Tumbling out of the same late-’80s post-punk Boston music scene that produced the Lemonheads, Dinosaur Jr., and the Pixies, geography was the only thing that Anastasia Screamed had in common with their contemporaries. With a dark, discordant hard rock sound that owed as much to sonic assassins like Hüsker Dü and Led Zeppelin as to the pop-oriented college radio rock popular at the time.

Featuring the rasping blues-wailings of Chick Granning. Tanya Donnelly (ex-Throwing Muses, also Belly) appears on the 1991 LP, ‘Moontime’. The sound of the lonesome, ghostly prairie turned weird. Split 1992 and Chick Granning has since re-emerged with the truly awesome Scarce.