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United Nations release song (with different lead singer) to benefit PP/ACLU

The members of political screamo band United Nations were a secret to begin with, but it was basically always known that Thursday's Geoff Rickly was the vocalist. Geoff's actually stepped down from vocal duties...

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BrooklynVegan’s Favorite Photos of 2016

A collection of our best photos from 2016.

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15 bands to see at Fest 15 (which is this weekend)

From newcomers like Gouge Away to veterans like Negative Approach, here's 15 bands we're excited about that play The Fest this weekend.

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Thursday added 2nd NJ show; United Nations played Vitus; Geoff Rickly playing solo dates

Geoff Rickly's screamo band United Nations played a couple shows with post-rockers RLYR (members of Russian Circles, Pelican and Locrian) earlier this week, including Boston on Tuesday (6/21) and Brooklyn last night (6/22)...

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The Fest adds Ergs reunion, Dillinger Four, Torche, Floor, Boysetsfire, Digger, FYP & more; Mikey Erg announces solo LP

The Fest also added Lemuria, Mean Jeans, Somos, Vacation, Iron Chic, Slingshot Dakota, PUP, RVIVR, Timeshares, Frameworks, Lifted Bells, Antarctigo Vespucci, Ian Graham, Katie Ellen, Roger Harvey, Museum Mouth, Hiccup, Amanda X, Die Choking, Sonic Avenues, Mac Sabbath, Creepoid, Sports and mannnnnny more.

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The Fest 2016 initial lineup (Planes Mistaken For Stars, Propagandhi, Latterman, Small Brown Bike, Samiam, Knapsack, Braid, United Nations, more)

It includes Planes Mistaken For Stars, Propagandhi, Small Brown Bike, Samiam, Dead To Me, Strike Anywhere, Knapsack, Tim Barry, Braid, Latterman (who are reunited again), The Menzingers, AJJ, War On Women, Underground Railroad to Candyland, Toys That Kill, United Nations, Iron Reagan, Jeff Rosenstock, Night Birds, and many more.

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United Nations announce shows with RLYR (mem Locrian, Pelican, Russian Circles)

Thursday may be back, but that isn't stopping frontman Geoff Rickly from working with his other projects. His screamo band United Nations have announced some shows, including Boston and Brooklyn with RLYR. Those two shows are part of a tour for RLYR (pronounced "relayer"), which is something of a supergroup with Steven Hess (Locrian), Colin DeKuiper (Bloodiest, ex-Russian Circles) and Trevor Shelley de Brauw (Pelican)...

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Geoff Rickly poisoned and robbed in Germany

Geoff Rickly has been running into some bad luck lately. Just days after the Thursday/United Nations/No Devotion frontman had to sever ties with his label's controversial financial backer (and said "this is going to end the career of the record label"), he was poisoned and robbed during No Devotion's European t...

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Photo by Greg Cristman | www.gregCphotography.com
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Geoff Rickly & Collect Records sever ties with Martin Shkreli; future of label not looking good

Yesterday we mentioned how drug price-gouger Martin Shkreli, the current most hated man on the internet, was revealed to be the sole backer of Geoff Rickly's Collect Records, and how in lieu of Shkreli's actions, Rickly and several Collect bands acknowledged their future was questi...

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Photo by Greg Cristman | www.gregCphotography.com
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drug price-gouger Martin Shkreli, investor behind Geoff Rickly’s Collect Records, says he will now lower cost of drug; Nothing, Wax Idols, Sick Feeling, Creepoid & more speak out

UPDATE: Collect Records severed ties with Martin Shkreli.

By now you've probably seen the dude in the Brand New shirt causing outrage for raising the price of a drug (Daraprim) from approximately ...

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