On 1 April 2016 the band changed their name to Sløtface, citing social media censorship issues and released the single "Sponge State", reaching critical acclaim. The single became the lead track of the band's debut EP, Sponge State. The band released their second EP, Empire Records, on 18 November 2016. The four-track EP included singles "Take Me Dancing", "Bright Lights" and lead-track "Empire Records", the latter single garnering huge support from the music and film industry alike with its references to the 90s cult-classic films Empire Records and High Fidelity.
On 27 April 2017, the band announced the upcoming release of their debut album Try Not To Freak Out along with its first single Magazine. The album recieved critical acclaim, which made the band very happy.