DEAD! have announced the release of their debut album, The Golden Age of Not Even Trying, via Infectious BMG on 26 January 2018.

“There’s blood, sweat, arguments, defining moments and some of the best and worst times of our lives in this album. But every band should have that in a debut record.”

The Golden Age of Not Even Trying was recorded with producer Charlie Russell at Dean Street Studios in Soho, London and is the proud product of four fiercely focused people in their late teens and early 20s. With the announcement, the band have also released a music video for their next single and the title track from the album.
Regarding the video, the band had the following to say: “We all live in The Golden Age of Not Even Trying whether we like it or not. That means many different things to different people and we used that in the creation of the video. Parts of it are of us performing and parts of it are everyday life that we take for granted. We never stop to realise that all the decisions we choose to either take or neglect have an impact on the bigger picture of us as a society.”

With a fire in their belly that has seen them tour, without frills, almost non-stop over the past 18 months, move into a house in London together, release their own music, make and produce their own videos, and design and print their own merchandise, DEAD! are one of the UK’s most exciting new bands. They will play the following instores and live dates to coincide with the release:


Fri 26 KINGSTON Banquet Records | Acoustic Instore
Sat 27 LEEDS Crash Records | Acoustic Instore
Sat 27 LEEDS Key Club
Mon 29 MANCHESTER FOPP Records | Acoustic Instore
Mon 29 MANCHESTER Star & Garter
Tue 30 GLASGOW HMV | Acoustic Instore
Tue 30 GLASGOW Garage Attic Bar
Wed 31 BIRMINGHAM The Flapper


Thu 01 LONDON 100 Club
Fri 02 GUILDFORD Boiler Room
Sun 04 BEDFORD Esquires
Mon 05 CAMBRIDGE Portland Arms
Fri 09 NOTTINGHAM Bodega Social Club
Sat 10 SHEFFIELSD Record Junkee
Sun 11 HULL Polar Bear
Mon 12 NEWCASTLE Think Tank
Wed 14 EDINBURGH Opium
Mon 19 OXFORD The Cellar
Tue 20 CARDIFF Clwb Ifor Bach
Wed 21 BRISTOL Louisiana
Thu 22 PLYMOUTH Junction

DEAD! are:

SAM MATLOCK | guitar