Dead Sara is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, consisting of Emily Armstrong (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Sean Friday (drums, backing vocals), Siouxsie Medley (lead guitar, backing vocals) and Chris Null (bass guitar, backing vocals) currently best known for their single "Weatherman" from their debut eponymous album Dead Sara (2012).
Dead Sara received the "Best New Rock Group" award at the third annual "Vegas Rocks! Magazine Awards 2012” on August 26, 2012. They were also nominated for a Radio Contraband Rock Radio Award as "Indie Artist of the Year" 2012 and were voted the 98.7 FM 2012 Close to Home Artist of the Year, defeating No Doubt in the final round.
"Weatherman" topped Loudwire's "10 Best Rock Songs of 2012" list, beating several major bands including Three Days Grace, Stone Sour and Deftones. And both Emily and Siouxsie were nominated as top ten finalists in the vocalist and guitarist categories respectively in Loudwire's 2012 top vocalist and top guitarist awards. Additionally Emily was nominated as one of six nominees for the 2012 rock Goddess of the year award.
Most recently in February of 2015, Dead Sara's cover of Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" recorded for PlayStation 4's "Infamous: Second Son" video game won the award for "Best Song, Original or Adapted" at the National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers (NAVGTR) 14th annual awards program.
Pocket Kid Records released Dead Sara's second album, Pleasure To Meet You, on March 31, 2015.