The Skinny: Rockers Big Knife Little Knife are set to release their debut full-length, Anchor Rights, on Friday, April 29, 2016 and now you can hear their thunderous lead single, “Brickwork,” just above.
Since late 2012, Big Knife Little Knife has been writing songs about anger and loss, and sometimes hope. Falling somewhere between Unwound, Shotmaker, and Hoover, the band has reshaped the ’90s hardcore sound they grew up on into something that refuses nostalgia and pushes forward.
On their debut LP, Anchor Rights, David Tkach (bass, vocals), Kevin Jagernauth (guitar, vocals), and Denise Williams (drums) have crafted nine songs that exemplify Big Knife Little Knife’s angular attack. Featuring ex-members of groups such as Weights & Measures, Giant Sons, Belleisle, The Lindbergh Line, and Dance Movie, the trio weaves frenetic guitar work, vociferous bass tone, and calculated drumming into their jagged post-hardcore approach.
Anchor Rights Track Listing:
02. Second Class, Final Term
03. Christa McAuliffe
04. Anachist Calisthenics
05. A Certain Degree
06. Poverty Projections
07. Put In A Good Word For Vlad
08. (Probably Misses His) Old Glasses
09. Empty Chests