Back in the day, when this place was crawling with forums and chats about random acts of music, we used to poll ourselves to see which release by an artist not only set them atop of the industry but stapled them in as musical gods.
311‘s new album Universal Pulse, was released on July 19, 2011. The band’s previous album, Uplifter was released 6/2/09 and debuted #3 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart!
311 was formed in 1990 in Omaha, Nebraska by singer/guitarist Nick Hexum, singer S.A. Martinez, guitarist Tim Mahoney, drummer Chad Sexton and bassist P-Nut. The band now resides in Los Angeles, California. 311 mix rock, rap, reggae and funk into their own unique sound. After years of consistent touring, 311 have developed a reputation as one of the hardest working, most influential and most entertaining live bands in the U.S. 311 have released eight studio albums, one live album, one greatest hits album and three dvd’s – and have sold over 8 million units in the U.S. Six of their albums have reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Sales Chart…and 8 of their singles have reached the Top 10 on Billboards’s Modern Rock Radio Chart (including the #1 singles “Down”, “Love Song” & “Don’t Tread On Me”).
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