Murder by Death is an Indie/Rock/Folk/Country/Goth band from Bloomington, Indiana.
Their members are as follows:
- Adam Turla - Vocals, Guitar
- Matt Armstrong - Bass
- Sarah Balliet - Cello, Keyboards
- Dagan Thogerson - Percussion (2008 - Present)
- David Fountain - Keyboards, Slide Guitar, Mandolin, Backing Vocals, Cornet, Accordion, Theremin (2013 - Present)
- Alexander Schrodt - Percussion (2000 - 2008)
- Vincent Edwards - Keyboards (2000 - 2004)
- Scott Brackett - Keyboards, Slide Guitar, Mandolin, Backing Vocals, Cornet, Accordion, Theremin (2011 - 2013)
- 2002 - Like The Exorcist, but More Breakdancing
- 2003 - Who Will Survive, and What Will Be Left of Them?
- 2006 - In Bocca al Lupo
- 2008 - Red of Tooth and Claw
- 2010 - Good Morning, Magpie
- 2012 - Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon
- 2013 - As You Wish: Kickstarter Covers Vol. 1
- 2015 - Big Dark Love
- 2015 - As You Wish: Kickstarter Covers Vol. 2
- 2018 - The Other Shore
- 2009 - Finch
- 2015 - Murder by Death on Audiotree Live
- Album Intro Track: "Kentucky Bourbon" serves as this for Good Morning, Magpie.
- Album Title Drop: It was not until 2015's Big Dark Love that they would play this straight with the track of the same name.
- Badass Baritone: With the dropping of 2006's In Bocca al Lupo came a noticeable lowering of Adam's Voice. It's not for nothing he gets compared to Johnny Cash.
- Concept Album: Several.
- Creator Couple: Adam and Sarah are married, but you wouldn't guess it from watching them perform.
- Ode to Intoxication: "As Long as There is Whiskey in the World."