Death Grips

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Death Grips
Death Grips at Brooklyn Masonic Temple, NYC (2015).jpg
Death Grips in 2015
Background information
Origin Sacramento, California, United States
Years active 2010–present
Associated acts
Website Third Worlds website

Death Grips is an experimental hip hop group from Sacramento, California, formed in 2010. The group consists of rapper/vocalist Stefan Burnett, known by his stage name MC Ride, drummer and producer Zach Hill, and co-producer Andy Morin (often erroneously referred to as Flatlander, another name the group uses for their collective production work).[2] The band has featured guitarist Nick Reinhart of Tera Melos on their albums Fashion Week, Jenny Death and Bottomless Pit. The band's music has been characterized as drawing on hip hop, industrial, punk, electronic[3] and noise music.[4][5] In 2015, The Skinny called them "the first truly important band of the twenty-first century".[6]

The group released the mixtape Exmilitary in April 2011 and their studio debut album The Money Store the following year, both to critical acclaim.[7] Shortly after signing to Epic Records in 2012, the group leaked their second album No Love Deep Web for free download in breach of their contract and were eventually dropped from the label. They released their third album Government Plates in 2013. Following several broken performance commitments, the group announced their "disbanding" in July 2014 along with the release of their fourth album The Powers That B.[8][9] However, in March 2015 the group revealed that they "might make some more" music[10] and later announced a world tour.[11] Later that year, they announced their fifth official studio album titled Bottomless Pit, which was released in May 2016.[12]


2010–2011: Formation and Exmilitary[edit]

Death Grips was formed in Sacramento, California on December 21, 2010, by Zach Hill, Andy Morin, and Stefan Burnett.[5]

On the first day of their formation they recorded their first song, "Full Moon (Death Classic)".[13] It was released on March 8, 2011 together with a video and a free self-titled EP which featured "Full Moon" together with five other songs.[14][15] On April 25, 2011, Death Grips released a free mixtape entitled Exmilitary, containing several tracks from the EP along with new cuts.[16][17]

Throughout the spring and early summer in 2011, Death Grips played small live shows while Exmilitary was spreading steadily throughout the Internet. It received several favorable ratings from music critics, with calling it "an intense, dark listen".[18][19][20] During this time the band members were largely elusive, the only known member being Hill.[13]

2012: The Money Store and No Love Deep Web[edit]

Death Grips performing in New York City in 2012

On February 27, 2012, Death Grips signed with Epic Records, under the recommendation of Epic's then-executive vice president of marketing Angelica Cob-Baehler,[5] and announced the release of two albums in 2012. The first album, The Money Store, was released on April 21, 2012 while the songs "Blackjack", "Get Got" and "The Fever (Aye Aye)" have been released as singles. Music videos have been released for all three, as well as the track "Lost Boys" alone with no video accompaniment.[21][22][23]

In May the band scheduled a thirty-show international tour to support The Money Store, but shortly afterward cancelled it so they could complete their second album of 2012, which angered many fans and their label.[5] They spent the next four months recording their next album, No Love Deep Web, in Sacramento.[5] During this period the band also remixed two Björk songs, "Sacrifice" and "Thunderbolt", as part of the Biophilia Remix Series[24] after receiving an artist-to-artist note of support[5] and released two songs; "@deathgripz", an unreleased track from The Money Store named after their Twitter account as part of the Adult Swim Singles Program 2012 was released on September 10,[25] and on September 29 the track "True Vulture Bare" was leaked and made known on YouTube.[26] A video for this track was released on October 17 featuring animation from Galen Pehrson. This project was created for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.[27]

On October 1, the band self-released their sophomore effort via a website which they linked to from Twitter and Soundcloud, and various filesharing services including BitTorrent.[28][29] This was apparently an effort to bypass the fact that their record label was unwilling to release the album until 2013.[30] The band was dropped by Epic Records on November 1 due to the issues surrounding this incident, including the release of private emails on Facebook.[31]

2013–2014: Government Plates, Niggas on the Moon, and supposed disbandment[edit]

