Sounds Like: Incubus, Sublime, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fishbone, Rage Against The Machine
Bio: 311 (pronounced "three-eleven") is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska. The band was formed in 1988 by vocalist and guitarist Nick Hexum, lead guitarist Jim Watson (who would later be replaced by Tim Mahoney), bassist Aaron "P-Nut" Wills and drummer Chad Sexton. In 1992, Doug "SA" Martinez...See Full Bio
Nick Hexum (Vocals/ Guitar)
Chad Sexton (Drums)
S.A Martinez (Vocals/ DJ)
Tim Mahoney (Guitar)
"On their first indie album in more than 20 years, funk metal's chillest bros are less concerned with elbowing for radio play – they've ditched producer Bob Rock after two albums – and are more content to settle into a heavier, self-sustaining life as a reggae version of alt-metal mainstays Helmet. Fighting the push-pull of negative-vibe merchants ("They wanna play my emotions/But I'm like the ocean"), the LP bursts with joyous choruses and taut grooves imported directly from the band's Nineties years – not to mention Sublime's and Faith No More's. There are a few surprises, like when the sappy "Friday Afternoon" busts a left into Black Sabbath, but for the most part it's formulaic all the way."