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The Gaslight Anthem

The Gaslight Anthem is an alternative rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Since forming in 2005, theyhave released two full-length albums and an EP. They were described by Kerrang! magazine as "the best new band you'llhear in 2008." The lineup consists of Brian Fallon (vocals and guitar), Alex Levine (bass), Benny Horowitz (drums), and AlexRosamilia (guitar).

The Gaslight Anthem's music embraces many elements of blues, classic rock, and punk rock. The band has described theirsound as "Bruce Springsteen singing for a Cure cover band, with a tinge more agg ...read more

The Gaslight Anthem is an alternative rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Since forming in 2005, theyhave released two full-length albums and an EP. They were described by Kerrang! magazine as "the best new band you'llhear in 2008." The lineup consists of Brian Fallon (vocals and guitar), Alex Levine (bass), Benny Horowitz (drums), and AlexRosamilia (guitar).

The Gaslight Anthem's music embraces many elements of blues, classic rock, and punk rock. The band has described theirsound as "Bruce Springsteen singing for a Cure cover band, with a tinge more aggression." The group's fondness forSpringsteen, a significant influence on their music, is a fact celebrated by fans and critics alike. Representative of such views,one critic wrote, "The Gaslight Anthem are like something out of speculative fiction: this is what pop music would be ifSpringsteen hadn't listened to his producer, let the Ramones record 'Hungry Heart,' and launched the C.B.G.B.'ers intomegastardom..

The band released its first LP, Sink or Swim, in 2007 through XOXO Records, and toured with many reputable bands,including Against Me!, The Draft, Dead to Me, and Fake Problems.

The Gaslight Anthem's second release, a 4-song EP entitled Señor and the Queen, was released on January 29th, 2008 bySabot Productions.

Their second full-length, The '59 Sound, was released on August 19, 2008 on Side One Dummy Records. The album debutedat #70 on the Billboard top 200. It was produced by Ted Hutt, who has produced albums for The Bouncing Souls, FloggingMolly, and MxPx.

Third studio album American Slang will be released on June 15.

The Gaslight Anthem's newest effort, Handwritten was released on July 20th, 2012. « hide

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LPs
Handwritten
07/24/2012

3.8
535 Votes
American Slang
2010

3.7
707 Votes
The '59 Sound
2008

4.2
1,211 Votes
Sink or Swim
2007

4.1
538 Votes
EPs
iTunes Session
2011

3.8
31 Votes
Señor and the Queen
2008

4
218 Votes
Live Albums
Live at Park Avenue
2009

3.4
21 Votes
Compilations
The B-Sides
2014

2
22 Votes

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