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.

Listen

Products

On Tour

When Where With
2017-10-22 Aftershock Festival
Sacramento, CA
2017-11-10 The Mohawk
Austin TX
2017-10-24 The Novo Theater - Loudwire Music Awards
Los Angeles, CA
2017-11-03 Mavericks At The Landing
Jacksonville, FL
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-04 Vinyl Music Hall
Pensacola, FL
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-05 Saturn
Birmingham, AL
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-06 New Daisy Theater
Memphis, TN
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-08 Trees
Dallas, TX
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-09 White Oak Music Hall
Houston, TX
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-12 Club Red
Mesa, AZ
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-13 The Observatory
Santa Ana, CA
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-14 Slims
San Francisco, CA
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-15 Slims
San Francisco, CA
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-17 Neumos
Seattle, WA
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-18 Hawthorne Theater
Portland, OR
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-19 Knitting Factory
Boise, ID
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-20 The Complex
Salt Lake City, UT
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-22 The Summit Music Hall
Denver, CO
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-24 Thalia Hall
Chicago, IL
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-25 St. Andrews Hall
Detroit, MI
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-26 Agora Ballroom
Cleveland, OH
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-28 Royale
Boston, MA
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-29 Stage 48
New York, NY
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-11-30 Theater Of Living Arts
Philadelphia, PA
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-12-01 Broadberry
Richmond, VA
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-12-02 The Muse
Wilmington, NC
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-12-03 Arizona Pete's
Greensboro, NC
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-12-05 Diamond Pub Concert Hall
Louisville, TN
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-12-06 Exit/In
Nashville, TN
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-12-07 The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-12-08 The Orpheum
Tampa, FL
Cannibal Corpse and Gatecreeper
2017-12-09 One Eyed Jack's
New Orleans, LA
Suicideyear
2017-11-27 Chrome
Waterford, NY
Gatecreeper