For most bands, an eight-year break would be career-ending. But for Death From Above 1979, it was a long, much-needed breath of fresh air. The Toronto rock duo, consisting of Sebastien Grainger and Jesse F. Keeler, blew minds and eardrums in 2004 with their brand of fierce dance-punk, pulling rave reviews for its sole full-length album, You're a Woman, I'm a Machine. And then, just like that, they broke up two years later, stressed out from skyrocketing success, grueling touring and inner turmoil.

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