Canadian electronic production duo ZEDS DEAD are gearing up to release their upcoming THE LIVING DEAD EP out July 24 via Ultra Music. Featuring frequent collaborator Toronto-based rapper Omar LinX, the EP’s first single “The Living Dead” drops TODAY, July 3 and epitomizes ZEDS DEAD’s dark fantasy, hip-hop influenced beats. The music video for “The Living Dead” premieres July 10 and features actor Peter Greene, who’s best known for his role as “Zed” in Quentin Tarantino’s classic film Pulp Fiction. Listen to “The Living Dead” here: http://youtu.be/jXFEaZBvkd4.

On THE LIVING DEAD EP, Omar LinX returns on the second single “Cowboy,” due out in August. With Omar LinX’s self-reflective rhymes and the track’s guitar-driven melodies, “Cowboy” showcases ZEDS DEAD’s ability to switch from heavy, face-melting bass music to rock-tinged harmonies. “Crank” further underlines ZEDS DEAD’s powerful builds and gut-wrenching drops, while closer “Take A Chance” brings the EP to a slow-burning end. THE LIVING DEAD runs the production gamut of ZEDS DEAD and proves to be their most versatile release to date.

Following performances throughout this year at top music festivals across the world, including Ultra Music Festival, Coachella and Electric Daisy Carnival, ZEDS DEAD have confirmed a summer tour in support of THE LIVING DEAD EP. The Living Dead Tour will take producers DC and Hooks to some of the top venues and music festivals worldwide, including London’s Wireless Festival, Montreal’s Osheaga Music Festival, Lollapalooza, New York City’s Electric Zoo Festival, Belgium’s Tomorrowland and more.

“The Living Dead” single is out today, available on Beatport (http://goo.gl/vuSSG) and iTunes (http://goo.gl/08TEk).

Here are ZEDS DEAD‘s tour dates:

Fri 7/6 London, England Wireless Festival @ Hyde Park
Sat 7/7 Paris, France Social Club
Thu 7/12 Mariaville, NY Camp Bisco
Fri 7/13 Atlantic City, NJ House of Blues
Sat 7/14 Washington, D.C Howard Theater
Sun 7/15 Las Vegas, NV Marquee
Sun 7/15 Orange County, CA Ten Nightclub
Fri 7/20 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution Live
Sat 7/21 Baltimore, MD Sound Stage
Sun 7/22 Denver, CO Global Dance Festival @ Red Rocks
Fri 7/27 Boom, Belgium Tomorrowland
Fri 8/3 Montreal, QC Osheaga Music Festival
Sat 8/4 Chicago, IL Congress
Sun 8/5 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza @ Grant Park
Sun 8/12 Salmo, BC Shambhala Music Festival
Fri 8/17 South Algonquin, ON World Electronic Music Festival @ Bush Farm
Fri 8/24 Somerset, WI Summer Set Music & Camping Festival
Sun 9/2 New York, NY Electric Zoo @ Randall’s Island
Sat 9/15 San Juan Puerto Rico Electric Daisy Carnival
Thu 9/20 Victoria, BC Club 9one9
Fri 9/21 Calgary, AB Flames Central
Thu 9/27 Atlanta, GA CounterPoint Festival
Fri 9/28 Atlanta, GA CounterPoint Festival

Track listing for THE LIVING DEAD EP:

  1. Living Dead feat. Omar LinX
  2. Cowboy feat. Omar LinX
  3. Crank feat. Omar LinX
  4. Take A Chance feat. Omar LinX
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