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Monday, October 1, 2012

Sacramento's Death Grips Posts New Album For Free, Label Shuts Band Website Down

Posted By on Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 12:36 PM

click to enlarge The censored version of Death Grips' new album artwork.
  • The censored version of Death Grips' new album artwork.
Well, well: Anarchic Sacramento rap outfit Death Grips posted all of its new album, NO LOVE DEEP WEB, online for free this morning -- allegedly before reps for its label, Epic, even had a chance to hear it. Several hours later, the label apparently responded by shutting down the band's website, Pitchfork reports. Which -- along with this NSFW-and-most-definitely-not-safe-for-marketing-anywhere new cover artwork, really kind of makes us wonder what a group like Death Grips is doing on a major label, anyway. For now, though, the band's is not up and running. We have inquiries out to band and label representatives now, and will update this post if we get any info. The new music is still up on Soundcloud, and there are download links all over the band's Facebook and Twitter: -- @iPORT
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