Cold As Life are a hardcore band from Detroit. They formed in 1988 and put out seven releases themselves, two albums and five tapes. The band showed their authentic selves through their music, which entailed playing a style of hardcore that was gritty and unafraid and lyrics that represented the realities of living in Detroit in an uncertain era. Cold As Life were scary, they wrote some of the hardest music ever. The band's first release was their Breakin' The Law demo in 1989, a 15-song tape. This original single stitch Cold As Life shirt, in good condition, features the Breakin' The Law artwork, which features a literal representation of the album's title.