The Gaslight Anthem


Maybe it’s the Jersey roots, frontman Brian Fallon’s husky croon, or the no-holds-barred manner in which they attack their instruments, but folk-punks Gaslight Anthem have both found a rare sweet spot between the sounds of Springsteen and late-era Clash and have rightly reaped a sizable fanbase in the six short years since they formed. Today, the group is releasing its fourth studio LP, Handwritten, and judging from the radio response to its catchy lead single “’45,'” it could be their biggest yet.

Tue., July 24, 8 p.m., 2012

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