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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… More »

By: James Rettig / February 14, 2015

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 sleuthingMore »

By: James Rettig / January 12, 2015

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 instrumental… More »

By: James Rettig / January 5, 2015

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 wa… More »

By: James Rettig / January 4, 2015

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

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

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… More »

By: James Rettig / December 10, 2014

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… More »

By: James Rettig / November 28, 2014

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… More »

By: James Rettig / November 21, 2014

Here’s The Artwork For Death Grips’ Newly Completed The Powers That B

Death Grips broke up via napkin over the summer, much to Trent Reznor's dismay, less than a month after announcing The Powers That B, a double album featuring their Björk collaboration Niggas On The Moon and a second disc called Jenny Death. The double-LP is still happening, and today the band More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 10, 2014

Death Grips Soundtrack Adidas Commercial

Death Grips broke up earlier this year shortly after releasing Niggas On The Moon, one half of a double album called The Powers That B. At the time of their breakup, the band said, "we are now at our best and so Death Grips is over. we have officially stopped." Adidas have now released… More »

By: James Rettig / September 2, 2014

Fun Fun Fun Fest Replaces Death Cab With Modest Mouse, Death Grips With Murder City Devils

We could have concluded Death Grips weren't playing Fun Fun Fun Fest even if the organizers hadn't poked fun at the band's recent breakup. Now it turns out Death Cab For Cutie -- another Death band, albeit one almost entirely on the other side of the musical spectrum -- have pulled out too. More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 8, 2014

Fun Fun Fun Fest Spoofs Death Grips Breakup Napkin

Yesterday afternoon, Death Grips announced their breakup by writing about it on a napkin and then posting a scan of that napkin on Facebook. They claimed that the powers that b, their final album, would still see release, but they also canceled all their upcoming live shows, including a bunch of festival appearance… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 3, 2014

Death Grips Break Up

Few acts in popular music have the stability of Death Grips, so it's a great shock to see the band have called it quits! Or they're fucking with us! Or their shit got hacked! Either way, the band just posted a note on their Facebook page announcing their demise, along with a photo of… More »

By: Michael Nelson / July 2, 2014

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

There was a pretty significant imbalance in this week's 5 Best Songs. The bottom 3/5 of this list was the subject of significant debate, with lots of candidates receiving low percentages of overall votes -- all worthy, mind you, but none achieving consensus; there were numerous alternate candidates that could have appeared in those spot… More »

By: Stereogum / June 13, 2014

The Bug – “Fuck A Bitch” (Feat. Death Grips) & “Save Me” (Feat. Gonjasufi)

Kevin "Kmart" Martin has been making music as the Bug for years, but his last proper album was released six years ago. That album was London Zoo, an earth-shaking amplification of grime, dubstep, and jungle, featuring a stacked roster of guest vocalists that hadn't been rivaled on an electronic album until Disclosure dropped Settle last… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 12, 2014

Björk Confirms Death Grips Collab: “I Am Thrilled To Be Their ‘Found Object'”

You'll forgive us if we don't automatically take Death Grips at their word. Late last night, the group released niggas on the moon, the first half of their forthcoming double album the powers that b., as a free download. In characteristic Death Grips fashion, this whole thing was a surprise, and not everyone believed… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 9, 2014

Download Death Grips’ “Niggas On The Moon” Feat. Björk, Half Of A New Album The Powers That B

Death Grips just unleashed half of a new double album, the powers that b. The first installment/disc, "niggas on the moon," features Björk (who they remixed a few years back) on all eight tracks. The second disc will be titled "jenny death" and the album will be out officially later this year on Harvest/Third… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 9, 2014

Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden Announce Summer Tour With Death Grips Opening

As we all pretty much surmised last week, Alternative Nation royalty Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails will be hitting the road together this summer, setting up shop at pretty much every shed in the lower 48 over the course of a grueling five and a half weeks. Today, we get the official announcement --… More »

By: Michael Nelson / March 16, 2014

Death Grips – “No Love” Video

After a wild 2013 that ended on a genuine high note, Death Grips have carried some positive momentum into the new year, promising a new album and making available for free download the stems from their last two albums, so that remixers could readily have their way with those songs. Now,… More »

By: Michael Nelson / February 13, 2014
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