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Tom Breihan, writing for Stereogum, on Geoff Rickly:
Things weren’t always this good for Rickly. Thursday had been spinning their wheels for a while when they finally broke up in 2011. "We used to joke around, Tucker [Rule, drummer] and I," Rickly remembers. "In between songs, he'd do this" — Rickly mimes sticking a punchcard into a machine — "and that would mean he was punching the clock that night. If the guy that’s the engine, in the middle of the band, is like, 'This is just a job,' you feel it resonate through the whole band. Alternately, sometimes, I'd be getting water and looking at him, and he'd be laughing and going, 'You are so not happy.' When you’re interfacing with the...
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 06:55 PM
United Nations recently got roasted by Vanessa Bayer of Saturday Night Live before their sold out album release show in St. Vitus this past weekend. Head to the replies to check it out.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/06/14 - 05:59 PM
Geoff Rickly, writing about the new HTRK album for The Talkhouse:
The missing “E” in HTRK could easily stand for “Explanation” or “Explicit.” The lyrics on Psychic 9-5 conjure imagery, imply context. Nothing is overt, nothing is spelled out. On “Give It Up” and “Love Is Distraction,” Standish sings alternately about how she’s “gonna love you much better” and about how “love is distraction from your life,” claiming “we won’t evolve because of it.” The deep ambivalence in her lyrics and delivery omit intention, leaving each listener a meditation on the value of love in a life.

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Jason Tate on 07/09/14 - 08:53 PM
Geoff Rickly recently sat down with Pitchfork to talk about punk, music, and United Nations.
What we get in punk these days is the “anti-anti”: Someone comes up with something, then the next generation is against that, and then the next generation is against that, and then that thing becomes a problem. There's these layers of anti-, and so many of them are just so self-serving. It's not about larger freedom. Laura Jane Grace and Against Me! are one of the only punk rock things I've seen in years. And that's what [The Next Four Years] is about, starting with "Serious Business" as a joke about careerism and privilege and how blind we all are. All these songs are set up as jokes, and the...
Jason Tate on 07/02/14 - 02:21 PM
Hit the replies to hear a new United Nations song called "Serious Business." The Next Four Years releases July 15th - you can pre-order it.
Ryan Gardner on 06/03/14 - 11:00 AM
The Talkhouse is currently featuring a heartfelt and interesting article written by Geoff Rickly (Thursday) about how circumstances in his life ended up with him paying $2000 to see The xx play in New York. Well worth a read.
A couple of weeks ago I paid $2,000 to see the XX play for forty people at New York’s Park Avenue Armory. They’re not one of my favorite bands or anything. And I’m not rich. But, to me, it was worth it. That either means that it was an utter revelation OR I have no idea of the value of money.
Kyle Huntington on 05/11/14 - 06:46 AM
Check the replies for a good audio interview with Geoff Rickley, of Thursday fame, where he addresses a lot of things ... including the rumors that he'll be working with the remaining members of the now defunt Lostprophets. Also in the interview it's revealed that Geoff has decided to really buckle down on his label now that he was able to secure some financing from an investor. They have a Saves the Day 7", Touche Amore 7", and Title Fight 7" all on deck. It's a good listen and definitely worth the time.
Jason Tate on 04/24/14 - 10:10 PM
Thursday's cover of Nirvana's "Rape Me" appears on an In Utero tribute album -- it's now on Bandcamp.
Jason Tate on 04/21/14 - 12:21 PM
Since Thursday was unable to do a proper farewell tour in the UK, frontman Geoff Rickly will be performing several Thursday songs solo as part of the 2014 Acoustic Basement UK Tour. Watch a video announcement in the replies, which features a clip of a cool electronic version of "Understanding in a Car Crash."
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/17/14 - 12:26 PM
Stream Strangelight's (Geoff Rickly) entire EP, 9 Days, here. It is available now on iTunes.

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Jason Tate on 12/04/13 - 01:20 PM
You can stream a new Strangelight (featuring Geoff Rickly of Thursday) song titled "White Feather" over at AltSounds. The band's debut EP, 9 Days, will be available on October 8th.

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Drew Beringer on 09/11/13 - 05:25 PM
You can now download Geoff Rickly's second mixtape, Darker Matter, on Geoff's website.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/21/13 - 09:36 AM
Geoff Rickly will release his second mixtape, Darker Matter, within the next ten days.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 06/17/13 - 05:58 PM
Geoff Rickly (Thursday) was robbed at gun point last night. We are sending him all the good vibes in the world today.
Drew Beringer on 06/04/13 - 09:54 AM
Geoff Rickly, John Nolan and Gabriel the Marine will be touring together. Dates are in the relies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/22/13 - 12:50 PM
Geoff Rickly has written a blog titled "The Nine Circles of Vans Warped Tour." It's a pretty good read. There's an excerpt below and the full things can be read here.
Blood on the Dance Floor makes me feel old and irrelevant. Why? Because I don't know what the fuck it is. It's electro-pop-scream-metal-violence in goth drag that celebrates "cumming" on the audience with giant foam canons and has one of the most positive, inspirational record inserts that I've ever read. It's either horrible nonsense or next-level art. But it's truly made me realize, I don't know the difference. So the singer with red hair and scary make-up told me that Thursday's song, "You know," he says, "the car...
Thomas Nassiff on 04/21/13 - 06:06 PM
Get Involved!, a band featuring former members of Thursday, Death In the Park, Glassjaw and From Autumn to Ashes, will be on The Gunz Show tonight at 9pm to talk about the new project for the first time. The band recently launched a Kickstarter to raise funding for an EP.
Thomas Nassiff on 03/27/13 - 09:33 AM
Victory Records has repressed Thursday's Full Collapse on vinyl.
Jason Tate on 03/21/13 - 10:48 AM
Watch Geoff Rickly's full set from the final date of the Acoustic Basement Tour in the replies. He busts out a bunch of Thursday favorites, some solo material and Bruce Springsteen and Usher covers.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/27/13 - 03:22 PM
Geoff Rickly will be doing guest vocals on Man Overboard's next record.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 02:28 PM
You can watch Geoff Rickly perform on the Chris Gethard Show here, fast forward to the 22:30 and 46:10 marks.

