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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

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: United Nations The Next Four Years

"A new life, a new craze, a new sound, all the rage," Geoff Rickly sings on "Serious Business," the first song from United Nations' new…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2014 - 2:54 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week's 5 Best Songs is populated by two artists who are never far from this column, two who have never before been featured here…
Stereogum | June 6, 2014 - 4:45 pm

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Tom Breihan | January 20, 2017 - 11:18 am

Notorious AIDS Drug Price Gouger Is A Post-Hardcore Figurehead

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Watch Vanessa Bayer Roast United Nations

United Nations, the great post-hardcore band who just released the searing album The Next Four Years, is best-known for being the new project of former…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2014 - 3:02 pm

Stream United Nations The Next Four Years

Geoff Rickly started his mysterious berserker hardcore project United Nations when he was still the frontman for Thursday, but now that his old band has…
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2014 - 12:20 pm

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 – “United Nations Vs. United Nations”

We've heard a couple tracks from United Nations' forthcoming The Next Four Years -- "Serious Business" and "Meanwhile On Main Street" -- an album that…
Michael Nelson | July 1, 2014 - 12:20 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