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Riley Breckenridge

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    April 17, 2012

    3hree Things: Must-Haves For Unapologetic Baseball Geeks

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.If you're a baseball superfan like me, your GeekMeter™ has probably been in the red since Spri ... More >>

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    April 10, 2012

    3hree Things: On Vacationer's New Album, Gone

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.Summer doesn't officially start for another two months, but with the arrival of Daylight Saving ... More >>

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    March 27, 2012

    3hree Things: On Meshuggah's New Album, Koloss

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​ If I were to have made a Most Anticipated Albums of 2012, Meshuggah's Koloss would have ... More >>

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    March 20, 2012

    3hree Things: A Trip To Tempe For Angels Spring Training

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​ About a week and a half ago, my lady and I packed our bags, hopped in my car and took the 10 ... More >>

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    March 8, 2012

    Machine Wash Warm: A Collaborative e-Book Featuring Writers Including Thrice's Riley Breckenridge

    ​Maybe you'd like to see what Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Thrice and 3hree Things columnist, does when he's not hitting things with sticks and being snarky online. Well, he publishes his work on FlipCollective.com, a collaborative site where weekly, each FlipCollective writer's work gets edited ... More >>

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    February 13, 2012

    3hree Things: Random Thoughts About The 2012 Grammys

    Watch out for 3hree Things (usually) every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​ Because a column that usually runs on Tuesdays should run on a Monday. Because the ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    3hree Things: A Box Full Of Cassettes And Shame

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​I'm not gonna lie. I didn't spend my formative years as a music listener (late-80's/earl ... More >>

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    January 17, 2012

    3hree Things: (A Few Of) My Favorite Drummers At the Moment

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​the above image was respectfully borrowed from Kick/Snare/Hat and taken by Sangsouvanh Khounvic ... More >>

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    December 27, 2011

    3hree Things: My 12 Favorite Albums Of 2011, Vol. 3 of 4

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​Hello? Anybody out there? Is this thing on?So, uh...maybe rolling this out in four volumes wasn ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    3hree Things: My 12 Favorite Albums Of 2011, Vol. 2 of 4

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. Read the archives here. ​ Last week, I said I'd probably rearrange this list every time I took a look a ... More >>

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    December 6, 2011

    3hree Things: Holiday Shopping For THAT DUDE

    ​​Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. You've seen him in Orange County; a forty-something-year-old man, ungracefully dealing with a ... More >>

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    November 8, 2011

    3hree Things: I'm Not A Photographer, I Just Play One On Tour

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.Riley with a booboo! Read how he got it here.​Editor's note: This week, Riley is on the road w ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    [WATCH] Thrice Release 'Promises' Video

    Samuel Zide​ It's been a while since we've heard from our former cover boys Thrice, who are coming back to town to play a couple of hometown shows next week. Today, they dropped their video for "Promises." The song is one of our favorites off Major/Minor, and the video, with its soft lights and ou ... More >>

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    October 25, 2011

    3hree Things: On The Art Of Falling Down

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​Last Friday afternoon, I took a leisurely stroll down East Carson, a busy street flanked with ... More >>

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    October 18, 2011

    3hree Things: BEER!!!

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​While we were on tour last summer, I combined my interest in craft beers and the traveling I w ... More >>

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    October 11, 2011

    3hree Things: A Post-Show, Post-Work, Post-Whatever Playlist

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​On tour, I spend a majority of my waking hours around loud, heavy, high energy rock music. That ... More >>

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    October 4, 2011

    3hree Things: Baseball Helmets, Errant Fecal Spackle and Epic Trucker Farts

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.Michael Shumaker​ Sunday morning's trip was a 12-hour drive through New Mexico and West Texas, w ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    3hree Things: On Getting Ready For Tour (Or Not)

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​ I leave for tour in two days. And I'm not ready. Again.You'd think that after touring for ab ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Local Record Review: 'Major/Minor' by Thrice

    ​ThriceMajor/MinorVagrant So sure, we're a little biased given the subject of this week's Beat Blvd, how couldn't we be? It's not everyday that one of our long-established columnists makes his drumming debut with up-and-coming local act Thrice, who might one day become well known in their o ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011

    WEB EXTRAS: Thrice on the Cover of OC Weekly

    ​In this week's issue, post-hardcore band Thrice graces our cover to talk about their their journey as a band and as family men prior to the release of their latest album, Major/Minor (Vagrant)--click here to read the story in its entirety.We hung out with their kids, watched their live shows and ... More >>

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    September 13, 2011

    3hree Things: Life's Uncanny Ability To Punch My Ego In The Balls

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.growingongrownup.com​Last week, I read that San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt ... More >>

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    August 9, 2011

    3hree Things: On Hawleywood's Barbershop

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​I've never been really big on "hairstyles," as a damning Google image search of me will surel ... More >>

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    August 2, 2011

    3hree Things: On My Fitness Schizophrenia

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.courtesy of warriorinscrubs, sixpackstomachreview and photoshopEarlier this week I discovered th ... More >>

