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MUST DIE! drops ‘CRISIS VISION’ LP on Never Say Die


Lee Austin Bates, better known by his alias MUST DIE!, is an American electronic musician, DJ, and producer. Born in Houston, TX, he is associated primarily with his music in the dubstep genre. 

Since entering the scene in 2011, bass architect and dubstep pioneer MUST DIE! has steadily established himself as a timeless name in electronic music, demonstrating his production prowess on a multitude of releases through labels such as Never Say Die, OWSLA, Ultra, Dim Mak, Mad Decent, and Atlantic Records.

Known for his versatility and undeniably rich sound design, the Seattle-based producer has presented an arsenal of powerhouse originals and remixes, collaborating with Skrillex, Zomboy, Getter, Habstrakt, and more.

In February 2019, Bates released ‘BLISS 2K’ on Never Say Die Records, a dubstep track with hardstyle influences. This was continued with ‘CHAOS’, released in May of the same year, and ‘EPIPHANY RUSH’ in June. In August 2019, Bates produced a remix of Svdden Death’s ‘CASTLES’. He made several more notable releases throughout 2019, including ‘MISERY SYSTEM’, and ‘FUNERAL ZONE’. Bates collaborated with Zomboy a second time on the track ‘Revival’ for the EP ‘Rock and Roll Pt. 2’.

In August 2020, MUST DIE! released a remix of the song ‘ANOTHER ME‘ by Seven Lions, Excision, and Wooli. He announced his second album, titled ‘CRISIS VISION’ in April of 2021, which dropped on Never Say Die Records today! This was preceded by several singles from the album on the label, including ‘NERVE DAMAGE’, ‘HELLBURST’ and ‘SORROW TECH’. The announcement was followed by the single ‘LOL OK’, a collaboration with dubstep producer Skream and Akeos.

Today we have the honour of bringing you the only Drum & Bass track from MUST DIE!’s new album ‘CRISIS VISION’. ‘BODY SCREAM’ is an absolute BEAST so make sure you check it out below and whack that volume up! MUST DIE!’s new album dropped today on Never Say Die Records and is available for you to grab from the purchase button beneath the Soundcloud player! Be warned it is not for the faint-hearted, this one is rowdy as fuck and absolutely brilliant!