FIGHT AMP Debut “Ex Everything” Video

Philadelphia noise rockers Fight Amp have released the official video for their track “Ex Everything”, which can be heard on their recently released Constantly Off LP. The sludgy stormer is set to a Steve Perrong-directed clip shot on an old VHS camera. The group comments on the new video:

“If you aren’t already aware, we sort of have a soft spot for outdated technology. So it only made sense to shoot the first video for ‘Constantly Off’ straight to an old VHS camera handed down by our high school’s A.V. Club to director Steve Perrong. Throw in a touch of tin foil hat conspiracy, and the 24 hour news cycle, and there you have our new video for ‘Ex Everything.’ This was a lot of fun to make, hope you enjoy.”

View the video after the break.

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FIGHT AMP Streaming New Album “Constantly Off”

fight amp-constnatlyoffThe time is now! Fight Amp are now streaming their highly awaited and even higher-ly anticipated new album Constantly Off! Have you, like so many people, been sitting around begging to hear the album? Of course you were. we all were. Well, click on over after the jump and let the warm, noisy tones of Fight Amp‘s Constantly Off wash over your filthy body. Enjoy it, sucka!     Continue reading

FIGHT AMP Streaming New Track “Survival Is Strange”

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Philly-based noise rock/post-hardcore trio Fight Amp have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, Constantly Off, over at Brooklyn Vegan. The new track is the ripping “Survival is Strange”, which will floor you with its catchy low-end grooves and abrasive chords. On the track, the band comments:

“When I wrote it, it was heavily Queens of The Stone Age influenced, and I sort of thought of it as a QOTSA song played on speed or a heavy sludge punk version of Hot Snakes. The lyrical themes are about trying on different personalities for the sake of being loved.”

Head over to Brooklyn Vegan to check it out now.

Constantly Off will be released on June 9 via Brutal Panda. Pre-orders can be found here.

The band’s upcoming dates with KEN mode can be found after the break.

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FIGHT AMP Streaming New Track “Ex Everything”

fight amp-constnatlyoffLoveable rockers at Fight Amp will release their highly anticipated new record Constantly Off in June and the band has given us a sickeningly sweet taste of said album in the form of “Ex Everything.” This track is fuzzy, feedback-laden and fucking gorgeous. I adore Fight Amp and anything they release, so there is no doubt that Constantly Off will be a choice listen.     Continue reading

FIGHT AMP Announce New Album “Constantly Off”

Philadelphia noise rock outfit Fight Amp have announced the release of their first full-length record in three years, entitled Constantly Off. The Steve Poponi (Ladder Devils, etc) produced effort will be released on June 9 via Brutal Panda Records. LP pre-orders can be placed here, cassette versions can be placed here and CD and digital editions can be found here. An album trailer can be viewed after the break.

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FIGHT AMP Working On New EP

Pennsylvanian noise rock outfit Fight Amp have announced their plans to enter the studio to record their new EP, entitled Self-Titled EP. The band will record the new material to 2″ tape with Steve Poponi at Gradwell House Studios in Haddon Heights, New Jersey, this August. Guitarist/vocalist Mike McGinnis recently commented on the forthcoming effort:

“We’ve never been this excited about entering the studio with new material. This is actually the first time we’ll be working with material 100%  written from start to finish by thesame three core members. Each longer release we’ve done in the past has always had a lineup change in the middle of the process. This time, Jon DeHart, myself and our newest drummer Dan Smith are all here for the entire process. It basically allowed us to hit a sweet spot when it came to the latter part of the writing process, and we have some heavy hitting jams that we’re ecstatic to unleash. We also made it a point to try and capture a little bit of the sound we have introduced on all of our past records while still forging ahead into new territory. Expect plenty of heavy noise rock/sludge jams, but we’re also bringing back a taste of the punk and d-beat riffs as well.”

The band is eyeing an early 2015 release through Brutal Panda. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

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FIGHT AMP Release Music Video For “Fly Trap”

fightamputationFight Amp released their amazing album Birth Control in 2012 and the band has just unveiled the music video for the track “Fly Trap.” This video is… Strange. Well, that’s one way to put it. Another is to say that it’s… Well, I’ll leave that for you to decide. It’s equal parts animation and live footage and it’s a fantastic song, so check out the video after the jump. Radness.     Continue reading

Venomous Hostility: KEN MODE Streaming New Album

After being teased by five chaotic tracks, KEN Mode are finally streaming their new record Entrench over at Pitchfork. Jesus H. Christ! This album is as vicious as I hoped it would be. Frontman Jesse Matthewson had this to add on the new album:

This is KEN mode’s statement: we are coming for you. ‘Entrench’ is our message, and we will not stop until it is jammed down everyone’s throats. This album is the most aggressive, catchy, and dynamic work we’ve ever done, and we refuse to quit or take prisoners. We’ll be on the road from now until the beginning of June straight supporting ‘Entrench’, blanketing North America and Europe with venomous hostility

The album will be officially released on March 19th. Be sure to check out the band with Today is the Day, Fight Amp and Black Tusk on the road this month! Dates are provided below.

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TODAY IS THE DAY Announce Spring North American Tour

Today is the Day have booked an extensive Spring North American touring schedule  that will mark the band’s twentieth year anniversary. Support on this trek will come from Black Tusk, KEN Mode, Fight Amp and a yet to be announced special guest on certain stops of the tour. You’d be a complete dumbass to miss this. Check out the full schedule below!

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Beyond The Pickett Fence: FIGHT AMP Streaming New Track

Lane posted about the last Fight Amp song premiered off of their forthcoming album Birth Control which will be released on September 25th via Translation Loss. Before I get into the track, I would like to say that this track reminded me of a lot of stupid shit I did when I was younger. Not because of the music, but because of the name of the song: “White Pickett.” When I was in my mid-to-late teens, I was involved in a Jackass-esque project called White Picket Fence in which I did a lot of things that I now regret.

ANYWAY. This isn’t about that. This is about an amazing new Fight Amp song that is streaming over at Metalsucks. Go check it out, because this is sure to be one of the best albums of the year. Enjoy.