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Society Kills

Society Kills

Metal / Hardcore / Thrash Grand Rapids, MI  US
Reopening the Wound
Reopening the Wound
The Ballad of Fraiser Dean
The Ballad of Fraiser Dean
Shapeshifter
Shapeshifter
Bound to Fall
Bound to Fall
Cycle of Indifference
Cycle of Indifference

Videos

Society Kills "Life of the Party" (Official Music Video)

Shows

  • Sun

    May 17

    Grand Rapids, MI, US | 5:00pm

    SUNDAY, MAY 17,2015 -- The Intersection Presents: Mushroomhead with special guest Avatar, Righteous Vendetta, Society Kills, & Pass of Aggression. Mushroomhead – are one of the most unique and adventurous alternative metal bands working today. Known for their stunningly theatrical live show and artsy masks, this innovative band has forged new ground in the rock world and influenced many other bands to push the envelope and bring art into rock. Formed in the early-1990s in Cleveland Ohio, the band’s combination of metal, rock and atmospheric elements has struck a chord with thousands of fans worldwide. Mushroomhead have been performing incognito since 1993, when drummer Skinny founded the band. The band was meant to be a side-project so they wore masks to go unrecognized, but after only a few shows they developed a rabid and loyal fan base in Cleveland. Mushroomhead released their 1995 self-titled debut album independently and it went on to became an underground hit. This was history in the making because the band really had no proper distribution. Superbuick followed in 1996 and M3 in 1999, all released via an underground street effort. After the band felt its image and hyper-melodic, heavy style of music was being diluted by other bands jumping into this space, the band started to change their look to reflect nothing out there. After a brief stint on Eclipse Records, a move to Universal Records saw the release of XX (a combination of the past independent releases) in 2001 and XIII in 2003. The band’s last album sold over 200,000 units in the USA alone. Mushroomhead released Savior Sorrow for the pioneering rock label, Megaforce Records (Metallica, Anthrax, Ministry, Warren Haynes, Bad Brains) in 2006. Mushroomhead released “Beautiful Stories for Ugly Children” in the Fall of 2010 and it debuted at #44 on Billboard charts. It can be said that Mushroomhead’s musical ascendance was a singular, original, aesthetic of eight guys decked out in matching jumpsuits and artsy masks, playing unbelievable, unsettling music. No other band was wearing masks and jumpsuits and purveying this type of ultra-melodic, ultra-dynamic music at the time – Mushroomhead sounded like nothing else. The band’s merging of metal, atmospheric elements, rock, and theatrics mixed with a punk DIY attitude has inspired and spawned other bands. Even though Mushroomhead’s music is rock-leaning in thought, the group remains firmly committed to pushing the envelope and trying new things. Influences range from the driving rhythms and breakneck turns of Pantera, to the dark melodies of Faith No More, to the atmospheric stylings of Pink Floyd, but all done in Mushroomhead style.

  • 2015

    Jan 24

    Grand Rapids, MI, US | 7:00pm
  • 2014

    Nov 29

    Grand Rapids, MI, US | 8:00pm
  • 2014

    Aug 29

    New Era, MI, US | 5:00pm

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1452239211713181/

  • 2014

    Jun 12

    Stanton, MI, US | 10:00am

    Tickets are $15 each in advance, $20 at the gate, and cover the whole weekend and camping. Parking is $5 per car/$10 for RV's. Tickets can be purchased at the provided link or from all of the Michigan bands on the bill! Contact Erik, Andrew, Danny, or J.C. for tix!

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  • EVAC Denied (Artist)
    EVAC Denied
    Awesome music, good sound production, and good vibes...Keep it up! really dig shapeshifter, has a nice groove to it, got me singing 'shapeshifter' by the time the second chorus hit haha - EVAC Denied
  • Death Watch (Artist)
    Death Watch
    Really dig the hardcore sound, keep it up!
  • Snapped (Artist)
    Snapped
    Good rippin tracks. Tight $hit. Snapped
  • Seven Days Lost (Artist)
    Seven Days Lost
    Cool Sounds checked ya here and FB Much luv from the US http://www.facebook.com/sevendayslostband

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About

Sounds Like: Norma Jean, Every Time I Die, Black Label Society, Hellmouth (Detroit), Small Town Harlot

Label: Make us an offer!

Bio: We are a band built around our passion and love for music. Since May of 2007 we have been pushing the boundaries of what we thought was possible for a punk band from a small Midwestern town. Over the years, our music has progressed into something fairly unique, blending all of our influences into...See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: We just finished tracking at Darkwave Audio for our next release. We would like to thank our friend Ryan Mey for... http://t.co/vnskYyZkNS

Recent Blogs

Debut EP Coming Soon!
Sep 6, 2012

We've been working on our debut EP for a couple of months now so it shouldn't be... [more]

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  • Song Plays +3 1,236
  • Video Plays 166
  • Total Fans 3,093
  • ReverbNation Fans 161
  • Facebook Likes 1,763
  • Twitter Followers 1,092
  • YouTube Subscribers 31
  • Widget Impressions 5,455

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