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Encyclopedia > 3 Doors Down
3 Doors Down
Origin Escatawpa, Mississippi, United States
Genre(s) Post-grunge
Hard rock
Southern rock
Alternative rock
Years active 1996 – present
Label(s) Republic
Universal
Associated acts Puddle of Mudd
Nickelback
Daughtry
Website Official Website
Members
Brad Arnold
Matt Roberts
Todd Harrell
Chris Henderson
Greg Upchurch
Former members
Daniel Adair

3 Doors Down is an American rock band formed in Escatawpa, Mississippi in the year 1994 by Brad Arnold (vocals and drums), Matt Roberts (guitar) and Todd Harrell (bass).[1] The band signed to Universal Records after the success of their song "Kryptonite". The band has since sold well over 15 million albums Worldwide since their debut album, The Better Life, was released in 2000. They also perform more than 300 concerts a year and have performed with other artists such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Staind, Nickelback, Alter Bridge, Breaking Benjamin, Seether, Shinedown and Daughtry. Escatawpa is a census-designated place and town in Jackson County, Mississippi. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Post-grunge is a subgenre of Alternative rock that emerged in the early 1990s as a derivative of grunge music. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... Southern rock is a subgenre of rock music. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... In the music industry, a record label can be a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Republic Records logo. ... The The Universal Motown/Universal Republic Group is a division of Universal Music Group, which was formed in 1999, and pools together Universal Records, Motown Records, and Republic Records. ... Puddle of Mudd is an American post-grunge band from Kansas City, Missouri, United States. ... This article is about the Canadian rock band. ... Daughtry is an American rock band from North Carolina, formed by former American Idol contestant Chris Daughtry in 2006. ... Brad Kirk Arnold (born September 27, 1978) is the vocalist in the band 3 Doors Down. ... Matt Roberts , born 10 January 1978, is an American Musician, and the guitarist from the Alternative Rock band 3 Doors Down. ... Todd Harrell, (born February 13, 1972), is a musician, and the bassist from the Alternative Rock band 3 Doors Down. ... Chris Lee Henderson was born April 30, 1971. ... Greg David Upchurch (born December 1, 1971, Houma, Louisiana) is the current drummer for 3 Doors Down, the replacement for Daniel Adair, who left the band in 2005. ... Daniel Patrick Adair (born February 19, 1975) is a Canadian born, self-taught drummer best known for currently drumming with Canadian rock band Nickelback as the replacement for Ryan Vikedal. ... This article is about the genre. ... Escatawpa is a census-designated place and town in Jackson County, Mississippi. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Brad Kirk Arnold (born September 27, 1978) is the vocalist in the band 3 Doors Down. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... A drum kit (or drum set or trap set) is a collection of drums, cymbals and sometimes other percussion instruments, such as a cowbell, wood block, chimes or tambourines, arranged for convenient playing by a single drummer. ... Matt Roberts , born 10 January 1978, is an American Musician, and the guitarist from the Alternative Rock band 3 Doors Down. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... Todd Harrell, (born February 13, 1972), is a musician, and the bassist from the Alternative Rock band 3 Doors Down. ... A sunburst-colored Fender Precision Bass The electric bass guitar (or electric bass[1][2]; pronounced , as in base) is a bass stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers (either by plucking, slapping, popping, or tapping) or using a pick. ... Universal Records is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group. ... Kryptonite is a song by American alternative rock band 3 Doors Down from their first album The Better Life. ... The Better Life is the first album by 3 Doors Down, released on February 8, 2000. ... Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced lĕh-nérd skin-nérd) (pronounced ) is an iconic U.S. Southern rock band. ... Staind is an American alternative metal group[1][2] from Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. ... This article is about the Canadian rock band. ... Alter Bridge is an American Alternative metal[1]/Post-grunge[1] band from Orlando, Florida, but based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Breaking Benjamin is an alternative metal band from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. ... Seether is a post-grunge band from South Africa. ... Shinedown is a hard rock/post-grunge band that originated in Jacksonville, Florida. ... Daughtry may refer to: Daughtry (band), a post-grunge rock band Daughtry (album) self-titled debut album of the aforementioned artist Chris Daughtry, American Idol finalist and lead vocalist for DAUGHTRY Dean Daughtry, American keyboardist with the Atlanta Rhythm Section N. Leo Daughtry, American state senator from North Carolina (Republican...

Contents

History

The Better Life (2000-2001)

Brad Arnold is the vocalist for the band and played the drums on their debut CD The Better Life.
He started singing part time for the band after a concert where no one else would sing except for him and he ended up enjoying it.[2] The Better Life is the first album by 3 Doors Down, released on February 8, 2000. ...


