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

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.

MAGRUDERGRIND Sign With Relapse Records; Label Debut To Arrive Later This Year

Two titans of grind joined forces the other day with the most trusted name in grind , Relapse Records, signing hardcore/grind/powerviolence marauders Magrudergrind. With their impending label debut set for release later this year.
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PISS VORTEX Releases Music Video For “Devouring Intent”

PISS_20VORTEX_cover_web_originalPiss Vortex, the Danish grinders that won the hearts of two Aftermathers (Lane and I) last year have made their way back onto AA real fast. The band has just released their first music video for their track “Devouring Intent.” This video is extremely raw and DIY and it’s pretty fucking cool. You gotta love Piss Vortex. Amirite? Check it out below.     Continue reading

THEORIES Streaming New Track “Shame”

theoriesAfter the bummer that was the last post, I’m really glad that something happened to make today a little less glum. Theories have unleashed a beast of a new track off of their Metal Blade debut. The track is question is titled “Shame” and you should absolutely feel ashamed of yourself if you don’t listen to and enjoy this grinding sonovabitch. Check it out below and get blasted.      <!–more

Regression will be released on March 24th via Metal Blade Records.

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

Review: DEAD IN THE MANGER – “Cessation”

Dead In The Manger made an interesting entrance last year with the release of their debut, six-track EP, Transience. The band, who remain shrouded in anonymity, combined blistering black metal instrumentation with the ferocity and hyper-speed rhythms of grindcore. The six-movement record was immediate and dismal, as one would expect from a grind/black metal hybrid. To follow up that release, Dead In The Manger have crafted another six-track album that will, once again, drag you into the deepest depths of a blackened abyss.

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