UPSILON ACRUX Streaming New Track “Pitch Mountain: Maps”

Los Angeles-based experimental rock outfit Upsilon Acrux have premiered a new track from their upcoming seventh full length album, Sun Square Dialect, over at Steel for Brains. The track in question is the album’s dizzying opening number, “Pitch Mountain: Maps”. The song spirals about with a colorful array of instrumentation that runs the gamut of math rock, progressive rock, krautrock and free jazz. It defies categorization and dazzles simultaneously. Head over to Steel for Brains to stream the track now.

Sun Square Dialect will be released on April 14 via New Atlantis Records. The album’s artwork and track listing can be found after break along with the band’s upcoming record release shows.

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TODAY IS THE DAY Announce Spring U.S. Tour

Noise metal titans Today Is The Day will return to the road this spring in support of their most recent record, Animal Mother. The trek will begin on April 24 and extend through May 24. Direct support will be provided by Georgian trio Lazer/Wulf. The tour schedule can be found after the break.

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KEN MODE Release Trailer For New Album “Success”

Noise metallers Ken Mode will release their new album Success this June and the band has released a trailer for said album. Now, while this doesn’t really give us a taste of new music, it still got me extremely excited. You can check out the full teaser below and see how it makes you feel. I always welcome new Ken Mode material, so bring on the madness.     Continue reading

LIGHTNING BOLT Streaming New Album “Fantasy Empire”

Rhode Island noise rock duo Lightning Bolt have premiered their forthcoming sixth full length album and first album in six years, Fantasy Empire, over at NPR. The album will officially be released on March 24 via Thrill Jockey and pre-orders can still be grabbed at this location. If you like blistering, colorful, erratic noise forced into your ear canals, then check out the wacky Fantasy Empire now.

FASHION WEEK Streaming New Album “Prêt-à-Porter”


New York noise rock outfit Fashion Week have premiered their forthcoming debut LP, Prêt-à-Porter, over at Invisible Oranges. The album will officially be released on February 23 via Solar Flare Records and can still be pre-ordered here. If you enjoy the tunes of the likes of Unsane, Helmet and pretty much anything tied to Amphetamine Reptile, then you will enjoy this record thoroughly. Stream the rambunctious yet catchy opus now.



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

LIGHTNING BOLT Streaming New Track “The Metal East”

lightning boltNoise rockers Lightning Bolt will soon unleash their first album in six years and have unveiled a new track titled “The Metal East.” The band is back and heavier than every. This new track is a thundering boom of sonic blast. Whatever that means. Check out the track after the jump. It’ll blow your fucking mind.     Continue reading

Premiere: FASHION WEEK’s “Chorusace” Music Video

fashion weekDo you even Fashion Week, bro? Dude, you should totally Fashion Week. These noisy mongrels are going to released an album titled Prêt-à-Porter in a few weeks and it’s going to be fucking rad. The band has also entrusted us here at American Aftermath with premiering their music video for “Chorusace.” This video is a grainy, shaky live video and I love it. Check out the video below.     Continue reading

FASHION WEEK Streaming New Track “Fendi Bender”


New York noise rock outfit Fashion Week have premiered a new track from their upcoming LP, Prêt-à-Porter, over at Revolver. The track, titled “Fendi Bender”, cycles between dissonant grooves and catchy grunge-inspired verses. It’s like Unsane, Quicksand and Nirvana had a disfigured love child. Feel free to stream the new track at this location.

Prêt-à-Porter will be released on February 23 via Solar Flare Recordings. Pre-orders can be placed here.

Fashion Week is currently on tour with Skyacre. The remaining dates of the trek can be found after the break.

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