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This was a fucking fucked up week. I got more joy, and solace, from the videos of one nameless genius doing Michael Jackson dance moves through the streets of Baltimore, my embattled hometown, than I did out of any music video. And while it doesn’t have a damn thing to do with music, as of… More »

Tomorrow, Death From Above 1979 will release The Physical World, the band’s first new album in a decade. It’s hard to believe, considering DFA 1979’s enduring popularity over the past ten years, that The Physical World is only their second proper LP, the long-delayed and seemingly never-gonna-happen follow up to 2004’s You’re A Woman, I’mMore »

A decade ago, when Death From Above 1979 first stalked the earth, it was hard to know what to do with them. They weren’t dance-punk, and they weren’t noise-rock, though if you squinted hard enough, they were both. They had the same personnel setup as Lightning Bolt, and they played loud riffs like Lightning Bolt,… More »

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Death From Above 1979 – “White Is Red” Video

When Toronto's Death From Above 1979 reunited to release last year's The Physical World, the welcome news of their return warranted a documentary about what…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 17, 2015 - 11:11 am
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Death From Above 1979 Share Acoustic “Virgins,” Cancel Some Tour Dates

Toronto rockers Death From Above 1979 have had to cancel some upcoming tour dates, which they announced in a Facebook post yesterday, but to make…
Caitlin White | July 10, 2015 - 11:22 am
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Watch Bands Share Their Least Favorite Interview Questions At GovBall

Last weekend was New York's own annual music festival Governors Ball, and in the true festival spirit of complaining about everything, Funny Or Die wa…
Caitlin White | June 9, 2015 - 1:25 pm
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Artist Portraits From Shaky Knees 2015

Shaky Knees Festival went down in Atlanta this weekend, and we sent two photographers to capture portraits and live shots of some of the performer…
Stereogum | May 11, 2015 - 11:46 am
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Death From Above 1979 – “Virgins” Video

Death From Above 1979 have just shared a video for "Virgins," a track off of last year's reunion album The Physical World, and it's a…
James Rettig | April 28, 2015 - 7:44 am

Watch The Life After Death From Above 1979 Documentary Trailer

The recent return of Death From Above 1979 reminded a lot of people how much they loved that band. Next month will bring the release…
Miles Bowe | September 26, 2014 - 11:55 am

Death From Above 1979 – “Trainwreck 1979″ Video

"Trainwreck 1979" is the searing new single from Death From Above 1979's guns-blazing new album The Physical World, and it's also the album's best song.
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2014 - 2:05 pm
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Watch Death From Above 1979 Bring The Wreckage To Letterman

"Trainwreck 1979," the first single from Death From Above 1979's seething reunion album The Physical World, is an absolute drooling monster of a song, a…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2014 - 9:09 am
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Red Bull Sound Select Lines Up Run The Jewels, Kurt Vile, DFA1979 For 30 Days In LA

While music fans in New York are used to Red Bull Music Academy taking over the city during the month of May, it looks like…
Miles Bowe | September 10, 2014 - 6:09 pm

Stream Death From Above 1979 The Physical World

It’s been almost a decade since Death From Above 1979 released their seething, monstrous full-length debut You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine. As of right…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2014 - 9:50 am
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Death From Above 1979 – “Government Trash”

Death From Above 1979's reunion album, The Physical World, is out next month. We've already heard two tracks from the album, the lead single, "Trainwreck
Michael Nelson | August 18, 2014 - 1:47 pm
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Watch Death From Above 1979 Debut New Song “Right On, Frankenstein”

The great reunited Canadian duo Death From Above 1979 are less than a month away from releasing The Physical World, their first album in over…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2014 - 10:21 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Because July 4th fell on a Friday, we didn't run 5 Best Songs last week. But man, last week gave us a lot of good…
Stereogum | July 11, 2014 - 4:37 pm
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Death From Above 1979 The Physical World Details

Yesterday we got to hear the first new song off Death From Above 1979's upcoming reunion album, The Physical World, and now we've gotten a…
Miles Bowe | July 8, 2014 - 10:38 am
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Death From Above 1979 – “Trainwreck 1979″

Last month, the reunited Death From Above 1979 announced that they'd be releasing another album. DFA1979 only ever released one proper studio album, 2004's You're
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2014 - 5:09 pm
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Death From Above 1979 Announce Reunion Album The Physical World

Death From Above broke up in 2006, after releasing a grand total of one album, 2004's kinda-classic You're A Woman, I'm A Machine. They're one…
Tom Breihan | June 11, 2014 - 10:11 am
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Ugly Christmas Sweaters From Queens Of The Stone Age, Metallica, Motörhead, And More

Last year we were all amused by the Slayer Christmas sweater, the heaviest and coziest way for your torso to ring in the holidays. Thi…
Scott Lapatine | November 26, 2013 - 5:33 pm
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