Death Grips

Death Grips finally announced a tour! It doesn't include any NYC dates at the moment, but they tweeted, "more tour dates to be announced! (pretty much all the missing spots being mentioned)."

You can also make money off the new Death Grips album.

Willis Earl Beal, who is on tour now, released a "free digital Principles Of A Protagonist soundtrack EP of 5 re-recorded songs from Acousmatic Sorcery" via BitTorrent.

Speaking of BitTorrent and Death Grips, the rap-noise crew are the most downloaded artist on BitTorrent for the first half of 2012, with over 34 million downloads, beating Counting Crows, DJ Shadow, and Pretty Lights.

WELL, that part about no NYC dates, didn't last long because Death Grips have announced a November 12 show at Music Hall of Williamsburg (the same venue they were supposed to play last time when they cancelled their whole tour). Tickets for the new NYC show go on sale Friday at noon.

Death Grips just released a new album for free, and it has a very NSFW cover.

The full growing list of tour dates is below...

Death Grips -- 2012 Tour Dates (more TBA)
10-17 New York, NY - CMJ @ LPR
10-27 Asheville, NC - Moogfest
11-01 Berlin, Germany - Festsaal Kreuzberg
11-02 Brussels, Belgium - Magasin 4
11-03 Paris, France - Pitchfork Music Festival Paris
11-05 Bristol, England - The Fleece
11-06 Manchester, England - Sound Control
11-07 London, England - Electric Ballroom #
11-08 Amsterdam, Holland - Bitterzoet
11-10 Lyon, France - Riddim Collision Festival
11-12 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
11-13 Washington, DC - Rock and Roll Hotel
11-14 Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church
11-16 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
11-18 Toronto, Ontario - Wrong Bar
11-19 Detroit, MI - Magic Stick
11-20 Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge
11-21 Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry
01-18 Sydney, Australia - Big Day Out Festival, Sydney Showgrounds
01-20 Southport, Australia - Big Day Out Festival, Parklands
01-25 Adelaide, Australia - Big Day Out Festival, Adelaide Convention Centre
01-26 Melbourne, Australia - Big Day Out Festival, Flemington Racecourse
01-28 Perth, Australia - Big Day Out Festival, McCallum Park
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