5 Memorable Sets From Riot Fest Chicago 2016 Sunday

No one does exit polls at the end of music festivals or anything, but it's hard to shake the feeling that for a lot of…
Michael Tedder | September 19, 2016 - 1:06 pm

Wrecking Ball 2016 Lineup

Last year's Wrecking Ball lineup was pretty good, and they've upped the ante this time around. The Atlanta festival just announced their roster for this…
James Rettig | March 22, 2016 - 11:18 am

Notorious AIDS Drug Price Gouger Is A Post-Hardcore Figurehead

On Sunday The New York Times published a distressing story about Turing Pharmaceuticals jacking up the price of a drug called Daraprim from $13.50 to…
Caitlin White | September 22, 2015 - 3:34 pm

No Devotion – “Permanent Sunlight”

Last year, Geoff Rickly, former Thursday frontman and current leader of the great hardcore band United Nations, teamed up with the non-child predator former members…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2015 - 9:19 am

No Devotion – “10,000 Summers” (Stereogum Premiere)

There aren't too many bands with weirder stories than No Devotion. Geoff Rickly, the former frontman for New Jersey post-hardcore greats Thursday, leads the band.
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2014 - 8:46 am


Serious Business: Geoff Rickly On The Rise Of United Nations, The Fall Of Thursday, And Working With The Former Members Of Lostprophets

The last time I saw Geoff Rickly was eight years ago on the parking lot outside Giants Stadium in New Jersey. Maybe 30,000 impressionable teenagers…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2014 - 9:53 am


30 Essential Songs From The Golden Era Of Emo

Ask anyone old enough to drink what they think emo is, and you'll get about as many different responses as people willing to answer. They'll…
Patric Fallon | July 22, 2014 - 10:18 am

No Devotion – “Stay”

Imagine being one of the other guys in Lostprophets. Last year, Ian Watkins, the frontman of the Welsh nu-metal band, was convicted of vile, unspeakable…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2014 - 2:55 pm

United Nations – “Meanwhile On Main Street”

Back when he was still the frontman of Thursday, Geoff Rickly also led United Nations, a mysterious side project that also, at various points, included…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2014 - 10:12 am

United Nations – “Serious Business”

Over the years Thursday frontman Geoff Rickly's genre-spanning United Nations has featured members of Converge, Glassjaw, Pianos Become The Teeth, Acid Tiger, and the Lovekill.
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2014 - 12:27 pm

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2011

In September we toasted the best new bands of 2011. Bright futures for those guys! But come this time of year it's also important to…
Scott Lapatine | December 26, 2011 - 11:05 am