Hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, comes Thoughtless Action. Fueled by a strong emphasis on vocals, the aggressive stylings of punk, and the techy instrumentation of metal, Thoughtless Action seeks to take a new spin on a dying breed of punk. With members extremely passionate for the music they grew up with, Thoughtless Action is composed of 3 talented musicians originating from coast to coast of Canada. They have come to Calgary to display to all their fast, highly energetic, unmistakable stage show which has received much acclamation for 2 years and running. Thoughtless Action writes their lyrics with the intent of opening eyes and broadening minds, without wasting breath on the less important matters in life. With a fan base growing very rapidly wherever their music is heard Thoughtless Action is a musical force to be reckoned with!
The history of Thoughtless Actions original roots began in September of 2003 with Matt Faupel on drums, Brian Gillingham on guitar and vocals, and Mike Boutin on guitar and vocals. The months passed as the band continually wrote songs and played shows in Calgary and the surrounding area. During this time several temporary bassists came and went, but nothing solid was found. A 5 song demo was recorded in May '03 at "Orbit A studios" based out of Calgary. This demo helped the band get their name and music out to the listening public and as a result shows started popping up left right and center. In August of 2004, Mike left town for school and a couple months were taken off from playing shows to look for new members. Steve Longfield was found in September on a local website forum. The band liked what they heard and he then settled in on bass and vocals. The song writing process began again as the band continued the search for a second guitarist. Several guitarists were auditioned over the next few months and the decision was made to continue playing shows as a three piece. December rolled around and Rory Babkirk responded to an ad in a local entertainment magazine for the position of second guitarist. He borrowed his brothers guitar, came out to a practice, and soon after joined. 6 Months went by of playing shows, writing, and promoting the bands name when in May '05 Rory decided he part ways with Thoughtless Action.
Today, Thoughtless Action continues to seek that 4th puzzle piece that will fill the empty slot as they remain rigorously writing music and playing shows across Western Canada. This group of three carry the name, message, and ambition of Thoughtless Actions' music. With high hopes for the future, Thoughtless Action aims to continue to increase their fan base for the open eared and minded people across the world.
August, 13 2005 at The Underground
Not Available, Calgary,
Thoughtless Action, The Mad Cowboys, with guests. Animal Abuse Benefit.
September, 23 2005 at Stanley Park Community Center
Not Available, Calgary,
Cost: $7 With food item
The Rudies, Beja Flor, The Pants Situation, Thoughtless Action, Two Dollar Ties and Boys Kissing Boys
Technical guitars lines, ripping fast and tech drums, solid driving bass, tons of energy all rolled into a neat little package... waiting to explode!