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An Interview With Mike Johnson

Here is an interview with Mike Johnson posted in New Music Box.



Our New Album "Hoping Against Hope"

Our new album Hoping Against Hope is now out on Cuneiform Records. The CD was mixed by Bob Drake and Mike Johnson. You can purchase it here.

You can listen to sample tracks by visiting

Thanks to everyone who contributed to the Kickstarter Campaign which assisted us in funding it!

Here is some live footage of us performing "Sleeper Cell Anthem" in Austin, TX during our last tour.



A Rare Progressive Music Showcase in Boulder

Thinking Plague performed in Boulder, Colorado with Hamster Theater and Glass at the Dairy Center for the Arts on Sunday, Feb 14, 2016.

For details, use this link:



Texas Mini-Tour 2016

Thinking Plague has finally played Texas.

We were in Austin at the Salvage Vanguard Theater on January 9th, 2016. See here for details:

We also played shows in Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio and Houston.

Thanks to everyone who came out to see us. And special thanks to our opening bands including the Stop Motion Orchestra.



Thinking Plague Pacific Northwest Tour 2013

The Seaprog concert in Seattle marked the end of a mini-tour of the Pacific Northwest. It was the first time we'd performed there.

We started the tour in Portland and moved up to Seattle over the course of the weekend:

June 28 - Porch-Couch

June 29 - The Olympia Experimental Music Festival

June 30 - Seaprog Festival
Columbia City Theatre

All of the shows were packed and well received. Thanks to everyone who came to see us. We really appreciated it. It was fun to play for you all.

Here is a video from the Seattle show (courtesy of Daniel Flessa - thanks!):



We had a successful performance on Sept 22nd, 2012 at the R.I.O. Fest in Carmaux, France.

Here are photos from the show (courtesy of the site ProgRockFoto)

We were honoured to be invited. Thanks to everyone who came out to see us.



Thinking Plague's CD, entitled "Decline and Fall", the 6th studio album by the band, was released at the beginning of 2012. The CD was mixed by Bob Drake and Mike Johnson in the fall of 2011, and is available from Cuneiform.

A sample track can be found below:

You can click here to order a copy. You can also get it from many of your favourite vendors.

Here is the official press release from Cuneiform about the album.

There is also an interview with Mike about the album at the Rocktologist

And another interview at the Ragazzi website



Meanwhile, Thinking Plague (with sister band Hamster Theatre) completed a "mini-tour" in November 2011, which included successful shows at the Cuneifest in Baltimore and The Stone in New York as well as a show and an interactive "living room" concert in Philadelphia.

Here's a review of Cuneifest by Rafaella Berry

Here's a review of our show at The Stone by JG Thirwell