David Anthony

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
1.7.19
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
12.18.18
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
11.26.18
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
10.30.18
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
10.4.18
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
10.2.18
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
9.27.18
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
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 6 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from Animal Collective and Mitski top this week's list.
Colin Joyce
Ryan Bassil
Dan Ozzi
Andrea Domanick
David Anthony
8.18.18
the shape of punk

Ink & Dagger's 'The Fine Art of Original Sin' Gave Hardcore Some Theatrics

20 years ago, the Philadelphia band injected some much needed showmanship into a staunch, humorless punk scene.
David Anthony
7.31.18
Noisey Guide To

The Oh Sees’ 20 Albums Are Weird and Diverse. Here’s Where to Start

They've had more name changes than most bands have albums. It's hard to find an entry point. Here's a handy guide.
David Anthony
7.27.18
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