Anywhere Is Here
Since its 1999 formation, Strike Anywhere has fought the good fight, hardcore style. The impassioned quartet from Richmond, Virginia, has never strayed from a steadfast DIY aesthetic and socially aware sing-along messages. The live shows spew a furious chunky sound as singer Thomas Barnett bangs his head and twirls his dreads like a helicopter rotor. After five years with Jade Tree Records, Strike Anywhere joins Fat Wreck Chords for its fifth album, Dead FM. It's a boisterous party of unabashed politics, full of balls-to-the-wall rawk. Such gravel-coated anthems as "The Promise" and "Prisoner Echoes," as well as the spit-soaked melodies "Dead Hours" and "Sedition," recall angry compatriots Rise Against, Lifetime, Avail, and New Mexican Disaster Squad. Strike Anywhere's unrelenting melodic hardcore is better experienced live than on record, where its sound can feel yoked to its illustrious ancestors.
Strike Anywhere performs with Bane, A Global Threat, and This is Hell Saturday, October 7, at Respectable Street, 518 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. The show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $12. Call 561-832-9999, or visit www.slammie.com.
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.
More Music News
- "Cold-Hearted Criminal Pricks" Won't Keep Authority Zero Away From Respectable Street
Sat., Aug. 1, 8:00pm
Sun., Aug. 2, 7:00pm
Fri., Aug. 7, 8:00pm
Fri., Aug. 7, 11:00pm
- Diplo's Mad Decent Block Party Comes to Revolution
- Five Best Music Events in South Florida This Week