BURIED AT BIRTH Streaming New Track “Nine Of Swords”

buriedatbirthI love Buried At Birth. They are an amazing band and great people. Vocalist Veronica used to write a cooking column here on AA, did you know that? Anyway, the band is celebrating their tenth year as a band and they will be releasing a new album this year! Buried At Birth have unveiled their first new song since their self-titled 2012 EP. Check out “Nine Of Swords” after the jump.

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JUNGLE JUICE Stream: Involuntary Convulsions 7″ EP

Jungle Juice are a powerviolence-infused hardcore group based out of Little Rock, Arkansas. Emerging onto the scene sometime during 2010, Jungle Juice have since released one demo and two crushing, diabolical EPs and sometime later this year, a third EP will be added to that murderous track record. Angry, groovy, and purely caustic music, it is American Aftermath’s pleasure to give you a swig of some of that “Jungle Juice” with this exclusive stream of Jungle Juice’s forthcoming EP, Involuntary Convulsions, out soon via Give Praise Records.

Involuntary Convulsions: JUNGLE JUICE Reveal Album Artwork

Mi amigos from my homestate Jungle Juice have released the album artwork for their upcoming release Involuntary Convulsions. I love this artwork because it’s simple. It’s simple in the way that Kill The Client‘s Cleptocracy was simple (see here) you know? Just black and white, not a shit-ton of detail and just by looking at it, you know it’s gonna be fucking heavy. Check out the artwork above and stream Bastard Sessions below.

Review: BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA – “Black Hole Of Calcutta”

When a band mixes crust punk, black metal and grindcore it is almost always something spectacular. It’s an anomaly that doesn’t come about as often as it should. Bands like Grave Hill paved the way for bands like this although they may have done so with a little lest crust influence. When the band Black Hole Of Calcutta crossed my radar, I was immediately interested. Before I had even heard a song, I knew by the description of the band and their name that they would be a monumental beast of blasting fury. I was one hundred percent correct. [Continue…]

Faith As A Weapon: SENDER RECEIVER Streaming New Track

I’m not gonna go into this as if I know the band. To be honest, I had never heard of Sender Receiver before getting an e-mail about them this morning. According to the e-mail, Sender Receiver hails from Detroit and they are preparing to release a new 7″ titled Savior on Give Praise Records. I love Give Praises roster and catalog and I’m not sure why I never heard anything about this band. Fuck it, I know them now and after hearing the bands new track “Faith Healer,” I am totally sold.

“Faith Healer” is less than a minute and a half of pure grinding madness. Check out the track after the jump and a statement from guitarist Maxxwell Lange following that. Not quite clear on the release date of Savior, but I will keep you updated. As far as I know it’s slated to be released “early 2012.” [Continue…]

Get Pissed, Get Fucked: THE AFTERNOON GENTLEMEN Mourning Jam

Man, I don’t think I’ve talked about The Afternoon Gentlemen enough on this site. I fucking love this band. If you are unaware of who this band is, The Afternoon Gentlemen is one of the gnarliest, grittiest grind bands bursting from the UK right now. They recently released their Pissedography on Give Praise Records and it’s a fucking doozy. thirty-eight tracks of crushing grinditude. Get the fuck into it.

Exclusive Premiere: “Three Days” by JUNGLE JUICE

I’ve talked about my Arkansas natives Jungle Juice before and I am a huge fan of their brand of disgusting grind. The band has been hard at work on new material which will be coming out this year on Give Praise Records. I am proud to announce that the band is letting American Aftermath premiere their new track “Three Days” tonight. Get into it, because you know you want to.

Who’s Fuckin’ Thirsty: JUNGLE JUICE Put EP Up For Free Download

Say what you will about my home state of Arkansas, we actually have some fucking killer extreme bands. Sure, you all may think we are a bunch of backwoods hicks who walk around barefoot and shoot squirrel for supper. Well. That may be true, but that’s not the point. We have quite a few amazing acts hailing from the Natural State such as Pallbearer, Rwake, Deadbird and Seahag. Well, another band from Arkansas that you might not have heard of goes by the name of Jungle Juice. Yes, Jungle Juice. These hardcore grinders hail from Little Rock and execute a ferocious brand of hardcore that teeters on out of control.

In July of last year the band released a new EP titled Bastard Sessions and they are now giving away a digital copy of the album for free! Bastard Sessions features six brain-bashing tracks (one of which features CT from Rwake) and it’s a-mazing. If I’m not mistaken the band will have a new record coming out on Give Praise Records soon? I think that’s what I heard anyway. Regardless, check out a stream of Bastard Sessions below and download it here.

