- Seven Mary Three
Infobox musical artist |
Name = Seven Mary Three
Background = group_or_band
Alias = 7 Mary 3, 7M3
Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S. Flagicon|USA
Post-grunge Alternative rock
Label = Mammoth, Atlantic,
DRT Entertainment, Bellum
URL = [http://www.7m3.com/ 7M3.com]
Current_members = Jason Ross
Giti Khalsa Casey Daniel Thomas Juliano
Past_members = Jason Pollock
Seven Mary Three, occasionally abbreviated to 7M3, is an American hard rock band. They have released seven
studio albums and are best known for their hit single " Cumbersome," as well as " Water's Edge" and "Wait" among others.
Formation and members
Seven Mary Three formed in 1992 when Jason Ross and Jason Pollock met while attending the
College of William and Maryin Williamsburg, Virginia. Originally a duo, Ross and Pollock split song-writing duties and performed with Ross singing and Pollock playing guitar. Later, drummer Giti Khalsaand bassist Casey Danieljoined the band, and the foursome played coffeehouses and clubs throughout the Southeast.
The present members of the band are Casey Daniel, Jason Ross, Thomas Juliano, and Mike Levesque. Giti Khalsa has stopped touring with the band, but still performs on studio recordings.
Origin of group name
This is often interpreted in many ways. Incorrect speculation points to a reference to something
medieval- that it had to do with the seven deadly sins, the Virgin Mary, and the Trinity.
According to the band, they came up with the name one day sitting around watching the 1970s TV series "
CHiPs" on TV—'7 Mary 3' was the call signfor Officer Jon Baker, who was played by actor Larry Wilcox. (7M3: police radio call sign; 7 designates the patrol beat, M for Mary designates that he is a motorcycle unit and 3 is his unit number).
1994's album "Churn", a self-produced independent release garnered the band airplay on an FM rock station in
Orlando, Floridafor the future hit single " Cumbersome." Given this minor success, the band relocated to the Orlando area where they continued to expand their fan base. This regional success soon caught the attention of major-label scouts. The band signed with Mammoth and rerecorded the songs on "Churn", plus two new ones, to create the commercially successful "American Standard" in 1995. Only seven months after its release, "American Standard" achieved platinum status (1,000,000 copies sold). This accomplishment can certainly be attributed to the success of "Cumbersome," which was a Top 40 hit, as well as another popular single, " Water's Edge."
The band was then signed to
Atlantic Recordsand in 1997 released " RockCrown". It reached #75 on the Billboard 200but failed to match the success of its predecessor. A second effort under Atlantic, " Orange Ave." debuted the following year and charted considerably lower; although, its single "Over Your Shoulder" performed exceptionally. In the summer of 2001, Seven Mary Three returned to Mammoth Records and released " The Economy of Sound". This includes the single "Wait," which reached #7 on Hot Mainstream Rock Tracksand is among the highest regarded songs by Seven Mary Three.
The group shifted once again to
DRT Entertainmentand, in 2004, released " Dis/Location". Their sixth studio album, it failed entirely to chart as did its only single. However, four years later, Seven Mary Three proved their resiliency by presenting a seventh album, " day&nightdriving", under Bellum Records.
* "B-Sides & Rarities" (1997) Seven-cut promo EP issued by Atlantic Recording Corp. and Mammoth Records. PRCD 8339-2
* "Weed, CA" (2002)
Welcome Race Fans" (2003)
Compilation and soundtrack contributions
* "Shelf Life" - "" (1996 soundtrack)
* "Blackwing" - "MOM: Music for Our Mother Ocean" (1996
Surfrider Foundationbenefit album)
* "My My" - "Milk It For All It's Worth" (1996 compilation)
* "My My" - "ESPN Presents X Games Volume 1: Music from the Edge" (1996 compilation)
* "Blackwing" - "
Hurricane Streets" (1998 soundtrack)
* "Pepsi Pop Culture" (1998 compilation)
* "Wait" - "
Crazy/Beautiful" (2001 soundtrack)
* "Cumbersome" - "Live in the X Lounge IV" (2001 charity album)
* "Laughing Out Loud" - "Paste Magazine Issue 40 CD Sampler" (2008 compilation)
* [http://www.7m3.com 7M3 Official Site] Inclusive of discography, music, and more.
* [http://www.myspace.com/7m3 Official 7M3 MySpace site]
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