In March 2013, the band released a series of videos to their YouTube account, called "No Hands". On March 20, 2013, a music video for "Lock Your Doors", which was recorded on a live show in SXSW was released.[32] Zach Hill did not attend the show physically, but played the drums via Skype.[33]

On May 10, 2013, it was announced that Hill is currently writing and directing an original feature film. Death Grips will be involved with the soundtrack of the film. The announcement also revealed that Hill is currently working on a new Death Grips album.[34] On July 8, it was announced that Death Grips had launched their new label, Third Worlds. The label was created via "a unique relationship with Harvest/Capitol" and will be distributed by Caroline Records.[35]

Death Grips were scheduled to perform at Lollapalooza in Chicago on August 3, 2013, but their performance was cancelled after the band failed to show up for an "after party" show the previous night at the Bottom Lounge. Fans at the Bottom Lounge show destroyed the band's equipment after being informed of the cancellation.[36][37][38][39] Their subsequent performance scheduled for Montreal's Osheaga Music and Arts Festival on Sunday, August 4, 2013 was also cancelled.[40] It was later discovered that Death Grips never actually planned to appear at Lollapalooza, and the drum kit that was destroyed was a children's learning kit.[41]

On November 13, 2013, Death Grips released Government Plates on their website and shared the link on their Facebook page, as well as music videos for each of the eleven new songs.[42][43] Included in the album was the song "Birds", which had been released earlier in the year. The band's press has said that Government Plates is not an official record, but is only "where they are right now".[44] On November 19, 2013, No Love Deep Web was released on vinyl and CD through Harvest Records,[45] as well as being made available on Spotify.[46] On January 14, 2014, Government Plates was officially released through iTunes and Spotify.[47] On January 16, 2014, it was announced that Warp Music Publishing signed an exclusive worldwide publishing agreement with the group. This agreement covers the previous and future releases by Death Grips.

On January 19, 2014, Zach Hill stated that the band has started recording new material for the next album and is planning to tour in summer.[48] On March 15, 2014, it was confirmed that Death Grips would be touring in support of Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden throughout their 2014 Summer tour. On June 8, 2014, Death Grips announced a double album titled The Powers That B, along with a download of disc 1, Niggas on the Moon. The second disc was announced to be titled Jenny Death, with a full release via Harvest Records/Third Worlds scheduled for later in 2014.[49] On July 2, 2014, Death Grips officially announced their disbandment via Facebook, posting an image of the following message written on a napkin:

"We are now at our best and so Death Grips is over. We have officially stopped. All currently scheduled live dates are canceled. Our upcoming double album The Powers That B will still be delivered worldwide later this year via Harvest/Third Worlds Records. Death Grips was and always has been a conceptual art exhibition anchored by sound and vision. Above and beyond a "band". To our truest fans, please stay legend."[50]

2014–2015: Post-'disbandment', Fashion Week and Jenny Death[edit]

On October 10, 2014, Death Grips announced the completion of The Powers That B via their website and Facebook page, as well as revealing the album artwork.[51] A song from Jenny Death (part two of The Powers That B), entitled "Inanimate Sensation", was released on December 9, 2014.[52]

On January 4, 2015, without any prior notification, Death Grips released a free instrumental soundtrack, entitled Fashion Week. The song titles, follow as: "Runway J", "Runway E" and so on; acrostically spelling out the phrase "JENNY DEATH WHEN", in reference to the upcoming second disc of The Powers That B. Many people believed the Fashion Week title was a hint that Jenny Death would be released during New York Fashion Week or London Fashion Week, both of which fell in February 2015, but passed without the release of the album. Death Grips uploaded a new video, to their YouTube channel[53] showing the group rehearsing new material in February. On March 6, 2015, a mysterious Twitter account that had been heavily speculated as being run by the band (@bbpoltergiest[54]), made a surprise announcement that The Powers That B would finally be released on March 31, pre-orders would be available on March 17, and a tour announcement would also be revealed on March 24, with tickets going on sale that very same week.[55] This same Twitter account was also responsible for posting a screenshot of the Inanimate Sensation music video, four months before it was released, blatantly announcing at one point that they were "going on tour" and that they've never actually broken up, posting a never-before-seen photo of the inflatable "Blackjack" pills that had been used during previous live Death Grips shows, indicating that there would be a tour coming in the near future, and yet another never-before-seen picture of Hill, Morin, and Burnett all attending Disneyland together, therefore validating the account's legitimacy. However, almost all posts from the alleged Twitter account, including their latest announcements, have since been deleted.