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Jason Tate on 02/04/13 - 01:09 PM
United Nations will perform in Washington, DC on inauguration day. The band has also added members of Pianos Become The Teeth to their lineup.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/19/12 - 01:02 PM
It looks like United Nations are up to something.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/17/12 - 04:52 PM
You can now download the first piece of Geoff Rickly's (Thursday) new solo material in the form of a mixtape.
From GeoffThere are no strings attached, no hidden marketing games. This doesn’t reflect my belief that music should be free or any desire to revolutionize an industry. I just want to do this myself, for now. No art-by-committee, no selling music. Just me & my friends at home, making songs(bedroom songs, songs not too polished up). I’ll keep making more of these and giving them to you when I finish. Maybe someday I’ll make a proper record and sell it. Maybe not.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 11/15/12 - 11:52 AM
Listen to a new Regents (ex-Thursday) song, "Night Soil," here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/12/12 - 09:46 AM
Terrible Things, Geoff Rickly and Zena Rd want to play at your house. If you live in the northeast and would like to book the band for a house show, read the details below.
DetailsGeoff Rickly, Zena Rd. (the solo project of Texas is the Reason frontman Garrett Klahn) and Fred Mascherino’s Terrible Things will tour the Northeast in late November/early December. There will only be a limited amount of shows and each of them will take place exclusively as “house show” performances.

Following these initial house shows, Terrible Things and Zena Rd. will continue on their own extended tour of house shows through most of December while Geoff Rickly has some other touring plans being lined up...
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/27/12 - 10:21 AM
It looks like Geoff Rickly (Thursday) will be releasing a free mixtape of new solo material soon.
TweetMix tape #1 coming soon. Free new songs for everyone that supported @thursdayband for the last 15 years. xo -G W Rickly

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Keagan Ilvonen on 09/23/12 - 07:54 PM
Thursday's War All The Time is now available in a second vinyl pressing at Hot Topic.

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Jason Tate on 09/19/12 - 10:47 AM
Thursday's War All The Time will get a repress on vinyl exclusive to Hot Topic. It will be a 2xLP and it will cost $19.99.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/19/12 - 07:01 AM
Geoff Rickly from Thursday covered Bruce Springsteen's "Atlantic City" during Warped Tour. Watch this marvelous happening in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/10/12 - 10:59 PM
Geoff Rickly of Thursday has been added to Warped Tour's Acoustic Basement from July 8th to August 5th. Braid will also be making an appearance on the stage at this Saturday's stop in Chicago.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/05/12 - 04:08 PM
The full version of Geoff Rickly doing "Understanding in a Car Crash" at last night's nearly 90-minute solo set at Gunners Run in Philadelphia is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/11/12 - 11:29 AM
Hot Topic has posted up Thursday's A City By the Light Divided 2xLP on red/white/black swirl vinyl -- limited to 1000 copies.

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Jason Tate on 05/11/12 - 11:12 AM
Geoff Rickly will be performing "The Best Of Thursday" in Dallas next Friday, May 11th at The Prophet Bar with support from Dallas band The News Can Wait. All tickets are $15 and include a limited edition poster.
Jason Tate on 05/03/12 - 12:29 PM
Geoff Rickly will be playing a solo "best of Thursday" show in Philadelphia, PA on May 9th.
Jason Tate on 04/06/12 - 12:32 PM
Geoff Rickly (Thursday) will be performing a very intimate acoustic show in Dallas, TX performing "The Best Of Thursday" on May 11th.
Jason Tate on 03/11/12 - 03:19 PM
Looks like Hot Topic will be releasing Thursday's 2006 album A City By The Light Divided on vinyl this May.
Drew Beringer on 02/22/12 - 10:57 PM
Watch some footage of Thursday's second-to-last U.S. show ever in the replies. Check out my photos from the show here, where you can also watch Make Do And Mend's full set.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/01/12 - 01:02 PM
Part two of Fuse's Geoff Rickley post-Thursday-breakup interview is now online.

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Jason Tate on 12/05/11 - 12:11 PM
fuse has posted a new video interview with Geoff from Thursday.
Jason Tate on 11/23/11 - 04:02 PM
Thursday has called it quits. Hit the replies for dates and locations for their final shows.
Matthew Tsai on 11/22/11 - 01:11 PM
Thursday's Daytrotter session can be heard here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/06/11 - 11:21 AM
Thursday, Maylene & The Sons of Disaster, Zechs Marquise, and Native will head out on a short winter tour. Dates and poster in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 09/28/11 - 02:04 PM
Thursday will be having their yearly holiday shows. The confirmed openers are Mewithoutyou, Screaming Females, Make Do And Mend, and Aficionado on one run, and Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster, Zechs Marquise, and Native on the other. Click here for more details.

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Dre Okorley on 09/27/11 - 02:18 AM
Thursday's website has been nominated for a prestigious CSS Design Award. You can help them out by voting for their site here.
Drew Beringer on 06/13/11 - 03:23 PM
Thursday's music video for "Magnets Caught in a Metal Heart" can be seen here.
Deborah Remus on 05/17/11 - 10:07 AM
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