The Atrocity Exhibit are a grindcore/sludge/crust band based in Northampton, England, formed in 2006.
Adopting a stridently DIY attitude towards everything, the band have worked hard making a strong name for themselves over the years across the European underground grindcore / hardcore punk / metal scenes, releasing numerous self-funded EPs, splits and albums, and travelling several times across the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe playing anywhere from German squats to Czech aircraft hangers.  

Atrocity Exhibit


Recent big performances include Damnation Festival in Leeds, Chimpy Fest in London, Play Fast Or Don’t Fest in Czech Republic, and theWinter Grindfest in Lille, France,
as well as shows as main support slots for the likes of Napalm Death, Pig Destroyer, Brutal Truth, Venomous Concept, Anaal Nathrakh, andExtreme Noise Terror, to name a few.

Future plans include the release the new 10 song 7″ (through WOOAAARGH, Rip Roaring Shit Storm, Never Fall Into Silence, FxHxExDx),
a European tour, and also the 19 song debut full-length album recorded at Stuck-On-A-Name studios in Nottingham, to be released later this year.

Upcoming shows:
8th June – Unicorn, Camden w/ Despise You
26th Sept – Never Fall Into Silence Fest, Bristol (headline)

Links and contacts:
Band e-mail:
Big Cartel:

James Caygill – Vocals/Guitar
Fuzzy Dave – Bass/Vocals
Matt Downes – Drums


 1.      An Expression Of Human Weakness
2.      God Shines On Fools
3.      Slave To The Mind
4.      The Possibility Of Life’s Destruction
5.      The Value Of Nothing
6.      The Sleep Of Reason
7.      3 Songs
8.      Violent World


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