Death Grips is an experimental hip hop group from Sacramento, California, formed in 2010. The group consists of rapper Stefan Burnett (known by his stage name, MC Ride), drummer Zach Hill, and producer Andy "Flatlander" Morin.
The band's music has been described as combining noise music, hip hop and industrial music. They released the mixtape Exmilitary in April 2011, followed by two studio albums in 2012, The Money Store in April, and No Love Deep Web in October, as well as a third album in November 2013, titled Government Plates. Their releases have received positive reviews from music critics all around, including The Money Store placing 9th in Pitchfork's Best Albums of 2012 and Government Plates placing at 43 on Spin's 50 Best Albums of 2013 list. The group is also known for MC Ride's bleak, dark and highly cryptic lyrics, aggressive rapping style and wild physical stage performances, in which he usually appears topless, and drummer Zach Hill's noisy, fast and unconventional drumming styles and patterns. The group announced their disbanding on July 2, 2014, but have released material since, causing fans to question whether the group have actually ended activity.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license