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Thrice (Band)

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    Kiven's Rock is More Than the Sum of Their Influences

    Kiven aren't really what you'd call a proper OC band. For one, only half of them grew up here. But geography aside, they've never been able to be boxed into any particular segment of the local rock spectrum. The closest bands we can measure them against are Irvine contemporaries like Young the Giant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Exclusive: Thrice Premieres 'Anthology' Live Album on Navel Gazing

    Although Thrice's final farewell show at the Observatory in Santa Ana was among the most brutal, beautiful, bittersweet moment of the summer, we understand when a band agrees to call it quits. It's okay, we know OC's mature, post-hardcore troupe will be back (three years, we're calling it!). Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Top 25 Greatest Orange County Bands of All Time: 5-1

    5. Thrice Most teenagers who strapped on a guitar during the beginning of the second Bush administration could can easily call out Thrice as an inspiration for the angry, distorted racket they created in their parent's garage. Knowing what concrete influence their music had on scores of current l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    3hree Things: On Bad Religion's 'Generator,' 20 Years Later

    ​ We all have records in our collections that are game changers; records that changed the way we listened to, thought about, and (in some cases) wrote/played music. In the days since Thrice announced its "indefinite hiatus," I've spent a fair amount of time reminiscing, not only about my career wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Thrice Announce Farewell Tour

    ​Well, this is it. Irvine prog-rockers Thrice are really doing it--taking a break after 13 years together. Singer/guitarist Dustin Kensrue, guitarist Teppei Teranishi, bassist Eddie Breckenridge and drummer Riley Breckenridge (our 3hree Things columnist) will go on tour on May 4 in San Diego and e ... More >>

  • Music

    February 17, 2012

    Introducing . . . 3hree Things

    Riley Breckenridge's column drops in on the print edition every month from now on!

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    We Are The Ocean Tell Us What They Really Think of Thrice

    ​On tour supporting their second album, Go Now and Live, We are the Ocean are on the verge--of everything. The British band, made up of Dan Brown (lead vocals), Liam Cromby (guitar / vocals), Jack Spence (bass), Alfie Scully (guitar/vocals) and Tom Whittaker (drums) just broke the UK top 10 rock ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    February 2, 2012

    Where's the Band?

    Yost Theater

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Thrice Announces Indefinite Hiatus

    ​Dustin Kensrue of Thrice announced via the band's website yesterday that after 13 years of playing together, the Irvine-based experimental post-hardcore outfit have decided to take an indefinite hiatus following their upcoming tour.

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Five of the Biggest Thrice Fans We Know

    ​See also: Thrice are Family GuysThrice talk about their evolution in albumsThrice drummer Riley Breckenridge's column, 3hree ThingsBack in September we held a contest asking Thrice fans to tell us why they considered themselves the band's biggest fans. After reading a liberal amount of submission ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    The Galaxy Theatre To Become Mars Hill Church on Sundays

    The new venue for Mars Hill Church Orange County. ​On the same stage where his former bands have rocked out for wild crowds, pastor Nick Bogardus will preach the Gospel of Jesus for a different congregation.Mars Hill Church Orange County, which Bogardus leads, has a new home at The Galaxy Theatre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Top Five Hits: Second Spin in Costa Mesa

    ​ Here are the top five selling record this week from Second Spin, 1781 Newport Blvd. in Costa Mesa, (949) 650-8870.This week's top seller is Irvine-based post-hardcore band Thrice, who graced the cover of last week's issue.

  • Columns

    September 22, 2011
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    September 19, 2011

    All the Thrice News You Need to Know Before 'Major/Minor' Drops

    ​Even though we did that cover story on Thrice and are getting a ton of entries to the Thrice superfan contest, we're still excited about watching them live. Or, you know, almost live. Fans can tune in Wednesday, Sept. 21  at 2 p.m. PST to see a live performance by Thrice streaming from Red B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Music

    September 15, 2011

    Thrice Are Family Guys

    After nearly two years of both tragedy and triumph on the home front, Irvine's favorite post-hardcore band work it all out with their new album, 'Major/Minor'

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    WIN: A Ticket to Each of Thrice's Southern California Shows!

