Funded! This project was successfully funded on August 10, 2012.

Update #7

HELP US BE THE THIRD MOST FUNDED MUSIC PROJECT!

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SO CLOSE!

If we get to $175,536 we are the third highest music project ever funded on kickstarter. The current number three is the soundtrack to a video game. Let's beat it!!! We wanna have the bronze medal of kickstarters. Pledge at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/murderbydeath/murder-by-death-new-album-bitter-drink-bitter-moon/ Here is our artistic representation of what we would look like with bronze medals. Thanks to the Romanian Women's Gymnastic Team. THANK YOU!!! 

ALSO, HERE WE ARE WAITING TO SEE IF WE GET THE LAST PLEDGES TO PUT US OVER THE EDGE...

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    DOWNLOAD OF OUR FIRST RECORD "LIKE THE EXORCIST, BUT MORE BREAKDANCING" Yep. For as little as a dollar, you can get our first album. Its the 10th anniversary of its release!

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" Digital DL of our new album plus a DL of our first album "Like The Exorcist, But More Breakdancing" and the new single "I Came Around"

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    MBD JAPANESE-STYLE GLOBE LANTERN decorated with the art from our new album "Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon" By artist Celeste Byers. No cord kit included. INCLUDES DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping

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    CD OF BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON W/ SHIPPING TO USA, CANADA & MEXICO. Get the CD of our new album "Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon" plus DL of "Like The Exorcist..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping. Oh yeah, you'll like it.

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    CD OF BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON W/ SHIPPING TO EUROPE, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA & ASIA Get the CD of our new album "Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon" plus DL of "Like The Exorcist..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping

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    STANDARD VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" W/ SHIPPING TO USA, CANADA & MEXICO. -- 180 gram colored vinyl in a full color jacket. Includes digital download. Includes DL of "Like the Exorcist" and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping

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    SPECIAL EDITION VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" W/ SHIPPING TO USA, CANADA & MEXICO. -- 180 gram moon colored vinyl in a die cut jacket with vellum interior sleeves. You can shine a light through it and it looks all pretty! Comes with a reversible zoetrope (which is an old fashioned animation you can set up on your record player) and an MBD Japanese-style globe light. Cord kit not included. Yes, the new album comes with digital download codes. INCLUDES DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around". Also includes shipping to US, Canada & Mexico.

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    CD OF BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON & A TSHIRT WITH THE ALBUM COVER ON IT W/ SHIPPING TO USA, CANADA & MEXICO . Get the CD of our new album "Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon" plus DL of "Like The Exorcist..." You get a shirt too. You can specify the size once the kickstarter is done. Oh and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping. Oh yeah, you'll like it.

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    SPECIAL EDITION VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" W/ SHIPPING TO EUROPE, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA & ASIA. -- 180 gram moon colored vinyl in a die cut jacket with vellum interior sleeves. You can shine a light through it and it looks all pretty! Comes with a reversible zoetrope (which is an old fashioned animation you can set up on your record player) and an MBD Japanese-style globe light. Cord kit not included. Yes it comes with digital download codes. INCLUDES DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around". Includes shipping to Europe, Australia, South America, Africa & Asia.

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    CD OF BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON plus a tshirt W/ SHIPPING TO EUROPE, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA & ASIA Get the CD of our new album "Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon" You get a shirt too. You can specify the size once the kickstarter is done. plus DL of "Like The Exorcist..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping

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    SPECIAL EDITION VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" plus T-SHIRT W/ SHIPPING TO USA, CANADA & MEXICO. -- 180 gram moon colored vinyl in a die cut jacket with vellum interior sleeves. You can shine a light through it and it looks all pretty! Comes with a reversible zoetrope (which is an old fashioned animation you can set up on your record player) and an MBD Japanese-style globe light. Cord kit not included. Yes, the new album comes with digital download codes. You get a shirt too. You can specify the size once the kickstarter is done. INCLUDES DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around". Also includes shipping to US, Canada & Mexico.

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    SPECIAL EDITION VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" plus a T-SHIRT W/ SHIPPING TO EUROPE, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA . -- 180 gram moon colored vinyl in a die cut jacket with vellum interior sleeves. You can shine a light through it and it looks all pretty! Comes with a reversible zoetrope (which is an old fashioned animation you can set up on your record player) and an MBD Japanese-style globe light. Cord kit not included. Yes, the new album comes with digital download codes. You get a shirt too. You can specify the size once the kickstarter is done. INCLUDES DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around". W/ SHIPPING TO EUROPE, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA

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    LIMITED EDITION POSTER SIGNED BY MBD + THE NEW SE VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" + DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around". -- Only available in this Kickstarter promo. Designed by Mile 44 GigPosters. Glows in the dark. Wee! SHIPS WORLDWIDE.

