Dead Boots is an American indie rock band from Duxbury, Massachusetts. The band was formerly known as TAB the Band. Formed in December 2006, the group consisted of brothers Adrian Perry (lead vocals/bass) and Tony Perry (guitar), and Ben Tileston (drums). In August 2008, Lou Jannetty (rhythm guitar) joined the band.
To date, the band has released three full-length albums: Pulling Out Just Enough to Win (Jan. 2008), Long Weekend (Aug. 2008), and Zoo Noises (Jan. 2010). Rolling Stone described the band as they play bluesy, sleazy guitar raunch, and gave 3.5 stars to Pulling Out Just Enough to Win.
The band has toured the US, UK, and Canada as openers for the likes of Modest Mouse, Jane's Addiction, Slash, Stone Temple Pilots, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, and Cage the Elephant. Festivals that the band has played include Lollapalooza, SXSW, Mountain Jam, CMJ Music Marathon, Download Festival, and Festival Dete De Quebec. They also headlined a John Varvatos Thursday Night Live event at 315 Bowery. And in 2011, Little Stevens Underground Garage on SIRIUS XM selected their song Run Away as the Coolest Song in the World.