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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 »

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 spots… More »

Even with all of the dick pics and album leaks and label disputes of 2012, Death Grips never had a more tumultuous year than they did in 2013. It was the year they reached new heights of exposure, after the climb in 2012, and found it not to their liking. This was a year of… More »

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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…
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…
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…
James Rettig | November 21, 2014 - 8:40 am

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…
Chris DeVille | October 10, 2014 - 4:26 pm

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.
James Rettig | September 2, 2014 - 8:35 am

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…
Chris DeVille | July 8, 2014 - 4:18 pm

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…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2014 - 8:49 am

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…
Michael Nelson | July 2, 2014 - 5:38 pm

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…
Miles Bowe | June 12, 2014 - 10:54 am

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…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2014 - 1:54 pm

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
Scott Lapatine | June 9, 2014 - 12:01 am

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…
Michael Nelson | March 16, 2014 - 11:56 am

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…
Michael Nelson | February 13, 2014 - 3:31 pm

Death Grips Share Instrumental And Vocal Tracks From Their Last Two Albums

Death Grips had an insane year in 2013 (which you can read about in our Year In Death Grips feature), one that gave the impression…
Miles Bowe | January 29, 2014 - 5:28 pm

Death Grips At Work On New Album

Zach Hill has announced on Facebook that Death Grips will begin work on the followup to last year’s Government Plates. That album seemed transitional and…
Miles Bowe | January 20, 2014 - 11:52 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 50 Albums Of 2013

Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2013 - 12:38 pm

Stereogum’s 50 Favorite Songs Of 2013

Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal…
Stereogum | December 12, 2013 - 1:09 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Death Grips Government Plates

Last week Death Grips dropped a new album out of nowhere -- a really good new album -- but considering it's a spontaneous digital, free…
Miles Bowe | November 20, 2013 - 12:19 pm