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The following news story has been retracted by HitsDailyDouble.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.
Thursday will be playing a free, secret show as a part of the MySpace Free Shows Series tomorrow, May 3rd, at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ with special guests Paulson. Doors are at 7, the show is all ages, and it's first come first serve.