Guest Blog: Max Bemis of Say Anything

Indie-punk heroes Say Anything will release their fourth studio album Anarchy, My Dear on March 13. Max Bemis' love for the idea of anarchy forcefully drives the themes of propaganda and chaos on the album. Unlike previous albums, Anarchy, My Dear has a newfound vintage, glam-rock style that's complemented by Bemis' clever, idiosyncratic lyrics. Bemis lists five of the biggest inspirations for Anarchy, My Dear below.

The Invisibles by Grant Morrison

This is a freaking brilliant, very complex, and psycho-actively psychedelic comic book written by a very cool, weird, bald genius who happens to be a chaos magician. He wrote the comic to infect a positive change in society and it completely changed my life, as well as helped me define my core beliefs about anarchy and even God. Prototypical Modern Indie Rock Finally, for the first time in years, I've been able to really get into the latest mainstream wave of indie rock, possibly... Sign In to Keep Reading

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