BLURT Contest Launched For Thrice Meet-and-Greet

Los Angeles, CA (November 6, 2009) – THRICE announces that the vinyl edition of their latest studio album, Beggars (09/09, Vagrant), will be available beginning December 15, 2009. The limited edition pressing of 2000 numbered pieces will include a full album download card and an autographed 24-page booklet with exclusive liner notes written by the band. The vinyl will be available in a variety of colors, each limited to 500 copies or fewer. Fans in the US can pre-order the vinyl here: and the UK/EU pre-order Is here:

Thrice kicked off their fall tour dates with Brand New last week with a sold out show in Austin, Texas. Their leg of the tour ends in Philadelphia on November 14 and the band begins their own headline dates the following night in Pittsburgh, PA at Diesel with The Dear Hunter and Polar Bear Club. The Southern California-based quartet will tour their way back to the west coast for two hometown shows in Anaheim at the House of Blues on November 24 and 25. On November 28, Thrice jet off to New York to rejoin Brand New for a massive Nassau Coliseum show that also features Glassjaw, Manchester Orchestra, and Kevin Devine.

Fans will have the chance to meet Thrice by entering a new contest that just launched with Blurt Magazine and Invisible Children. Five winners plus guests will attend a meet and greet before each of the Thrice headline shows. Winners will also receive a copy of Beggars on vinyl that will be shipped to them around release date. For contest rules and more information, go to:

Thrice will be announcing the premiere of their new video for “In Exile” in the coming weeks and fans call follow the band’s updates from the tour on http://twitter/officialthrice.

Thrice is Dustin Kensrue – vocals/guitar, Teppei Teranishi – guitar/piano, Edward Breckenridge – bass, and Riley Breckenridge – drums.

THRICE on tour:

11/06 – Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues *

11/07 – N. Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues *

11/09 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte *

11/10 – Richmond, VA @ The National *

11/11 – Baltimore, MD @ Sonar * (SOLD OUT)

11/13 – Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa *

11/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Electric Factory *

11/15 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Diesel ^

11/16 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection ^

11/17 – Poplar Grove, IL @ Chubby Rain-House of Tunes ^

11/19 – Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep ^

11/20 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue ^

11/22 – San Francisco, CA @ The Grand Ballroom at The Regency ^

11/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Avalon ^

11/24 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues ^

11/25 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues ^

11/28 – Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Coliseum*

12/04 – San Diego, CA @ Soma ^

* – Supporting Brand New

^ – Headline date

Thrice “Beggars” ( VR555 / 601091055520 / J12) Available Now!


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