It's never been a better time to "murder your thirst."

Seven months after raising more than $9 million in Series A funding, Santa Monica-based canned water startup Liquid Death has raised $23 million in Series B funding.

The round was led by an unnamed consumer-focused family office and participated in by Convivialité Ventures, Fat Mike (NOFX), Pat McAfee, existing investor in Velvet Sea Ventures and others.

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The very angry sounding man throatily roars:

Quality woman repellent. Bankrupt in no time. Fire the guy who came up with this pitch. And everyone who signed off on it. That name makes me not wanna drink your water. Fire your marketing guy.

This is not your average heavy metal album. In fact, the lyrics are entirely composed of little anti-ditties, if you will, of real word-for-word hate comments from social media commenters and online reviewers who for some reason are very angry about Liquid Death Mountain Water.

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A water brand that wants to "murder your thirst," a live-streaming app to watch your kid's high school basketball games, and a rocket maker that uses 3D printers to launch astronauts into space all have one thing in common. They are among the top 50 hottest startups in greater L.A. right now in the first edition of our quarterly dot.LA/PitchBook rankings.

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