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    POSTCARD CLUB! -- Once a tour we will send you a postcard from the road. Fun! If you want to add this to an already existing pledge, just add $100. Doesn't come with anything else.

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    MBD WHISKEY CREW. Any pledges over $100 and you become a member of the Murder By Death Whiskey Crew. Get a sweet ass MBD gang patch. If you show up wearing your colors at an MBD show, you will be pleased to see the perks you will receive at the merch table. Plus look fuckin' rad. YOU ALSO GET LIMITED EDITION POSTER SIGNED BY MBD + THE NEW SE VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" + DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around". -- Only available in this Kickstarter promo. SHIPS WORLDWIDE.

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    ALL SIX MBD ALBUMS ON THICK GRAM VINYL IN A COPPER FOIL BOX + POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW AND DL'S. (Including the new special edition of album "Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon"). -- Here's what you get... Like The Exorcist, But More Breakdancing. Who Will Survive and What Will Be Left of Them?. In Bocca Al Lupo. Red of Tooth and Claw. Good Morning, Magpie. Bitter Drink Bitter Moon. Pretty straight forward. Lots of MBD music! PLUS YOU GET THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH, AND DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST..." and the new single "I Came Around". Includes shipping WORLDWIDE.

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    TEST PRESSING FOR "LITTLE JOE GOULD/VOLTA DO MAR SPLIT RECORD" & A COPY OF THE NEW SPECIAL EDITION "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" ON VINYL SIGNED BY THE BAND + YOU GET THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH + DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping

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    1 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION TO THE MBD BOOK CLUB. -- Once a month receive some recommended reading from MBD. Each book will contain an inscription from a member of the band describing why they love the book. We will throw in fun other goodies now and then too. + THE NEW SE VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" PLUS YOU GET THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH + DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping to USA

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    TEST PRESSING FOR "IN BOCCA AL LUPO" & A COPY OF THE NEW SPECIAL EDITION "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" ON VINYL SIGNED BY THE BAND + YOU GET THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH + DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping

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    TEST PRESSING FOR "WHO WILL SURVIVE, AND WHAT WILL BE LEFT OF THEM?" & A COPY OF THE NEW SPECIAL EDITION "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" ON VINYL SIGNED BY THE BAND + YOU GET THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH + DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping

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    TEST PRESSING FOR "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" & A COPY OF THE NEW SPECIAL EDITION "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" ON VINYL SIGNED BY THE BAND + YOU GET THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH + DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping

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    TEST PRESSING FOR "LIKE THE EXORCIST, BUT MORE BREAKDANCING" & A COPY OF THE NEW SPECIAL EDITION "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" ON VINYL SIGNED BY THE BAND + YOU GET THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH + DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping

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    TEST PRESSING FOR "GOOD MORNING, MAGPIE" & A COPY OF THE NEW SPECIAL EDITION "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" ON VINYL SIGNED BY THE BAND + YOU GET THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH + DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping

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    1 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION TO THE MBD BOOK CLUB + INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING. -- Once a month receive some recommended reading from MBD. Each book will contain an inscription from a member of the band describing why they love the book. We will throw in fun other goodies now and then too. + THE NEW SE VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" PLUS YOU GET THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH + DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around" + INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

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    1 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION TO THE MBD MOVIE CLUB. -- Once a month receive some recommended viewing from MBD. It will come on USA format DVDs.We love movies (good and bad) and will share our favorites and secret weapons with you. We will throw in fun other goodies now and then too. + THE NEW SE VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON" PLUS YOU GET THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH + DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST.." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping to USA

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    GOLDEN TICKET. TICKETS TO ANY FUTURE MBD SHOW. (Festivals Not Included). -- We will buy you tickets to any and all of the MBD shows you can handle. PLUS YOU GET THE NEW SE VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON", THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH, AND DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping WORLDWIDE. Plus get a cool golden ticket.

