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From ALL Music Guide:

Recording their first record when two-thirds of the band members were still in high school and breaking up when most were barely 21 years old, it's a wonder that the infamous Detroit outfit Thoughts of Ionesco even lasted the few years that they did. Confrontational to audiences, uninterested in record labels, exceedingly dark and heavy, the band played music that was once referred to by Alternative Press magazine as "the ultimate realization of pain-through-sound." Forming… read more

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  • Discovered this band on Epitonic 10 years ago. Still sounds great. Amazing and underrated band.
  • agree. super good compilation
  • first 3 lps are some of the best music to come out of michigan. "for detroit" is still brutal but its alot more...."rock"
  • what? so little love for Theory vs Catatonia? what's wrong with you, people?!
  • 777th listener. Do I get a prize?
  • The one time I saw them was at Warped Tour '99. SO loud. SO wreckless. AWESOME.
  • my own little Black Flag :)
  • Classic Hardcore.
  • love.
  • first two lps rule. they kinda fell off after they started trying to be a hardcore MC5...........

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