For the last thirteen years, Thursday has been in a constant state of transition. Rising from New Brunswick, NJ, in the midst of a DIY basement culture revival, they seemed out of step with the traditional hardcore of their peers. Favoring jagged post-punk rhythms over metallic breakdowns and quoting from Neil Young and post-modern poet, Michael Palmer, instead of Henry Rollins and Noam Chomsky, the band always seemed at odds with the awkwardly applied label of "post-hardcore pioneers". With this starting point, they set out wildly to find their place in the world: touring with everyone from the Cure to Cursive, continually expanding and refining their musical vocabulary. Finally, with No Devolución, the transition feels complete: Thursday have arrived at a place like home. When Thursday (fronted by singer Geoff Rickly, guitarists Tom Keeley and Steve Pedulla, bassist Tim Payne, drummer Tucker Rule and keyboardist Andrew Everding) released Full Collapse it defined a genre, signaled a change of the guard and started a backlash all at once. SPIN hailed the band as “The Next Big Thing" featuring Rickly on its cover in 2004. Kerrang prai...
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