Saturday, The American Heist lets loose their self-titled debut LP, with a little help from death-punks Hell City Kings, trad-punks Blackmarket Syndicate and organ-y upstarts All At Sea. Since their formation a few years back, Heist has gone through a name change (the band was formerly known as Born Anchor) and one or two personnel changes (guitarists come and go), but the core trio of lead singer/guitarist Tim Blackout, drummer Carl Chambless and bassist Evan Camp has stayed the same. This debut firmly entrenches Heist's sound, full of Matt Freeman-style bellowing from Blackout, a healthy dose of Social Distortion and Hot Water Music, and a dash of Sham 69, with all three influences coalescing on "Same Old Ways" and "One More Night."
Recommended For You
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!