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    OUR PIANO PLAYER SCOTT WILL GET A TATTOO OF ANYTHING YOU WANT. -- Yep. Obviously nothing hateful though. Maybe its a heart with your name in it. Maybe it's your face. Maybe it's a Kangaroo drinking a Martini whilst playing basketball. I dunno. He's got a sense of humor. Maybe you do too. PLUS YOU GET THE NEW SE VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON", THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH, AND DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping WORLDWIDE.

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    OUR DRUMMER DAGAN WILL GET A TATTOO OF ANYTHING YOU WANT. -- Yep. Obviously nothing hateful though. Maybe its a heart with your name in it. Maybe it's your face. Maybe it's a Kangaroo drinking a Martini whilst playing basketball. I dunno. He's got a sense of humor. Maybe you do too. PLUS YOU GET THE NEW SE VINYL OF "BITTER DRINK, BITTER MOON", THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH, AND DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping WORLDWIDE.

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    MBD FOREVER CLUB Any music or special items we print, we just mail to you (vinyl, CD's, flasks, pint glasses, belt buckles, reissues whatever). PLUS YOU GET THE BOXED SET, THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH, AND DOWNLOADS OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping WORLDWIDE.

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    MBD COVERS ANY SONG YOU REQUEST. -- You pick the song. We cover it for you in a studio recording done at Farm Fresh Studios in Bloomington, Indiana. We will also hand make a CD case for you and give you the only copy of it. The digital will be online for others to hear but you have the only copy! PLUS YOU GET THE BOXED SET, THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH, AND DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping WORLDWIDE. This could get embarrassing.

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    MBD WILL PERFORM IN YOUR LIVING ROOM/BASEMENT ETC in the USA. (travel costs included in fee). -- MBD will come to perform at your house for a show with your friends. Or for just you. Whatever. It will most likely be acoustic as to avoid the interference of the law. This fee is for anywhere in the USA. We will try to do the shows as soon as possible, and would like to do 'em sooner rather than later, but promise to do it (on a date we agree on together) before the end of 2013. PLUS YOU GET THE BOXED SET, THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH, AND DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping WORLDWIDE.

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    MBD WILL FLY YOU AND A FRIEND TO CEDAR POINT AMUSEMENT PARK AND RIDE ROLLER COASTERS ALL DAY WITH YOU. -- You and a friend will go to the greatest roller coaster park in the world with MBD. You'll get photos of us all looking amazed at how rad the Top Thrill Dragster is. We will throw hoops around milk bottles and play the shit out of ski-ball. We will dish out whatever we can think of. It's the vacation you always wanted as a kid, with your favorite band. Flights and accommodations for two included (from anywhere in North America.) A photographer will join you, documenting your and our bliss and will print up a hardcover book of the best photos as a keepsake. PLUS YOU GET THE BOXED SET, THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH, AND DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping WORLDWIDE. It's the cat's pajamas. If you're not from North America, email us at mbdband@gmail.com and we will work something out. We will take this trip either this fall or next spring when they open again after winter.

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    MBD WILL PERFORM IN YOUR LIVING ROOM/BASEMENT ETC OUTSIDE OF THE USA. (travel costs included in fee). -- MBD will come to perform at your house for a show with your friends. Or for just you. Whatever. It will most likely be acoustic as to avoid the interference of the law. This fee is for anywhere OUTSIDE THE USA. We will try to do the shows as soon as possible, and would like to do 'em sooner rather than later, but promise to do it (on a date we agree on together) before the end of 2013. PLUS YOU GET THE BOXED SET, THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH, AND DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping WORLDWIDE.

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    MBD KENTUCKY BOURBON TRAIL BLOWOUT. -- You and a friend get to go on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail with MBD touring our favorite whiskey distilleries in a bad ass limo. You'll fly into Louisville, Kentucky and stay at 21C (one of the finest hotels in Louisville) and eat at their amazing restaurant Proof with the band. A photographer will join you, documenting this Bacchanalian feast and will print up a hardcover book of the best photos as a keepsake. PLUS YOU GET THE BOXED SET, THE LIMITED MBD POSTER, MBD WHISKEY CREW PATCH, AND DL OF "LIKE THE EXORCIST..." and the new single "I Came Around" + shipping WORLDWIDE. In fact, you're probably PRESIDENT OF THE MBD WHISKEY CREW. There may be additional fees if you are flying from outside North America. We will work something out. Email us at mbdband@gmail.com. Must be 21+. The trip will occur within one year (most likely much sooner) from the end of this auction. We will work out the dates with ya. WOOOO!!!!

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