In the sea of iconic punk bands that emerged in the late seventies, Dead Kennedys were a band that was apart from the herd. With albums that remarked on a broken society and live sets that were as animated as their lyrics, the band has definitely reached the status of icons. Now with their fortieth anniversary in full swing, the band has announced a vinyl edition of their DK40 box set coming in November.
Originally released in April as a 3 CD set, the vinyl edition will comprise of a four LP rendition s well amazing artwork. The forty seven song release contains live recorded sets from the band at Paradiso in Amsterdam in 1982, at Alabama Halle in Munich also in 1982 and at The Farm in San Francisco in 1985.
The DK40 LP box set is available for pre-order directly from Manifesto Records ahead of its November 15 release. The album is already available to stream on all platforms or to purchase in all digital outlets. Dead Kennedys are set to appear in Honolulu, HI at Hawaiian Brians on November 22 and at Mulligans on the Blue in Kihei, HI on November 24.
Image Credits: Photo by Edward Colver.