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Thursday is a post-hardcore band from New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. Geoff cites the New Brunswick underground music scene from which Thursday emerged, particularly You and I, as having strongly influenced Thursday's sound.

During their tenure, Thursday released six full-length albums
Waiting (1999 Eyeball Records)
Full Collapse (2001 Victory Records)
War All the Time (2003 Island Records)
A City by the Light Divided (2006 Island Records) Read more on Last.fm

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Sonisphere, Bloodstock, Download, Reading & Leeds: announcements aplenty

April 28th, 2009

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Bloody Hell – pretty much every single one of the UK’s heavyweight rock festivals came on strong today, tossing out new announcements to try to stay ahead of the competition and keep up the buzz. Some of them had something a bit more impressive to shout about than others though, it has to be said…

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Album: Thursday – Common Existence

March 5th, 2009

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Thursday
Common Existence
Epitaph
16 February 2009

by Mischa Pearlman

Thursday have long been the unspoken heroes of the post-hardcore world, happy being quietly devastating on their own (relatively) small-scale terms as other bands have copied and cheapened their sound to ride the wave of mainstream success.

The world is such that this will probably never change – the New Jersey band may forever be destined to cult status and critical acclaim rather than the superstardom of some of their plagiarists – but it’s essentially irrelevant, because that’s the wrong gauge by which to measure things.

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Interview: Thursday – “While writing this record some of us experienced an ‘adult’ loss of innocence.”

February 11th, 2009

With their fifth album, Common Existence due to hit iPods imminently, Mischa Pearlman caught up with Thursday keyboardist, Andrew Everding about the state of America and the post-hardcore legends’ role in all of it.

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First, let’s start with the new album, Common Existence. Can you talk a little about making it and the themes and ideas that inspired it?

“It took a year and a half to write and record the new album, and I don’t think any of us expected it taking this long. As much as we would have liked to write and record a record in six months and get back on the road it didn’t happen.

“Some of the themes have a sense that there might not be as much optimism in the world as we were hoping to have. While writing this record some of us experienced an ‘adult’ loss of innocence. In defence against that, we were steering the record as much as we could towards what used to inspire us the most – the spark that used to ignite us on stage.”

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Glassjaw/Thursday/Converge supergroup record gets a release date

August 6th, 2008

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The powerviolence supergroup United Nations are releasing their eponymous debut album on 9 September 2008 through Eyeball Records.

Featuring Daryl Palumbo (pictured above in the ill-fated Tuned Magazine) of Glassjaw and Head Automatica, Geoff Rickly of Thursday and Ben Koller of Converge, United Nations are going to spit out some gnarly sounds.

This album is going to heavier and dirtier than your mother. And the track titles are bloody great. ‘The Shape of Punk That Never Came’? Amazing.

United Nations self-titled album tracklisting
‘The Spinning Heart of the Yo-Yo Lobby’
‘No Sympathy For A Sinking Ship’
‘Resolution #9’
‘Model UN’
‘The Shape of Punk That Never Came’
‘My Cold War’
‘Filmed In Front of A Live Studio Audience’
‘Revolutions In Graphic Design’
‘I Keep Living The Same Day’
‘Subliminal Testing’
‘Say Goodbye to General Figment of the USS Imagination’

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