Tom Breihan, writing for Stereogum, on Geoff Rickly:
Things weren’t always this good for Rickly. Thursday had been spinning their wheels for a while when they finally broke up in 2011. "We used to joke around, Tucker [Rule, drummer] and I," Rickly remembers. "In between songs, he'd do this" — Rickly mimes sticking a punchcard into a machine — "and that would mean he was punching the clock that night. If the guy that’s the engine, in the middle of the band, is like, 'This is just a job,' you feel it resonate through the whole band. Alternately, sometimes, I'd be getting water and looking at him, and he'd be laughing and going, 'You are so not happy.' When you’re interfacing with the...
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 05:55 PM
United Nations recently got roasted by Vanessa Bayer of Saturday Night Live before their sold out album release show in St. Vitus this past weekend. Head to the replies to check it out.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/06/14 - 04:59 PM
Head over to Pitchfork Advance to stream United Nations' new record, The Next Four Years.
Jake Jenkins on 07/07/14 - 09:18 AM
Geoff Rickly recently sat down with Pitchfork to talk about punk, music, and United Nations.
What we get in punk these days is the “anti-anti”: Someone comes up with something, then the next generation is against that, and then the next generation is against that, and then that thing becomes a problem. There's these layers of anti-, and so many of them are just so self-serving. It's not about larger freedom. Laura Jane Grace and Against Me! are one of the only punk rock things I've seen in years. And that's what [The Next Four Years] is about, starting with "Serious Business" as a joke about careerism and privilege and how blind we all are. All these songs are set up as jokes, and the...
Jason Tate on 07/02/14 - 01:21 PM
Hit the replies to stream a new United Nations track titled "United Nations Vs. United Nations."
Jake Jenkins on 07/01/14 - 09:46 AM
You can listen to a new United Nations song, entitled "Meanwhile On Main Street," at AV Club.
Zac Djamoos on 06/24/14 - 07:02 AM
United Nations have announced new tour dates. Frameworks will be joining them. Check the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/04/14 - 03:05 PM
Hit the replies to hear a new United Nations song called "Serious Business." The Next Four Years releases July 15th - you can pre-order it.
Ryan Gardner on 06/03/14 - 10:00 AM
United Nations has signed to Temporary Residence Ltd. and will release a new LP, The Next Four Years, on July 15th.

Track Listing
1. Serious Business
2. Meanwhile On Main Street
3. Revolutions At Varying Speeds
4. False Flags
5. United Nations Find God
6. Between Two Mirrors
7. Fuck The Future
8. Stole The Past
9. United Nations Vs. United Nations
10. F#A#$
11. Music For Changing Parties

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Jason Tate on 05/21/14 - 10:58 AM
The Fest has added The Melvins, United Nations, Chris Farren / Antarctigo Vespucci and more to their 2014 lineup. Check out the most recent update in the replies and all previously announced bands over yonder. Tickets for Fest 13 (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2) and Pre-Fest in Little Ybor 2 (Oct. 29-30) are available now.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/14/14 - 02:31 PM
United Nations' Never Mind The Bombings Here’s Your Six Figures has been re-pressed.
Jason Tate on 04/19/14 - 11:41 AM
United Nation's album 2014 is streaming on Rdio.
Jason Tate on 02/24/14 - 10:56 AM
United Nations, Gates, Get Involved, Tiny Moving Parts, and Johnny Booth are playing a one-off show on Long Island on Nov. 8th. Tickets are available for purchase.
Christian Wagner on 10/28/13 - 08:35 AM
United Nations have announced a slate of East Coast tour dates this October and November. Check out the dates and the bands playing in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 10/21/13 - 11:20 AM
United Nations will perform in Washington, DC on inauguration day. The band has also added members of Pianos Become The Teeth to their lineup.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/19/12 - 01:02 PM
It looks like United Nations are up to something.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/17/12 - 04:52 PM
United Nations will be releasing a new album. They have also suggested Touche Amore, Deafheaven, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Envy, and more as potential tourmates.
Dre Okorley on 07/03/12 - 03:27 PM
It appears that United Nations (Converge, Thursday, Glassjaw) are working on new material.

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Dre Okorley on 02/13/12 - 03:09 AM
United Nations (Glassjaw, Thursday, Converge) have a new 7" up for sale now with four brand new songs. Upon purchase, you can download the new tracks immediately.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 06/24/10 - 12:18 PM
Thursday, Glassjaw, Dillinger Escape Plan, and United Nations will all play Thursday's annual holiday show this year on December 30 at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ.

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Anton Djamoos on 10/26/09 - 07:17 AM
One of our users went to see United Nations' inaugural performance and reported in about the lack of Daryl Palumbo and Michelle Obama.
Fans Report InLast night in Washington, DC, Eyeball Records supergroup United Nations played their first live performance ever. The band's screamer, Daryl Palumbo was not present at the performance, and singer Geoff Rickly made a crack at one of Daryl's many bands, Head Automatica: "Michelle Obama was going to stop by the show tonight, but she wanted to hear 'Beating Hearts Baby.'"

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Anton Djamoos on 01/21/09 - 10:19 AM
Anti-Flag, Ruiner, United Nations and The A.K.A's will be playing a special Inauguration Day (Jan. 20th) show in Washington, D.C.

