Brian Fallon. Brian Fallon, front man for New Jersey nostalgia punks the Gaslight Anthem, is dipping a toe into gentler waters: His new band, the Horrible Crowes — influenced by somber sounds from the likes of Greg Dulli, PJ Harvey, and the National — drops their hymn-esque Elsie on September 6. Show More Summary
The Gaslight Anthem have recently released a video for “Bring It On” off their latest album, American Slang. I figured posting this would make for a great opportunity to post about The Horrible Crowes. The Horrible Crowes is a new band featuring Gaslight’s singer, Brian Fallon and his buddy Ian Perkins. Apparently the album was [...]
Gaslight Anthem front man Brian Fallon has previously discussed his side project, the Horrible Crowes, a duo he formed with Ian Perkins, but now that band has an official debut album (Elsie) and a release date for that album (September 6). Show More Summary
If you’ve been reading Twangville for more than a couple of weeks, chances are you have your favorite roots/southern/alt-country rock band. It might be Drive By Truckers, The Hold Steady, Gaslight Anthem, whatever. Regardless of who your favorite is, you’re going to hear some of them in the latest release from 6 Day Bender, E’ville [...]
The Gaslight Anthem are a bunch of rockers from New Jersey who sing about cars, girls, and America (see: their new album American Slang.) They also really like Bruce Springsteen, another rocker from New Jersey who sings about cars, girls, and America. At last year's Hard Rock Calling festival in London's Hyde Park, these two joined forces. Show More Summary
Rockers in the mold of Springsteen and Strummer are not just a band simply awash in nostalgia; their songs are about the very concept of nostalgia. [Stuart Berman]
The Gaslight Anthem, American Slang Official release date: June 15 The Verdict: A good week for leaks continues today with the Gaslight Anthem’s third studio album, American Slang, hitting the file-sharing circuit. Gaslight fans will...Show More Summary
You could pass them off as another Bruce Springsteen knockoff, or you can appreciate their craft. Gaslight Anthem are soon to return with new material, and now we have the title track off their forthcoming, "American Slang." A strong piece...
Even if you’re not from Jersey, you should give a listen to the title track from Gaslight Anthem’s forthcoming American Slang. It’s a good one, complete with dead friends, epic battles between angels and devils, gallows, tattoos, and fortunes told in American slang. It’s streaming at MySpace. The album’s due in June.
photos by Tim Griffin "The angry woodsman gutter-punk of Murder By Death finally drew the majority of [the Brooklyn Bowl] attendees to the stage as mutton-chopped Adam Turla yelped out his Johnny Cash baritone over songs about whiskey, low-down women,...
It's been a big winter for Bruce Springsteen, what with the new album, word of a reissued classic, a new Greatest Hits set, that Super Bowl gig this coming weekend, and then a tour with the E Street Band. It's become clear in the second...Show More Summary