The Dead Pirates are a London band that came together in 2011 to play songs written by McBess and his brother Ben Franklin Jr.
The Dead Pirates play their version of rock'n'roll, a mix of influence going from stoner to old fashioned rock. Guitarist McBess is better known as a famous and influential contemporary illustrator from France.
"The Dead Pirates are a rock ‘n’ roll quintet, playing a mixture of stoner and old school rock."
- Zoe, Mad Alice Records
"An infectious slice of garage punk."
- Mariana Timony, Bandcamp