Thursday have selected Portugal. the Man and Circle Takes the Square as support on their upcoming, headlining tour. The New Jersey sextet will support their forthcoming package, Kill the House Lights, which is due out on October 30th courtesy of Victory Records.
The track listing for Thursday's upcoming Kill the House Lights can be seen below. The high-resolution artwork can be seen here. It comes out on October 30, 2007 via Victory Records.
1. “Ladies and Gentlemen: My Brother, the Failure.” (New Song)
2. “Dead Songs” (New Song)
3. “Voices on a String” (New Song)
4. “Signals Over the Air” (Live at Starland Ballroom)
5. “The Roar of Far Off Black Jets” (Full Collapse B-Side)
6. “How Long Is the Night” (w/Original Intro)
7. “A Sketch for Time’s Arrow” (New Song)
8. “Panic On the Streets of Health Care City” (Demo/WATT B-side)
9. “Paris in Flames” (Demo)
10. “Steps Ascending” (Live from the Grove)
11. “Wind-Up” (Demo)
Thursday will release Kill the House Lights, a collection of live tracks, b-sides and rarities, on October 30th courtesy of Victory Records.
1. Ladies and Gentlemen: My Brother, the Failure
2. Dead Songs
3. Voices on a String
4. Signals Over the Air (Live)
5. The Roar of Far Off Black Jets
6. How Long is the Night
7. A Sketch for Times Arrow
8. Panic on the Streets of Health Care City
9. Paris In Flames (Demo)
10. Steps Ascending (Live)
11. Wind-Up (Demo)
12. Music from Kill the House Lights
You can now see the information and instructions for the Thursday contest we posted about earlier on the front page of the band's website. Check it out and live in infamy by submitting the best merch design.
AbsolutePunk and Thursday are teaming up to bring you a design-your-own-merch contest. Thursday is looking for undiscovered and talented artists out there interested in creating band merchandise. Find all of the details in the replies. Besides the contest, Thursday is officially confirming their holiday show at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ. The show will be on December 31st with Gaslight Anthem opening and a special guest for the main support. Two hundred and thirty tickets will be released to the public at 3 pm EST today, find all of the details here.
Thursday will be playing a few random shows in early November in venues that are smaller than they would normally be playing. Circle Takes The Square and an as-yet-unnamed band will be opening on the dates. The first few announced are below - more will be announced shortly.
Thursday will be releasing a new DVD/CD retrospective on Victory Records later this year. The DVD will span the last nine years of their career with lots of live footage, and the CD will have some new tracks as well as re-workings of popular songs (b-sides, etc.)
You can now winThursday's entire discography (minus the 1999 Tour EP) through an official contest from their site. Also, their video for their second single, "At This Velocity", will premier Monday on their MySpace.
Thursday recently shot their video for "At This Velocity" in New York City last week with Travis Kopach. In related new the band has also joined up with the Taste Of Chaos tour in New Zealand and Australia.
The following news story has been retracted by HitsDailyDouble. Thursday is still on Island's roster. Now go out and buy (or re-discover) the band's new album A City By the Light Divided. I recently put this album back into rotation, and it's easily one of the best of the year. - Jason Tate
In a recent HitsDailyDouble article regarding Victory's counter-suit against Hawthorne Heights, the writer mentions in passing that Thursday has been dropped from Island. Nothing is confirmed, I just thought it was interesting:
Get an exclusive look at Thursday backstage at this summers Vans Warped Tour. PureVOLUME followed the band and the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus through every second of their grueling day on the tour.
1iota.com are looking for one-hundred diehard Head Automatica fans to be a part of CD USA presented by DirecTv. The show will be taped in Hollywood, CA on July 27th. The band will be performing live for the show, which will be aired at a later date. You must be at least 16 years old and bring a valid photo ID and you must be available from 5:00PM to 9:00PM that day. The band's new album, Popaganda, is in stores now.
Thursday has a limited edition t-shirt now available in their merch section to help 7-year old, Rhiannon Chloe in her battle against Leukemia. Rhiannon Chloe is the daughter of long time Alternative Press photographer Keith Kiiroja. Keith and Rhiannon Chloe have been a part of the Thursday family for quite some time so please do consider doing your part in helping Rhiannon Chloe and her family.