Exclusive: Stream GHOST SIMPSON’s “The Silver Arrow”

Ghost Simpson

New York-based moody synth duo Ghost Simpson are set to release their debut self-titled EP on December 1 via Nefarious Industries. Lee and Melissa Chernowetz, with the aid of drummer of Greg Meisenberg (Maid Myriad, A Fucking Elephant), craft ethereal and Gothic soundscapes on this semi-conceptual release in which song tells a supernatural tale. We at American Aftermath are stoked to bring you the opening cut from the EP, “The Silver Arrow”. Pulsating electronics and ghostly synths make up the bulk of this tune and is spearheaded by Melissa Chernowetz’s crooning. Check out the track after the break.

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA Release Music Video For “Island”

the color before the sunSo yeah, as if anyone suspected different, I’m loving the new Coheed And Cambria album and since the album is available now, the band have released a new music video. The video is for the albums first track “Island,” which is rad. The video involves a lot of subway action and lots of Claudio. Check out the video below.      Continue reading

COHEED AND CAMBRIA Stream New Album “The Color Before The Sun”

the color before the sunOne of my favorite bands, Coheed And Cambria will release their highly anticipated new album The Color Before The Sun this Friday and this shit is dope. The band is currently streaming the album in full for those who have been awaiting it and/or those of little faith. In one of the strangest feats by a band to stream an album, you can check out The Color Before The Sun over on Pandora. Yeah. You read that right.

COHEED AND CAMBRIA Streaming New Track “Eraser”

Only a few weeks left until the entirety of Coheed And Cambria‘s new album The Color Before The Sun hits. I am really excited for this record and the first two tracks released have been great. Well, lets go for a threepeat because the third single from the album, “Eraser,” is also really, really good. You can check out the track below. Stream it with everything you’ve got.     Continue reading

JK FLESH Releases New EP “Nothing Is Free”

Surely you people are familiar with JK Flesh at this point but if you’re not, the project is one of the many brainchildren of Justin K. Broadrick, mastermind behind Godflesh. The project is electronic on a massive scale and it’s really fun. Well, Justin has released a new EP under the JK Flesh moniker titled “Nothing Is Free” and despite the name, the release is available for “Pay What You Want” on Bandcamp. Stream and donate/download below. Spreaaaaaad.     Continue reading

BLACK WING (HAVE A NICE LIFE) Streaming New Track “Death Sentences”

Have a Nice Life and Giles Corey‘s Dan Barrett has released a new track from his upcoming electronic Black Wing project over at Noisey. The new track is the over seven-minute “Death Sentences”, which envelops the listener with its melancholic, yet bright and dense synths and Barrett’s moody vocals and lyrics. The track can be streamed after the break.

...Is Doomed will be released on September 25 via The Flenser.

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IIVII Release Music Video For “On The Shores Of Markarian 335”

IIVIII didn’t know a lot about IIVII before going into this post, but now I’m into it. IIVII is the space-worshipping soundscape project of Josh Graham, who has spent time in the ranks of Red Sparrowes, Battle Of Mice and A Storm Of Light as well as various other projects. Josh will release the debut, self-titled album will be released next month and a music video for the track “On The Shores Of Markarian 335” has been released. It is a beautiful video with a great concept. You can check it out below. Please, do it.      Continue reading

HARMONIC CROSS Announce New Album “It Is Finished”, Stream New Track

[photo by Ebru Yildiz]

Virginian experimental drone/ambient trio Harmonic Cross have announced the release of their debut full-length record. The new album will bear the title It Is Finished and will see a digitial release through Magic Bullet Records on July 17, with a vinyl pressing to follow on July 24. The release, which was tracked live and mixed by the band’s own Brent Eyestone and mastered by Dan Randall (“House of Cards”, “The Walking Dead”, etc), will feature six songs in the ambient vein that serve as a conceptual soundtrack to the Taman Shud Case. The album’s artwork and track listing can be found below.

No Clean Singing recently premiered the meditative, minimalistic MLIAOI” from the album for your streaming enjoyment as well.

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CHELSEA WOLFE Streaming New Track “Carrion Flowers”

Chelsea Wolfe is preparing to release her new album Abyss in August and a stunningly beautiful new track has emerged online via NPR. I am an avid listener of the sites All Songs Considered podcast and this week they feature a new track titled “Carrion Flowers.” This is an amazing track and, while I have never been big on Chelsea Wolfe, I will definitely check out some of her past material (like Lane has been urging me to do anyway). Check out “Carrion Flowers” over here. It’s soo rad. Also check out Chelsea‘s new track “Iron Moon” below.      Continue reading

THE EARLY NOVEMBER Releases Music Video For “Boxing Timelines”

the early novemberThe Early November recently released their amazing new album Imbue and the band have had a quick turnaround and have now released a music video for their new song “Boxing Timelines.” Admittedly, this is one of my favorite tracks on Imbue. It’s a really great song and I really like the video the band has crafted for it. You can check out the video after the jump. I honestly think this is some of The Early November‘s best work to date. Thoughts?       Continue reading

Exclusive: lLLOGISTICAL RESOURCE DEPT. Premiere “March Of The Urchins”

Album CoverAre you digging proggy rock that gives nods to Rush and bands of that ilk? Well, I might have something here you might be interested in. I was recently introduced to a band called Illogistical Resource Dept. who play a weird brand of spacy rock. Their music is definitely unusual, but it is pretty cool too. If you’re interested, may I present an official stream of the bands new track “March Of The Urchins.” The track is very bass-heavy and it’s got a fun groove to it. Check it out below and see if it’s your kinda jam.     Continue reading

THE EARLY NOVEMBER Streaming New Album “Imbue”

Well, fuck me. The Early November put their new album Imbue up for streaming in the middle of last week and I fucking missed it. Well, since the album comes out tomorrow I guess it’s a good a time as any to tell you folks about it. If you’re not into The Early November, give it a shot anyway. I love this band so much and Imbue is a wonderful album. Check out a full stream of the album below. Do it.     Continue reading

RUN THE JEWELS Release Music Video For “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)”

RTJewelsRun The Jewels, the rap duo featuring El-P and Killer Mike have released a music video for their collaborative track with Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against The Machine. The track is titled “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)”. The video exhibits expression of police brutality and racial profiling, all of which was summed up by the video’s director AG Rojas. You can see the video as well as read Rojas’ blurb below.       Continue reading