artist american nightmare album american nightmare year 2000 genre hardcorepunkboston songs 01. american nightmare hardcore stadium in cambridge ma on 91816. american nightmare (briefly known as give up the ghost) is a hardcore punk band from. American nightmares background music album was originally released by equal vision records on june 12th, 2001. Produced by tim cossar and dean baltulonis, background music is anything but what the title implies, standing the test of time as a true hardcore classic. American nightmare returns with a new two-song ep, out today digitally and on february 14th on vinyl via deathwish inc. Heartworm has an exclusive color of 200 on yellow available for pre-order now. The life support ep is released in conjunction with american nightmares 20th anniversary tour in february of 2020 whichll take the iconic band from coast to coast with ceremony supporting. American nightmare began in 2000 as a band that defied styles, trends, and even names. After releasing several eps and two lps, the band split in 2004 before reforming in 2011. American nightmare redefined the hardcore scene musically, visually, and most of all, lyrically. Wesley eisold josh holden brian masek alex garcia-rivera jim carroll est. boston hardcore outfit american nightmare have announced new tour dates to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first two eps, their 2000 self-titled debut and 2001s the sun isnt getting. While revivalists wanted to take the scene back to the rigidity of 1988, american nightmare seemed to bring in a crowd truer to the dawn of hardcores origins, when it was a magnet for brilliant.