Transit (band)

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Transit
Origin Boston, Massachusetts
Genres Emo, Alternative rock, pop punk, Power pop, indie rock, post-hardcore (early)
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
Torre Cioffi
P.J. Jefferson
Daniel Frazier
Past members Joseph Lacy
Tim Landers

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]
  • Joyride (Rise Records, October 21st, 2014)

EPs[edit]

  • Let It Out (Barrett Records, 2007)
  • Stay Home - EP (Run For Cover Records, 14 April 2009 (CD & Digital); Barrett Records, 22 May 2010 (12" vinyl))
  • Something Left Behind (Mightier Than the Sword Records, 22 February 2011)
  • Futures & Sutures (Rise Records, 2 December 2013)

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)
  • Torre Cioffi- Guitar/Vocals (2011–present)
  • P.J. Jefferson- Bass/Vocals (2006–present)
  • Daniel Frazier- Drums (2006–present)
Former
  • Joseph Lacy - Guitar/Vocals (2006–2011)
  • Tim Landers- Guitar/Vocals (2006–2014)

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