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Oct 22, 2011 8:46 AM

LAST MINUTE HALIFAX VENUE CHANGE: Tonight’s Halifax show has been moved to North St Church @ 5657 North Street. We go on at midnight. Border wouldn’t let us play otherwise. Just made it into Canada after they charged us lots of money and had to move the show. Arg.

Aug 20, 2011 11:27 AM

MBD Fall Tours- Ticket Links below!

TOUR DATES and ticket links!

Want to help promote our shows? This is a link to a printable poster you can put up around town! Just write in the date and club name- and thanks!

POSTER DOWNLOAD

Fri, Nov-11 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater for Up to Eleven Festival Lawrence, KS tickets

Sat, Nov-12 Springfield, MO @ Outland Ballroom Springfield, MO tickets

Fri, Dec-2 Bloomington, IN @ the bishop bloomington, IN ticket link

Thu, Dec-29 St Louis, MO @ Off Broadway Dec 29 St Louis tickets

Fri, Dec-30 Chicago, IL @ Subterranean Day Before New Year’s Eve Show tickets!

Sat, Dec-31 Chicago, IL @ Subterranean New Year’s Eve tickets

Mar 25, 2011 4:00 PM

Murder By Death and The Builders and The Butchers are happy to announce an art contest for the Seven Series split 7″ coming out this summer on MBD’s label Tent Show Records. For this release, MBD has covered The Builders and The Butchers song “In The Branches” and TBATB have covered MBD’s “Until Morale Improves The Beatings Will Continue”. Also, Ray from TBATB has a one-man band called “Mission Operation” where he makes music on Nintendo Gameboys, and he has done Gameboy covers of “Ball and Chain” by MBD “Down in this Hole” by Builders and The Butchers. AWESOME. All Four tracks will be on the 7″.

If you’re an artist and would like to participate in this contest, please submit a 7″ by 7″ 300 DPI PSD of your art and email it to mbdband@gmail.com . Your submission can have as little or as much information as you want. Deadline for submissions is May 25th. MBD will pick one design and TBATB will pick a second one for the B-Side.

Tha Prize

The two winning artists will each receive all 5 MBD albums on vinyl, all 3 TBATB albums on vinyl, and 5 copies of the split 7″ with their lovely art on it, with a letter of praise from MBD that will surely get them into all the finest salons in Paris and Berlin, due to our extreme prominence in the 1920s art world.

Other 7″s and new merch can be bought HERE.

Current Tour Dates:
3-30 Laramie, WY @ University of Wyoming
4-1 Bay City, MI @ The Vault [Tickets]
4-2 Notre Dame, IN @ Notre Dame (students only)
4-3 Mishawaka, IN @ The Phoenix Bar and Grill
4-8 New York, NY @ Terminal 5 (Opening for the Hold Steady)
5-19 Akron, OH @ Musica
5-20 ROCKS OFF Concert Cruise Series New York, NY [Tickets]
5-21 Somerset, NJ @ Steampunk World’s Fair @ Crown Plaza
6-18 Westword Music Showcase Denver, CO [Tickets]

Mar 24, 2011 11:25 AM

THERE ARE NEW PRESSINGS OF MURDER BY DEATH VINYL AS WELL AS FOUR NEW HANDSCREENED POSTERS AVAILABLE AT webstore

Also, we scrounged up a few more Wood Box sets! Get em before they’re gone!

Feb 6, 2011 12:14 PM

Gadies and Lentelman! Just so you know, some of these shows are selling pretty fast and are getting close to selling out. Fair warning that you may want to buy tickets in advance. We would hate to miss ya! Thanks! Get em at murderbydeath.com

Nov 1, 2010 1:22 PM

NPR’s World Cafe, a program which presents new and significant music, will have Murder By Death on the show tomorrow, November 2, 2010! Click HERE to find what station World Cafe is on in your city and to check the broadcast times!

Jun 3, 2010 12:01 PM

Sorry to everyone who was planning to attend the Paris show. The last few days have been a nightmare. Our GPS broke down, we got lost in Prague, and finally our van broke down on the side of the road north of Paris. We are getting a new van today so the tour will continue as planned, but alas, it was too late to make the Paris show. We promise to return soon, and triumphantly.

May 29, 2010 1:10 PM

“Paris show moved/ new vinyl editions and posters available. ”

“Le Scopitone (the club we were to play in Paris on June 2nd) has been shut down for noise violations. We were lucky enough to be added at the last minute to a show at Les Nouveau Casino for june 2nd as an opener for Les 3 Accords (from Canada). Presale tickets bought for our show WILL BE REFUNDED, NOT AUTOMATICALLY HONORED for the new show. It is almost sold out so you will need to get tickets for the new show quickly! Get em at http://www.fnacspectacles.com/place-spectacle/manifestation/Pop-rock-Folk-LES-TROIS-ACCORDS-NC026.htm

Also, WE WILL GO ON AT 8pm SHARP!

THERE ARE NEW PRESSINGS OF MURDER BY DEATH VINYL AS WELL AS SIX NEW HANDSCREENED POSTERS AVAILABLE AT webstore

May 20, 2010 11:24 AM

Watch the brand new video for “White Noise” on YouTube! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTSq1M1atvs