The Better Life was released on February 2, 2000 and has since been certified 6x Platinum thanks to the international hit singles, "Kryptonite", "Loser", and "Duck and Run". The song "Be Like That" was rerecorded for the 2001 film American Pie 2, with alternate lyrics for the first 2 lines. This version is known as "The American Pie 2 Edit". The Better Life is the first album by 3 Doors Down, released on February 8, 2000. ... See also: 2000 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2000 Record labels established in 2000 // John Tavener is knighted in the New Years Honours List. ... Kryptonite is a song by American alternative rock band 3 Doors Down from their first album The Better Life. ... Not to be confused with the song by Beck. ... American Pie 2 is the 2001 sequel to the comedy film American Pie. ...


Away from the Sun (2002-2004)

The band's second studio album, Away from the Sun, was released in 2002 and since been certified 4x Platinum in the United States and Platinum in Australia. "Here Without You" and "When I'm Gone" proved to be the most successful singles from that album. "The Road I'm On" and "Away from the Sun" also charted with less success. Away from the Sun is an album by 3 Doors Down, released on November 12, 2002. ... See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 // 2002 was marked by significant trends in rock music. ... Here without You is a power ballad alternative rock song by the band 3 Doors Down. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Away from the Sun is an album by 3 Doors Down, released on November 12, 2002. ...


Session drummer Josh Freese contributed drums for Away from the Sun. Also, Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson produced and played on 3 tracks for the record, "Dangerous Game", "Dead Love", and "Wasted Me" (only "Dangerous Game" appeared on the album). The band hired Daniel Adair to play drums on the Away From the Sun tour. This does not cite any references or sources. ... Away from the Sun is an album by 3 Doors Down, released on November 12, 2002. ... Rush is a Canadian rock band originally formed in August 1968, in the Willowdale neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario; presently comprised of bassist, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. ... Alex Lifeson, OC (born August 27, 1953), is a Canadian musician, known as the guitarist for the rock group Rush. ...


Since 2003, the band has held "3 Doors Down and Friends" benefit concert, through the band's own charity The Better Life Foundation. In 2006, the event was held Dec. 2, at the Mobile Convention Center, with proceeds to benefit Hurricane Katrina survivors.[3] This article is about the Atlantic hurricane of 2005. ...


The band released a live E.P. in 2003 which consists of part of a live performance by the band on their Away from the Sun tour in Chicago. Another 700 Miles has since been certified Gold in the US.


Seventeen Days (2005-2007)

The band's third album, 2005's Seventeen Days, has since been certified Platinum. "Let Me Go" and "Behind Those Eyes" charted with the most success. "Live for Today", "Landing in London" (on which Bob Seger provided back-up vocals and guitar), and "Here by Me" were also released as singles. During the Seventeen Days tour, the band appeared alongside the southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. Seventeen Days is an album by American alternative rock group 3 Doors Down, released on February 8, 2005. ... Let Me Go is the first single from the third album by 3 Doors Down, Seventeen Days. ... Behind Those Eyes is the second single buy 3 Doors Down from the hit album, Seventeen Days. ... Landing in London is the fifth and final single by 3 Doors Down from the hit album, Seventeen Days. ... Robert Clark Seger (born May 6, 1945) is an American rock and roll singer-songwriter and musician. ... Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced lĕh-nérd skin-nérd) (pronounced ) is an iconic U.S. Southern rock band. ...


Also in 2005, the band released a live DVD titled "Away from the Sun Live from Houston, Texas". The DVD was produced and directed by Academy Award nominated Alex Gibney and Doug Biro. Alex Gibney is am Emmy- and Grammy-award winning American director and movie producer. ...


Greg Upchurch, formerly of Puddle of Mudd, is the drummer who replaced Daniel Adair in 2005. Adair left to be the drummer for Nickelback.[4] Greg David Upchurch (born December 1, 1971, Houma, Louisiana) is the current drummer for 3 Doors Down, the replacement for Daniel Adair, who left the band in 2005. ... Puddle of Mudd is an American post-grunge band from Kansas City, Missouri, United States. ... Daniel Patrick Adair (born February 19, 1975) is a Canadian born, self-taught drummer best known for currently drumming with Canadian rock band Nickelback as the replacement for Ryan Vikedal. ... This article is about the Canadian rock band. ...


3 Doors Down (2008-Present)

3 Doors Down released their self titled fourth album on May 20, 2008 debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 selling 154,000 copies in its first week. It is the band's second consecutive #1 album on the chart, after Seventeen Days, and their fourth top ten album. [5]The album contains the lead single "It's Not My Time" as well as their previous single Citizen/Soldier, which was written as a tribute to the National Guard.[6] On 23rd May 2008 3 Doors Down announced on their website and myspace they are postponing their upcoming European tour until a later date. The tour was scheduled to kick off the U.K. on May 30th and run through mid-June. is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ...


