Bandcamp Spotlight: AMINALS

aminalsAlthough I’ve never met the dude, I like to call Frank Godla (Meek Is Murder, Metal Injection) a friend and, as a friend, I’ve found some really killer bands through him and Meek. The latest band is Aminals, who should have won you over based on their name alone. I have no no clue what so classify this band as other than incredible.      Continue reading

Happy Holidays!: MEEK IS MURDER Release Free Christmas EP

Awww. Aren’t those dudes in Meek Is Murder sweethearts? Not only do they release an awesome album in 2013, they follow it up with a FREE holiday EP! That’s right! Three more rad Meek Is Murder songs for your holidaze, collected and titled Infant Worship. The band recorded the songs at the Converse Rubber Tracks’ studio, where they had some free recording time. The EP was recorded and mixed in a single day.

So, let’s kick this shit! You can stream and download the EP after the jump as well as check out a video from the sweeties themselves.       Continue reading

MEEK IS MURDER Streaming New Album “Everything Is Awesome Nothing Matters”

The new album from Meek is Murder, Everything is Awesome Nothing Matters, will officially arrive tomorrow October 22nd. But if you can’t wait an extra twenty-four hours then Revolver has got a nice exclusive stream for you. If you like your hardcore chaotic and all over the place then you will dig this. Check it out now.

MEEK IS MURDER Premiere New Song And Playthrough Video


Lambgoat have premiered a new track from Meek is Murder’s forthcoming album Everything is Awesome Nothing Matters, which is due out on October 22nd. The forty-nine second grinding tune is entitled “Ashes & Glass” and  is sure to hit you where it hurts, presumably your genitalia. As an added bonus, Gear Gods have an exclusive video of the band tracking the song for your viewing pleasure. So follow the links and check them out.

MEEK IS MURDER Debut New Track And Play Through Video


Brooklyn Vegan have premiered a new track from Meek is Murder’s forthcoming album, Everything is Awesome Nothing Matters, which is out on October 22nd. The track happens to be my favorite from the new record, “Ghost Moth”. Not only do you get to jam the new song but you can watch guitarist Mike Keller perform the track via Guitar World. Well, you know the drill. Follow the links to check them out now.

Review: MEEK IS MURDER – “Everything Is Awesome Nothing Matters”

There was nowhere to go but up after Meek is Murder put out their highly acclaimed debut full length, Algorithms, in 2011. Their high octane grinding hardcore, partially inspired by the late 90’s/early 2000’s breed of chaotic and metallic hardcore, was enough for Decibel Magazine to label them “the best mathcore to come along since that genre’s big hitters – Botch, Coalesce, Converge – dominated the late 90s.” After last year’s Back to The Future inspired EP, Into the Sun Where It Falls Off the Sky, it was high time for Meek is Murder to craft their next full length and show off their skills yet again. The end result was Everything Is Awesome Nothing Matters; a thirteen song, twenty minute hurricane of ferocity and intricacy.

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MEEK IS MURDER Premiere Two New Tracks

Terrorizer have premiered the one-two punch of “More Always More” and “Less is More” from Meek is Murder’s upcoming album, Everything Is Awesome Nothing Matters, which is due out on October 22nd. The new songs are what you would expect from the band if you’ve been listening up until this point. They are heavy and slightly chaotic. What more could you want? If you are wondering about the album’s name, guitarist/vocalist Mike Keller told Terrorizer that the record was a result of “the most terrifying” year of his life. Keller had experienced three deaths in the family, the end of a lengthy relationship, losing his possessions in a fire, homelessness, and a critically injured canine during the past year. Keller comments by saying:

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MEEK IS MURDER Offer Literally One Second Of New Music In Teaser Video

New York’s spastic whateveryouwannacallthem band Meek Is Murder have been hard at work on their new album Everything Is Awesome Nothing Matters, which is due out on October 22nd. The band has unleashed a teaser for the new album in which the band offers up exactly one second of new music. It’s not much to go on, but it has still excited me. You can check the video out after the jump and let us know if you’re excited as well.     Continue reading

First Time For Everything: MEEK IS MURDER & TIGER FLOWERS Release Split Music Video

In all of my days. This is pretty fucking rad, man. I love both Meek Is Murder and Tiger Flowers and I have been praying of a pairing of the two band for ages now. Well, I had a split 7″ in mind, but apparently these dudes had something else planned. Meek Is Murder and Tiger Flowers have released a split music video.      Continue reading


Two of my favorite New York based hardcore bands have come together to cover one of my ALL TIME favorite hardcore acts. I am referring to Meek is Murder and Tiger Flowers, whose members have joined forces to record a cover of Botch’s “Spaim/Japam” for the upcoming All About Friends: Volume Three Compilation. Meek is Murder is joined by Tiger Flowers’ vocalist Jesse James for this faithful and badass cover. Feel free to stream this bad boy below.

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Best Of 2012: Gnarly’s Favorite EPs & 7″ Of 2012

2012year2012 was an amazing year for me. I’ve already put out two of my Best Of lists and I have two more to go. 2012 was great year for breakout EPs and 7″ releases. A lot of killer bands put out spectacular EPs this year and so I decided to put together a list of those also. Here goes.     Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: MEEK IS MURDER’s Mike Keller

Meek Is Murder is a Brooklyn, New York three-piece who play a spazzy, sometimes grindy, hardcore that defies all things that your mind can comprehend (and sometimes gravity). The band released a killer album called “Algorithms” last year and now have released a new, themed EP called “Into The Sun Where It Falls Off The Sky.” I caught up with vocalist and guitarist Mike Keller to get the scoop on the new EP, touring, stabbings and Back To The Future. Check it out.
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Party Like It’s 1955: MEEK IS MURDER Release New Music Video the fuck cam you not love Meek Is Murder? This trio absolutely blows me away with each album they put out. They recently released a new EP titled Into The Sun Where It Falls Off The Sky and now have released a music video for the forth track on the album Marty McFly (88 mph). Of course the video has a theme and if you couldn’t tell from the title, it’s the classic film Back To The Future. Meek Is Murder take the famous school dance scene (in which Michael J. Fox plays Chuck Berry‘s “Johnny B. Goode”) and spins it to their advantage. Continue reading

Endless In Our Fleeting: MEEK IS MURDER Release New EP

I’m not sure why I haven’t posted about this fucking beast yet. It was released last week and it’s so fucking good it’s ridiculous. Meek Is Murder is one of the gnarliest, uncategorizable bands out there and I love them. The viciousness rubs you in all the right ways. If you have yet to embrace the almighty…. might that is Meek Is Murder, definitely pick up Into The Sun Where It Falls Off The Sky as well as Algorithms and Mosquito Eater. Basically, get all of this bands material and listen to nothing else. Do it. Take in all of the awesomeness of Meek‘s new EP here.

Into The Sun: MEEK IS MURDER Release Studio Video + Stream New Track

I fucking love me some Meek Is Murder. This New York-based three-piece is a force to be reckoned with. Their last full-length Algorithms is still is steady rotation around Aftermath HQ. It’s just such a good record. A while back Josh posted about the new Meek Is Murder EP that is set for release next week. The EP is titled “Into The Sun Where It Falls Off The Sky” and Meek has released a studio video about the recording of the EP as well as a new track streaming on their Facebook page. You can watch the video after the jump and listen to the new track “Ellen Ripley (Into The Sun” here. Continue reading