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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Aftermath presented a very special video album

On November 5th, Chicago-based Thrashers Aftermath presented a very special Aftermath presented a very special video album: a 34 minute version of the full-length “There Is Something Wrong”, featuring all the previously made videos – and a fresh video for the title track.

Chicago’s Aftermath is one of the pioneering crossover Thrash bands of the 1980’s: a band that transformed into one of the most technical Thrash Metal bands of its time on its critically-acclaimed debut album, “Eyes Of Tomorrow”.

Since November 5th, 2020, Aftermath have once again been revealing their very own artistic ambition with a great deal of ingenuity – the band produced a very special video album that includes all previous videos for the 2nd full-length release “There Is Something Wrong” – and a further, fresh video for the title track.

Aftermath explain the thematic background of the new video album:

“‘There Is Something Wrong’ is a concept album that is meant to challenge the listeners and to unsettle them. It is dark, complex, angry, sad, and yet hopeful. The lyrics and message throughout the album are a wake-up call to everyone. The intro, interludes and outro are part of the message. We are still a band, though, and without the actual songs none of it would matter; so, we decided to make a video for each song on the album excluding the intro, interludes, and outro. We now unleash the ‘There Is Something Wrong video album’. We extracted just the music. We removed the extras and allow the listener to listen to the music. It’s a 34-minute musical soundscape. It’s even angrier this way. It’s more urgent. It’s a locomotive already at full speed. Listen closely and you will realize 2020 is just the beginning.”