Death Grips released the songs "On GP" and "The Powers That B" on March 12 and March 17 respectively,[56][57] as well as the release date and pre-order links for the album via their Facebook page.[57][58] The second disc of The Powers That B was put up to stream on the band's YouTube channel in full on March 19, 2015. On March 24, 2015 Death Grips announced via Facebook that they were going on tour.[59] This marked the beginning of a world tour on June 19, ending with a concert in San Francisco, CA on July 25.[60] Concert tickets were later released on sale for the 2015 North American tour via their Facebook page. Death Grips were announced as a headliner for the FYF Fest 2015 in Los Angeles during May, joining the acts of Frank Ocean, Toro y Moi, Run The Jewels and among numerous others for the festival.[61]

On June 4, 2015, the album I've Always Been Good At True Love by the I.L.Y's was released through Death Grips' official website.[62] The band later announced that the I.L.Y's was a side project of Zach Hill and Andy Morin.[63]

2015–present: Bottomless Pit[edit]

On October 21, 2015, the group uploaded a video to their YouTube page titled Bottomless Pit. It features footage from 2013 of the late American actress Karen Black reciting lines from a film script Zach Hill wrote months before her untimely death. They also posted on their website and Facebook that this would be the title for their upcoming fifth official studio album.[64][65] On Monday, January 4, 2016, it was announced that Death Grips would be performing at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. On February 6, 2016, Death Grips released a song called "Hot Head" onto their SoundCloud and YouTube accounts. The song was later announced as the second track off Bottomless Pit.[66]

On March 13, 2016, the band published a 32-minute-long video to their YouTube page titled "Interview 2016", which shows the band being interviewed by "Tuesdays With Matthew" host Matthew Hoffman with all audio replaced by 22 minutes of unheard instrumental material from the band.[67] On March 18, 2016, the band published a Facebook and Twitter post featuring the cover artwork for Bottomless Pit and the track listing.[68][69] On April 19, 2016, the band announced the release date for Bottomless Pit, out digitally on May 6, as well as sharing lyrics to the album available free on Third Worlds.[70]

On April 29, 2016, the album was leaked in its entirety from the band's SoundCloud page via the website Reddit.[71] On May 5, 2016, the album track-by-track was posted on the band's YouTube. On May 30, 2016, the track "More Than the Fairy" was published to their YouTube channel, featuring Primus frontman Les Claypool on bass.[72] On July 17, the I.L.Y's released their second LP on YouTube and Soundcloud, called Scum With Boundaries.

Style and artistry[edit]

MC Ride (left) and Zach Hill (right) performing live in August 2011.

The band's music has been described as combining noise music, hip hop, punk[73] and industrial music, and has been more specifically categorized as experimental hip hop, industrial hip hop, and punk-rap.[5][74][75][76][77] The group is also known for MC Ride's bleak, dark and highly cryptic lyrics and aggressive rapping style. They have also received considerable attention for their wild physical performances and stage presence, in which MC Ride and Hill often appear shirtless. Their live performances are notable for containing occasional amounts of instrument destruction, Zach Hill drumming to the point of severe injury[citation needed] (at one time even performing in handcuffs[78]), MC Ride's intense and violent stage persona, and Andy Morin's use of live sampling, improvised synthesizer flourishes and violent, sporadic movements on stage. The band is also notable for engaging in extended periods of live musical improvisation interwoven seamlessly into their set as bridges between songs, typically performed on the fly by Morin and Hill. MC Ride has been known to adopt many different vocal styles on record and during live performances and such as shouting, screaming, spoken word-style talking and even whispering. Andy Morin's unorthodox style of production and sampling and drummer Zach Hill's noisy, fast and unconventional drumming styles and patterns are also distinct features of Death Grips' unique sound. The band is also notable for their distinctive and low-fidelity visual style, often made clear in their music videos, performances, and releases.

