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Are Dead Cross the most unique supergroup ever?

Mike Patton's chaotic hardcore band Dead Cross unleash their new album on the world

A hardcore supergroup that also features Slayer legend Dave Lombardo alongside the incomparable Mike Patton, not to mention four-string virtuoso Justin Pearson and punk shredder Michael Crain, Dead Cross is an act that contradicts its star power with a surprisingly unassuming origin.

“When everything went down with my previous band, I had booked studio time with Ross Robinson,” Dave recalls. “When I got to the studio, Justin and Michael were there. Ross had called them to help out this singer/songwriter girl who was putting some music together and he wanted us to give it a more ‘alternative’ feel.

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