Tag Archives: Thrice

THRICE- Palms

It’s a genuine surprise to hear ‘Only Us’, the first track on Thrice’s tenth album, begin with a bubbling, ominous synth line. It’s a mile away from the powerful roar of the California quartet’s past– no one should expect that anymore- but it is striking, interesting and new. Unfortunately, few moments following it truly demand your attention. Over the last […]

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THRICE return with ‘The Grey’

At the beginning of the year, Moderate Rock predicted that Thrice would return. Now, two years after ‘To Be Everywhere Is to be Nowhere’ put an end to their hiatus, the California quartet look to be firing into life. Play new single ‘The Grey’ below or over at the recently redesigned thrice.net, it’s an upbeat, chunky number that’s giving me […]

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YEAR IN PREVIEW- 2018

So long 2017 you miserable no-good bastard. Oh sure, some outstanding records saw the light of day last year but god damn were some of the days dark. No pressure then 2018, but you kind of need to turn this whole thing around. Yet more excellent music will help of course and while the records that make the deepest mark […]

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LESS ART- Strangled Light

Oh man, should this be right up my street. Members of Thrice, Curl Up and Die and Kowloon Walled City writing gritty post-hardcore songs about loss and loathing isn’t far away from what would happen if someone told me to construct a new band, fantasy football style, from my record collection. ‘Strangled Light’ though, is such a stark and spidery […]

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Sifting #1- THRICE

At first the rumble was low- a hopeful rumour here, a one-off benefit show there. Then the noise built- there was a summer of sneaking onto festival bills and a photo of what looked decidedly like a recording studio. Now it’s confirmed– the hiatus is over, an album is due this year, Thrice are back. But before new Thrice finally […]

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THRICE. Forum, London. 30.04.12

This is a big day. That’s clear before the Forum doors even open tonight. There are people in the queue from as far afield as Portugal, Poland, and… er, Putney, and they’re swapping stories about a band that changed their lives. Over the past decade see, Thrice have gone from skate-punk upstarts to a leading light in their scene, scratch […]

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THURSDAY call it quits

Urgh, double whammy. Hot on the heels of Thrice announcing their hiatus, Thursday have called it quits. A statement on their official website states, “Yup. Yesterday Thrice, today Thursday. Crazy coincidence for two bands that have led such parallel and intersecting lives. We would’ve spaced our announcement out and given the dust a chance to settle but we are about […]

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THRICE to enter hiatus

According to a post from frontman Dustin Kensrue on the band’s official website, Thrice will go on hiatus after completing their current tour commitments. “Thrice is not breaking up. If nothing has broken us up by now, I doubt anything ever could. However, we will be taking a break from being a full-time band, and the upcoming tour in the […]

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