DAs open for Hell's Belles & Floater!
CD Release Party for the DAs new album "Pig Fish"!
Bio: The Dead Americans are a five-piece rock band from Eugene, Oregon formed in 2003. Inspired by the spirit of American revolt and freedom of speech, the DAs feature principal songwriters Zak Johnson and Kyra Kelly. Backed by a thundering rhythm section (John Raden, Josh Britton & Terry Travis) the ...See Full Bio
“Exploiting the material-rich social climate, The Dead Americans do well at punctuating their view of this world with pounding beats, steady rhythms and music that makes you want to move.The album title, “Pig Fish” is a play on the phrase “big fish in small ponds” as a social critique. This eleven-song CD illustrates angst for a decaying society, demoralizing social mores and the upheaval known only to true revolutionaries.The vocal harmonies depict a vocal discipline not often heard in clubs and certainly demonstrates the caliber of talent this band possesses. This band has proven their ability as individual musicians as well as a band.Vocalist Kyra Kelly says the name “Dead Americans” is a metaphor for the zombie trance many live under when they swallow political half-truths and harmful cultural messages.She often performs stage antics like dressing as a playboy bunny doused in fake blood, or writhing while strangling herself with a gigantic $100 bill. See this band!”