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Dead In Bed / Bio

Dead In Bed is the Southernmost Metal band in the United States Of America located in Key West Florida. The band also hosts a two hour heavy metal radio show every Wednesday night at 8pm called The Mangrove Metal Show on Island 107.1fm in Key West. Dead In Bed's sound has been described as a combination of all genres of metal including sludge, stoner, thrash, death, industrial, and punk all rolled up into a very powerful sound known as Mangrove Metal. The music reflects the world seen through the their eyes via music, lyrics, and visuals. There is nothing pretty, insincere, or hammy about Dead In Bed. Founder, Brian Sanderson, started Dead In Bed off as a small bedroom project in 2007 resulting in a strongly industrial sounding self written/recorded 4 song demo in 2008, and the addition of drummer Dave Mira soon thereafter. With the addition of Dave Mira, and some new material, the two decided to create a live band. In late 2009 Nigel McAteer was added to the line up as well as Patrick Flynn. Alas The birth of Mangrove Metal. Dead In Bed as a live entity was born Jan 2010 and debuted their first show in key largo in Feb 2010 at Keys Metalfest. Numerous shows in Miami, Ft Lauderdale, Hallandale, and Key Largo were performed in 2010, as an official demo was released in April of that year. In February 2011 bassist Patrick Flynn stepped down from his position in the band with Chris Richer from Washed In Blood filling in for the Last two dates in march 2011 at Churchill Pub and at Largopalooza in Key Largo. In April 2011 Justin Camacho was added to the lineup as the official bassist for Dead In Bed, as well as many more dates in Ft Lauderdale, and Miami. July and august of 2011 saw the recording of Mortuus Lectus with a release in Jan 2012.

General Info

Band Members
Vocals: Nigel McAteer, Guitar/keys: Brian Sanderson, Drums: Dave Mira, Bass: Justin Camacho
Artist Name
Dead In Bed
Profile Page
Active Since
Metal / Sludge / Experimental

Contact Info

Key West, FL
Brian Sanderson

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