On May 17th 3 Doors Down Performed in the infield of Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord North Carolina.[7]


Members

Current members

Brad Kirk Arnold (born September 27, 1978) is the vocalist in the band 3 Doors Down. ... Harry Belafonte singing, photograph by C. van Vechten Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, which is often contrasted with speech. ... Matt Roberts , born 10 January 1978, is an American Musician, and the guitarist from the Alternative Rock band 3 Doors Down. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... Chris Lee Henderson was born April 30, 1971. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... Todd Harrell, (born February 13, 1972), is a musician, and the bassist from the Alternative Rock band 3 Doors Down. ... A sunburst-colored Fender Precision Bass The electric bass guitar (or electric bass[1][2]; pronounced , as in base) is a bass stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers (either by plucking, slapping, popping, or tapping) or using a pick. ... Greg David Upchurch (born December 1, 1971, Houma, Louisiana) is the current drummer for 3 Doors Down, the replacement for Daniel Adair, who left the band in 2005. ... A drum kit (or drum set or trap set) is a collection of drums, cymbals and sometimes other percussion instruments, such as a cowbell, wood block, chimes or tambourines, arranged for convenient playing by a single drummer. ... Percussion redirects here. ...

Former members

Daniel Patrick Adair (born February 19, 1975) is a Canadian born, self-taught drummer best known for currently drumming with Canadian rock band Nickelback as the replacement for Ryan Vikedal. ...

Discography

Studio albums

For the band, see 1997 (band). ... The Better Life is the first album by 3 Doors Down, released on February 8, 2000. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Away from the Sun is an album by 3 Doors Down, released on November 12, 2002. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Seventeen Days is an album by American alternative rock group 3 Doors Down, released on February 8, 2005. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...

EP's

Another 700 Miles is a live EP by 3 Doors Down released on November 11 2003. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Digital albums

  • iTunes Originals – 3 Doors Down (2006)

iTunes Originals – 3 Doors Down is a virtual record by 3 Doors Down released on July 18, 2006, and part of the iTunes Originals series. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

DVDs

  • 3 Doors Down: One Red Light (November 2004)
  • 3 Doors Down: Live in Houston, Texas - Away from the Sun (2005, Monster Music)
  • 3 Doors Down "Behind Those Eyes"—a documentary by Alex Gibney which films the transition of the band from the Away from the Sun tour's last two dates, through the recording of Seventeen Days, and through the hurricane-plagued Seventeen Days tour ending with drummer Greg Upchurch's call to get home to witness the birth of his son Jackson. (Still unreleased)
  • The band produced their own live performance DVD of the unexpected end to their Seventeen Days tour. (Still unreleased)

Singles

Year Song U.S. Hot 100 U.S. Mod. Rock U.S. Main. Rock U.S. Pop 100 Hot Adult Top 40 GER AUS U.S. Digital Album
2000 "Kryptonite" 3 1 (11 weeks) 1 (9 weeks) - 3 85 8 - The Better Life
2001 "Loser" 55 2 1 (21 weeks) - - 78 - - The Better Life
2001 "Duck and Run" 110 11 1 (3 weeks) - - - - - The Better Life
2001 "Be Like That" 24 22 10 - 5 - - - The Better Life
2003 "When I'm Gone" 4 2 1 (17 weeks) - 3 - - - Away from the Sun
2003 "The Road I'm On" - 24 8 - - - - - Away from the Sun
2004 "Here without You" 5 22 14 - 1 (14 weeks) 23 2 - Away from the Sun
2004 "Away from the Sun" 62 33 20 - 5 - 51 - Away from the Sun
2005 "Let Me Go" 14 14 6 8 3 55 55 24 Seventeen Days
2005 "Behind Those Eyes" - 25 12 - - 33 - - Seventeen Days
2005 "Live for Today" - 31 18 - - - - - Seventeen Days
2005 "Here by Me" - - - 81 24 - - - Seventeen Days
2006 "Landing in London" (featuring Bob Seger) - - 32 - 32 32 - - Seventeen Days
2007 "Citizen/Soldier" 96 - - 72 - - - 75 3 Doors Down
2008 "It's Not My Time" 17 5 1 (3 weeks) 22 8 37 75 17 3 Doors Down
2008 "Train" - - 28 - - - - - 3 Doors Down

