COLISEUM Release New Music Video; Reveal Details For “Anxiety’s Kiss”

colanxietyColiseum have returned and they are bringing with them a new album. The album will be titled Anxiety’s Kiss and it will see release in May. I don’t know about you folks, but I’m pretty stoked. As if that wasn’t enough, Coliseum have also unloaded a music video to amp us up even more. You can check out more details about Anxiety’s Kiss as well as the video for “We Are The Water,” which was directed by the great Max Moore.     Continue reading

TAKEN BY THE SUN Streaming New Track “Fuse”

taken by the sunPost-metal infused doom faction Taken By The Sun will release their debut album next week and, if you haven’t made yourself familiar with the band, now is the time. Taken By The Sun is a fierce, proggy doom band from Chicago and they are here to take your world by storm. If you need further evidence that this band rules, check out the bands new track “Fuse” after the jump. The song premiered over on CVLT Nation and it’s sooo sick. Ooooooh yeaaaaah.      Continue reading

HIRAM-MAXIM Streaming New Track “One”

51559-hiram2bcover2bwebHiram-Maxim will release their debut album early next month and the band has unloaded a massive new track titled “One.” The track is one hell of a crusher, coming in at more than eleven minutes and it holds strong throughout. This band is vicious and I’m really digging them, so they come highly recommended. Check out “One” after the jump.      Continue reading

UFOMAMMUT Announce North American Tour

[photo by Andrea Tomas Prato]

Italian doom trio Ufomammut have announced their first ever North American tour in support of their forthcoming album, Ecate. The trek will begin in May, following their European tour, and will see support from Portland’s Usnea. Those tour dates, as well as the fourth behind-the-scenes video featurette for their new album, can be found below.

Ecate will be released on March 31 via Neurot Recordings.

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PRIMITIVE MAN Streaming New EP “Home Is Where The Hatred Is”

primitive-man-home-is-where-the-hatred-isWe fucking love the sludge menace that is Primitive Man. The band is a beast of epic proportions and if you’re late to the party, you can now hear the bands new EP Home Is Where The Hatred Is, which saw it’s release today. MetalSucks premiered the EP for all to hear and you seriously have to hear it. It’s fucking phenomenal. And I don’t even get paid to say that. Enjoy.      Continue reading

INDIAN Streaming Live Version Of “Rhetoric Of No”

Chicagoan doom outfit Indian have released a live recording of their track “Rhetoric of No” from their upcoming Live At Roadburn XXIV LP. The upcoming LP + CD was mixed by Marcel van de Vondervoort, mastered by James Plotkin and will be released through Roadburn Records on April 5. The live version of the track is just as gritty, if not more so than the original recording. Check out the track in all its nihilistic, noisy glory below.

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Twitching Tongues Recording New Album



Los Angeles, CA’s self-proclaimed “weirdest” hardcore outfit Twitching Tongues have announced that pre-production for their sophomore LP has begun at The Pit Recording Studios in Van Nuys, California. In their own words, “We can’t wait to disappoint you all”. Continue reading

FULL OF HELL Announce New Record And Spring Tour With THE BODY


In addition to previously announced March tour dates marking their journey to Texas’s annual SXSW festival and plans for a Japan tour with Weekend Nachos, audio terrorists Full of Hell have announced dates for a Spring tour with fellow Portland, OR brutalizers The Body, the conclusion of which will see a collaborative record between the two entities. The Oceancity, MA crew are also preparing a record for release on John Hoffman’s (Weekend Nachos, SPINE) DIY label Bad Teeth Recordings. Peep the full tour details for Full of Hell below. Continue reading

PALLBEARER Streaming New Track “Fear And Fury”

Everyone’s favorite Arkansas doomsayers Pallbearer have unleashed a new track for your streaming enjoyment. The track, titled “Fear and Fury”, is taken from the flexi-disc that will be included in the  April 2015 issue of Decibel. The six-minute behemoth can be streamed at this location. The band’s upcoming touring schedule (including the Decibel Magazine Tour) can be seen after the break.

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SUMAC Streaming New Album “The Deal”

12" Glued SleeveYou know SUMAC, that killer supergroup that we have been harping on about? Well, the time has come for you to stream the bands entire debut album The Deal! The band has teamed up with MetalSucks to bring you a full stream and trust me, it’s fucking tits. Do you like your music slow and noisy with dooming sludge droning madness? Well, SUMAC is the band for you. Boasting former members of ISIS and current members of Baptists and Russian Circles, this shit is bananas. Check out the album below.      Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: SIX OF SWORDS

Six of Swords Promo

Toronto, ON’s Six of Swords are set to release their debut EP, Polar Vortex, on February 23 through Sorrow Carrier Records. It’s an exceptionally solid release, anchored with brutality, harsh intensity and bleak atmosphere, showcasing the band’s take on modern death metal, which fuses their classic influences with elements of doom, sludge and hardcore. Guitarist Steve Parkhill and vocalist Josh Gordon recently caught up with American Aftermath to discuss the EP and how Six of Swords have evolved over the past few years, as well as the impact of having straightedge members in the band, and more. Continue reading

DOPETHRONE Release “Scum Fuck Blues” Music Video

dopethroneI have long been championing my stoner-doom homies from the Great White North, Dopethrone and I was thrilled when I recently learned that the band had landed a long-overdue record deal and that they would be releasing a new album this year. The bands new album is titled Hochelaga and the band has released their first “video” for their track “Scum Fuck Blues.” I love this track, but unfortunately this is my least favorite type of video: random visualizations thrown together behind a song. BUT, this song is killer. Check out some new Dopethrone below.
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HEAVYDEATH Streaming New Track “Heavy As Death”

Heavydeath album coverI only recently learned of Heavydeath, but I’m really glad I did. If you want to know what this band sounds like, their name doesn’t leave much to the imagination. The band is heavy as fuck and their new album Eternal Sleepwalker is a crusher of souls. Heavydeath has unleashed a new track off of the album over on CVLT Nation titled “Heavy As Death.” Check out the track below and see for yourself.      Continue reading

OUTER HEAVEN Streaming Debut EP “Diabolus Vobiscum”

outer heaveOuter Heaven‘s debut Diabolus Vobiscum, which we here at AA are stating is one of the greatest albums of 2015, saw release today so Noisey is currently streaming the EP in full. Dudes, trust me. This EP fucking destroys. You can stream all of Diabolus Vobiscum below. Do it.       Continue reading

HIRAM-MAXIM Streaming New Track “Visceral”

Experimental doom outfit Hiram-Maxim have premiered the opening track from their forthcoming self-titled debut album over at Vice. The track, entitled “Visceral”, combines sludgy bass lines with Pink Floyd-esque progressive rock nuances and Oxbow-style weirdness. The sprawling seven minute jam is a trip down the rabbit hole, where everything is noisy, psychedelic and just plain odd. Feel free to stream the track after the break.

Hiram-Maxim will be released through Aqualamb Records on March 3. Pre-orders can be sought after here.

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