Was it all a hoax?
Death Grips

Death Grips have denied reports that they are working on a film with Robert Pattinson.

The continual mystery, the conundrum that is Death Grips took another twist yesterday (October 17th). Pigeons And Planes received an email purporting to be from the Sacramento collective, explaining that they were working on a new film project.

Intimating that the press would be driven by ten websites, the message then stated:

"Not only that, but Zach Hill is currently wrapping up a short film he directed with an OST by DEATH GRIPS. The film is entitled Misoneism, is shot entirely in monochrome film, and follows the exploits of a young man forced into the underground prostitution business in Brazil. Starring Robert Pattinson and Colin Hanks, the film hopes to shed light on the matter in a shocking and abrasive way."

The news quickly went viral, yet something didn't ring true. After all, Death Grips' social networks remained suspiciously silent, while the statement itself isn't quite their style - after all, Death Grips thrive on action, rather than explanation.

Now Pitchfork has claimed that it has contacted the band's representatives, who have denied responsibility for the message. Pitchfork state: "There is no short film directed by Zach Hill and starring Robert Pattinson. They don't know who sent the letter."

Check out an archive interview with Death Grips HERE.

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