In July 2016 they released the single "Char" and announced the twelve-track album Amnesty (I) set for release on August 19 through Fiction Records.In early 2016, the band was included in the announced lineup for the 79 Cents event at SXSW, a concert showcase organized by Tumblr to highlight women's income disparity.Specifically, a drum sample by Lo-Bat which featured on to 'Crystal Castles vs Lo-Bat', and it soon became apparent that the artist who created the Madonna image was prolonging hostilities as he was benefiting from the exposure — Crystal Castles tried to pay him for the image but he refused to provide them with the necessary details. They have also released nine singles: "Crimewave (Crystal Castles vs. HEALTH)," "Air War," "Vanished," "Courtship Dating," "Celestica," "Baptism," "Not in Love (ft. Crystal Castles are a Canadian electronic music group formed in 2006 in Toronto, Ontario by founding members songwriter/producer Ethan Kath and songwriter/vocalist Alice Glass.Current band members consist of Ethan Kath and Edith Frances.The album included 4 singles: "Plague", "Wrath of God", "Sad Eyes" and "Affection".
With anything they do, the reaction is always divisive, though their fanbase cherishes them lovingly.
In March 2012, Crystal Castles announced their relocation to Warsaw to begin recording their third album.
A fan's video of the band's June 9 performance at Parklife 2012 was uploaded to You Tube, boasting the first appearance of new song "Plague", "Sad Eyes" was the album's 3rd single, released January 2013. label promised a 5th single, "Telepath", for a late 2013 release but this did not materialize due to the label having lost touch with the band members.
The record included tracks like "XXZXCUZX ME", which Kath states he made 'grating' on purpose.
When questioned about his motives behind this, Kath responded with "To weed out the wimps, to annoy the posers. In April 2010, an early mix of the album leaked, prompting the label to release prior to the originally-planned date of June.