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Published by Bernard on 08 Feb 2019

Thursday – “Full Collapse” (Chain Reaction. January 30, 2019)

How often can you see one of your favorite bands play one of your favorite albums in full? In a venue that helped shape your younger years? AND on your birthday?

I may not have gotten candles, but Thursday helped blow the lights out!

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Published by Bernard on 05 Jun 2016

Thrice (The Shrine. June 3, 2016)


Since Thrice announced their return from hiatus, they’ve notched small shows and festival performances on their veteran belts. They’ve recently released a new album “To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere” and have set out on a headlining tour, solidifying their return. With a sellout crowd at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium, Thrice was sent out on the road in the best way possible.

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Published by Bernard on 02 Feb 2012

H2O “Don’t Forget Your Roots” release show (the Echo. January 29, 2012)

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With a small venue like the Echo, you kind of build up an idea of how a show is going to go down before you even step inside. A no stage dive/crowd surf policy, however, was in effect and broke the idea up a bit for me. Still, with three crowd-pleasing bands putting on great performances, you shouldn’t be surprised that people had a pretty good time… and still found a way to jump off stage.

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Published by Bernard on 26 Jul 2010

Katchafire (House of Blues: Anaheim. July 24, 2010)

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Judging by my typical show reviews it might surprise people to find out that I listen to a wide range of music. I’m pretty open to different genres and that led me to New Zealand’s Katchafire. The great thing about this show is that I got the added bonus of enjoying the band’s performance with the people responsible for introducing me to their music.

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Published by Bernard on 22 Jul 2010

Thrice (The Fox Theater. July 17, 2010)

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I’ve been a Thrice for almost 10 years now and I’m continuously amazed at how this band keeps evolving. One thing that hasn’t changed is that they always seem to bring great acts with them on tour. SUch was the case with their home show at the Fox Theater in Pomona.
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