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 Southern California.
311 mix rock, rap, reggae and funk into their own unique hybrid sound – and have developed a reputation as one of the most entertaining & dynamic live bands in the U.S.
311 recently released their 12th studio album, MOSAIC, on June 23 in advance of their 2017 Summer Tour (40 shows, June 22 – Aug 20, www.311.com/shows). The 17 song album debuted at #6 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, marking the band’s 10th consecutive Top 10 album.
The new album was released by BMG – and was produced by John Feldmann (Blink 182, Panic at the Disco,
The Used etc) and Scotch Ralston (who produced 311’s Transistor, Soundsystem & Stereolithic albums).
The band’s previous album, STEREOLITHIC, also debuted at #6 on the Top 200 Album Chart.
311 have released eleven studio albums, two greatest hits albums, two live albums, three DVD’s and a boxed-set – and have sold over 9 million copies in the U.S. Their last nine albums reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Sales Chart – and nine of their singles have reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s Alternative Radio Chart (including three #1 singles Down, Love Song & Don’t Tread On Me – along with Amber, All Mixed Up, Come Original, Creatures For Awhile, Hey You and Sunset in July).
In celebration of 25 years as a band, 311 released the 311 ARCHIVE boxed-set in June 2015 – featuring 4 CD’s (81 tracks of B-sides, bonus tracks, pre-production recordings and demos from 1992-2014) plus a 60 page book of rare photos and memorabilia.
311 Amber Ale:
311 have partnered w/ Rock Brothers Brewing & Nebraska Brewing on their own beer – 311 Amber Ale. The beer is on draft in select markets. Cans to be available March 2017 – via online ordering & at select retailers..