Deathwish Inc.


Deathwish is a brand started by J. Bannon and Tre McCarthy in 2001. Started primarily as an aggressive record label, Deathwish has also branched out into other counterculture oriented businesses. You can find Deathwish involved in Records, Apparel, Fine Arts, and Mixed Martial Arts, among other endeavors.

Deathwish has merged with respected hardcore/punk label Malfunction Records. Malfunction was founded by longtime friends Linas Garsys and Tru Pray. Under their direction since 1999, the label released quality music from many including: Internal Affairs, Ceremony, Cast Aside, Count Me Out, Bitter End, The Hope Conspiracy, Meltdown, XO Skeletons, Piece By Piece, Give Up The Ghost, and more. Together, Deathwish and Malfunction are now one label family. Effective immediately, Deathwish will take over day to day operations of the label. We will continue to operate Malfunction with the same love and dedication that Linas and Tru gave to the label since it's inception. Just as importantly, we show all Malfunction affiliated artists the same dedication and support that we provide to all things Deathwish.

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Blacklisted: "Deeper Kind"
Blacklisted have released a new video. The track is from the upcoming album called When People Grow, People Go. The album is out on Deathwish Inc. on February 10, 2014. The band released So, You Are A Magician? [7-inch] in 2012. You can…
2014-12-18 13:00:01

Burning Love announces new 7-inch
Burning Love have announced a new 7-inch. The release will include the songs "Down So Long" and "Medicine Man." It will be out via Deathwish Inc. No official release date has been announced as of right…
2014-11-11 13:00:01

Touche Amore goes on a break
Touché Amoré has announced on their Facebook page, that they will be going to take a mental and physical health break. Although they will be pausing the band they plan to work on side bands and other projects. They already have an Australian tour lined up with…
2014-11-03 13:00:01

Atlas Losing Grip releases track list and album art for new album
Sweden's Atlas Losing Grip has released the track listing and album art for their upcoming release. The release is titled Currents and will be released on January 16, 2015 worldwide. Atlas Losing Grip features Rodrigo Alfaro of Satanic…
2014-10-21 11:00:01

Modern Life Is War (Europe)
Modern Life Is War has announced a series of dates in the UK and Europe for April 2015. This will be the band's first tour of Europe since 2007. They played Groezrock 2014 this past summer. You can click Read More for the…
2014-10-17 10:00:01

American Nightmare announce two shows
American Nightmare/Give Up The Ghost have announced two shows this January. The band is set to play January 2, 2015 at New York's Webster Hall and on January 4, 2015 at L.A.'s El Rey Theatre. Tickets go on sale Friday October 3rd, 2014. You can click…
2014-10-03 10:00:01

Code Orange: 'I Am King'
Code Orange are now streaming their new album, I Am King. The record is due out September 2, 2014 via Deathwish Inc. Pre-orders are…
2014-08-26 12:30:01

Code Orange: "Dreams Of Inertia"
Code Orange have posted a video for "Dreams Of Inertia." The song is from I Am King, which is due out September 2,…
2014-08-15 16:00:01

Coliseum: "Detached"
Coliseum have posted a video for their song, "Detached." The video was directed by Joe Watson. The track is off the deluxe reissue of their 2004 debut, Coliseum. The reissue is due out August 19, 2014. You can find a stream of the whole album…
2014-08-15 13:00:01

Touché Amoré to release 'Live On BBC Radio One: Vol. 2'
Touché Amoré have announced a second volume of music recorded during a second visit to BBC Radio One. The session was for The Punk Show with host Mike Davies for a second time. Again, the band worked with engineer Simon Askew (Pulp, PJ Harvey, Foo Fighters) and assistant Phil Deacon during a half day of recording.…
2014-08-14 17:00:02

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