In popular culture[edit]

Rapper Tyler, the Creator,[79] guitarist Tom Morello,[80] late rock legend David Bowie,[81] punk rock icon Iggy Pop,[82] Linkin Park/Fort Minor frontman Mike Shinoda,[83] award-winning film director Edgar Wright,[84] actor Fred Armisen,[85] adult film actress Sasha Grey,[86] actress/singer Emily Osment,[87] Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker, R&B singer Frank Ocean and comedian/actor Eric André[88] have all expressed their admiration and support for Death Grips' music in the past.

Björk is one of the most notable fans of the band. Death Grips remixed two tracks for Bastards, a collective album of remixes of tracks from her Biophilia album. Björk recorded original[citation needed] vocal samples for the band which they used on every track of Niggas on the Moon. Award-winning actor Robert Pattinson is also another notable fan and one-time collaborator of the band, making a musical appearance on the song "Birds" from Government Plates, on which he played guitar in an audio recording he sent to the band himself, and then which they later on sampled and altered onto the song itself. Pattinson has also appeared with both two-thirds of the group (Zach Hill and Stefan Burnett) and famed pop vocalist Beyoncé, all posing in a photo together.[89] Sergio Pizzorno of Kasabian is also a fan of Death Grips and cited them as an influence for their album, 48:13, a UK Number 1 album.[90] According to his collaborator Donny McCaslin, the late David Bowie was inspired by Death Grips whilst creating his final album, Blackstar.[91]

The group's song "Hacker" is featured in the video game Battlefield Hardline. Their songs have also been used on various commercials and TV shows like Waterloo Road and BoJack Horseman. The song "You Might Think He Loves You For Your Money But I Know What He Really Loves You For It's Your Brand New Leopard Skin Pillbox Hat" was used on an Adidas Predator advertisement.[92]


  • MC Ride – vocals, lyrics
  • Zach Hill – drums, programming, production, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Andy Morin – keyboards, programming, production, synthesizer, bass guitar


