The Used

About this Artist

The Used is an American rock band from Orem, Utah, that formed in 2000. The group consists of vocalist Bert McCracken, bassist Jeph Howard, drummer Dan Whitesides, and guitarist Joey Bradford. Former members include Quinn Allman, Branden Steineckert, and Justin Shekoski.

The group signed to Reprise Records and rose to fame in June 2002 after releasing their self-titled debut album. They followed up with their second album, In Love and Death, in September 2004 and their third album, Lies for the Liars, in May 2007. Shallow Believer, an EP that featured most of the band's B-sides, was released in February 2008. Their fourth studio album, Artwork, was released in August 2009. A fifth album, Vulnerable, was released in March 2012 through the independent label Hopeless Records. In July 2013 they released another EP: The Ocean of the Sky. Their sixth album, Imaginary Enemy, released in April 2014. Their seventh studio album, The Canyon, was released in October 2017. Their eighth studio album, Heartwork, was released in April 2020 and a deluxe version with the b-sides from the session was released in September 2021. Their ninth studio album, Toxic Positivity, is set for release on May 19, 2023.

They have enjoyed much success with their albums achieving gold and platinum statuses in many countries worldwide.


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April 24th, 2020

Toxic Positivity
May 19th, 2023

Utah's alternative rockers The Used have announced their newest album Toxic Positivity, out May 19 via Big Noise. Over the course of eleven brand new tracks, The Used tackle mental health and wellbeing in the way that fans have come to expect from the band - straightforward, in-your-face, des