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Thunderlip is a rock & roll band from Wilmington, North Carolina.
Wilmington is a port city and the county seat of New Hanover County in coastal southeastern North Carolina, United States.
Thunderlip began in 2003. They started off playing shows locally in 2004, and quickly got picked up by Lucid Records ( now defunct ) and put out their "S/T" release in June 2005. They toured heavily on this release and the record peaked to No. 90 on the CMJ charts. Through extensive tours they landed clothing and shoe endorsements from Matix Clothing and DVS Shoes. They were also endorsed by Vestal Watch and Electric Visual. They played many surf expos, and in late 2005 they were voted best metal band by Fuel TV. They continued touring on the S/T release throughout most of 2006, and in early 2007 they tracked their second release "The Prophecy". This was also released by Lucid Records. They did several tours for this record, including the Props Visual Road Fools BMX tour (which included such riders as Mat Hoffman, Mike Aitken, and Chase Hawk). The tour also included Lucero, and was sponsored by Levi's. The band slowed down in early 2009 and later that year founding member/guitarist James Yopp joined another North Carolina based band Valient Thorr, eventually leading to a long-term hiatus for Thunderlip. The hiatus ended in late 2012 when The band re-grouped to begin working on new material. On December 2013 original members Chuck Krueger, Johnny Collins, James Yopp and new guitarist Johnny Yeagher have recorded a new album entitled "Sunday Driving". Later self released in 2015. On January, 14 2018, they announced, "We’re taking a bunch of months off to write and record some songs..." via Facebook.
DVS Shoes is an American footwear and clothing company that specialises in products for skateboarding, moto, and snowboarding. In a 2018 interview on The Nine Club, Tim Gavin explained the name DVS "...didn't mean anything." and is not a shortened version of the word "devious". As of December 2013, the company is based in Westminster, in the Orange County area of California, US, and is a subsidiary of the Sequential Brands Group. The company defines itself as "... driven from the pursuit of building product that embodies the sports the company athletes breathe every day. With roots deeply embedded in skate, the company has the platform to develop truly technological products that bring the riders personalities to life."
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Mat Hoffman is an American BMX rider who is considered one of the best vert ramp riders in the history of the sport. He is nicknamed "The Condor" and runs the BMX Freestyle brand Hoffman BMX Bikes based out of Oklahoma City, OK.
Johnny Collins (drums)
Johnny Yeagher (guitar)
Kenny Ells (bass)
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Hey Monday is an American rock band from West Palm Beach, Florida, formed in 2008. The band is on a hiatus as of December 2011. They released their debut album Hold On Tight in 2008, which produced the singles "Homecoming" and "How You Love Me Now." The album was followed up with their 2010 EP Beneath It All, which achieved moderate commercial success, and Candles EP in 2011. Their final release, The Christmas EP, was released on December 6, 2011. Hey Monday is on hiatus and claims to not be "broken up". The lead singer Cassadee Pope is now a solo artist.
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