"...Unassuming in every way, the drummer and guitarist proceeded to build from a rootsy garage groove that turned into an all-out assault and an epic, Zeppelin-esque climax that made Not in the Face the must-see act of the week. – Doug Freeman Death From Above 1979Sept..."
"...Death From Above 1979..."
"...Rocking a more free-form style, Vice Records faves Death From Above 1979, a guitar-and-drum duo from Toronto, put out one of last year's most bizarre albums. You're a Woman, I'm a Machine was noisy, distorted sludge that was actually catchy and danceable..."
"..."If you want to save the demolition crew some work, go ahead," Death From Above 1979 bassist Jesse Keeler instructed a sold-out Emo's on Saturday night. On short notice, the ACL aftershow was declared the final outdoor event at the iconic Red River venue, with DFA's logo even being spray-painted on the wall to mark the occasion..."
"...This year's full-length, Megalithic Symphony, drives more smoothly but still breaks into epic surges, and AWOLNation will burn it down live as Bruno brings a full band into action to rev up a dance floor and throw down a mosh pit. – Doug Freeman Death From Above 1979..."
"...Fun fact: Legally threatened Canadian duo Death From Above 1979 for prior use of "Death From Above," which is the name of Murphy's label..."
"...Death From Above 1979 The Physical World (Warner Bros.)..."
"...Amon Amarth, Black Lips, Blood Brothers, the Bots, Breakout, Communion, Crooked Bangs, Deafheaven, Death From Above 1979, Death Grips, Fat White Family, Glassjaw, Gorilla Biscuits, Hot Water Music, Iceage, Iron Reagan, Jello Biafra & the Guantanamo School of Medicine, Judas Priest, King Diamond, Metz, Pallbearer, Pianos Become Teeth, Pissed Jeans, Radkey, Rocket From the Crypt, Sick of It All, Twin Peaks..."
"...I take a shortcut down Seventh, through the back alley of the Beauty Bar. This time it's a throng of people dressed in black, many wearing bandanas around their faces, pressed up against the fence trying desperately to see a Death From Above 1979 reunion..."
"...Peterson's done exactly that to glorious ends with his new LP, Plume, going public July 7 on Teenage Riot Records, a label he operates with Jesse F. Keeler of MSTRKRFT/Death From Above 1979..."
"...That only took 15 minutes. Even though marquee acts from John Waters to Death From Above 1979 had been missed by many, everyone had the opportunity to feast on the main course, Judas Priest's first Austin gig in 26 years..."
"...Additional performers at the three-day throwdown on Auditorium Shores and across the street at Butler Park, November 7-9, include Rocket From the Crypt, Tinariwen, Girl Talk, Death From Above 1979, Austin festival requisites the Black Lips, Guided by Voices, Alt-J, "Pony" singer Ginuwine, Sick of It All, the El-P/Killer Mike collab Run the Jewels, Gary Numan, Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra with his Guantanamo School of Medicine, Atmosphere, Swedish plunderers Amon Amarth, reunions of Failure and Austin's Mineral, Flying Lotus, Dinosaur Jr., the New Pornographers, and cancellation suspects Death Grips and Foxygen. Full lineup at Earache! – austinchronicle.com/daily/music...."
"...Afterward, hardcore/metal quartet Rat King tried peeling corrugation off the outdoor stage's Texas shed metal. Back inside, Vitamins, one of Tia Carrera drummer Erik Conn's three local bands, thrashed two-man like Death From Above 1979..."
"...Louis, Mo.), Los Super Seven, Stephen Malkmus (Portland, Ore.), Aimee Mann (Los Angeles, Calif.), Lou Barlow (Los Angeles, Calif.), the Be Good Tanyas (Vancouver, British Columbia), Blind Boys of Alabama (Birmingham, Ala.), Ambulance Ltd. (New York, N.Y.), Bloc Party (London, UK), Brazilian Girls (New York, N.Y.), Burrito Deluxe (Nashville, Tenn.), Vic Chesnutt (Athens, Ga.), Chingo Bling (Houston, Texas), the Dears (Montreal, Quebec), Death From Above 1979 (Toronto, Ontario), Dogs Die in Hot Cars (Glasgow, UK), the Donnas (Palo Alto, Calif.), Doves (Manchester, UK), Kathleen Edwards (Ottawa, Ontario), Fatboy Slim (Brighton, UK), the Futureheads (Sunderland, UK), Goldie Lookin Chain (Newport, UK), The Go! Team (Brighton, UK), Robyn Hitchcock (London, UK), Hot Hot Heat (Victoria, British Columbia), Billy Idol (Los Angeles, Calif.), the Kills (London, UK), Kings of Convenience (Bergen, Norway), Ojos De Brujo (Barcelona, Spain), Seyi Solagbade & the Blackface Band (Lagos State, Nigeria), Steel Pulse (Birmingham, UK), James Talley (Tulsa, Okla.), Pam Tillis (Nashville, Tenn.), 22-20s (Lincoln, UK), and Wolfmother (Sydney, Australia)..."
"...Death From Above 1979, Emo's (sold out)..."
"...Broken Social Scene, Preservation Hall Jazz Band & the Del McCoury Band, Mavis Staples, Empire of the Sun, James Blake, Twin Shadow, Ray LaMontagne, Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses, Hayes Carll, Social Distortion, Elbow, Death From Above 1979, Court Yard Hounds, Bright Eyes, Santigold, Wanda Jackson, Skrillex, the Antlers, Chromeo, Daniel Lanois ' Black Dub Disciples of Christ,..."
"...Hundreds of fans trampled past the barricades for the Strokes' free performance at Auditorium Shores on Thursday, March 17, not unlike the scene that erupted at Scoot Inn for a day party headlined by L.A.'s ubiquitous brat pack Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All. Juvenile pricks at an unannounced Death From Above 1979 reunion at Beauty Bar on Saturday, March 19, assaulted security and Austin Police Department officers, who subsequently made one arrest...."
"...I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness warmed up the Insound party at Club de Ville with a patented dose of dark, bassy dance hits, including highlight "According to the Plan" off their brand-new 12-inch. Soon after, Canada speed-rock duo Death From Above 1979 happily begged for earplugs before American Analog Set mellowed the near-capacity crowd..."
"...Kodaline delivers melting, passionate pop seemingly streamlined for soundtracks, the quartet swooning anthemic on upcoming debut, In a Perfect World. The band to watch on the bill, Kid Karate chops a raw fury that hearkens Death From Above 1979 and Jack White..."
"...B. Death From Above 1979..."