Tag Archives: Fight Amp

Fight Amp disbanding after November shows

Posted by on September 28, 2016

After 13 years and four albums, Philadelphia-era sludgy noise rock band Fight Amp have announced that they’re calling it day following their upcoming tour in November. The trio, who started out as Fight Amputation before changing their name in 2008, are amicably disbanding, and they don’t totally shut the door on a reunion. Here’s the […]

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Kowloon-Walled City are streaming all of their Grievances

Posted by on October 7, 2015

This Friday Kowloon-Walled City release Grievances, their third studio album, on Neurot Recordings (pre-order it here). The album is now streaming in full over at Noisey, along with a lengthy interview between producer Kurt Ballou Scott Evans of Kowloon-Walled City who recorded and mixed Grievances. Said Evans on recording the album with no help in the control room: “I put a […]

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Kowloon Walled City and Fight Amp to tour West Coast

Posted by on September 23, 2015

The new Kowloon Walled City album Grievances will be coming out October 9th on Neurot Recordings, and Fight Amp’s latest, Constantly Off, came out this past June. So with fresh music from both bands, it seems like a 7-date November tour of the West Coast sounds like a great idea. These shows will be the first for new […]

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Fight Amp don’t quit, but are ex everything

Posted by on June 18, 2015

Fight Amp have released their first video from their latest album, Constantly Off, which came out earlier this month. The music video is for the song “Ex Everything,” and it leans heavy into the analog / film realm. Said the band to New Noise Magazine about the video: “If you aren’t already aware, we sort of have […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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The Insider’s Guide to CMJ Music Marathon 2012

Posted by on October 15, 2012

The CMJ 2012 Music Marathon is nearly upon us, and as with every year, there are many awesome things happening all around New York City. As such, we realize that it’s going to be a little difficult to keep track of all the metal-related events going on, especially if planning is paired with borderline-irresponsible amounts […]

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New & Noteworthy September 25th: Without Conclusion

Posted by on September 25, 2012

American metal has proven itself to be boundless with the passage of time. Every genre has been explored by at least one band that has gained prominence, and many newer genres that have come to the forefront of worldwide notice actually originated in America within the past decade and a half. Metalcore, deathcore, djent (to […]

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2011 Ramming Speed Winter Tour Diary: Part 1

Posted by on December 14, 2011

Ramming Speed are in the middle of a Winter tour that has them playing across the country for an entire month. Along the way, Ramming Speed’s drummer Jonah will be sharing highlights and pictures of all the craziness that’s been happening while on the road in his 2011 Ramming Speed Winter Tour Diary. I’m bad […]

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Final Four Bands Confirmed For Metal Suckfest

Posted by on October 11, 2011

The lineup to the inaugural Metal Suckfest was already looking pretty sweet, with Municipal Waste headlining the first night and Cynic headlining the second night (oh, and did we mention the pre-game show featuring Mayhem?). Yet when our buds at Metal Sucks revealed more of the lineup, they also promised that there were still four […]

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Metal Suckfest Pre-Game Added On, Tickets On Sale Now

Posted by on September 9, 2011

Earlier this week, Metal Sucks revealed more bands that were set to appear on the inaugural Metal Suckfest. Two days of a crap load of metal? How can you beat that? Well guess what: they’ve added a pre-game show on November 3 to kick off the festivities! That’s right, THREE days of metal at the […]

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