Newswire: Thursday reflects on its early days with the “This Side Of Brightness” video

In 2011, after 14 years together, the post-hardcore act Thursday disbanded. Having come of age during the ‘90s D.I.Y. boom, the band channeled elements of Ebullition Records-style hardcore and the heart-on-sleeve lyricism of emo to make an abrasively introspective concoction of its very own. Though it wasn’t alone in doing so, Thursday would take this sound to new heights with the release of Full Collapse in 2001. But before the band was selling out clubs, it was part of New Jersey’s underground community, which is the exact audience the band’s debut, 1999’s Waiting, was meant for.

Since the band’s dissolution vocalist Geoff Rickly has kept busy with new projects like United Nations, but he’s also launched a record label called Collect Records. This March Collect Records released a 15-year anniversary edition of Waiting, which saw the record remastered and packaged with a …

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