The Used are the seminal American post-hardcore band from Orem, Utah comprised of Bert McCracken (vocals), Jeph Howard (bass) and Dan Whiteside (drums).
Over the last 15 years The Used have released a collection of albums that have shaped the alternative rock scene. With blistering, high energy live shows, gut wrenchingly relatable lyrics and melodies that blend pop sensibility with hard rock leaving an everlasting impression on fans globally.
having entered into a new chapter of their lives, both musically and personally. Their seventh studio album, The Canyon, released on Hopeless Records last gall is a 17-track piece of art that takes fans on a lyrical journey through the intimate psyche of Bert McCracken. Written out of pain and loss, The canyon is tragic and haunting whilst also having a sense of light and energy that is unlike anything this band has put forward. Whilst keeping with the heavy hitting melodies and gut wrenching lyrics that The Used is known for, this is the most visceral and personal piece of art the band has ever released. Described by McCracken as “A moment of silence for what is real.”