You may have seen the name Martin Shkreli all around the internet today. He’s the CEO for Turing Pharmaceuticals, a company that recently acquired the rights to the drug Daraprim, which is used to treat AIDS and cancer patients. Right now he’s the most hated man in America.
The other month we mentioned how former Thursday frontman Geoff Rickly was working with the remaining members of Lostprophets. At first we were under the impression that his newly formed label Collect Records would just be releasing the material, but then rumors started swirling that Rickly was in the band. “I want to be a part of their second chance,” he said in a recent podcast.
Do you remember when we interviewed Thursday in 2009 when the Knitting Factory was still alive in Hollywood? They told us about their evolution over the years and talked in length about the impact of their record Full Collapse. But why the break up? And what’s former frontman Geoff Rickly up to these days?
Strangelight, a new project featuring Geoff Rickly (Thursday, United Nations) with members of Made Out Of Babies and Goes Cube, will release their debut EP, 9 Days, this week.
Thursday’s Geoff Rickly put out his second release today, titled Darker Matter//Mixtape 2.