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.)
Ask John Lydon: Anger is an energy, but disco is a weapon. Like so many other first-wave punks and post-punks — Wire, Joy Division, the Clash and Blondie, just to name a handful — Johnny Rotten eventually discovered that setting his shredding guitars and caterwauling vocals to a dance-floor thump gave his music a power… More »