May 292018


When last we visited Ahtme from Kansas City, Missouri, it was almost two and a half years ago, not long after they had signed with Unique Leader Records. At that time, Unique Leader was on the verge of reissuing the band’s debut album The Demonization and we were hosting the premiere of a video for one of that album’s demonizing tracks. The reissue was a paving of the way toward something new from the band, and at last, it has arrived.

June 1st is the date set by Unique Leader for Ahtme’s new album, Sewerborn, and we are in the happy position of again hosting a premiere, this time for the new album’s final track, a merciless but insidiously infection brutalizer named “Subhuman Remains“. Continue reading »

Jan 212016



In this premiere we bring you a new video for a song by the band Ahtme — which is a new name for this Kansas City, Missouri, group, formerly known as The Roman Holiday. The song you’ll hear on this video is “The Sentinel’s Order“, which originally appeared on their self-released 2013 debut album, The Demonization, which was originally recorded with Navene Koperweis (Animosity, Animals As Leaders, Entheos) in San Francisco in 2009. And why, you might ask, has this video appeared almost three years after that album’s release?

Well, the answer is that Ahtme joined the roster of Unique Leader Records last fall, and the label will be re-issuing The Demonization on March 25. Rather than simply a relic unearthed from the past, the re-issue paves the way for a new album by the band under their new name, which they plan to record early this year. Continue reading »