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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Death Grips

The band’s music has been described as combining noise music, hip hop, punk and industrial music and has been more specifically categorized as experimental hip hop, industrial hip hop and punk-rap. Death Grips was formed in Sacramento, California on 21 December 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. On 27 February 2012, Death Grips signed with Epic Records. There is no doubt that the American experimental hip hop has definitely managed to stay relevant in the music industry.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Death Grips
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Death Grips

Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the American experimental hip hop group, Death Grips:

1. Death Grips was formed in Sacramento, California on 21 December 2010.

2. On the first day of their formation they recorded their first song, “Full Moon.

3. 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.

4. On 27 February 2012, Death Grips signed with Epic Records.

5. On September, they released the single titled “True Vulture Bare”, the single was created for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

6. On January 16, 2014, it was announced that Warp Music Publishing signed an exclusive worldwide publishing agreement with the group.

7. Death Grips announced that they will be touring in support of Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden throughout their 2014 Summer tour.

8. In 2015, The Skinny called them “the first truly important band of the twenty-first century”.

9. On January 4, 2016, it was announced that Death Grips would be performing at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

10. They have collaborated with artists like Les Claypool, Tera Melos and Team Sleep to name a few.

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