The Gaslight Anthem
Year of birth : 2006
Age: 9 years
Place of Birth : New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Citizenship : United States
Continuing the tradition of punkRock New Jersey
The State of New Jersey can boast not only the proximity to the most coveted city in the world, but also the most advanced punk rock scene in America and perhaps worldwide. So, if for San Francisco (San Francisco) its fame as a city of hippies and hipsters of Los Angeles - Pop stars and millionaires, the NewJersey, in turn, became almost punk rock capital. Appearing on the stage only in 2006 year, `The Gaslight Anthem` quickly gained the love of fans and critical acclaim. So, to date, the musicians actively working in the studio, give local concerts and often travel the world, bringing with them the spirit of punk rock ,which they have absorbed from birth.
`The Gaslight Anthem` - American rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey (New Brunswick, New Jersey), founded in 2006, the year. The band plays a classic punk rock, following in the footsteps of bands like `Misfits` and ` The Bouncing Souls`, who were also based in New Jersey.
The group was founded in 2006-m by vocalist and guitarist Brian Fallon (Brian Fallon), who at that time was already known for his work with the band `This Charming Man`. At first, the composition changed as quickly as the style of music and sound, but over time, Brian joined Rozamiliya Alex (Alex Rosamilia),Alex Levine (Alex Levine) and Benny Horowitz (Benny Horowitz). Together they came up with the name - `The Gaslight Anthem` - and decided to play a fun punk rock. Constantly gigging musicians still have time to work on new songs in the studio.
In 2007, the group presented its first album, naming `Sink or Swim`. Interesting,that despite the relatively poor quality of the recording, and some uncertainty, the album received good reviews not only by fans but also by critics of independent punk rock portals. Over time, the group paid attention and popular publications, but acknowledgment on their part only came with the release of their second album in 2008, the year.Almost followed after the debut work of musicians presented a mini - album `Senor and the Queen`, who also came out on a standard vinyl record, vinyl, red and even white vinyl as a Collector`s Edition.
The second studio album - `The` 59 Sound` - released August 19, 2008 - the first year and almost immediately blew up the American punkrock scene with their original style, thoughtful sound and - most surprising - almost lost the spirit of punk rock in the late 1980s and early 1990s. `EMusic` portal called ` record the best album of 2008 goda` also record received extremely positive reviews from critics of the popular Internet resource on Pitchfork Media music.After the release, the band began to tour in the USA (United States) and Europe (Europe), often performing as the opening act for other artists, and solo concerts. Twice they opened concerts of Bruce Springsteen (Bruce Springsteen), who, like musicians, originally from New Jersey.
The third album `American Slang`,which appeared on the shelves of music stores in 2010 year, presented to fans a completely different sound than they had expected. Not reducing the fuse and enthusiasm, the band focused on writing a ` vzrosloy` music inspired by other musicians and groups. And this experiment was a success ! Several publications have named the record ` best album mesyatsa` and `Classic Rock` magazine said of the album`s release : ` The album will be the theme of this summer among young fans, and among adult auditorii`.
In the summer of 2012-year the musicians presented a new album `Handwritten` and immediately set about recording the new album, finding time to tour and concerts. After the plastic band went on tour, with whom she recorded a separate disk.
Not long ago, Fallon told fans that the band is working on a new album, which is likely toIt will be published in 2014, but neither the name nor the exact date has not yet been reported. We only know that the main inspiration, which, according to frontman, influenced the sound of the new work, was a group of `Pearl Jam`.