    Samuel Zide​Are you the biggest Thrice fan ever? Then you'll probably love our cover story this week, which talks about the trials and tribulations the post-hardcore band went through before making their latest set, Major/Minor, out next week on Vagrant. Maybe you've liked them since you were 12. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Dustin Kensrue On New Thrice Album and Folk Music

    Taylor Hamby/OC Weekly​Dustin KensrueAugust 5, 2011US Open of Surfing, Pac Sun StageDustin Kensrue's acoustic strums seem like a good soundtrack to the lively and carefree party that is the US Open of Surfing. The Huntington Beach pier and Pacific Ocean waves framed Kensrue's performance perfectly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Thrice's Eddie Breckenridge on Playing at the Yost Theater

    ​While Thrice is gearing up for the release of their seventh studio release, Major/Minor, their  bassist Eddie Breckenridge sent me a few thoughts on the Yost Theater while I was reporting story on its opening; the Irvine prog-rockers are performing at Yost on August 13 to give a hometown aud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Thrice Art for Major/Minor Revealed

    ​ Major/Minor, Thrice's seventh studio album, has a Sept. 20 release date. The cover, as you can see up here, looks like a cross between the Shroud of Turin and a Mark Rothko painting. They started recording it last May; lead singer Dustin Kensrue said this album was "definitely the most natural ... More >>

  • Music

    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

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Musink Tattoo Convention and Music Festival at OC Fairgrounds

    Thrice​What goes together better than punk rock and tattoos? Nothing, in our opinion. The creators of the Musink Tattoo and Music Festival would undoubtedly agree. This year marks the fourth installment of the annual event, and Thrice, Circa Survive, The Used and Hot Water Music are on tap to prov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Thrice at the Fox Theater in Pomona Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​ThriceFox Theater in PomonaJuly 17, 2010Watch our slideshow here!Pomona was literally and figuratively the hottest place to be on Saturday. After baking in a brick oven to catch a fiery debut performance of One Day As A Lion at Aladdin Jr, I stumbled across the street seek ... More >>

  • Music

    July 15, 2010

    Thrice As Long

    These Irvine boys still marvel at their career, 12 years later

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    The Emo To Hipster Special: Win Tickets to Hawthorne Heights, Thrice, and MGMT!

    www.myspace.com/mgmtSee MGMT out of their natural habitat on Sunday, for free!​Just in case you think we don't do anything for you: this week, Heard Mentality is giving away a pair of tickets to Hawthorne Heights show at the Troubadour in LA on Thursday, and three pairs of tickets each to Thrice's ... More >>

  • Music

    April 29, 2010

    Thrice Cancel Tour

    [Mental Notes] Also: Killingtons still good, Aushua come to senses and change name, Factory Records opens

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Thrice Cancels Tour

    Local boys Thrice canceled its tour with co-headliners Manchester Orchestra and O'Brother because of a family emergency, which means no shows from now through May 9. Photography by Fever Dragon​

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2009

    Last Night: Thrice at the House of Blues Anaheim

    Andrew YoussefLive at the House of Blues Anaheim​ Last Night: Thrice at the House of Blues Anaheim (11/25/09)Better Than: Going to Warped Tour or Bamboozle Left just to see Thrice.My first Thrice show was back in 2002 at the House of Blues Anaheim when they opened for Face To Face. I had no idea w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Road Sores: Thrice Checks In

    Welcome to Road Sores, Heard Mentality's newest feature, where bands on tour will guest blog about life on the road, photos, videos, what that smell is coming from the corner of the van, what they're listening to, or whatever the hell it is they feel like talking about that day. This week: Thrice.&n ... More >>

  • Music

    September 17, 2009
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    June 17, 2009

    Thrice's Sixth Studio Album Announced for October, Get Ready for Warped Tour

    Dustin RabinThrice prepare for the summer's Warped Tour (poorly).Irvine's favorite sons (other than Will Ferrell, maybe, but post-Land of the Lost that's questionable at best) Thrice have announced that their sixth album, the follow-up to 2007 (and 2008's!) four-disc, dual release The Alchemy Index ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2008
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