10686744_10152640776442716_1198521085824667180_nHoly hell. Talk about extreme meets extreme, Mortals will be teaming up with crusty blackened act Wolvhammer around Halloween and running through mid-November. This tour is sure to decimate all reality and if you are anywhere within the vicinity of at least one of these shows, I highly recommend checking it out. You’ve got crust and you’ve got filth, all packed into one space, so what’s not to be stoked about? Check out the dates after the jump!      Continue reading

DYSTOPIA Announce “Human=Garbage” Reissue

Tankcrimes have announced that they will be reissuing iconic sludge/crust act Dystopia’s 1994 debut album, Human=Garbage. The reissue will be released on October 14th on CD and LP and will include tracks from the band’s 1993 splits with Grief and Embittered as well as one additional track previously released on the CD collection. The release will also be packaged with a sixteen page booklet and will be pressed on clear vinyl. Pre-order information is due to be released in the coming weeks. In the meantime, you can stream the album after the break.

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PROTESTANT Streaming New Album “In Thy Name”

portestantMilwaukee-based crustcore band Protestant will soon be releasing one of the meanest, most hateful crust records of the year and you can hear the madness for yourself right now. Protestant are streaming their new album In Thy Name right now courtesy of Noisey and you can check it out after the jump. DO IT.       Continue reading

MARTYRDÖD Streaming New Album “Elddop”

Martyrdöd - Elddop

Swedish metallers Martyrdöd have premiered their forthcoming fifth full length album, Elddop, over at Stereogum. The album will officially be released on July 22nd via Southern Lord and pre-orders are still being offered here. But it would be ill-advised to wait another week to immerse yourself in all of this melodic, crusty goodness. Stream the new album at Stereogum now.

MARTYRDÖD European Tour w/ Converge, Okkultokrati:
8/03/2014 La Maroquinerie – Paris, France
8/04/2014 Club Academy – Manchester, UK
8/05/2014 Classic Grand – Glasgow, UK
8/06/2014 Scala – London, UK
8/07/2014 Underground – Köln, Germany
8/08/2014 Ieper Fest – Ieper, Belgium
8/09/2014 Brutal Assault Festival – Jaromer, Czech Rep
8/10/2014 A38 – Budapest, Hungary
8/11/2014 Rockhouse – Salzburg, Austria
8/12/2014 MC Pekarna – Maribor, Slovenia
8/13/2014 Magnolia Open Air – Milan, Italy
8/14/2014 Universum – Stuttgart, Germany

PALM Streaming New EP “The Unusual” In Full


Japanese metallic hardcore outfit, Palm, are currently streaming their latest ripper of an EP, The Unusual, in full over at Noisey. Recorded and mixed over at California’s very own The Pit Studios with Taylor Young of Twitching Tongues and Nails fame and mastered by Brad Boatright of Audiosiege Studios and From Ashes Rise fame, The Unusual follows up the group’s 2012 LP, My Darkest Friends, with three cut-throat tracks again taking ample influence from contemporary American hardcore as well as the fury of the old guard via Bastard and Framtid.  Stream The Unusual exclusively via Noisey here and pre-order the extremely limited vinyl (out of 333) via Six Feet Under Records here.


plebeiangrandstandFilthy, blackened crust horde Plebeian Grandstand have announced a full US tour and they are bringing fellow hardcore cretins Reproacher. How incredible is this tour going to be? Monumentally heavy. You can check out all of the dates for the tour after the jump as well as listen to Plebeian Grandstand‘s latest album Lowgazers. Trust me, you don’t want to miss this one. Seriously. Check it out:     Continue reading

MARTYRDÖD Streaming New Track “Elddop”

elddopSwedish crust horde Martyrdöd will be releasing their new album Elddop later this month and the band has just released the albums title track for your listening pleasure. This track is a stunning d-beat ditty and it’s amazing. As much as I love this band, this new track is making me even more excited with every listen. Check out the track after the jump, courtesy of Terrorizer.      Continue reading

WOLVHAMMER Streaming New Album “Clawing Into Black Sun”

WH-CIBSBlackened crust heathens Wolvhammer, who have gained a huge amount of respect from me over the years and now have one of the top spots in my list of favorite bands, will be releasing their phenomenally dark and aggressive new album Clawing Into Black Sun next week and to pump you all up, you can now stream the album in full!* Click on over after the jump and get your mind bent!       Continue reading

CODE ORANGE Release Music Video For “I Am King”

cokiamkingCode Orange (formerly Code Orange Kids) will be releasing their new album I Am King in September and the band has unleashed a music video for the title track of the album. This video was directed by Max Moore, who has done incredible work for Young And In The Way, Harm‘s Way, Coliseum and Old Wounds, never puts out anything that can be labeled shit. Seriously, all of his videos are brilliant and “I Am King” is no exception. Check out the video after the jump and see for yourself.       Continue reading

EARLY GRAVES Announce West Coast Tour With THEORIES

lrgphotoWest coast crust metallers Early Graves have just announced that they will be hitting the road with Theories for a short run in August. Regardless of how many shows the bands are playing, you NEED to be at this show. Check out the dates after the jump and see if these juggernauts are coming to your town.    Continue reading

Review: BODDICKER – “False Flag”

My attention was first alerted to the existence of Boddicker last fall when I was tasked with the responsibility of reviewing their split with Kata Sarka. I was immediately impressed with the unbridled fury Boddicker was able to contain in each of their songs so I was very much interested in reviewing their latest release, an EP entitled False Flag.

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TRAP THEM Streaming New Track “Lungrunners”

TT-BlissfuckerTrap Them, house favorites here at American Aftermath, have already given us a few new tracks off of their new album Blissfucker and now the band has given us even more to be excited for. The band has just unleashed a new track titled “Lungrunners” and, duh, it destroys. You can listen to this heavy-hitter over on Pitchfork (because they get all of the awesome streams). Check it out and then head back here and let us know what you think. You can also check out the two previous tracks from Blissfucker below.     Continue reading

HOLY Streaming New Track “Blank Stares”

holy-650x650Milano crusty hardcore band Holy are a force to be reckoned with and I have loved their music for a while now. Theirs is that brand of hardcore that I adore with all of my blackened heart and I can’t get enough. The band has unleashed a new track over on CVLT Nation titled “Blank Stares” and you need to check this shit out. Seriously. When have the CVLT folks steered you wrong? Right. Never. Check out “Blank Stares” below.     Continue reading

VALLENFYRE Streaming Decibel Flexi Track “The Great Divide”

VALLENFYREI have praised Vallenfyre on here recently and for good reason. This band has been phenomenal for a while now but they have gone above and beyond with their latest album Splinters. I can’t stop listening to this beast and now I find out that the band is streaming another new track, this time the track from their Decibel Magazine-issued flexi disc. The track is called “The Great Divide” and, duh, it destroys. Check it out below or get bent. LOVE IT.     Continue reading