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Getting Ready for Deadrocks 2015

Do you hear that rumble? The rocky mountains slightly shaking in the backdrop as mind bending bass beats and melodic melodies bleed into the mile high air. It’s DEADROCKS, the epic takeover of Red Rocks Amphitheatre, led by two bass heavy boys from the 6, DC & Hooks, better known as Zeds Dead, baby. Zeds Dead and friends will be commandeering Red Rocks on Thursday, July 2nd, brought to you by AEG Live and 95.7 The Party. Along for the ride will be co-headliner Dillon Francis, Paper Diamond, Haywyre, Mija, and Hunter Siegel.

Zeds Dead has blown up over the past few years, with non-stop touring and countless hits, including their newest EP “Somewhere Else,” which was accompanied by an international tour de bass. DC and Hooks are two of the hardest working DJ/producers in the industry and their action-packed shows and versatile style have created a loyal following of “deadicated” fans. Zeds Dead’s music ranges from heavy dubstep, to reggae, hip-hop, drum and bass, electro, house, and more. Their hard hitting live shows are a one-stop-shop for those who enjoy spontaneity and auditory surprises, and have secured them as one of the most multifaceted artists in electronic music today.


This genre bending mindset is further represented by the array of artists joining them for this monumental summer event. Co-headlining is Dillon Francis, the prankster of the EDM scene and the IDGAFOS lifestyle. With music ranging from moombahton to deep house, you never know what you will get from this powerhouse (in both personality and set direction). One thing’s for sure though, it will be a party. D. Fran delivers high energy sets that get crowds jumping and singing along, leaving any and all worries to fade far into night sky. Then there is Paper Diamond, this up and comer was a fan favorite at festivals last season, and has been hard at work on his newest album throughout the winter. Never one to disappoint live, he seamlessly mixes today’s hottest tracks with his signature, smooth, fun-loving style. He will surely put a smile on your face and get some serious sweat dripping down your back. Haywyre is another artist to make sure not to miss. He uniquely melds current electronic beats with classical jazz sounds to create a mastery of fresh musical pieces. Next, the newcomer Mija will be representing all ladies that get down (holla)! Her music lends to a perfect summer set, with poppy vibes, and swaggy female vocals scattered throughout. Rounding us out is Hunter Siegel, last on our list, but certainly not least, he has been hitting the charts hard this year with dancy originals and refreshing remixes. Coming off collaborations and shared history with the headliners themselves, I speculate we may be in for some sweet treats from this Torontonian. In addition, rumors of some special guests will be the cherry on top of this epic EDM sundae!


Whether you are coming to see what the hype is all about or have been a die hard Zeds Deadhead for years, everyone is welcome with open arms (and Z’s up). Each artist represented is alike in their love of music and FUN, and they do an exceptional job of removing the frills, providing raw, heartfelt performances. With loving and loyal fans that feed the artists’ energy, it is a symbiotic relationship, so fluid, that the line between performer and fan are blurred, resulting in the feeling of one massive house party. Bringing back those nostalgic feels of when school gets out, when there is magic in the air…that feeling that anything could happen. Then of course, there is the fact that this house party is being held at one of the most awe inspiring venues in the world with an impeccable sound system to display expertly curated sets from some of the most talented artists out there- BONUS! Join us for Deadrocks, this is your home for the night, this is your family, this is YOUR party, let’s dance!

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