Southern California-based hardcore band Thrice has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with BMG Songs, a division of BMG Music Publishing. The band recently released its first major-label recor

Southern California-based hardcore band Thrice has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with BMG Songs, a division of BMG Music Publishing. The band recently released its first major-label record, "Artist in the Ambulance" (Island), which peaked at No. 16 on The Billboard 200. The group's current single, "Stare at the Sun," is No. 39 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart.

This is Thrice's first publishing deal.

Thrice is currently touring Europe, and launches a North American leg with Poison The Well on March 17 in Latham, N.Y.