The album was well received in hardcore fanzines. Thoughts of Ionesco toured North America in the summer of 1997, frequently with their friends Wallside. And Then There Was Motion, was released later in 1997 by Kalamazoo Michigan label Makoto Records. The recording revealed a heavier sound and more complex arrangements and was described by Alternative Press Magazine as "an ultimate realization of pain-through-sound. The band recorded its third LP, A Skin Historic, with Grant in summer of 1998. Grant left the band and the album was soon released on Makoto Recordings. At this time the band added a live saxophonist and, disillusioned with the hardcore scene, began opening for extreme metal bands like Brutal Truth and Nile.
Here is a 1998 8-track cassette demo recorded at the infamous Redford Lofts. com/al. skin-demos-1998. SKIN DEMOS 1998, by Thoughts of Ionesco.
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Thoughts of Ionesco played their last show that November in Ann Arbor, MI. Several years later, the guys reappeared on the Detroit music scene with new bands: Hoen in the Holy Fire and Leaving Rouge, Miller in the Holy Fire, and Repa with Paradise. Seventh Rule eventually collected the band's recorded output - including releases on Makoto (1996's The Triptych Session, 1997's.