PROTESTANT Streaming New Album “In Thy Name”

portestantMilwaukee-based crustcore band Protestant will soon be releasing one of the meanest, most hateful crust records of the year and you can hear the madness for yourself right now. Protestant are streaming their new album In Thy Name right now courtesy of Noisey and you can check it out after the jump. DO IT.       Continue reading

ASYLUM Streaming New Track “Acidic Bath Immersion”

Asylum-Committed-albumcoverart-600x600Texan death metal act Asylum will be releasing their new EP Committed next month and the band has unleashed a new track titled “Acidic Bath Immersion” over on Nefarious Realm. The track is a three and a half minute beast of death metal mastery. You can stream the track after the jump and get yourself some TXDM. Dig it.      Continue reading

BEING AS AN OCEAN, VANNA, MY IRON LUNG Announce European/UK Tour

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I’ve gotten into a lot of bands this year and two of the bands that I have come to love are Vanna and My Iron Lung. I also got into Being As An Ocean, but not to the extent of the former two. Well, these three bands are teaming up with Crooks for a European/UK tour this fall and if you are within the vicinity of any of these shows, I highly suggest you hit this tour up. Check the dates after the jump and see where you’ll be seeing Being As An Ocean, Vanna and My Iron Lung.      Continue reading

SET AND SETTING Streaming New Track “Coping”

set and settingThe astonishing instrumentalists Set And Setting will release their new album, and Prosthetic Records debut A Vivid Memory in early September but you can get a taste of what this amazing band has to offer right now. Set And Setting have unleashed a beast in the form of their new track “Coping” which is avaialble for your listening pleasure right now. Check out the track after the jump, trust me, you really want this. Enjoy.     Continue reading

OMMADON Announce New Album “V”; Preview New Track

Scottish drone/doom act Ommadon have announced the release of their fifth full length album, aptly-titled V. The new record was recorded live and will feature two new sprawling tracks that clock in at a combined 90 minutes. The record was mastered by Billy Anderson and will be split across four sides of vinyl. Terrorizer is currently stream side-A of the record, which comes in at a astounding 23 minutes. Point your browsers here to check it out.

V will be released on August 5th via Domestic Genocide. Pre-orders can be found herehere (U.K.) and here (Netherlands).

SOS Streaming New Album “Strength And Conditioning”

NYC-based punk/hardcore act SOS have premiered their forthcoming album, Strength and Conditioning, over at Stereokiller. The album will officially be released on July 29th via their own 316 Productions, but you do not have to wait to hear this absolutely bipolar album. Head over to Stereokiller to check it out now.

 

SICK OF IT ALL Announce New Album “The Last Act Of Defiance”

Influential New York hardcore act Sick of It All have announced the release of their 10th studio album. The new record, entitled The Last Act of Defiance, will be released through Century Media on September 29th (Europe/Australia/New Zealand) and September 30th (North America). Drummer Armand Majidi commented on the forthcoming record, saying that he wanted listeners to “feel that they just heard a hardcore record that has everything, from blistering speed to bouncing groove, to heavy and pounding to bright and melodic.” The upcoming album’s artwork and track listing can be seen below.

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EXES Streaming New Album “Phantasmaboring”

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Brighton-based Exes (Narrows, Tropics) have premiered their forthcoming album, Phatasmaboring, over at Punktastic. The album will be self-released by the band on July 28th and can be pre-ordered here. The album comes across as a cross between These Arms are Snakes’s brand of math rock/post hardcore and Botch’s chaotic sensibilities. Check out for yourself over at Punktastic.

 

OBLITERATIONS Announce Debut Album “Poison Everything”

Southern California hardcore act Obliterations (Black Mountain, Saviours, etc) have announced the release of their debut full length album. The record, entitled Poison Everything, will be released through Southern Lord on October 28th. The album was recorded with Chris Owens (Lords, Coliseum, Young Widows) at Dave Grohl’s Studio 606, mixed by Kurt Ballou(Converge) and was mastered by Brad Boatright (Tragedy, Sleep, etc). You can check out the album’s artwork and track listing after the break.

