Thursday Live In Philly (3/30/17)

Emo has been making a bit of a comeback lately, with a lot of bands reuniting and emo parties cropping up throughout a bunch of cities (shout out to Philly’s emo nights, which were one of the first, if not the first… and Thursday vocalist Geoff was a guest DJ a few times), and while I was never a huge fan of the genre as a whole, I always loved Thursday.  Maybe it’s the fact I’m also originally from New Jersey and Thursday was always […]

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Taking Back Sunday Live In Philadelphia (9/4/14)

I’m going to try and catch up with the show recaps this week since moving has set me so far behind.  But on September 4th, I headed out to Philadelphia’s XFINITY Live to see a free Taking Back Sunday show on their outdoor stage.  As anyone in Philadelphia could tell you, this had all of the makings for one strange show. For starters, XFINITY live is a multi-bar club that is home to a ride on bull, projectors to watch sports games, and is right […]

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United Nations – Self Titled (For fans of Thursday, Glassjaw, Converge)

United Nations played a rare show in Philly earlier this week, and I missed it.  Oh well.  I can say I’ve been spinning their Self Titled pretty much nonstop since though. A brief history:  United Nations is surrounded by secrecy with most of the official members identities kept hidden due to contracts, etc.  Founded by Geoff of Thursday, other rumored members involved with the project are members of Glassjaw and Converge.  In addition, the band has had legal issues with the actual United Nations, and […]

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Geoff Rickly Of Thursday Live in Philadelphia 5/9/12

I’m not the biggest fan of screamo (and I came a long way… I used to downright hate it), but I’ve always liked Thursday.  Maybe it’s the fact I’m originally from NJ and Bruce Springsteen himself will come around and uppercut you in the balls if you don’t like Thursday, or maybe it’s the fact that I’ve always respected the band for being the first to start the whole screamo thing without singing about broken hearts, hair dye, or whatever the fuck else most sing […]

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