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©311 / Volcano
Formed: 1990 in Omaha, NE
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Nicholas Hexum, P-Nut, Tim Mahoney, S.A. Martinez, Chad Sexton, Nick Hexum
Biography: 311's fusion of reggae and rap-metal was created in Omaha, Nebraska, where singer/guitarist Nick Hexum, DJ/singer S.A. Martinez, guitarist Tim Mahoney, drummer Chad Sexton, and the bassist known only as P-Nut launched the group in 1990. Taking their name from the Omaha Police Department's code for indecent ...Read full biography
Grassroots [Explicit]
Released: 1994
Label: Volcano 3
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A stylistic improvement over its predecessor, Grassroots presents a more focused and inventive 311, evenly balancing the band's rap-metal intensity with reggae vibrations, Grateful Dead-like jams, and ...Read full review
Music [Explicit]
Released: 1993
Label: Volcano 3
Critics' Rating:
311's debut album, Music, is an infectious mix of funk metal and hip-hop. While the band fails to come up with a consistently solid batch of songs, their raw energy makes up for the lack of strong songwriting. ...Read full review