Day: #240 Thorns Of Life - Thorns Of Life
Source: This is another one of them bands that mush like my pitchfork post appear, then quickly as they came, they disappear. if you were icky and in the right place at the right time you were even more lucky to see them live. I got to see them live in Eagle Rock and it was awesome. Not that the show was all the epic, it was like a 7-10, but it was shut good to see Blake back on stage and to see all the fellas that came out of the woodwork to see them play. Punk rock is a funny boys club at times, ironically cause it is so anti club. but when you are in it you don’t really think about it, its a crew of people that all congregate at certain events.
Back to Thorns Of Life…So they never released any music, and the only thing that exists is this live album form Gilman. Gilman the raddest place on earth with 14 shitty tape decks, where you bring in a cassette and give it to the sound guy and get your own official bootleg. sucks for you if the tape has to be turned over though. i learned that lesson once. got half of an Olivelawn show. then a 15 min pause (i assume not noticing the tape stopped, and then he flipped it over). Apparently they recorded a record with J Robbins of Jawbox, but it has yet to surface. Someday i hope it does, that would rule. Sadly when i saw them they hadn’t got their shit together with merch and didn’t have any, but the next night at the show they did (fuckers) so i had to wait almost a year and get it off eBay. Worth the wait though. I’d be bummed if i didn’t get it.