Mall'd to Death

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Mall’d to Death
Origin Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Genres Punk rock
Labels It's Alive Records
Geykido Comet Records
Bitter Melody Records
Passion on Plastic
Website Official Website
Members Tyler Barrett - Vocals/Bass
Dani Barstad - Drums
Dan Jensen - Guitar

Mall’d to Death is a punk rock trio from Minneapolis, Minnesota.[1] Their first release was on the 2009 benefit Protect 2 compilation on Scissor Press/Geykido Comet Records.[2]

The band's debut full-length Can’t Make a Living was released on June 15, 2010.[3] It received positive reviews from critics[4][5] and landed on several websites lists of the year’s best music.[6][7] The album’s cover artwork was made by Corey Ayd of Banner Pilot.[8] A video for “Skateboards for Afghanistan” was released as a promotion for Skateistan.[9] Can’t Make a Living was followed up by an appearance on the UnderStandablyBroken USB mixtape compilation[10]

In December 2010, Bitter Melody Records announced they would be releasing Can’t Make a Living on vinyl.[11] In the same month, Mall’d to Death also appeared on the Amp Magazine Winter Compilation[12] and 12 Years of GC Records compilation.[13] In 2011, it was announced the band had signed with It's Alive Records for the release of the seven-inch EP The Process of Reaching Out which was followed up by their 2013 release More Than a Sinking Feeling on the same label.[14]

In 2014, cassette label Passion on Plastic issued the band's entire studio discography on one release titled Mall'd to Death Collection Tape.[15]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Can’t Make a Living (2010)
  • Can’t Make a Living vinyl (2011)
  • The Process of Reaching Out 7-inch (2011)
  • More Than a Sinking Feeling 7-inch (2013)
  • Collection Tape (2014)

Compilations[edit]

  • Protect 2 (2009)
  • UnderStandablyBroken (2010)
  • AMP Magazine Winter Compilation (2010)
  • 12 Years of GC Records (2010)
  • It's Alive Records Show 'em the Hand Vol. II (2011)
  • A Ray of Hope: Benefit Compilation for Japan (2011)
  • 13 Years of GC Records (2013)
  • It's Alive Records Show 'em the Hand Vol. III" (2013)
  • Razorcake Records Tear a Cognita #7 (2016)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mall'd to Death. Facebook. Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  2. ^ Geykido Comet Records. Gcrecords.com. Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  3. ^ The Ultimate Punk Music Store!. Interpunk.com (June 15, 2010). Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  4. ^ Punk Music Reviews | MALL’D TO DEATH | Can’t Make a Living. Razorcake. Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  5. ^ I live sweat... – Mall'd to Death – Can't Make a Living: Review. Ilivesweat.tumblr.com. Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  6. ^ !upstarter Top 10 Reviews of 2010 | !upstarter Punk Reviews. Upstarter.com (December 22, 2010). Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  7. ^ Where Music Matters. ThePunkSite.com. Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  8. ^ Mall’d To Death – Full Album Stream / Interview. AMP Magazine (October 21, 2010). Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  9. ^ [1][dead link]
  10. ^ V/A – UnderStandablyBroken. National Underground (June 15, 2010). Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  11. ^ Bitter Melody Records. Bitter Melody Records. Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  12. ^ AMP Winter Compilation – 35 Punk Songs are Way Better Than 3 Feet of Snow Any Day. AMP Magazine. Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  13. ^ 12 Years of GC Records FREE COMP | GC Records. Gcrecords.bandcamp.com (December 24, 2010). Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  14. ^ Mall’d to Death Announce New 7″. ThePunkSite.com (July 15, 2011). Retrieved on November 10, 2011.
  15. ^ [2]