Death have a third archival album in the works. The record is called III and follows Death’s breakthrough release of their 1974 album in 2009 and the Spiritual, Mental, Physical comp in 2011. III includes some of the final recordings with founding member David Hackney, who succumbed to lung cancer in 2000. The songs on [...]
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Detroit’s proto-punk pioneers Death have lined up four shows in four separate countries. The shows will follow release band’s new archival single, “North St.” This 1980 cut comes backed with the 1992 tune “We’re Gonna Make It.” The 7-inch will be out through Drag City on February 18. It can be pre-ordered here. As fans [...]
Death have gotten the documentary treatment. A Band Called Death, directed by Mark Covino and Jeff Howlett, was released in 2012 and it will be screening at SXSW this year (screening times are HERE). The film description reads: Before Bad Brains, the Sex Pistols or even the Ramones, there was Death. Formed in the early [...]
Death‘s remastered reissue of their 1990 album Spiritual Healing can be streamed online in full via Loudwire. The outing arrived in stores on November 20th through Relapse.
Death manager Eric Greif has released a lengthy statement to Gunshyassassin detailing his issues with organizers of the Death To All Tour. Greif essentially claims that said organizers still owe around $100,000 to a handful of parties, including the Sweet Relief charity. Here is Greif’s statement: “It is with profound regret that I must clarify [...]
Death returned with a new single. The new single — and first since 1976 — is called “Relief” and dropped February 27. You can hear it now over at Rolling Stone. Death and filmmaker Jeff Howlett are currently putting the finishing touches on a documentary about the band’s revival called Where Do We Go From Here? [...]
Relapse‘s onslaught of Death reissues continues once again with the latest being Vivius!, a deluxe 2-CD live set. It will compile their Live in L.A. (Death & Raw) and Live in Eindhoven releases as a 2-CD set with new liner notes and never-before-seen photos. Vivius! is slated to land in North American stores on February [...]
Death’s The Sound of Perseverance is being remastered and reissued through Relapse this week. It is streaming now at their official Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/DeathOfficial.
Brooklyn Vegan has an interview with Detroit’s Death here: http://www.brooklynvegan.com/archives/2010/11/an_interview_wi_47.html#more
’70s proto-punks Death will issue a second album’s worth of tunes, was recently discovered in the basement of now-defunct recording facility Groovesville Studios by bassist Bobby. The musician rummaged around for hours in the old building before stumbling on a box of masters containing a number of unreleased tracks Death had finished back in the ’70s. [...]