The Dead Never Sounded Better Live! Surf the Dark Side with the Dead Sea Surfers. The Band is a Punk, Goth, Synthpop hybrid of sorts meshing several styles into one. The end product is a Smooth, tight, distinct sound reminiscent of the old school in your face, wall of sound. That sound in a live setting has never really gone out of style. One reviewer of the bands self titled cd is quoted as saying “There is sure to be something on this CD that triggers a memory or invoke a feeling.”1.