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    July 12, 2011

    3hree Things: Species of Slow-Pitch Softball Goons

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.Saturday, I played in the annual "Irvine Classic", an day-long mens slow-pitch softball tournament ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    3hree Things: Major League Baseball Players Have Horrible Taste In Music

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. "Durr Durr Hurrka Durr Deeoodle Dee Dooo Hurka Murr Murr Hem Haw Durkle Doo..." -Stapp​Major ... More >>

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    June 21, 2011

    3hree Things: On A Few Of OC's Worst Motorists

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​ I'd consider myself a decent-to-somewhat good driver. I'm not a speed junkie (the measuremen ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Gwen Stefani Breaks Up With Herself

    [Mental Notes] Also, Brandon Seger on keeping lyrics simple, and Riley Breckenridge on a big, bad burrito.

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    June 14, 2011

    3hree Things: On Improving Your Summer BBQs

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​Summer officially starts next week, which means BBQ season is officially in full swing (altho ... More >>

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    June 9, 2011

    Two Coachellas Are Better Than One

    [Mental Notes] Riley Breckenridge is back to blogging

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    March 3, 2011

    Thrice Get Their Ink On at the MusInk Festival

    [Locals Only] Riley Breckenridge talks about tats, festival crowds and the upcoming Thrice record

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    December 21, 2010

    3hree Things: My 9 Favorite Albums Of 2010, Vol. 2 of 3

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, the drummer of Orange County's favorite alt-rock band, Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. I've been writing and publishing "Best/Favorite Of..." lists for music sites and/or blogs for several ... More >>

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    November 30, 2010

    3hree Things: On Holiday Shopping And Retail Zombies I Hope To Avoid This Season

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.Tis the season to be an asshole jolly. A caveat: I love giving gifts, and love that the hol ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    3hree Things: A Few Random Rants From My Past

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.I've had a particularly rough week, and while I'll spare you the details, I will assure that the ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    3hree Things: On Audio Warfare And Exacting Revenge On Noisy Neighbors

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.A few nights ago, while enjoying the extra hour of sleep afforded to us by daylight losings time ... More >>

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    November 2, 2010

    3hree Things: The Top Three Singles on iTunes And How Old And Out Of Touch They Make Me Feel

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.I remember playing select cuts from my rapidly expanding (and mostly horrible) music collection ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    3hree Things: On Halloween (Plus: Thrice's Best Halloween Costumes!)

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. If memory serves me correctly, this Halloween will be just the second that I've spent at home s ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    3hree Things: On Physical Maladies and Failing Body Parts--'Yeah...They Get Like That...They're Just Not Good Anymore'

    ​Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. If you replace "ankle" with "knee" in the Louis CK clip I posted after the jump, you have a ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    3hree Things: A Trifecta Of Male Hygiene Trends That Need To End

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​When I write these 3hree Things pieces, I usually have a pretty solid idea of what I'll write ... More >>

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    September 1, 2010

    3hree (of Hundreds of) Totally Useless Things I Didn't Buy From The SkyMall Catalog On My Flight Home

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California, being an OC native and, of course, music.​​According to statistics that I just expertly extracted from the ever-re ... More >>

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    August 17, 2010

    3hree Things: Airline Passengers I Hope To Avoid On My Trip To Europe

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California, being an OC native and, of course, music. ​At the time that this is posted I will be 35,000 feet above t ... More >>

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    August 10, 2010

    3hree Things: Colour Revolt's New Record, 'The Cradle'

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California, being an OC native and, of course, music.I mentioned in a June 3hree Things that I thought 2010 had been a ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    3hree Things: Why I Listened To Menomena's New Record 43 Times This Weekend (And Am Not Even Remotely Sick Of It Yet)

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California, being an OC native and, of course, music.​I moved from Irvine to back to Orange just over two months ago, and ... More >>

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    July 13, 2010

    3hree Songs I Never Want To Hear Again (But Undoubtedly Will)

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California, being an OC native and, of course, music.Flickr user striatic​​There are certain songs that are inescapable, that ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    3hree Fairly Affordable Orange County Meals That I Miss Like Hell When I'm On Tour

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California, being an OC native and, of course, music. ​I've spent a healthy portion of the past decade in one of two places: On to ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010

    The Union Line Set to Tour

    [Mental Notes] Plus, Steelwells power through multiple SoCal residencies, Thrice's drummer has a Heard Mentality column and cute girls use abrasive name for Cock Sparrer cover band

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    June 15, 2010

    3hree Things: Thrice's Riley Breckenridge's New Weekly Column

    Riley Breckenridge, the drummer of our favorite Irvine alt-rock band, Thrice, starts his weekly column today. He's going to blog about everything from local haunts to his favorite bands, so watch out for your weekly dose of Riley's 3hree Things. Thrice's drummer Riley Breckenridge is starting a week ... More >>

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    September 17, 2009
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    February 28, 2002

    Cuisinart Rock

    From punk to metal to emo, Thrice can play it all

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