Studio albums


  1. ^
  2. ^ "Suspicious Minds - The Resolute Mission Of Death Grips". Clash Magazine. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Reandelar, Dana. "Death Gripes Announce North American Summer Tour". Under the Gun. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 
  4. ^ Chris Payne (2015-03-24). "Death Grip Announce 2015 North American Tour Dates With International Dates Coming". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Weingarten, Christopher (2012-11-20). "ARTIST OF THE YEAR: DEATH GRIPS". Spin. Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
  6. ^ ""Death Grips: "There's a lot of recycling and destruction in the making of our music""". TheSkinny. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 
  7. ^ "Death Grips' Scores". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
  8. ^ "Death Grips - Timeline Photos - Facebook". Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Ꭰeath á?Šrips (@bbpoltergiest) | Twitter". 2014-12-10. Archived from the original on December 10, 2014. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  10. ^ "Death Grips - you're right, we might make some more". Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  11. ^ "Death Grips - Timeline Photos". Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  12. ^ "Death Grips - We've decided to make a new Death Grips...". Facebook. 2015-10-21. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  13. ^ a b "Death Grips. The First Interview". 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2014-10-08. 
  14. ^ "Full Moon (Death Classic) video". Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  15. ^ "Death Grips EP". Discogs. Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  16. ^ "Death Grips - Exmilitary review". Drowned in Sound. 
  17. ^ "Suspicious Minds - The Resolute Mission Of Death Grips". Clash Music. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  18. ^ Eisinger, Dale W. (2011-09-15). "Death Grips Album Review: "Exmilitary"". NBC New York. Retrieved 2012-04-26. 
  19. ^ Patrin, Nate (2011-06-30). "Death Grips - Exmilitary - Album Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
  20. ^ Calvert, John (2011-04-26). "Death Grip - Exmilitary Review". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
  21. ^ Pelly, Jenn (March 27, 2012). "Video: Death Grips: "The Fever (Aye Aye)"". Pitchfork. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  22. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (February 7, 2012). "Death Grips - "Blackjack"". Pitchfork. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  23. ^ Coplan, Chris (March 7, 2012). "Video: Death Grips – "Get Got"". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  24. ^ Pelly, Jenn. "Listen: Björk Remixed by Death Grips | News". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2012-04-26. 
  25. ^ Minsker, Evan (2012-09-10). "New Death Grips: "@DEATHGRIPZ"". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2012-09-11. 
  26. ^ Minsker, Evan (2012-10-01). "Listen to Death Grips' Album NO LOVE DEEP WEB Now, Check Out the Extremely Graphic Cover Art". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2013-08-05. 
  27. ^ Darville, Jordan (2012-10-17). "Death Grips and Galen Pehrson collaborate for insane "True Vulture" video". Chart Attack. Retrieved 2013-08-05. 
  28. ^ Van Buskirk, Eliot (October 1, 2012). "Death Grips Top BitTorrent's List of Most Legally Downloaded Music". Billboard. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  29. ^ Raymond, Adam K. (June 21, 2013). "Public Enemy and Death Grips Use New BitTorrent Bundle to Connect With Fans". Spin. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  30. ^ "Death Grips defy their label with free album release - listen". NME. October 1, 2012. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  31. ^ Stutz, Colin (2012-11-02). "Death Grips Dropped By Epic Records Following Album Leak". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  32. ^ Battan, Carrie (March 20, 2013). "Watch: Death Grips Share Disorienting "Lock Your Doors" Video, Explain "No Hands" Series". Pitchfork. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  33. ^ Marthins, Chris (March 20, 2013). "See Death Grips' Disorienting Head-Cam and Skype-Shot 'Lock Your Doors'". Spin. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  34. ^ Pelly, Jenn (May 10, 2013). "Death Grips to Soundtrack Feature Film Directed and Written by Zach Hill, Working on New Album". Pitchfork. Retrieved May 10, 2013. 
  35. ^ Pelly, Jenn (July 8, 2013). "Death Grips Launch New Label Third Worlds". Pitchfork. Pitchfork Media Inc. Retrieved July 9, 2013. 
  36. ^ "Death Grips Fans Turn Violent After Band Skips Lollapalooza After Party Appearance". Billboard. August 3, 2013. Retrieved August 3, 2013. 
  37. ^ "Death Grips Lollapalooza Set Cancelled, Band Replaced After No-Show To Official Afterparty". The Huffington Post. August 3, 2013. Retrieved August 3, 2013. 
  38. ^ Gilmer, Marcus (August 3, 2013). "Death Grips bail on Lollapalooza after-show, fans destroy band's equipment". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved August 3, 2013. 
  39. ^ Coleman, Miriam (August 3, 2013). "Fans Trash Death Grips' Equipment After Lollapalooza No-Show". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 3, 2013. 
