ANTI FLAG – AMERICAN SPRING
Release Date: 26th May 2015
℗ 2015 Spinefarm Records
- Fabled World
- The Great Divide
- Brandenburg Gate
- Sky Is Falling
- Walk Away
- Song For Your Enemy
- Set Yourself On Fire
- All of The Poison, All of The Pain
- Without End
- To Hell With Boredom
- Low Expectations
- The Debate Is Over (if you want it)
The 10th studio collection from Anti Flag is due for release on May 29th through Spinefarm Records, and American Spring is simply epic.
This album is important in its reigniting the fiery roots of Punk Rock to bring about change in our societies approach to contemporary global issues. A rebirth of the importance of the social impact and importance of punk rock genre.
A maturity to the groups sound is constant throughout the album, albeit true to their punk rock roots. Packed with political punch and social commentary, Anti Flag remain dynamic in their unique approach to ramming it up ‘the man’ but with new fresh skill and determination vastly elevated from previous works. And those works were great too. Suffice it to say that this album is a serious view of global society and contemporary issue consistent with our seemed hunger to bring about peace by way of the fist of continuous violence.
Fabled World opens the work in familiar style but with a fresh cutting edge that captivates the listener musically and incites immediate reflection on subjects important to modern society. The themes remain challenging and constant throughout the record that will keep the listener thoroughly mesmerized.
Not to detract from the important and politically charged excellence of bands like Bad Religion, however Anti Flag have vastly expanded the relevance of their global observations and speak with their collective voices of first had experience.
Magnificently written lyrics, killer guitar, thundering bass and tremendously powerful and ferocious drum work resonate throughout this inspiring work.
I commented to drummer and founding member Pat Thetic during a recent interview that ‘the more I listen there seems to be almost an undertow of as a global society, were fucked. We can’t stop this tendency to justify violence in the name of peace. Have I got that right? Pats initial response was simple…’Absolutely’.
Click HERE to listen to the words of Pat Thetic.
Whether you appreciate punk rock, contemporary political commentary through direct personal experience, or simply love listening to a great band at the pinnacle of their skilful career, you MUST, MUST, MUST have this recording in your collection.
Our opportunity to own this brilliant, cutting edge work of the magnificent Anti Flag comes on May 28th, 2015, complete with captivating and provoking art work.