Transit (band)

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Transit
Origin United States
Genres Emo, pop punk, melodic hardcore, indie rock, post-hardcore
Years active 2006–present
Labels Rise, Mightier Than Sword, Run for Cover Records, Barrett Records
Associated acts Misser, Sleepsick, Long Lost
Website http://transitband.com
Members Joe Boynton
Tim Landers
Torre Cioffi
P.J. Jefferson
Daniel Frazier
Past members Joseph Lacy

Transit is an American emo band from Boston, Massachusetts. After their formation in 2006, they have released four albums, two EPs and a split EP with Man Overboard. Although they have been influenced from stable bands in the emo genre such as Saves the Day, Death Cab for Cutie, American Football, Fairweather, Lifetime, and Hot Water Music their sound has transformed from a fusion of pop punk and contemporary emo from their early releases into a indie rock sound. Transit is currently signed to Rise Records alongside such bands as Man Overboard, Piebald, Hot Water Music and The Jealous Sound. In 2011, Listen & Forgive reached No. 9 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart and No. 40 on the Independent Albums chart. After performing on the Ernie Ball Stage during Warped Tour 2012, they had released Young New England, which reached No. 4 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart and No. 40 on the Independent Albums chart. [1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • This Will Not Define Us (Barrett Records, February 26, 2008 (CD & digital); Animal Style Records, May 7, 2009 (12" vinyl))
  • Keep This to Yourself (Run for Cover Records, August 17, 2010)
  • Listen & Forgive (Rise Records, October 4, 2011)
  • Young New England (Rise Records, April 2, 2013) U.S. #193[1]

EPs[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Nothing Lasts Forever (Rise Records, 11 February 2013)

Splits[edit]

7"[edit]

  • Promise Nothing - 7" (Rise Records, April 25, 2011)
  • For Future Reference - 7" (Rise Records, October 4, 2011)
  • Skipping Stone - 7" (Rise Records, July 2012)

Members[edit]

Current
  • Joe Boynton- Vocals (2006–present)
  • Tim Landers- Guitar/Vocals (2006–present)
  • Torre Cioffi- Guitar/Vocals (2011–present)
  • P.J. Jefferson- Bass (2006–present)
  • Daniel Frazier- Drums (2006–present)
Former
  • Joseph Lacy - Guitar/Vocals (2006–2011)

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