New Jersey rockers The Gaslight Anthem have announced that after eight years together as a band they are going on an indefinite hiatus. The band took to their Facebook to announce that they would be “taking a break” after their European tour which wraps up in August. “We’d like to recharge and take a step
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A black suit, black shirt, and trademark hipster glasses adorn the lone guitarist taking the spotlight centre stage. Commanding the attention of more than a thousand people — including Scotty Mac, lead singer of Toe to Toe — with just an acoustic guitar and a stool is no mean feat. Yet Chris Farren, a handsome
Chris Farren, charismatic frontman for Florida’s Fake Problems, has been announced as the support act for The Gaslight Anthem’s upcoming Australian tour. “I couldn’t be more thrilled to be coming to Australia with my good friends The Gaslight Anthem,” said Farren. “I’ve played a lot of shows with them in the states, and to be
New Jersey rockers The Gaslight Anthem will be in the country soon for a run of Australian tour dates and have today announced the addition of three extra shows to the forthcoming tour, including two “by request” shows where fans can pick the band’s setlist. The “by request” shows will take place at The Factory
The Gaslight Anthem recently unveiled their fifth full-length effort, Get Hurt, an album which frontman Brian Fallon tells Music Feeds, was never meant to “save rock and roll.” We caught up with Brian to talk about the reaction to the new album, touring Australia, and the state of US radio. “This feels more like a
UPDATE 10/10/14: The Gaslight Anthem have come good on their promise to return to Australia, confirming tour dates for January/February 2014! The Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon had told Music Feeds the band are eyeing February 2015 as a timeframe for their next Australian tour. Fallon also didn’t rule out playing Soundwave, but festival promoter
New Jersey rockers The Gaslight Anthem have announced their fifth studio album Get Hurt, to be released in the US on 19th August. The album will follow the band’s 2012 full-length effort Handwritten, but with a slightly heavier edge. According to Paste, Get Hurt was recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville with producer Mike Crossey
Prolific American punk rockers The Gaslight Anthem are all set to release their fifth studio album in 2014, despite the fact they’re still touring in support of album number 4, 2012’s Handwritten, which was the major label debut for the band. The quartet dropped the good news via Tumblr, letting the fans know that frontman
The Gaslight Anthem are far from the new band on the block – their 2008 record The ’59 Sound was one of the most heavily praised rock records in recent memory. But it was their fourth album, last year’s Handwritten, that saw the Jersey boys reach further abroad than ever before. Being their major label
Just as Soundwave promised yesterday via Facebook, today comes with the tour announcement of one of the greatest punk rock acts to emerge from the East Coast movement. The Gaslight Anthem will be showcasing their brand-new album, Handwritten, along with their other timeless anthems. The band’s iconic bluesy sound combined with their punk sensibilities has
New Jersey rockers The Gaslight Anthem haven’t really made a wrong turn over the course of their hugely successful career so far.
Since their debut album Sink or Swim back in 2007, The Gaslight Anthem have grown stronger and stronger with each release. Out of their solid back catalogue, none of their releases have been as watched out for as Handwritten, given frontman Brian Fallon’s admission that following their previous release, American Slang, he was worried that
The Gaslight Anthem are back with a strong reminder of why they are one of the most loved bands around. Simply named ’45’ the clip also comes with an insightful ‘Making of…’ doco.
American indie-punk band, The Gaslight Anthem, have completed the recording of their upcoming 4th album and follow-up to their last release American Slang. A recent tweet has revealed that all the songs are done, and they’re now finishing it off with some b-sides and covers. @gaslightanthem: “Every song done! Now recording b sides and covers!!!!
American indie-punk band, The Gaslight Anthem, have announced that they are currently working on their 4th album and follow-up to their last release American Slang. According to frontman Brian Fallon, the songs were sounding “pretty aggressive”, however they were also “really happy” with the band’s demo recordings last year. Fallon also told Billboard that “We’re
After signing to Mercury Records in October 2011, The Gaslight Anthem have covered Bob Dylan in the lead up to recording their first major label debut. Chimes of Freedom is an Amnesty International compilation, which boasts 76 Bob Dylan covers over four discs. To be released on February 3, 2012, the compilation celebrates the 50th anniversary of human rights foundations.
After braving the baking heat and dusty hillsides of last year’s Soundwave at Eastern Creek, the paved pathways of the Olympic Stadium felt like walking across plush-pile in Hugh Hefner’s slippers. Despite the oppressive midday humidity already setting-in, the sight of a greying seventy year olds rocking Social Distortion t-shirts and Doc Martins had me
I had no great expectations walking in to see Foxy Shazam. Lets face it, I was there for Gaslight and Gaslight only! So when six dudes came out looking like gypsies and thrashing and tumbling around the stage I was intrigued. Playing what could be called gypsy punk sounding like a cross between Panic! At
This is Christmas for punk and metal fans. Soundwave is over fifty acts which is any angry young mans wet dream. Seas of black flooded Olympic Park with grey skies overhead it felt like a religious experience was about to take place. First improvement at the new venue was getting in. Gates open over an