Death Grips Tickets
Death Grips is a hip hop band from Sacramento, California that has made headlines with its hip hop music. The powerful trio, headed by the rapper Stefan “MC Ride” Burnett, has captivated audiences with their unusual music style and wild performances. The band has worked with Warp, Epic and Harvest Records. Their recent album, The Powers that B, was eagerly awaited by their devoted followers. In the wake of its latest album the band intends to embark on a world tour. Some of Death Grips’ notable songs include “I’ve Seen Footage”, “Get Got” and “No Love”. The band has developed almost a cult like following on YouTube and Facebook.
Formed in 2011 in Sacramento, California, Death Grips is a three member hip hop band. The group features the talented rapper Stefan Burnett as vocalist, with Zach Hill on drums and Andy Morin on keyboard. Frontman Burnett, AKA MC Ride, has a distinct on-stage persona that gives the band much of its personality.
Exmilitary, the band’s debut mix tape was released in 2011 and included the notable song “Takyon”. In 2012, Death Grips signed up with Epic Records and produced their second album , The Money Store, which featured their most popular songs “I’ve Seen Footage” and “Get Got”. They intended to release their subsequent album, No Love Deep Web, the same year but the label did not agree to it. The band then released the album themselves which resulted in a rift between them and the record company.
Signing up with Harvest Records, Death Grips then released its next album Government Plates. Death Grips latest album, The Powers That B, was produced under their own label, Third Worlds. The first half of album titled “Niggers on the Moon” was leaked on the internet in 2014. It featured vocal samples from the singer-songwriter Bjork. The second half was titled “Jenny Death” and featured more traditional Death Grips music. The album is to be followed up by a worldwide tour that will take the band to numerous venues across the US and Europe.
Death Grips 2012 album received commercial and critical success to a certain extent. It was placed ninth on Pitchfork Media’s list of “Best Albums of 2012”. Government Plates earned the forty-third spot on Spin Magazine’s list “Best Albums of 2013”.
The band has a unique sound that can be described as experimental hip hop with elements of industrial noise and punk rock. The band’s sound is wide ranging, encompassing minimalistic styles as in the song “No Love” and then there is rapping about darker subjects as in the single “I’ve Seen Footage”. Their wild performances and thrilling stage presence are hallmarks of the band’s live gigs.
Ride’s aggressive lyrics match his attitude and are complemented by Hill’s powerful drumming. The lyrics often focus on themes of struggle, both inner and against the world. Ride adopts various vocal styles at his gigs ranging from shouting and screaming to even whispering. Zach Hill’s unconventional drumming and Morin’s unorthodox production style are also some of the distinctive elements of the band’s overall sound.
Death Grips has established a nearly cult like following among experimental hip hop fans. The band often treats live audiences with musical improvisations interspersed with performances of their notable singles. Their experimental sounds have been praised by fans and critics alike for their unconventionality. The dark and bleak lyrics of Death Grips’ songs and their wild performances have been wowing crowds since the band entered the industry. If you are a fan of the band’s work then Death Grips tickets are just the thing for you.