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After Nasty Split from Epic Records, Death Grips Lands New Label Deal

The controversial hardcore punk-rap will launch Thirdworlds in partnership with Harvest, a subsidiary of Capitol Music Group.

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After a very public break up with Epic Records last year, it seemed unlikely Death Grips would return to a major label. But sure enough, as it announced today, the Sacramento hardcore punk-rap outfit has teamed up with Capitol Music Group and its indie-leaning subsidiary Harvest to launch the band's own imprint called Thirdworlds.

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As Pitchfork reports, the band has also confirmed it has retained the rights to its NO LOVE DEEP WEB album that it leaked itself last October and was the source of a lot of drama from YouTube copyright seizures to Facebook trash talking.

The band also released the label's  new logo -- a double-headed serpent wrapped around an egg (see image at right). Thirdworld's distribution will be handled by Caroline and the band has a new LP in the works for tentative release next year.

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