Strike Anywhere is an American punk rock band from Richmond, Virginia. They are part of committed punk bands and are often mentioned alongside Propagandhi for the quality of their lyrics. Their logo, a circle containing three arrows, is an anti-fascist symbol.
Strike Anywhere is formed in 1999 in Richmond, Virginia. After the release of a first EP, Chorus of One, Strike Anywhere signed to the Jade Tree Records label to which they released their first studio album, Change Is a Sound in August 2001. While Change Is a Sound offers a very hardcore sound, Strike Anywhere takes a more melodic path on their second studio album, Exit English, released in 2003. While some fans see a significant step forward and consider this album as their best to date, others regret the aggression of the early days. They especially enjoyed the release in January 2005> of Living in Discontent, a compilation of rare pieces, which closes the collaboration between Strike Anywhere and Jade Tree.
Strike Anywhere signs at Fat Wreck Chords in May 2005 >>>, and its members record their next album in the spring of 2006 with producer Brian McTernan. The album, titled Dead FM, is released on September 5, 2006 on Fat Wreck Records. It is very well received by all the specialized press>. It includes a total of 14 songs that all last less than three minutes.
In January 2008, they announce tour dates with Paint It Black>.
Strike Anywhere signs with Bridge Nine Records in May 2009>. In June the same month, they finish the recording of a new album>. Entitled Iron Front, it is produced by Brian McTernan, and is the sequel to Dead FM. It is announced on October 6, 2009>. In April 2010, they announced North American tour dates with Bane and Touché Amoré>.