CULT LEADER To Release New 7″ This June

cult leaderCult Leader, who spawned from the ashes of Gaza, will unleash a new 7″ this summer. Containing three new tracks, Useless Animal will be the first new music since the bands high-praised debut Nothing For Us Here. The 7″ will contain a cover of the Mark Kozelek & Desertshore track “You Are Not My Blood” featuring members of Subrosa. So, in short, I can’t wait to check this out. Cult Leader are currently on tour, making their way to the east coast. Once there, they will record the 7″ and then commence a tour with Hollow Earth and Old Wounds. Check out full dates below.       Continue reading

OLD WOUNDS Release Music Video For “Bloodpact”

death projectionNew Jersey hardcore heathens Old Wounds released an amazing EP titled Death Projection last year and the band has now released a music video for their song “Bloodpact.” This is definitely one of my favorite tracks off of the EP and it’s one I have listened to quite a bit, so to finally see what it could look like in a cinematic form is pretty cool. Check out the video below.     Continue reading

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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Exclusive Interview: OLD WOUNDS

Last week (September 16), New Jersey metallic hardcore warriors Old Wounds released their incredible new EP, Death Projection. The EP follows their highly praised 2013 debut LP, From Where We Came Is Where We’ll Rest, and sees the band maturing and further honing their sound, which is rooted in a distinct ’90s hardcore influence. In this recent interview with American Aftermath, drummer Brandon Gallagher discussed the new release, how it compares to their previous material and the band’s influences, as well as creating the Death Projection artwork and more. Continue reading

OLD WOUNDS Streaming New EP “Death Projection”

death projectionOne of my favorite current bands, Old Wounds released their phenomenal new EP Death Projection today and, in case you didn’t have enough interest in it, you can stream the album in full! Thanks to the good people at AltPress\, the album has been presented to the world and I highly suggest you get a dose of death in your life today. Check out the stream after the jump. Do it.      Continue reading

OLD WOUNDS Streaming New Track “Bloodpact”

death projectionMy hardcore homies Old Wounds will be unleashing their fantastically crafted new EP Death Projection next week (Sept. 16th). In anticipation of the albums release next week, Pitchfork has unveiled a rad new track titled “Bloodpact.” I love Old Wounds and I think this EP is some of the bands best work to date. Don’t believe me? Well, check out “Bloodpact” here and see for yourself. Nooch.

OLD WOUNDS Streaming New Track “Ritual”

Old Wounds have premiered a new track from their upcoming EP, Death Projection, over at Mass Appeal. The New Jersey metallic hardcore quartet bring you “Ritual”, a track that churns raw, aggressive riffs that will snap many a neck in under two-minutes. Head over to Mass Appeal to check it out now.

Death Projection will be released on September 16th via Good Fight Music. Pre-orders can be placed here. In case you missed, stream the track “Dead Beat Blues” here.


OLD WOUNDS Announce North American Tour

New Jersey metallic hardcore act Old Wounds have announced a string of North American tour dates in support of their forthcoming EP, Death Projection, which is due out on September 16th via Good Fight Music. The trek will extend from September 12th through the 27th and will see the band joined by Canada’s Exalt throughout the tour. You can check out the dates after the break.

Be sure to stream their new track, “Dead Beat Blues”, if you haven’t already.

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OLD WOUNDS Streaming New Track “Dead Beat Blues”


Old Wounds have premiered a new track from their forthcoming EP and follow up to their 2013 debut,  From Where We Came Is Where We’ll Rest, Death Projection, over at Revolver. The new track is entitled “Dead Beat Blues” and it will crush you under its metallic weight in just two-minutes time. Get flattened by solid metallic hardcore at Revolver now.

Death Projection will be released on September 16th via Good Fight Music. Pre-orders can be placed at this location.

Quick Interview With OLD WOUNDS’ Brandon Gallgher

Brandon GallagherIt was recently announced that my homies in Old Wounds had inked a deal with Good Fight Music, which is a huge step forward for them and I couldn’t be more proud of them. Well, I caught up with my good friend Brandon, drummer for Old Wounds and I asked him four very important questions. It went a little something like this.     Continue reading

THE BANNER And OLD WOUNDS Announce Tour Dates

Old-Wounds-The-Banner-tour-2014Aftermath homies Old Wounds will be hitting the road soon with the amazing The Banner for a brief tour. It’s not much, but if you’re anywhere in the vicinity of any of these dates, you better hit this up because this is sure to be destructive. Peep the dates after the jump or get bent.      Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: OLD WOUNDS’ Brandon Gallagher

Over the last few years I’ve become friends with the fine dudes in Old Wounds, especially drummer Brandon Gallagher. I interviewed him back in 2011 and we have been in contact many times since. He’s a great dude and I caught up with him recently to talk about the new split with Trenchfoot. After the jump you can check out my interview.       Continue reading

Aftermath Exclusive: TRENCHFOOT Premiere “Crimes Of The Mind”

New York and New Jersey will soon collide as Trenchfoot and Old Wounds prep the release of their Melotov Records-released split 7″. The split will be released on August 13th and I have a nice treat for you all: an exclusive stream of Trenchfoot‘s scorching hardcore opus “Crimes Of The Mind.” Click on after the jump to check this bad boy out.       Continue reading

Lineup Revealed For 2013 ‘The Power Of The Riff’ Festival

The lineup for Southern Lord’s Power of the Riff festival has officially been revealed. The event will take place on August 9th and 10th at The Echo and Echoplex in Los Angeles, California. Tickets for the epic event will go on sale this Saturday June 15th at this location. Check out the full line up below.

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Stream Tracks From The OLD WOUNDS / TRENCHFOOT Split 7″

My old friends in Old Wounds are at it again, this time spewing forth some spectacular filth in the form of a split 7″ with Trenchfoot. Both of these bands are incredible, so putting them side-by-side on a slab of wax is not only a stroke a genius, it’s something that HAD to happen. If you were interested in what each band will be bringing to the table this round, inquire below.       Continue reading