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Julia Conny on 11/12/08 - 11:13 PM
I will be conducting an interview with Geoff Rickly (Thursday, United Nations) this week. Leave any questions you have in the replies, and I will do my best to get some of them answered.
Rich Duncan on 09/23/08 - 09:20 AM
The limited edition version of United Nations' self-titled album will ship this week. Eyeball Records had this to say about the situation.
StatementDue to production issues, the Limited Edition of the United Nations record will ship this week. Since the beginning we have experienced delay after delay, issue after issue. We are glad to finally be getting these copies in-hand and we will ship them out as soon as they come to our office. xoxox
Anton Djamoos on 09/15/08 - 11:30 AM
That was just your life.
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smoke4thecaper on 09/12/08 - 12:22 AM
Geoff Rickly (Thursday, United Nations) wrote a guest blog for MTV's Headbanger's Blog about the lack of cause in a one-time revolutionary genre.
From the BlogIn the recent past, bands as diverse as Fugazi, Megadeath, Pearl Jam and Ministry all had songs that raised questions about political corruption, social inequity, personal responsibility and artistic freedom. Today, we see artists more concerned with friend requests on MySpace or wanting to “shake it” than with the problems of our lives.
Anton Djamoos on 09/08/08 - 06:10 PM
MTV has written an informative article about how United Nations' new album may not be able to be sold in stores due to copyright issues. There is also great discussion on the ideals behind the band and the response from their myspace feature.
From the Article"To me, it was like, maybe speaking sincerely about things isn't enough to make people pay attention. Maybe you have to make fun of people — and be a mirror — to show them how stupid they look, to get their attention. That's the idea. Punk is just way too safe these days, so we're hoping by making some audacious claims and doing some strange things and breaking a few laws, we can get people to think at least. It's the idea that...
Anton Djamoos on 09/05/08 - 07:15 AM
Did you say, "I wouldn't call myself a critic, per se, but in my immediate peer group I'm known to be 'in the know.' As a matter of fact, I think you'd be hard pressed to find someone with a record collection that's half as good as mine. And seriously, that dude just can't sing. AUTO-TUNE central... I did intern in a studio, once, not really sure how it's possible for him to be both out of key and Auto-Tuned but whatever, worst singer ever."
Anton Djamoos on 08/26/08 - 07:57 AM
Stream the new United Nation's self-titled album on myspace. Thoughts?
Anton Djamoos on 08/26/08 - 06:22 AM
Our friends at AltPress recently did an interview with Geoff Rickly (United Nations) about how the new band came about, the realization that they are screamo, and a new album that is similar to Kidz Bop (seriously). Check it out here. Hey, new album posted on their myspace tomorrow?
Anton Djamoos on 08/25/08 - 08:39 AM
Be prepared for a glimpse, right here, on August 26th, 2008.
Anton Djamoos on 08/21/08 - 04:04 PM
United Nations now have their own (fucking) website. Note: this is not a porn website involving the band members. Be sure to read the FAQ.

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Anton Djamoos on 08/09/08 - 07:26 AM
According to theprp.com, the track listing for the upcoming self-titled United Nations album can be seen below.

Track Listing
01 - “The Spinning Heart of the Yo-Yo Lobby”
02 - “No Sympathy For A Sinking Ship”
03 - “Resolution #9″
04 - “Model UN”
05 - “The Shape of Punk That Never Came”
06 - “My Cold War”
07 - “Filmed In Front of A Live Studio Audience”
08 - “Revolutions In Graphic Design”
09 - “I Keep Living The Same Day”
10 - “Subliminal Testing”
11 - “Say Goodbye to General Figment of the USS Imagination”

Source: Thursdizzle.net
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Anton Djamoos on 08/07/08 - 07:22 AM
United Nations' self-titled release will be available on September 9, 2008 through Eyeball Records. The band, much ballyhooed for its inclusion of members from influential groups Thursday and Glassjaw, is described as "[featuring] prominent members of two bands you love, one band you hate and a few you never heard of." Pre-order the album here.

Source: Thursdizzle.net
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Anton Djamoos on 07/31/08 - 06:28 PM
An AP reader recently saw Thursday in concert and spoke with Geoff about the upcoming United Nations project, including announcing the producer.
Fan ReportAt the Thursday show on Sunday, I spoke with Geoff Rickly about United Nations. He said it's coming along at the pace of as much as Daryl Palumbo is available, and that Daryl's health is actually much better since he now can receive shots to help fight Crohn's on-the-spot.

Geoff also said he and Tim Giles will be producing/mixing/mastering the CD. Thursday will be writing immediately following their New Years Eve show. Full show review and comments from the band members can be found here.

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Anton Djamoos on 11/06/07 - 07:10 PM
United Nations (a grindcore project featuring Geoff Rickley of Thursday, Daryl Palumbo of GlassJAw/Head Automatica, and members of Eyeball Records, Kiss It Goodbye and The Number Twelve Looks Like You) are planning on recording and releasing an album this year. They currently have 7-8 songs finished.

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Jared Kaufman on 01/31/07 - 10:17 AM
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