For more than a decade, post-hardcore act The Used has remained constantly on the go, touring seemingly endlessly and releasing albums at a similar pace, with their most recent record, Imaginary Enemy, dropping last spring. They shocked fans earlier this year with the announcement that guitarist and founding member Quinn Allman would be taking a temporary leave from the group, calling upon Saosin’s Justin Shekoski to take his place.
Now embarking on a headlining tour alongside Every Time I Die with direct support from Marmozets and The Eeries, the band has a special live show planned for the crowd, promising to make the concert a night to remember. Bassist Jeph Howard, also an original member, took time to discuss the new positive energy they have discovered, what Shekoski brings to The Used, and a possible 15-year anniversary tour in the works.
So the band is heading out on tour with Every Time I Die. What are you most excited about for this run?
For one, we’re excited about being on tour with Every Time …