David Anthony

Interviews

Rick Maguire Gave Up Everything for Pile and He’d Do It All Again

You'd think 12 years of work would've worn Maguire down, but that couldn't be further from the truth.
David Anthony
4.26.19
Interviews

Listen to Laura Stevenson

While her peers will gladly shout her praises from the rooftops, the singer is content to quietly make art on her own terms, which she has done on her stunning fifth album, 'The Big Freeze.'
David Anthony
3.29.19
the shape of punk

With 'Until Your Heart Stops,' Cave In Penned Metalcore’s Most Important Text

Twenty years ago, the seminal Boston hardcore act set a high bar with their debut album, inspiring both their respected peers and an endless line of lesser copycats.
David Anthony
1.8.19
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
the shape of punk

The Locust's Bugged-Out Debut Made Hardcore Way Weirder

Twenty years ago, the noisy San Diego band used insect imagery and sci-fi undertones to challenge perceptions of what a hardcore band should sound and look like.
David Anthony
11.27.18
the shape of punk

With 'Goddamnit,' Alkaline Trio Rebuilt Chicago Punk in Their Own Image

Twenty years ago, the three-piece released a debut album that stood out by being just a little bit weirder than its peers.
David Anthony
10.31.18
the shape of punk

Jets to Brazil's 'Orange Rhyming Dictionary' Tested Punk Purists' Patience

20 years ago, members of Jawbreaker, Texas Is the Reason, and Handsome debuted a new project that leaned into alt-rock territory, dividing their audience in the process.
David Anthony
10.5.18
Interviews

Tim Kasher Is Still Trying to Understand the New Cursive Album, Too

The frontman is not exactly sure what he did on 'Vitriola,' so maybe you could help him figure it out?
David Anthony
10.3.18
Rank Your Records

Pig Destroyer’s J.R. Hayes Ranks the Grindcore Band's Five Albums

Coming off the release of the band's new album, 'Head Cage' the vocalist looked back on the work that carried them through the last 20 years.
David Anthony
9.28.18
Interviews

Drug Church’s Patrick Kindlon on Selling Out, Being Hated, and Getting Mad Online

The frontman gets brutally honest about the band's new album, 'Cheer,' and the consequences of making art on your own terms.
David Anthony
9.26.18
Noisey Guide To

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

Between his catalogues 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
9.10.18
the shape of punk

20 Years Ago, At the Drive-In Kicked Against Punk Norms

2000's 'Relationship of Command' cemented the band's place in history. But 1998's 'In/Casino/Out' saw them honing their powers as a musical force.
David Anthony
8.24.18
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