Power Trip executes music with raw energy. They’ve trimmed the fat on every reference they pull from - whether that’s Hardcore, Metal or Punk - to make music that actually cuts in 2017. Hailing from Dallas, the band have toured the world relentlessly for years. Their musical proficiency, perfect song structure, rich tones, fierce riffs, delivery and collective attitude has seeded them as one of today’s most prolific acts in any astute or heavy genre.  Power Trip boldly surprise their broad fan base by performing alongside less obvious artists - closing the gap that in 2017’s social climate desperately needs to be filled.  One month you can catch them playing with Title Fight, Merchandise or Big Freedia, the next you can catch them on a long tour with Napalm Death or Anthrax. They’re a powerful storm of aggression, gaining more and more momentum with true, honest spirit.


Nightmare Logic has taken Power Trip’s classic Exodus-meets-Cro-Mags sound to new places. With hooks and tightness rivaling greats like Pantera or Pentagram and production by the esteemed Arthur Rizk, Nightmare Logic punishes fans not only sonically but with pure songwriting skill. The sophomore release and second on Southern Lord Records, raises the bar and pushes Power Trip to new extremes.  Since 2013’s Manifest Decimation, the band admits they’ve not only gotten better at their instruments, but have also reinvented their songwriting process into a more nuanced and clever system. The shift shows on this record and does so without losing any of the aggression so essential to the band. 


Gale’s lyrics reflect that aggression by honing in on the devaluation of human life by those who’ve gained power through money and politics. By creating a broad dissection of human suffering above reproach from personal agendas, the lyrics attempt to unify and inspire listeners. Coming from the hardcore world, where every band vaguely fights “the man”, wants to live free and break down the walls, Power Trip noticeably stands out. Instead of skirting around the fetishization of fighting back, Nightmare Logic focuses in on real oppression felt by many all over the world, whether that’s fighting addiction and the pharmaceutical industry (Waiting Around to Die) or right-wing religious conservatives (Crucifixation). Taking cues from Discharge and Crass in Margaret Thatcher’s UK, Nightmare Logic delivers poignant social information directly into those homes engulfed in the sour turn of global politics towards right-wing agendas. Touring the world on Nightmare Logic, Power Trip will play to scenes much further outside the bubble of contemporary underground punk music than any other current band, all while pushing the envelope of the modern punk ethos.

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2017-05-23 Kiff
Aarau, CH
2017-05-24 Alte Damenhandschuhfabrik
Leipzig, DE
2017-05-26 MOD Club
St. Petersburg, RU
2017-05-27 Volta Club
Moscow, RU
2017-06-05 20 Monroe Live
Grand Rapids, MI
Volbeat
2017-06-10 The Criterion
Oklahoma City, OK
Volbeat
2017-07-08 Hard Rock Live - Biloxi
Biloxi MS
Volbeat
2017-04-25 Amager Bio
Copenhagen, Denmark
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-04-26 Pustervik
Gothenburg, Sweden
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-04-27 Kraken STHLM
Stockholm, Sweden
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-04-28 Roxy
Flensburg, Germany
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-04-29 Factory
Magdeburg, Germany
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-04-30 Patronaat
Haarlem, The Netherlands
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-01 Underground
Koln, Germany
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-02 SO36
Berlin, Germany
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-04 Kwadrat Klub
Krakow, Poland
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-05 Klub Fleda
Brno, Czech Republic
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-06 K19
Kassel, Germany
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-07 Garage
Saarbrucken, Germany
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-09 O2 Institute
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-10 Classic Grand
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-11 Rebellion
Manchester, United Kingdom
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-12 The Electric Ballroom
London, United Kingdom
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-13 Le Glazart
Paris, France
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-14 Zappa
Antwerpen, Belgium
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-16 Espace Andre Malraux
Six-Fours-Les-Plages, France
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-17 L'Usine
Geneva, Switzerland
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-18 Zona Roveri
Bologna, Italy
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-20 Backstage
Munchen, Germany
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-21 Effenaar
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Napalm Death & Brujeria
2017-05-19 NCO Club
Karlsruhe, Germany
Napalm Death & Brujeria