Canadian post-metal/sludge masters Alaskan unleashed one hell of an album back in February titled Despair, Erosion, Loss and to follow that, the band has released a new music video for their track “Sacrifice.” This track is amazing and the video is spectacular. The video was shot in a single take and it completely shows you exactly how passionate and powerful this band can be live. Check out the video after the jump. Continue reading
The recently renamed Code Orange have released a new track entitled “My World” off of their upcoming sophomore LP, I Am King, in conjunction with the opening of pre-orders for the record as well as announcements for an upcoming Fall tour with direct support from Los Angeles metallic hardcore act Twitching Tongues and indirect support from peers (Soul Search, War Hungry, Nails, Discourse, Axis and Blistered) whose appearances will vary by tour date. Aside from the trimming of denomination, the first two singles released for I Am King so far, the title track along with this most recent number, feature a similar change (in my opinion, for the better), narrowing down the band’s technical metalcore assault for a simpler approach that still retains the band’s experimental edge. Stream “My World” exclusively over at Alternative Press here, peep the poster and details for Code Orange’s upcoming tour below and pre-order I Am King via Deathwish Inc. here. Continue reading
Crushing doom legends Electric Wizard have unleashed the meanest track you will hear all day: the first offering off of their forthcoming album “I Am Nothing.” The band will be releasing their new album Time To Die in September and if “I Am Nothing” is any indication as to what we can expect then you better strap on your head banging helmet, kiddos. This track absolutely kills and I cannot wait to hear more. Check out the track after the jump. Continue reading
Down-tempo heavy hitters Rabbits have just unleashed hell in the form of their new track “Pack Up Your Shit,” which comes off of the bands forthcoming Untoward. This track is a thundering blitz of buzz and mud and I think it is some of the bands best material to-date. And all that off of a single track! Trust me, you don’t want to skip out on this. Rabbits will be hopping through your forest and you ain’t gonna say shit. Continue reading
Portland’s death horde Bastard Feast will be releasing their new album Osculum Infame at the end of the month and the band is currently streaming the album for your listening pleasure. You can check out the album after the jump, courtesy of Lambgoat. If you need some crushing death in your life today, then this is something you need. Check it. Continue reading
Portland’s deadly sludge act Bastard Feast has already won me over with two previously released tracks from their forthcoming record Osculum Infame and now they are crushing me once more. The band has unleashed the ripping “The Rat Through Our Veins” for your listening pleasure, and oh, is it a pleasure. The band creates a wall of sound that cannot be broken and it is amazing. Check out the track after the jump and get your face ripped off. Continue reading
You may remember that American Aftermath recently sponsored the Southerwestern US tour featuring the amazing bands Godhunter and Secrets Of The Sky and the band took the time to compile a full tour diary detailing the trek. The diaries were curated by a member of each band and it is highly entertaining. You can check out the diaries after the jump. Also, don’t forget to check out the interviews I conducted with the bands here and here. Continue reading
Southern sludge lords Black Tusk have been a long standing favorite of mine and I get so pumped every time the band release new material. When I started reading the news sites today, I found out that Black Tusk were streaming their new 7″ Vulture’s Eye, which totally kills (and is totally available today!). This band keeps getting better, I think and this 7″ proves it. Check out the two heavy punches after the jump courtesy of MetalSucks. Continue reading
My homies from across the pond, Corrupt Moral Altar, will be releasing their debut LP Mechanical Tides pretty soon and the band has unleashed a monster of a track via Metal Hammer. The track is titled “Line Check” and it will fucking destroy you with powerful sludge and grinding madness. As much as I adore these dudes, I cannot wait to hear Mechanical Tides and you should be as excited. Check out “Line Check” below and see if it tickles your naughty parts. Continue reading
God-level sludge purveyors Hush. rocked my fucking world when I heard their new record Unexist for the first time and I think they did the same to Lane. These guys completely crush and they do a phenomenal job doing it. The band is currently streaming their new album courtesy of Metal Injection. After the jump you can listen to this beast in full. DO IT. Continue reading
Gods of sludge Eyehategod have just released a music video for their awe-inspiring track “Medicine Noose,” which comes off of the bands new album Eyehategod. This track is one of my favorites on the album and it is well deserving of a music video. The video features jam space performance as well as shots of New Orleans and it works very well. Check the video out after the jump. Continue reading
This review is far from unbiased. I confess I’ve booked this band before so I can personally attest to their awesomeness. But biased or not this review will give light to one of the most promising up-and-coming punk acts in So Cal or anywhere.
After being exposed to Nashville, TN’s Bleed the Pigs’s debut EP Mortis Fatum I was intrigued by the promise this young band showed. While showing great potential they nonetheless fell short of expanding their
sound beyond the already aging Entombedcore sound pioneered by Nails and further popularized by a host of bands. However on their followup EP, Overcompensations for Misery they have smashed right thru the
glass ceiling and have, in my mind, established themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the national punk/hardcore/powerviolence scene.
The purveyors of atmospheric epic sludge, The Atlas Moth, have premiered their forthcoming third full length album over at Pitchfork. The Old Believer will officially be released next Tuesday, June 10th, via Profound Lore. But if you cannot wait much longer, and I know most can’t, feel free to stream the 10 track beast at Pitchfork now.
Recently I interviewed Godhunter and Secrets Of The Sky for a very specific reason: We here at American Aftermath are sponsoring our very first tour! We teamed up with Battleground Records and The Compound, the latter of which will release a split between the aforementioned bands that will be sold on the tour, for this short-but-amazing spring tour that will kick off at Doom In June in Las Vegas this weekend and run through southern California and Arizona. Trust me, you have got to check these amazing bands out on this tour, this will be one to remember. Check out the dates for the tour after the jump. Continue reading