Feel free to check out the band’s past releases on their Bandcamp page.

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AA Exclusive: Stream PORD’s “Staring Into Space”

On September 8th, Solar Flare Records will release the second full length album from French noise rock outfit Pord, Wild. The album will feature 40 minutes of intense, noise laden rock and roll that would make Amphetamine Reptile blush, and we have your first taste! We at American Aftermath are happy to bestow upon you the opening track from Wild, “Staring into Space”. The track revolves around a dirty, rumbling bass lines and sparse, dissonant guitars that eventually lead into a hard rock stampede hellbent on causing blunt-force trauma. We dig it and so should you. You can check out the track after the break along with the album’s artwork and track listing.

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DARKEST HOUR Streaming New Track “The Misery We Make”

darkest-hour-self-titled-520x520Darkest Hour aren’t wasting any time promoting their new, self-titled album, and Sumerian debut. The band has released numerous tracks and I honestly have no idea where the fuck these guys are going any more. I have yet to hear a track that sounds like one of the others, so I don’t know how this will flow as an album. I guess I’ll just wait and see when the album drops in August. Until then, check out the bands latest track “The Misery We Make” after the jump.      Continue reading

AS WE DRAW Streaming New Track “Losing Ground”

As We DrawThroatruiner Records has yet to release an album that I have not enjoyed. With amazing records from Plebeian Grandstand, Cortez, Vuyvr, Bone Dance and more, you just can’t go wrong. The label will be releasing the new album from French post-hardcore band As We Draw and you can hear a new track from that effort right now. MetalSucks has premiered the track “Losing Ground” and for the life of me, I don’t know why anyone wouldn’t enjoy it. It’s heavy, it’s amazingly organized and it’s As We Draw. Check out the track below, courtesy of MetalSucks.     Continue reading

DARKEST HOUR Streaming New Track “By The Starlight”

Darkest Hour have released another new track from their forthcoming self-titled full length, which is due out on August 5th via Sumerian Records. The new track is entitled “By The Starlight” and it starts off as an acoustic-centered ballad (with guest vocals from DRÆMINGS) and launches into familiar, melodic metalcore territory near the end. You can check out the track, via video, after the break.

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SWASHBUCKLE Streaming New Track “I Hate The Sea (And Everything In It”

Swashbuckle have premiered the title track from their forthcoming EP, I Hate the Sea (and Everything in It), over at Revolver. The pirate metallers new jam is 64 seconds of hardcore hilarity that will make you lactate hot sauce, according to the band:

“Ahoy Jerks,

The fine folks at Get This Right Records have put up a brand new piratical jam called ‘I Hate The Sea (and Everything in It)’ off of our new soon to be released 7″/EP entitled We Hate The Sea EP.  So get your idiot pirate metal fix here and prepare to bash your head against any surface you come in contact with. This record will make you lactate hot sauce. Embrace your ear-fucking with our musical dongs of metal.

Love to hate you,
Swashbuckle”

Check out the track over at Revolver now. I Hate the Sea (and Everything in It) will be released on August 5th via Get This Right Records. Pre-orders can be obtained here. The band’s forthcoming touring schedule can be seen after the break.

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BRIMSTONE COVEN Streaming New Track “Behold, The Anunnaki”

West Virginian doom outfit Brimstone Coven have premiered a new track from their forthcoming self-titled album over at The Obelisk. The new track is entitled “Behold, The Anunnaki” and it features catchy, stoner grooves and an overall classic doom vibe. Check out the track for yourself over at The Obelisk.

The band’s self-titled debut, which is a remastering of their self released debut album and EP, will be released on August 5th via Metal Blade. Pre-orders for the effort can be placed here.

Tour Dates:
7/19/2014 Rock Bottom Campground – Cameron, WV
7/21/2014 Goodfella’s – McMechen, WV
7/31/2014 31st Street Pub – Pittsburgh, PA
9/27/2014 Chronic Tattoo – Cleveland, OH