Scottish rock band Anchor Lane release their new single Dead Run via R7 Records on Friday January 17. The single is taken from the band’s eagerly awaited debut album Casino released on FridayJanuary 31. Pre-order and pre-save Dead Run via The official Dead Run music video will follow on Friday January 17th. Pre-order and pre-save Casino via


Dead Run is a heavy, pounding rock track that touches on the subject of addiction. The song was written by the band and rock legend Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy, The Almighty) who also lends backing vocals to the chorus. “When writing Dead Run, Ricky and I explored lyrics we had written about people in our lives who had struggled with addiction,” says Anchor Lane’s lead singer and frontman Conor Gaffney.  “It was a special moment when we realised that we’d both written lyrics at different times which worked so well together and that really gave us a strong foundation to build on.”

Dead Run was recorded at Vale Studios in the Midlands with renowned rock musician, writer and producer Toby Jepson (Wayward Sons, Gun, Little Angels). “Toby really wanted to capture the power and energy of the track,” adds drummer Scott Hanlon. “We recorded every take fully live with minimal overdubs. By the end we were exhausted but it was worth every take.”

Anchor Lane – Live Dates:

Tickets –  

Sat 25 January: Bradford, Nightrain – Anchor Lane & support

Sun 26 January: Giants of Rock, Minehead

Wed 29 January: Swansea, The Bunkhouse – Anchor Lane & support

Thu 30 January: London, Black Heart – With Scarlet Rebels & Revival Black

Sat 15 February: Bathgate, Dreadnought Rock – Anchor Lane & support from Quiche & PYRO

“Ballsy Scottish rockers Anchor Lane stir things up on impressive debut, each song on Casino adds a little extra spice”Planet Rock


“The best debut album I’ve heard in years… full of passion with something to say, this album is a game-changer and there’s not a fault to be found, you won’t hear a better album in 2020”The Moshville Times


“Packed with immense sounding up-tempo tracks, Casino showcases Anchor Lane as a genuinely interesting force to be reckoned with”Velvet Thunder

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