David Anthony

the shape of punk

Love It or Hate It, Refused’s ‘The Shape of Punk to Come’ Changed Punk

The iconic album turned 20 this year, and while it's still endlessly debated, time has proven its impact.
David Anthony
12.19.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Steve Albini, Studio Whiz and Noise-Rock Freak

Between his catalogs by Big Black, Shellac, and Rapeman, to his work behind the boards for everyone from Nirvana to Cloud Nothings, the iconoclast has created one of the most impressive bodies of work in modern music.
David Anthony
9.7.18
the shape of punk

20 Years Ago, At the Drive-In Kicked Against Punk Norms on 'In/Casino/Out'

2000's 'Relationship of Command' cemented the band's place in history. But their 1998 album saw them honing their powers as a musical force.
David Anthony
8.23.18
Noisey

The Guide to Getting into Napalm Death

The long-running pioneers have repeatedly reinvented their sound over the last three decades, from grind to death metal and back again.
David Anthony
7.20.18
the shape of punk

Dillinger Four's 'Midwestern Songs of the Americas' Spawned a Scene of Copycats

Released 20 years ago, the debut album from the Minnesota band created a new template for pop-punk that bands are still trying in vain to replicate.
David Anthony
6.19.18
the shape of punk

20 Years Ago, Saetia Defined Screamo in Just Nine Songs

With their sole LP, the New York band pushed against hardcore norms to accidentally define a subgenre.
David Anthony
5.23.18
Premieres

Big Ups’ New Album Kicks a Big Ol’ Hole into Post-Hardcore

Listen to 'Two Parts Together' and drop the notion that post-hardcore albums have to be a joyless slog.
David Anthony
5.15.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Pearl Jam

While many rock fans left their love of Pearl Jam in the 90s, the band has continued to create music on their own terms.
David Anthony
4.24.18
Music Video Premieres

The Sidekicks' New Video Will Make You Dance, Even if They Don't Feel Like It

Watch "Don't Feel Like Dancing," from their new album 'Happiness Hours.'
David Anthony
4.17.18
Interviews

Hop Along Is Finally Embracing Its Feminine Voice

Frontwoman Frances Quinlan talks about how the band's new album 'Bark Your Head Off, Dog' sees her finding confidence in her identity.
David Anthony
4.12.18
the shape of punk

Braid’s ‘Frame & Canvas’ Was Too Ahead of Its Time for Its Own Good

On the band’s 1998 album, Bob Nanna and company created a template that ended up being a test run for emo’s mainstream breakout.
David Anthony
4.6.18
Premieres

After Six Years, Maps & Atlases Return with “Fall Apart”

The Chicago band's first album since 2012 is called 'Lightlessness Is Nothing New,' and is out on June 1 via Barsuk Records.
David Anthony
4.4.18
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