"Thrice" is an American experimental hardcore band that formed in Irvine, California in 1998.
In 1999 they self-released an EP called ''First Impressions'', of which only 1,000 copies were made and sold out of their cars.
In 2000, Thrice signed-up with Sub City Records and released two LPs. The first, ''Identity Crisis'' (2000), only received 1.5 stars in the http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0vu1z83a3yv6~T1 AMG review and little buzz. The second, ''The Illusion of Safety'' (2002), was widely acclaimed and received attention from major record labels. Even though Thrice's music has always included some metal influences, ''The Illusion of Safety'' contains a heavier metalcore sound than the rest of their records. ''The Illusion of Safety'' was recorded in Beltsville, Maryland and the track "The Beltsville Crucible" reflects this.
In 2003 Thrice signed up with Island Records and released ''The Artist in the Ambulance'', which featured more structured songs while keeping true to their hardcore influences. The band's recent work has noticeably diverged from its metal and hardcore roots. In 2005 a DVD outlining their entire career thus far was ...
|music genre|| Post-Hardcore|
|current members|| Dustin Kensrue|