New Jersey post-hardcore vets Thursday are touring the U.S. in support of No Devolución, their sixth and most experimental album yet, and the band have been documenting their travels for SPIN.com. Here, check out photographer Dave Summers' gorgeous back-and-white pics, with captions from frontman Geoff Rickly.
Says Rickly of the scene above: "Five minutes before the show we congregate, joke around, tease each other, and generally make a ritual out of our pre-show anxiety."(From left: guitarist Tom Keeley, touring bassist Lukas Previn, guitarist Steve Pedulla.)
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