These SoCal emo survivors just released a new album, Major/Minor, whose title reflects their up-and-down commercial fortunes: Signed (along with the likeminded Thursday) to Island back in the early 90s, Thrice never smoothed out their brainy-brutal sound enough to trigger a big mainstream breakthrough. Now theyre back in Indieland, where their devoted fans will probably sustain them for years.
Sun., Oct. 16, 6 p.m., 2011
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