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Headlining Tour Kicks Off September 30th

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Thrice has announced that they will be slowly streaming the full Major/Minor starting today for all fans! Available today, Sept. 7th, will be “Yellow Belly”, “Promises”, and newly added “Blinded”. Each weekday from now until the release, September 20th, Thrice will postthe next track off the album for all to stream. Check out Thrice performing “Blur” on Fuel TV’s The Daily Habit, here: To check out the tracks streaming from Major/Minor, please visit:

The band will support the album release with a headlining tour kicking off September 30th with Moving Mountains, O’Brother and La Dispute to support.

The recording of Major/Minor began May 2nd in Santa Monica, CA with Dave Schiffman at Red Bull Studios who mixed “Beggars” and engineered “Vheissu.” As a band that continues to push boundaries, Major/Minor will be no exception. “It’s definitely the most natural progression from record to record that we’ve had in a while. We did The Alchemy Index, which was totally different [from Vheissu]. Then Beggars was kind of the reaction against that. This kind of makes sense coming out of Beggars, but it’s definitely a different record,” says lead singer Dustin Kensrue.

The California-based four-piece formed in 1998 and quickly exploded onto the modern rock and heavy music scenes with their 2001 full-length debut, Identity Crisis, which was followed by fan-favorite scorchers The Illusion of Safety (2002) and The Artist In The Ambulance (2003), as well as the breathtakingly brilliant Vheissu (2005). The Alchemy Index’s Fire and Water installments introduced the album’s elaborate concept in 2007, and then Earth and Air completed the project’s scope in 2008. For the 2009 release of Beggars, Thrice found themselves with the luxury of playing whatever came naturally, with no preconceived direction. From the outset the vibe was a welcome change from the rigid framework behind the Alchemy Index’s element-based concept, and soon all four members were deeply immersed in the project. This will lead the band to the release of their 7th studio album, which they could not be more excited about.I’m really proud of the record. I’d probably say that for anything we’ve done, but I guess that’s just because of the approach of the record. We’ve been pushing ourselves really hard, and I like to think we’re probably our own toughest critics,” says Kensrue.

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Tour date tickets are on sale here:

Tour Dates:

9/30/11       Hard Rock Café                                     Las Vegas, NV

10/1/11       The Marquee                                         Tempe, AZ

10/3/11       The Door                                                Dallas, TX

10/4/11       Emo’s                                                     Austin, TX

10/5/11       House Of Blues                                      Houston, TX

10/7/11       Revolution                                              Ft. Lauderdale, FL

10/8/11       Beacham Theater                                  Orlando, FL

10/9/11       The Masquerade                                    Atlanta, GA

10/11/11     Cat’s Cradle                                            Carrboro, NC

10/12/11     The National                                           Richmond, VA

10/13/11     Electric Factory                                       Philadelphia, PA

10/14/11     Starland Ballroom                                   Sayreville, NJ

10/15/11     The Recher Theatre                               Towson, MD

10/16/11      Irving Plaza                                            New York City, NY

10/18/11      Royale Night Club                                  Boston, MA

10/19/11      Club Soda                                              Montreal, Canada

10/20/11      Phoenix Concert Theatre                       Toronto, Canada

10/21/11      Club Zoo                                                 Pittsburgh, PA

10/22/11      Mad Hatter Club                                     Covington, KY

10/23/11      Newport Music Hall                                Columbus, OH

10/25/11      The Intersection                                     Grand Rapids, MI

10/26/11      St. Andrews Hall                                     Detroit, MI

10/27/11      Metro                                                      Chicago, IL

10/28/11      Pop’s                                                      Sauget, IL

10/29/11      Granada                                                 Lawrence, KS

10/30/11      The Summit Music Hall                          Denver, CO

11/1/11         Saltair                                                    Salt Lake City, UT

11/3/11         The Showbox                                        Seattle, WA

11/4/11         Wonder Ballroom                                  Portland, OR

11/5/11         The Regency Ballroom                         San Francisco, CA

11/6/11         Ace of Spades                                      Sacramento, CA

11/8/11         Mayan Theatre                                      Los Angeles, CA

11/9/11         House Of Blues                                     Anaheim, CA

11/10/11       House Of Blues                                     Anaheim, CA

11/11/11       House Of Blues                                     San Diego, CA

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