Thrice: Vheissu 15th Anniversary Tour.
Thrice was conceived as an Alternative-Rock Punk-Pop band in August 1998 by bass player Eddie Breckenridge and drummer Riley Breckenridge; the two brothers teamed up with high-school friends vocalist guitarist Dustin Kensrue and guitarist Teppei Teranishi in their native Irvine, California USA. After putting out a self-released EP, "First Impressions", plus the full-length album "Identity Crisis" in the summer of 2000, they inked a deal with Sub City Records who re-issued their debut full-length disc in March of 2001; the quartet spent the remainder of the year on the road touring with Midtown. The group's second album, "The Illusion Of Safety", was released in February 2002, it broke into the top 20 of the Billboard's Independent chart, setting the stage for their breakthrough LP. Four months later Thrice were picked-up by Island Records; after that they performed a handful of live shows with Face To Face and Coheed And Cambria as well as stints on The Warped Tour. Their third a