DZ DEATHRAYS Share ‘Snakes’ Video + Kick Off National Tour

To celebrate their Positive Rising: Part 1 Tour kicking off at The Metro Theatre in Sydney on October 18, DZ Deathrays dropped the SPOD directed video for Snakes, the moody track lifted off their freshly released fourth album. 


“Snakes is a driving beast with one of my favourite chorus lines on the record. I’m so glad we got to release this track and fit it in to our weird tv studio gone haywire collection of videos for Positive Rising: Part 1. In this video you’ll see the studio turn to complete chaos as stand in blue screen creatures try to fix the issue that the band has left the building.”
Shane Parsons

“Alex Orlando Smith and I took on this DZ music video project to produce 3 classic ‘live in the studio’.  Clips all shot & edited live to tape. What a wonderful opportunity, we thought! Unfortunately, our special effects supervisor Drench Broadchurch quit just as we started the first song to do a Footy Show reunion special (they had to replace Fattys face live with his younger self) and took the SFX staff with him. We had the whole production, including the Blue Man Video Team booked, so to remain professional we tried to get through it the best we could.  The original plan was to remove the Blue Men with VFX magic and provide alternate video angles live that can’t be explained, with it intensifying through the 3 videos. Classic Drench. Anyway, without Drench, we just did the best we could and the band saw what was happening on the monitors and quit by the last song, leaving the blue guys to perform. We tried to replace them on the fly, but only had so many FX presets in our video mixer. But by the end, we saw the commitment, passion and drive in these blue guys performances, and their desire to exceed expectations and excel in adversity was so inspiring and beautiful that it blew out our mixers emotional buffer which cut our FX link anyway, so we just let them rip.  

Our team that remained were amazing and did really well, even if the band are suing us.  Drench, if you’re reading this, you’re a real son of a bitch.”

Presented by triple j, I OH YOU, Morning Belle, Select Music 
With special guests Polish Club*, VOIID, The Buoys 

Fri 18 Oct 
The Metro Theatre | Sydney NSW 
All Ages
Ticketek | Ph: 13 28 49

Sat 19 Oct 
Manning Bar | Sydney NSW 
Oztix | Ph: 1300 762 545

Fri 25 Oct 
Forum | Melbourne VIC 
Ticketmaster | Ph: 13 61 00

Sat 26 Oct 
The Evelyn | Melbourne VIC 
Under 18** 
Oztix | Ph: 1300 762 545

Fri 1 Nov
HQ | Adelaide SA
All Ages
Moshtix | Ph:1300 GET TIX (438 849) 

Sat 2 Nov 
Astor Theatre | Perth WA 
All Ages 
Ticketek| Ph: 13 28 49

Fri 8 Nov 
The Tivoli | Brisbane QLD 
Ticketmaster | Ph: 13 61 00

Sat 9 Nov* 
The Zoo | Brisbane QLD 
Under 18**
Oztix| Ph: 1300 762 545

*Polish Club not playing 
**over 18s able to attend with under 18 friends or to chaperone under 18s

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