Thursday, June 19, 2008
City: Pompano Beach
Years Active: 1997 - 2001 ???
Type of Music: Punk
Myspace or Website: n/a
From the Purple Skunk Records website:
Founded in 1997, anchorman hails from Pompano Beach, Florida. Veterans of numerous popular South Florida bands including Vacant Andys, Radio Baghdad, Pivot, and Hudson, anchorman’s lineup is as follows: Stylistically, anchorman’s sound is a blend of various musical influences, culminating in high-energy, melodic punk rock songs. anchorman’s first release, Still need you more than air (1998 CD EP), has been distributed around the world and various tracks have appeared on numerous compilations. In the summer of 2001, anchorman released it’s second record, Seasoned Smart Ass. In the past year, anchorman has played the 2000 Vans Warped Tour, as well as smaller tours and shows throughout Florida. Recently, anchorman has shared the stage with a wide variety of acts including Iggy Pop, Good Charlotte, Sum 41, a new found glory, Against All Authority, Dashboard Confessional, The Specials, King Django and Wesley Willis. In the summer of 2001, anchorman toured Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana as a supporting act on the Vans Warped Tour while playing additional club shows along the way.
Anchorman - Still Need You More Than Air
You can still order Anchorman "Seasoned Smart Ass" through Purple Skunk Records: