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

BLURRING (Ex-BRUTAL TRUTH) Streaming New Track “The Devil I Know”

I have never heard the name Blurring before, but apparently the band has existed since 2012. The band features members who have spent time in Brutal Truth, Nuclear AssaultKalibas and Warblade, which seriously excited me. I mean, that is a whole helluva lot of talent packed into one nice, tight grindcore package. Good news, kiddos. Blurring are streaming a new track titled “The Devil I Know” and you can check it out below. GET PUMPED.     Continue reading

FUCK THE FACTS Streaming New Track “Skid Etiquette”

We all love when our facts get fucked, right? I know I do. I have been in love with Fuck The Facts for a good long while now and guitarist Topon Das used to be an occasional contributor here on AA. Well, the band is prepping the release of their new split with Fistfuck— How perfect is that, btw?–and you can hear a blistering new beat down right now. The track is titled “Skid Etiquette” and it will fuck you the fuck up. Check it out.     Continue reading

Everything Ends: HIVESMASHER Call It Quits

hivesmasher quitWell fuck me. It sucks to see bands that I love call it a day, but that time must come for all bands, I suppose. Today we saw the end of Hivesmasher after nine amazing years. This band has done so much to help us here at American Aftermath and we loved having them contribute to the site and just be awesome dudes. This is one of those times where I will tell you to never forget Hivesmasher. I know that I will still keep them in my mind and on my iPod. Check out some choice Hivesmasher shit after the jump.     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

ANTIGAMA Streaming New Track “Used To”

Polish grind quartet Antigama have premiered the first taste of their forthcoming full-length The Insolent, which is due out on May 7 via Selfmadegod. The new track, which is paired with studio footage, is titled “Used To” and it will rip you to shreds with its tornado of riffs. It’s Antigama doing what they do best; delivering angular, complex grind that never fails to amaze. You can check out the track after the break.

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ANTIGAMA To Release New Album In May

Polish experimental grindcore unit Antigama have announced the release of their seventh full-length record and follow up to 2013’s Meteor. The new record will bear the title The Insolent and will be released on May 7 via Selfmadegod. The new 10-track record was recorded and mixed in January and February by Pawel Grabowski and the band themselves, and was mastered by Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer). Other details regarding the release are still pending.

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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PRIMITIVE MAN Announce Spring Tour Dates With Canadian Grinders WAKE

WAKE and Primitive Man, two of the most promising young bands in extreme music are making preparations for their upcoming spring tour which will see them getting the party started right in Denver May 15 and bringing things to a close in St.Louis 5/28. With stops along the way in D.C., with The Body and Water Torture, and in Charm City at MDF with the millions of amazing bands that play that event every year.
This tour will cover both ends of the extreme music spectrum with Primitive Man bringing the slow, crushing, low-end pain with their punishing brand of blackened sludge/doom while WAKE will be providing the SPEEEED!! with the unending power and mania that is their hardcore/grind attack.

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Philadelphia grinders Die Choking will embark on a short tour alongside New York technical death metal outfit Artificial Brain this Thursday, March 26, and will extend until Sunday, March 29. The tour will be in support of the outfit’s most recent EP, II, and will hit Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Those tour dates, along with other Die Choking show dates, can be found after the break.

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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

MISERY INDEX & LORD DYING Announce The Killing Gods Tour

Who wants to get their faces crushed at varying speeds?! Oh, come on. Yes you do. Well, you are going to have just that done to you if you find yourself at one of the upcoming Misery Index / Lord Dying shows on their upcoming The Killing Gods tour. It’s not a super-long trek, but it is definitely worth it, so be sure to check out any of the upcoming dates and get blasted.     Continue reading

SIMBIOSE Streaming New Album “Trapped”


The upcoming album from Portuguese crust outfit Simbiose, Trapped, can now be streamed in full over at Invisible Oranges. The album will officially be released on March 16 via Anticorpos Records and CD/shirt bundles can be acquired via the following email address, The 14-track record hits hard and fast with a collection of songs that run the gamut of crust, grind, hardcore and metal. Get your teeth kicked in over at Invisible Oranges now.

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


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