Betty Grindcore: Cooking Chicken Soup With Veronica Mars

Let’s be honest, there is really nothing good about being sick.  I can’t stand being quarentined, and get completely stir-crazy.  Since I am your typical “health store voodoo natural remedy” toting California resident, my go to remedy is old-fashioned chicken soup.  It’s incredibly simple to make, which means that even when you are incapable of thinking straight in between sneezing, you can whip up a batch of the stuff.  It actually does make you feel a little better, and even the smell is comforting (provided you can smell anything through your cold…). MORE

BURIED AT BIRTH Buy Their Clothes In The Matrix.

Buried At Birth, the San Jose, California-based grindcore band who released this amazing album on Grindcore Karaoke not too long ago revealed in an interview I conducted that they had signed to Give Praise Records and planned to release an album soon. Weeeelll, wait no longer for new material from this amazing band! Recently on their website, Buried At Birth posted a new song titled “How Much Do Clothes Cost In The Matrix?” and it’s amazing. Referencing a movie that I absolutely love gives this props as well. Check out the song below and keep an eye out, frontwoman Veronica Mars may be working on a top secret project for American Aftermath.

~R. Gnarly//Dig It or Die.


Hello, Class. Today’s lesson, in keeping with A History of Powerviolence, is the band Duke Nukem Forever. Duke Nukem Forever is a band I wish I knew more about. I got into the band a while a back but never really looked into. I mean, a lot of the time I don’t need to know shit about the band I’m listening to if it sounds good, right? Well the one time I actually try to learn something about a band, I can’t find shit so I’ll try to piece this together as best as I can. Duke Nukem Forever were a powerviolence band whose members were scattered throughout California. I know Alex from Grind To Death knows more about Duke Nukem Forever than I do, but I’m pretty sure they’ve called it quits. Their MySpace hasn’t been updated in years and I think their split with WPI (on Give Praise Records) was their last release. Now, just because I’m not the biggest DNF expert, doesn’t mean I don’t love this band. Check them out. Always bet on Duke.

~R. Gnarly//Dig It or Die.


Exclusive Interview: BURIED AT BIRTH’s Veronica Mars

A while back I came across a band known as Buried At Birth. Instantly intrigued by the name, I loved this band even before I got to listen to them. When I did listen to them, I was blown away. Their insane grinding madness is pissed off and full of adrenaline. I recently caught up with vocalist Veronica Mars and had her answer a few questions for me. Check out the interview below and download Buried At Birth’s latest release here. ~R. Gnarly//Dig It or Die.

The Ties That Grind… Give Praise Edition

Hello fellow Grinders. With the recent surge of amazing grindcore albums dropping this year such as Rotten Sound, Noisear, Wormrot and Brutal Truth (as well as many, many more), I have to also give props to the up-and-coming underground grind bands from all over the world. Every week I will be posting a few grind bands that I believe should be checked out. Lets start this off with… [Continue Reading]

Brief Review: Beer Corpse – “Keg Nuts 7″”

This is exactly what I’ve been looking for! This band is amazing. I have never in my life heard of Beer Corpse and I don’t know why I haven’t. This Austrailian grind team is absolutely blowing me away. Their new 7″ just flew into my inbox and as soon as I put it on, the wave of filthy grindcore flooded my headphones. I’m guessing you could call this thrashcore. It has a seriously strong hardcore punk sound to it. The vocals are extraordinarily low and guttural, even for grind. This is like brutal death metal vocals put into a grindcore atmosphere. Whatever, though. They are killing this shit. I love the riffing. Definitely punk in definition. These dudes can seriously shred. The drumming is a mixture of bombarding blast beats and d-beat drumming. It depends are where in the song you are because these dudes take breaks and kind of just groove along for a bit every now and then. On tracks like “Hanging Brain” and “Piss Head” I can hear a pretty strong straigh up death metal sound while on tracks like “Rot Gut” and “King Brown” it is quite clear that these dudes came from punk. These songs are short and sweet. That’s for sure. I absolutely love this. I find it killer when I learn about bands I’ve never heard of and they fuck my shit up. Beer Corpse are not a band to be taken lightly. This deathpunk infused grind band is out for blood, and apparently beer. Grind on, brothers. Grind on.

Rating: 5/5
For fans of: Masochrist, Wadge
Favorite track: “Rot Gut”