Relentless gigs all over the UK, including all the major cities, and the nowhere towns, where most bands dont bother to go has gained the band an ever growing army of dangerously devoted fans. Their militant working class stance caught the eye of Clash legend, Mick Jones who took Deadtime out as special guests.
Their track ‘Protected’ is gaining viral popularity propelled by the fact the video, consisting of original newsroom footage, has been banned from Youtube – make sure you grab the download.
Since the tour Murdoch has recorded a single and album with The Tribunes..out on honest jons records, containing Mick Jones rhythm section from Carbon/silicon. The clash connection continued late 2009, when Strummerville (The Joe Strummer foundation for new music) invited deadtime into the family by funding the first single, double a-side ‘Moths/Spine’ with producer Paul Tipler (idlewild, 80s matcbox, dr feelgood,elastica) Strummerville also added ‘Spine (demo) to their prestigious DIY download page. Deadtime have held the no.1 slot for the past four months. Among other supporters of the band is Michael Davis of the legendary MC5. Davis hooked up deadtime with Detroit based label St Thomas Records. Look out for St Thomas releases in the near future.
Deadtime continue to recieve outstanding reviews for their high octane, raw, emotive live shows, as well as international and national radio airplay.
Based in ex mining town Swadlincote, South Derby. Still on its knees from Thatchers strangle hold on the working classes. Murdochs songwriting reflects the carnage left behind. Deadtime have a massive chip on their shoulder..welcoming you to knock it off.
The lives of the lower working class, the continuing struggle for the oppressed, wrongly convicted, justice for people killed in police custody, struggling single parents, anti globalisation movement, innocent men, women and children murdered daily in the name of progress..not in our name…..people wake up.