Straight out of Schenectady, New York, Dead-Lift has been rocking hard since 2003 and has no plans to stop the invasion of proving pop music to be bullshit. The band follows no genre; they play tunes that come from the heart. Every song the band writes follows a different path of influences which really makes for an incredible mix of Metal, Hard rock, Rap, Fusion, and whatever else you could try to classify Dead-Lift. They have opened shows for such bands as Korn, Deftones, Stone Sour, Flyleaf, Powerman 5000, Hed PE, 10 Years, Bullets & Octane, Bury Your Dead, Twiztid, Blaze ya Dead Homie, Gizmachi, Madball, Sworn Enemy, 40 Below Summer, 12 Stones, and many more.
Dead-Lift won Channel 103.1\'s Most Original Band Contest in 2006 and earned an opening slot on the Family Values Tour with Headliners Korn and Deftones.
With the mix of incredible song writing, an off the hook stage show, and the desire to take the band to the next level, the band has been offered numerous record contracts which the band quickly declined once reading in between the lines. The band is in search of a good label to represent their music and help spread their message to the masses.
In 2007, with the departure of co-founder Tony DiSorbo (drums), line up changes were made. Bob Lavoy made quite an impact from the start. “Poor Man’s Anthem” is a harder hitting, more cohesive form of the original design. “Break-Down”, “No Compromise” and “Never Lay Down and Die” show the driving beats and flowing guitars that has evolved from the new line up. Title track, “Poor Man’s Anthem”, describes the present day struggle for the common man, as we all can relate to. The whole album embodies this view of making end’s meet, hardship of the middle class…it’s truly a Poor Man’s Anthem.