TERROR Announce Supporting Tour With THE STORY SO FAR, FOUR YEAR STRONG AND SOUVENIRS

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Los Angeles, CA hardcore heavyweights Terror have announced dates for a Spring supporting tour alongside The Story So Far, Four Year Strong and Souvenirs. Peep full dates and details below. VIP tickets are available now while regular tickets will be up this Friday through venue sites.

Terror’s last release was their 2013 5th full length LP, Live By The Code, split-released by Reaper Records and Victory Records. The band are currently working on their next album, The 25th Hour, due for release later this year. Continue reading

PRIMITIVE MAN Announce U.S. Tour With CELESTE

In addition to their upcoming European trek with Fister and Sea Bastard, and their stateside dates with Canadian grinders Wake, Primitive Man have announced a string of tour dates with French act Celeste. The tour is currently scheduled to extend from June 17 through July 4. The dates as they currently stand can be found below along with the rest of band’s upcoming dates.

Primitive Man‘s new EP, Home Is Where The Hatred Is, is available now via Relapse Records. Stream it here.

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UFOMAMMUT Announce North American Tour


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Italian doom trio Ufomammut have announced their first ever North American tour in support of their forthcoming album, Ecate. The trek will begin in May, following their European tour, and will see support from Portland’s Usnea. Those tour dates, as well as the fourth behind-the-scenes video featurette for their new album, can be found below.

Ecate will be released on March 31 via Neurot Recordings.

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MUTILATION RITES Announce Tour Dates This Spring

NYC black metal horde Mutilation Rites will be hitting the road this spring with support from Mantar. The trek will see Mutilation Rites hit up SXSW and will wrap up in good ole Canada. You can check out all of the dates below and see where you will be seeing some sickening black metal and filthy sludge. This is most definitely something you want to see.     Continue reading

King Nine Sign To Closed Casket Activities; Announce New LP

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New York metallic hardcore act King Nine have signed to Closed Casket Activities and are currently in the process of writing for their as-of-yet untitled sophomore LP, scheduled for release later this Summer. In addition, the band are slated to play a few festivals and one-offs later this year, full details below. Continue reading

FULL OF HELL Announce New Record And Spring Tour With THE BODY

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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

KEN MODE And CORTEZ Announce Short European Tour

kenmode cortezAs you should know, the Roadburn Festival is coming up pretty soon and two amazing bands have announce a string of dates around the Fest. The bands are KEN mode and Cortez, and while the bands are quite different, these shows are sure to be fucking incredible. Check out the dates after the jump to see where you can hit up your stop. Lucky Euro bastards.     Continue reading

IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Announce New Album “Abyssal Gods”, Stream New Track

Experimental black metal outfit Imperial Triumphant have announced the release of a new full length and their follow up to 2013’s Goliath EP. Titled Abyssal Gods, the new record was recorded at Amy Mills Studios (Epistasis, etc) in Pennsylvania and was mastered by Colin Marston (Gorguts, Krallice, etc) at Menegroth, The Thousand Caves in New York. It will be released on March 10 via Aural Music/Code666. The album’s artwork and track listing can be found after the break.

Decibel have premiered the first scathing, disfigured single from the record, “Dead Heaven”. Imperial Triumphant founder/main composer Ilya Ezrin had the following comments on the track:

“Although we are proud to be born in such a renown place, Abyssal Gods as a whole addresses New York City as a cancer of the world and the absolute fist of the universe. ‘Dead Heaven’ is the psalm of the end of the world. It deals with the universal deconstruction and celestial collapse. The lyrics were actually inspired by the observatory space lecture scene in Rebel Without A Cause.”

Stream the track here.

The band will also be heading on a short tour in support of the record in May with Thantifaxath. Those dates can be found below.

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CULT LEADER Announce Spring North American Tour

Cult Leader have announced a string of spring North American tour dates that will revolve around the recording schedule for their new full length record. The band will be joined by the likes of Purge, Old Wounds and Hollow Earth on separate legs of the tour. The touring schedule can be found after the break.

In addition to their upcoming full length, Cult Leader announced plans to release a new 7″ in the near future. No word yet on when it will be released.

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CODE ORANGE, HARM’S WAY And ETERNAL SLEEP Announce March Tour

coe orangeHoly hell. When you bring three fantastic hardcore bands together for a tour, no matter how long or short, you’re going to have a good time. Code Orange, Harm’s Way and Eternal Sleep have announced a killer tour this March that is a must see. If you are anywhere in the vicinity of ANY of these shows, be sure to show up or get crushed. Also, Harm’s Way will be releasing their new Rust 7″ before the tour. Check out the dates below.      Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: KILLING THING’S “Derision”

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Initially featured in a prior Aftermath Straight To The Point review, the young forebears of “Pittsburgh Heavy Shit” in Killing Thing have bestowed onto American Aftermath the opportunity to unveil their latest step into aural brutality. Following a demo, an EP and track appearances on a split and compilation (download it all free here!), the chaotic hardcore quartet have returned, armed with a new vocalist and drummer and ready to enter the modern metallic hardcore revival lexicon with a new EP due out soon on Head2Wall Records, of which the video for the first track is featured below. Directed by Tyler Long (Run, Forever and Black Mask) and recorded by Dave Rosenstraus (of Hounds of Hate and Pissed Jeans fame),  “Derision”  brandishes a brash, greater 90s metallic hardcore centered sound whilst underplaying but not completely abandoning the group’s groovy beatdown, which comes exemplified in the best way in the last seconds of the minute and forty crusher. As for the video, bloody, live and simple. Stream “Derision” below and be sure to catch Killing Thing on their Midwest stomp, details also below.  Continue reading

TRASH TALK Announce Winter North American Tour With RATKING And LEE BANNON

Trash Talk have announced a new string of North American tour dates that will commence early next month. The trek will extend from February 13 and will extend through March 2o. The Californian punks will support from New York hip hop trio Ratking and California-based ambient/electronic artist Lee Bannon. The tour dates can be viewed after the break.

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