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The Used Christen ‘Artwork’ as ‘Gross Pop’
For 'Artwork,' the Used started from scratch.
"Everything is new," singer Bert McCracken told Noisecreep. "Dan Whitesides has been the drummer for more than two years, but having the opportunity to write a record with him was the glue that makes us be in love with…
The Used Frontman Goes Through ‘Artwork’ Track by Track
The Used's Bert McCracken graciously broke down the emotion behind every song on 'Artwork,' out now on Reprise, exclusively for Noisecreep when we chatted with him. McCracken's descriptions of the songs were stream of conscious and free association; they were often confounding, b…
The Used’s Bert McCracken Is Doing Alright
"I woke up with a splitting headache, and it's the worst," the Used vocalist Bert McCracken told Noisecreep. "Luckily, I have a piano and pot. Both are for anything that ails you. I can sit down and play piano, even if I have the most splitting headache...
The Used on All Things ‘Artwork’ — Exclusive Video
Check out our exclusive video of the Used discussing several facets of their new album 'Artwork,' which they've christened "gross pop" for its alternately dirty and pretty parts. In this video, singer Bert McCracken -- who is never one to mince words -- likens bands …
The Used Still Love Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City is the region of Mormons, stricter social norms and a different religious way of living. All of these issues have factored into the existence and music of The Used, both as individuals and as a collective. But guitarist Quinn Allman still resides in the Salt Lake area and was more tha…
The Used Announce Release Date for ‘Artwork’
Noisecreep is proud to exclusively reveal that The Used's 'Artwork' is due out September 1. The Used 'used' a new producer in the form of Matt Squire, which marked one of many changes in the band's career.
"There was a lot of synchronized headspace...

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