BRAINOIL Announce Self-Titled Debut Reissue

The infamous Oakland sludge outfit Brainoil have announced that they will be reissuing their debut self-titled album. Tankcrimes will be issuing the re-release on September 14th on CD and vinyl limited to 500 copies in two color variants. Pre-orders for the reissue are live and can be placed here. While you’re placing your order, stream the track “One Leaf Untouched” below.

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RABBITS Streaming New Track “Ever Mind”

rabbitscoverNoisy sludge trio Rabbits are a fan favorite around these parts and for good reason. They are an amazing band who make phenomenal music. Album after album, I am more and more impressed and I never tire of Rabbits in my life. The band will be releasing their new album Untoward next month and you can check out a nice slice of dice-em-up after the jump. This track is titled “Ever Mind” and it’ll kick you in the nuts and not apologize. Great shit. Check it out. Thanks, AV Club!     Continue reading

BLACK COBRA Announce U.S. Tour With LO-PAN

San Francisco sludge masters Black Cobra have announced a new  Summer/Fall U.S. tour. The band will be taking their vicious brand of sludge to 32 cities and will be joined by Ohio’s Lo-Pan. You can check out the touring schedule after the break.

Black Cobra will be entering the studio later this year to record their next full length record, due for a release early 2015.

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MORTALS Release Music Video For “View From A Tower”

mortalsBrooklyn’s blackened, sludgy, hardcore heathens Mortals unleashed their new album Cursed To See The Future earlier in the month and the band have followed it up with a music video for their track “View From A Tower.” I adore this band and I really dig the song, but the video just doesn’t do anything for me. Check it out after the jump and see if it tickles your funny places.     Continue reading

CODE ORANGE Streaming New Track “My World”; Announces Fall Tour With TWITCHING TONGUES


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. hereContinue reading

ELECTRIC WIZARD Streaming New Track “I Am Nothing”

Electric-Wizard-Time-to-Die-620x663Crushing 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

RABBITS Streaming New Track “Pack Up Your Shit”

rabbitscoverDown-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

BASTARD FEAST Streaming New Album “Osculum Infame”

bastard feastPortland’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

BASTARD FEAST Streaming New Track “The Rat Through Our Veins”

bastard feastPortland’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


grouppicYou 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

BLACK TUSK Streaming New EP “Vulture’s Eye”

Black-Tusk-Vultures-EyeSouthern 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

CORRUPT MORAL ALTAR Streaming New Track “Line Check”

cma - mechtidesMy 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

HUSH Streaming New Album “Unexist”

HUSH coverGod-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