TORCHE Debut “Annihilation Affair” Video

Torche have premiered the official video for their track “Annihilation Affair” over at Loudwire. The track, which comes from their new record Restarter, is set to a visually-striking clip produced by Phil Mucci and Ian MacKay (Opeth, etc). The video depicts a destructive robot army, whose discovery of human women sparks curiosity but doesn’t end well. You can check out the video after the break.

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Robotic Empire To Release NIRVANA “Nevermind” Tribute Album, CIRCA SURVIVE’s “Drain You” Cover Available For Streaming

Circa Survive cover Nirvana’s “Drain You” (exclusive)

To follow up their In Utero tribute record, label Robotic Empire have announced the release of their tribute album to Nirvana‘s Nevermind. The new record, titled Whatever Nevermind,  will feature the likes of Thou, Circa Survive, Torche, Nothing, and Kylesa among others. The record will be released in conjunction with Record Store Day, April 18, and can be pre-ordered iTunes. The track listing can be found after the break.

Alternative Press has premiered Circa Survive‘s faithful rendition of “Drain You”, which can also be streamed after the break.

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TORCHE Streaming New Album “Restarter” In Full

Torche_Restarter-600x600Well, thank god. I was growing tired of posting about Torche singles. The band has finally made Restarter available to stream online. Trust me, fuckers, you want to hear this. This is definitely one of the raddest albums you will be hearing all year, so keep a close watch on it. Torche never do anything nice and easy and this album is a crusher of souls. Check out a full stream below.      Continue reading

TORCHE Streaming New Track “Barrier Hammer”

Torche_Restarter-600x600Torche are on a roll this week. The band has unloaded numerous tracks and today have graced us with “Barrier Hammer.” The band is killing it and I cannot wait for all of you to hear the bands new album Restarter. This is one of the greatest albums of the year by far and you all better take notice. Check out “Barrier Hammer” below and see for yourself.     Continue reading

TORCHE Streaming New Track “Restarter”

Torche_Restarter-600x600Dudes, this new Torche album is easily one of the raddest albums of 2015. Wait, you don’t believe me? Well, you will after you listen to the title track off of the bands new record Restarter. This track is heavy, rumbling metal of that filthytorchestonery variety. Trust me, you will definitely be seeing this album on numerous year end lists when the time comes. Now, get crushed by “Restarter” below.      Continue reading

TORCHE Streaming New Track “Loose Men”

Torche_Restarter-600x600Torche are always brilliant and their new album Restarter is sure to be no different. The band has already released two tracks off of the album and now they have unloaded another one. The latest track is titled “Loose Men” and it was premiered over on Rolling Stone. Check out this heavy-hitting thunder smasher below. It’s so fucking good.    Continue reading

TORCHE Streaming New Track “Minions”

Torche_Restarter-600x600Just last week Torche released a teaser for their new album Restarter and now the band has unleashed their first official track. The track is titled “Minions” and it’s a crusher. If you’ve been a fan of Torche for any matter of time, you’ll dig this track. If not, fuck off and listen to something else. I’ll be here. Jamming this tune for the fifth time. Crunch.     Continue reading

TORCHE Tease New Album “Restarter”

Torche_Restarter-600x600Sludgy kingpins Torche have unloaded a thirty-second teaser for their forthcoming album Restarter. The album is slated to be released in February and it’s sounding pretty killer so far. Based on the short teaser, I am all sorts of moist for the prospect of new Torche. Check out the short-but-worthy teaser below. CRUSH.     Continue reading

CLUTCH Announce Winter Tour

Clutch have announced a short string of Winter U.S. tour dates that will commence late this December. The 11-date trek will see the band joined by the likes of sludge rockers Torche and Lionize on all dates of the trek. You can check out those dates after the break.

Clutch will also be recording their 11th studio album and follow up to 2013’s Earth Rocker early next year.

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Exclusive Interview: FLOOR


The anticipation for a new album from Miami, FL-based band Floor has been building since their welcomed 2010 reunion. Featuring Torche vocalist/guitarist Steve Brooks, along with guitarist Anthony Vialon and drummer Henry Wilson, Oblation is the group’s first new release in 12 years and it picks up right where their highly revered 2002 self-titled LP left off. In a recent interview with American Aftermath, Vialon discussed Floor’s return, the making of Oblation, the band’s unique set-up, and more. Continue reading