips, Trash Talk, Twin Shadow, Danny Brown, and so many more. With this lineup, it’s bound to be impressive. More »

By: Misha Sesar / July 7, 2015 - 4:11 pm

Watch Death Grips Perform At First Show Since Breakup

For a band that’s supposedly “broken up,” Death Grips sure do keep pretty busy. First they dropped their double album The Powers That B on the world, and now — after months of mind games and speculation, as always — they’ve finally kicked off their promised world tour. The first show took place last night… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 20, 2015 - 1:41 pm

Death Grips – “The Powers That B” Video

Death Grips have just shared a new video for Jenny Death track “The Powers That B,” aka the title track of the whole double album affair. The clip entirely consists of frenetically sped-up footage of Death Grips cleaning an impressive amount of beanbag Styrofoam from the floor, but somehow it kinda works. Watch it below. More »

By: Peter Helman / June 7, 2015 - 8:45 pm

Death Grips Share Mysterious New Album By The I.L.Y.’s

Some more Death Grips games! Late last night, the supposed/basically confirmed Death Grips Twitter account @bbpoltergiest sent out a link to a zip file hosted on the band’s Thirdworlds label website. Opening that file revealed a whole album called I’ve always been good at true love by a band known as The I.L.Y.’s. As with… More »

By: James Rettig / June 4, 2015 - 8:50 am

Death Grips – “I Break Mirrors With My Face In The United States” Video

Death Grips have shared another video from Jenny Death, the second disc of their double-album The Powers That B. This time it’s the frantic electro-noise-rap rave-up “I Break Mirrors With My Face In The United States,” following “On GP” last week. The clip is basically just an insane MC Ride selfie, yet it’s still highly… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 27, 2015 - 1:41 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Serious giants occupy 5 Best Songs this week. You’ve got Kendrick Lamar, the architect of a new album so utterly dizzying and forceful it survived its semi-botched surprise release completely unscathed. Then you’ve got Grimes and Bleachers on the same track, plus an explosive new one from Death Grips, and of course, another song from… More »

By: Stereogum / March 20, 2015 - 4:33 pm

Stream Death Grips The Powers That B, Disc 2: Jenny Death

The new single that Death Grips dropped last week, “On GP,” is one of the best songs I’ve heard this year. I’ve been excited to hear the album on which that song will appear … and now, I can. And so can you! They band just shared The Powers That B, Disc 2: Jenny DeathMore »

By: Michael Nelson / March 19, 2015 - 5:59 pm

Death Grips – “The Powers That B”

Death Grips have shared another new track from the much-anticipated and much-delayed Jenny Death. “The Powers That B” is the title track to the whole double album affair that started with last year’s Niggas On The Moon, and is set to be released in full on 3/31. This is the third track we’ve heard from… More »

By: James Rettig / March 17, 2015 - 12:33 am

Death Grips – “On GP” Video

Surprise! Death Grips are still a band, sort of. They’ve been teasing their final album Jenny Death for a while now, and yesterday they dropped the first single “On GP” accompanied by a video. However, this original video, which featured Death Grips hanging out inside the echo chamber of Studio 1 at Sunset Sound Recorder… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 13, 2015 - 4:39 pm

Death Grips – “On GP”

Yesterday we got word that Death Grips’ long-teased Jenny Death, half of the double album The Powers That B, has an official release date of 3/17, and we heard excerpts of all the tracks via a Dutch retailer’s pre-order. Now you can hear track 9, “On GP,” in its entirety in a video Death Gri… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 12, 2015 - 10:21 pm

Jenny Death Soon? Dutch Retailer Posts Clips From New Death Grips Album

As always, take all Death Grips news with a grain of salt, but this sure seems like it’s the real thing. A Dutch retailer called Bol has listed a CD version of the group’s highly anticipated, oft-teased “final” album The Powers That B, which wouldn’t be that big of a deal except here’s the kicker:… More »

By: James Rettig / March 10, 2015 - 10:58 pm

Death Grips Fuel Tour Speculation With Live Rehearsal Video

Let the Death Grips intrigue continue… Last night, the “broken up” band shared a 20-minute video of what looks like them rehearsing for a possible live performance. They posted it on their Facebook page along with the message “today.” Back in December, some evidence piled up that pointed to the band possibly going on tour,… More »

By: James Rettig / February 14, 2015 - 9:17 am

Death Grips Visit Disneyland While “Runway E” Soundtracks London Fashion Week Runway Show

@bbpoltergiest — the Twitter account that’s been largely speculated to belong to Death Grips after tweeting out a possible tour announcement and an insistence that they aren’t broken up — recently sent out the above photo of the experimental rap group hanging out at Disneyland’s Tower Of Terror. Some intense Reddit sleuthing seems to corroborate… More »

By: James Rettig / January 12, 2015 - 9:08 am

Download Death Grips’ Surprise Instrumental Album Fashion Week

Death Grips have just surprise released an instrumental album called Fashion Week. This appears to be separate from their double album The Powers That B, which is set to come out physically on 2/10. The new album has fourteen tracks which spell out the words JENNY DEATH WHEN, and it looks like these instrumentals were… More »

By: James Rettig / January 5, 2015 - 12:26 am

Death Grips’ The Powers That B Street Date Revealed

Looks like there’s now a semi-official release date for Death Grips’ double album The Powers That B: a few separate listings show that it will be released physically in the United States on March 31st. We’ve already heard the first half of the album, Niggas On The Moon, when it was released in the middle… More »

By: James Rettig / January 4, 2015 - 11:02 am

In Memoriam: The Bands We Lost In 2014

Since 2008 I’ve put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year’s band breakups. It’s a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side. Sometimes it takes a decade or more of inactivity for a band to really maximize its fanbase. Ask American Football, Slint, Neutral Milk Hotel, OutKast, the Replacements, or any of… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 29, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Did Death Grips Just Announce A Tour?

Take all of this with a grain of salt, but it looks like Death Grips could possibly maybe perhaps be going on tour. A Twitter account that is speculated to be associated with the “broken-up” group sent out the following message last night: “we’re going on tour.”… More »

By: James Rettig / December 16, 2014 - 8:59 am

Death Grips – “Inanimate Sensation” Video

Death Grips have shared the first song from jenny death, the second half of their double album the powers that b that kicked off with the release of niggas on the moon earlier this year. The track is called “Inanimate Sensation” and is accompanied by a video that shows some visuals projected from a Jumbotro… More »

By: James Rettig / December 10, 2014 - 8:16 am

New Death Grips Vinyl Reveals Robert Pattinson Played Guitar On “Birds”

Death Grips’ Government Plates got a vinyl release for Record Store Day Black Friday, and one Redditor who bought it has pointed out that the liner notes reveal that none other than Robert Pattinson of Twilight fame contributed guitar to album track “Birds.” Previously, Pattinson and Beyonce got together for a photo with the now-defunct… More »

By: James Rettig / November 28, 2014 - 7:57 pm

Here’s The Cool Cover Of Death Grips’ Government Plates Record Store Day Vinyl

Death Grips may have broken up, but they still have a few things coming out: there’s Jenny Death — the second half of the double album The Powers That B — which still doesn’t have a release date yet, and there’s a vinyl edition of the group’s 2013 album Government Plates, which is coming out… More »

By: James Rettig / November 21, 2014 - 8:40 am
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