MARUTA Streaming New Track “Hope Smasher”

maruta - remainDeathgrinders Maruta will soon release their new album Remain Dystopian, their first album on Relapse Records, and it is shaping up to be a destroyer of worlds. The band has just unloaded a new track titled “Hope Smasher” and it is a beast to be reckoned with. I love Maruta and I am definitely looking forward to laying my paws on this new record, the bands first since 2011! Check out “Hope Smasher” below.     Continue reading

OBLIVIONIZED Streaming New Track “Life Is A Struggle, Give Up”

oblivionizedOne of my favorite groups of people, London’s Oblivionized will soon unleash their debut full-length album upon the world and, if you thought you could handle it, find out for sure. The deathgrinders have released a stream of their new albums title track. The title is “Life Is A Struggle, Give Up” and it is fucking powerful. This track hits like a truckload of bricks and keep you begging for more. Check it out below.      Continue reading

MARUTA Ready Relapse Recs Debut LP; Preview Track Released

Fresh off their re-formation and their recent signing with the trusted purveryors in all thing metallic, Relapse Records, Florida death/grind unit Maruta announce the details of their label debut Remain Dystopian. Slated for a June release date , Remain Dystopian aims to top the band’s previous exercise in grind fury, Forward Into Regression.

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THEORIES Streaming New Album “Regression”

theoriesWho wants to start their day off with some killer death grind madness? Well, you’re in luck! Theories, who will be unleashing their Metal Blade debut Regression next week, are currently streaming their new album in full. I’m tellin’ ya, this album is fucking incredible. I have listened to it a handful of times and it keeps getting better. Check out a full stream (via Invisible Oranges) below.      Continue reading

AUGURS & DEATHGRAVE Streaming New Split

augurs-deathgraveIf it hadn’t been for Lane, I might not have heard this amazing split because the names Augurs and Deathgrave were not on my radar before he told me about them. The bands are both crushing and the split as a whole is pretty amazing. If you’re needing some sickening sickness in your day. Check out the split below and be sure to buy it. It’s only four bucks.   Continue reading

CATTLE DECAPITATION Ready New Album For 2015 Release

cattle decapJesus. It’s been a while since we had a sick, nasty dose of Cattle Decap in our lives, hasn’t it? Well, the good news is we will be getting our fix sooner rather than later! Cattle Decapitation posted the above photo, which leads us to believe that the band has completed work on their new album. I am so excites! The album will most likely see release through Metal Blade, Cattle Decapitation‘s longtime home. How pumped are you? Such excites. Check out some past Cattle Decap below to tide you over.    Continue reading

THEORIES Release Lyric Video For “Burnt Concrete”

theoriesSeattle-based grinders Theories will be unleashing their Metal Blade debut at the end of the month and nothing is slowing the band down. They have just released a new lyric video for their new track “Burnt Concrete,” which is a beast of a track. This album is a monster and you’re going to love the fuck out of it. Check out the video below.      Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: KALIYA

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Today (March 3), Dallas, TX quintet Kaliya release their new self-titled record, following years of on-and-off activity. The album was recorded by Garry Brents (Cara Neir) and mastered by Proscriptor of Absu, and showcases the band’s dark and intense grind-infused, Swedish death metal influenced sound. In this interview with American Aftermath, guitarists Ben Cooper and Thomas Booe discuss the album and how it represents a new beginning for Kaliya, as well as how the band has evolved over the years, their Scandinavian influences and more. Continue reading

FULGORA Streaming New Album “Stratagem”

Fulgora (Pig Destroyer, Misery Index, etc) have premiered their forthcoming debut album, Stratagem, over at Decibel. The album will officially be released on March 24 via Housecore Records and can be pre-ordered here. The album combines the speed and vileness of grindcore with the hellacious riffing of death metal into one gnarly package. Stream the heavy-hitting opus in full at Decibel now.

Review: FULL OF HELL & MERZBOW – “Full Of Hell & Merzbow”

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Formed in 2009 initially under a far more familiar Crowbar-ian banner, Ocean City, MD audio terrorists Full Of Hell have since grown into one of the most innovative acts in contemporary extreme music, bearing name to a consistent assault of constant reinvention bred from a seemingly unending wealth of existential woe and genre-weaving knowhow. On the live circuit, the quartet have fared similarly, holding their vile live exorcisms to the acclaim of endless punk houses and festival audiences the world over, slaying equally audiences Backtrack to The Body. While 2013’s Rudiments Of Mutilation seemed to serve as the band’s magnum opus and a comfortable defining point for the band’s shifting sound, this year’s Full Of Hell & Merzbow, a chance collaboration with the long-standing noise legend, marks the beginnings of yet another new trajectory into alienation for the initially hardcore-rooted band that proves that there is much hell left to explore. Continue reading