Reformed '90s Philedelphia, Pennsylvania-based "tuned-down hardcore, groove-metal blues" band DEADBOLT has changed its name to GIVETHEMROPE. According to the group, the move was necessary not only because of the existence of another band with the same name, but also in order to signal that this was a total rebirth for the reunited act. The group states, "Having two guitar players and a lead vocalist for the first time, it seemed it was time to start from scratch. It's a new band with a new drive and a new name."

DEADBOLT's first string of live shows as GIVETHEMROPE will kick off on November 2 at Kung Fu Necktie in Philadelphia as the support act for VITAL REMAINS and RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER.


Rich Books - Vocals
Rian Poltrone - Guitar
Dave Mccallion - Guitar
Tom Prenatt - Bass
Chris Hamilton - Drums


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