  40. ^ Mongrain, Marc-André (August 3, 2013). "OSHEAGA 2013 - Death Grips annule à son tour" (in French). Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  41. ^ "Death Grips Never Planned on Actually Appearing at Their Scheduled Shows". Pitchfork. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  42. ^ "Death Grips - Timeline Photos - Facebook". Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  43. ^ "Death Grips Release Free Album Government Plates". Pitchfork. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  44. ^ "Clarification from DG press contact regarding gov't plates : deathgrips". reddit. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  45. ^ Worlds, Third. "iTunes - Music - No Love Deep Web by Death Grips". iTunes. iTunes Store. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  46. ^ "No Love Deep Web". Spotify. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  47. ^ "New Signings: Morrissey Signs with Harvest Records, Warp Music Publishing Inks Death Grips, and More". Billboard. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  48. ^ Battan, Carrie (January 20, 2014). "Zach Hill Says He's Working on New Death Grips Album and Film, Possible Tour, New Hella Album". Pitchfork. Retrieved January 20, 2014. 
  49. ^ "Death Grips drop surprise, Björk-featuring album niggas on the moon; download it now". Fact. June 8, 2014. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  50. ^ "Death Grips Break Up". Pitchfork. Pitchfork Media. July 2, 2014. 
  51. ^ "Death Grips - Timeline Photos - Facebook". Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  52. ^ "Death Grips Share "Inanimate Sensation"". Pitchfork. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  53. ^ "Death Grips February 13, 2015". 2015-02-13. Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  54. ^ "Ꭰeath Ꮹrips (@bbpoltergiest)". Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  55. ^ "Album release details" (JPG). Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  56. ^ "Death Grips - On GP". 2015-03-12. Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  57. ^ a b "Death Grips - The Powers That B". 2015-03-16. Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  58. ^ "Death Grips - The album comes out March 31st. THE...". Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  59. ^ "Death Grips - Timeline Photos". Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  60. ^ "Death Grips 2015 North American Tour Schedule". March 26, 2015. Retrieved March 26, 2015. 
  61. ^ Young, Alex (2015-05-06). "FYF Fest delivers another spectacular lineup for 2015". Retrieved 2015-07-01. 
  62. ^ Gordon, Jeremy (June 4, 2015). "Death Grips Release Album by Mysterious Group the I.L.Y.s". Pitchfork. Retrieved June 20, 2015. 
  63. ^ "Death Grips - the i.l.y's album " i've always been good...". Retrieved 2015-07-01. 
  64. ^ "Bottomless Pit". Death Grips. October 21, 2015. Retrieved October 21, 2015. 
  65. ^ "Death Grips Announce 'Bottomless Pit' Album". Exclaim!. October 21, 2015. Retrieved October 21, 2015. 
  66. ^ "Death Grips - Hot Head". YouTube. 2016-02-06. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  67. ^ "Death Grips Interview 2016". YouTube. 2016-03-13. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  68. ^ "Timeline Photos". Facebook. 2016-03-18. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  69. ^ "Tweet". Twitter. 2016-03-18. Retrieved 2016-04-03. 
  70. ^ (Minsker, Evan & Yoo Noah, April 20, 2016 Retrieved April 23, 2016
  71. ^ "zach here, your welcome. :: deathgrips". Retrieved 2016-04-29. 
  72. ^ "Death Grips - More Than The Fairy (feat. Les Claypool)". Retrieved 2016-05-30. 
  73. ^ Tacopino, Joe (2012-04-24). "Death Grips Implode Punk and Rap Borders on New LP". Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  74. ^ Cowler, Jasmine (November 30, 2014). "New Death Grips Vinyl Reveals Actor Robert Pattinson Guitar Part". Gigwise. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  75. ^ "Death Grips Split". The Quietus. July 2, 2014. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  76. ^ Pelly, Jenn (December 12, 2014). "Interviews Death Grips". Pitchfork. 
  77. ^ Breihan, Tom (October 1, 2012). "Download Death Grips NO LOVE DEEP WEB". Stereogum. 
  78. ^ "Death Grips - Zach Hill Handcuffs". YouTube. 2013-07-06. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  79. ^ Roffman, Michael (2015-09-10). "You've got to read Tyler the Creator's review of Death Grips' The Money Store". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  80. ^ "Tom Morello on Twitter: ""@toymachinesh: what is your favourite Death Grips song?" I love and fear them"". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  81. ^ Young, Alex (2015-11-25). "David Bowie's new album ★ was also inspired by Death Grips". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  82. ^ 19:00 (2015-10-30). "BBC Radio 6 Music - Iggy Pop, A Special Halloween Confidential with John Waters". Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  83. ^ 18 Apr 2012 (2012-04-18). "Mike Shinoda on Twitter: "Death Grips "I've Seen Footage." I am a 16 year old music fan again"". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  84. ^ "edgarwright on Twitter: ""Get Got" by Death Grips is my new jam."". Twitterm. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  85. ^ Evan Minsker (2013-01-26). "Watch Fred Armisen Talk to Rachael Ray About Death Grips | News". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  86. ^ "Sasha Grey - Afternoon tea with my #DeathGrips T!...". Facebook. 2013-05-07. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  87. ^
  88. ^ "Eric Andre on Twitter: "I think I'm addicted to Death Grips"". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  89. ^ "Death Grips - Timeline Photos". Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  90. ^ "Kasabian: 'Our new album's influenced by Nirvana + Kanye West'". Retrieved 2015-04-03. 
  91. ^
  92. ^ "Adidas Predator by INTERSPORT". YouTube. 2014-07-25. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 

External links[edit]