The Thermals

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The Thermals Biography

The Thermals are a post-pop-punk trio from pre-Portlandia-Portland, Oregon. The band formed in 2002 and has since released five records and toured fifteen countries. The Thermals' sixth LP and debut for Saddle Creek, Desperate Ground will be released April 16. The album was produced by John Agnello (Dinosaur Jr, Sonic Youth) in Hoboken, NJ. Agnello and The Thermals completed the record and evacuated the studio just hours before Hurricane Sandy ravaged New Jersey, a fate quite fitting when you consider the product. Desperate Ground is a true scrappy and scratchy return-to-form for The Thermals, with all the raw power and unhinged adolescent energy that made their early LP's so insanely enjoyable. Lyrically, Desperate Ground is a brash and irresponsible ode to human violence, a black celebration of the inevitability of war and death. A dark and yet joyous affair, Desperate Ground tells the (murky) tale of a lone rogue in the night. One man, one path, one sword. An unceasing urge to destroy. A never-ending battle against the forces of nature. A destiny impossible to avoid.

The Thermals are Hutch Harris, Kathy Foster and Westin Glass.

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The Thermals Picture Gallery

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the thermals at the special screening of portlandia
the thermals at the special screening of portlandia
the thermals at the special screening of portlandia

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The Latest The Thermals News

A Week In Music - Alicia Keys Is On Fire, Professor Green Engineers Return And The Rolling Stones Threaten Glastonbury Black Out

3rd June 2013

A Week In Reviews... This week saw 14-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys head to the UK for a series of...

The Thermals Drummer Coleman Quits

11th March 2008

Drummer LORIN COLEMAN has quit rockers THE THERMALS. Coleman had been playing drums with the Portland, Oregon band for the...

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The Thermals Reviews

The Thermals - Desperate Ground Album Review Album Review

28th May 2013

There's something reassuring about the urgency that runs through the veins of The Thermals' sixth...

The Thermals - Now We Can See Album Review

22nd April 2009

Review of The Thermals album Now We Can See released through Kill Rock Stars. Portland...

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The Thermals Festivals


3rd September 2013

Berlin Festival

5th September 2014

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The Latest The Thermals Press Releases

The Thermals European July 2013 Tour Announced

15th April 2013

With their dark & joyous new record 'Desperate Ground' out today through...

The Thermals Announce New Album 'Desperate Ground' Released April 15th 2013

13th February 2013

This week The Thermals have premiered new song 'Born To Kill' along with a...

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