“Hot 100” redirects here. ... Hot Modern Rock Tracks is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in Billboard magazine since September 10, 1988. ... The Mainstream Rock Tracks chart is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that includes stations that play primarily rock music but are not modern rock (that is, alternative) stations, which are counted in the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. ... The Pop 100 is a songs chart created in February 2005 and released weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States. ... Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks (formerly known as Adult Top 40) is a variation on the United States Billboard charts. ... Template:Media Control Charts The Media Control Charts are the official music charts in Germany. ... The ARIA charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association. ... The Hot Digital Tracks is a song popularity chart that ranks the best selling digital tracks in the United States according to Billboard magazine. ... Kryptonite is a song by American alternative rock band 3 Doors Down from their first album The Better Life. ... The Better Life is the first album by 3 Doors Down, released on February 8, 2000. ... Not to be confused with the song by Beck. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Away from the Sun is an album by 3 Doors Down, released on November 12, 2002. ... Away from the Sun is an album by 3 Doors Down, released on November 12, 2002. ... Here without You is a power ballad alternative rock song by the band 3 Doors Down. ... Let Me Go is the first single from the third album by 3 Doors Down, Seventeen Days. ... Seventeen Days is an album by American alternative rock group 3 Doors Down, released on February 8, 2005. ... Behind Those Eyes is the second single buy 3 Doors Down from the hit album, Seventeen Days. ... Landing in London is the fifth and final single by 3 Doors Down from the hit album, Seventeen Days. ... Robert Clark Seger (born May 6, 1945) is an American rock and roll singer-songwriter and musician. ...

Music videos

Kryptonite is a song by American alternative rock band 3 Doors Down from their first album The Better Life. ... Not to be confused with the song by Beck. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Away from the Sun is an album by 3 Doors Down, released on November 12, 2002. ... Here without You is a power ballad alternative rock song by the band 3 Doors Down. ... Let Me Go is the first single from the third album by 3 Doors Down, Seventeen Days. ... Landing in London is the fifth and final single by 3 Doors Down from the hit album, Seventeen Days. ...

References

  1. ^ Proefrock, Stacia. 3 Doors Down > Biography. All Music Guide. Retrieved on 2007-02-07.
  2. ^ 3 Doors Down Information. TV.com. Retrieved on 2007-03-07.
  3. ^ Waddell, Ray. "3 Doors Down Plots Benefit, New Album" Billboard, October 16,2006. Accessed October 12, 2007.
  4. ^ 3 Doors Down Grab Muddy Drummer. TotalRock.com. Retrieved on 2007-10-12.
  5. ^ 3 Doors Down Cruises To No.1 On Album Chart (2008). Retrieved on 2008-05-28.
  6. ^ 3 Doors Down Official Website. News. Retrieved on 2008-03-26.
  7. ^ NASCAR's All-Star Weekend adds another group of all-stars.
  8. ^ National Guard Movie Promotion. 1800goguard.com. Retrieved on 2007-10-31.

The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

Last. ... Brad Kirk Arnold (born September 27, 1978) is the vocalist in the band 3 Doors Down. ... Matt Roberts , born 10 January 1978, is an American Musician, and the guitarist from the Alternative Rock band 3 Doors Down. ... Todd Harrell, (born February 13, 1972), is a musician, and the bassist from the Alternative Rock band 3 Doors Down. ... Chris Lee Henderson was born April 30, 1971. ... Greg David Upchurch (born December 1, 1971, Houma, Louisiana) is the current drummer for 3 Doors Down, the replacement for Daniel Adair, who left the band in 2005. ... Richard Liles, born 25 February 1973 is an American Musician and the drummer from the alternative rock band 3 Doors Down. ... Daniel Patrick Adair (born February 19, 1975) is a Canadian born, self-taught drummer best known for currently drumming with Canadian rock band Nickelback as the replacement for Ryan Vikedal. ... The Better Life is the first album by 3 Doors Down, released on February 8, 2000. ... Away from the Sun is an album by 3 Doors Down, released on November 12, 2002. ... Seventeen Days is an album by American alternative rock group 3 Doors Down, released on February 8, 2005. ... Another 700 Miles is a live EP by 3 Doors Down released on November 11 2003. ... iTunes Originals – 3 Doors Down is a virtual record by 3 Doors Down released on July 18, 2006, and part of the iTunes Originals series. ... Kryptonite is a song by American alternative rock band 3 Doors Down from their first album The Better Life. ... Not to be confused with the song by Beck. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Away from the Sun is an album by 3 Doors Down, released on November 12, 2002. ... Here without You is a power ballad alternative rock song by the band 3 Doors Down. ... Let Me Go is the first single from the third album by 3 Doors Down, Seventeen Days. ... Behind Those Eyes is the second single buy 3 Doors Down from the hit album, Seventeen Days. ... Landing in London is the fifth and final single by 3 Doors Down from the hit album, Seventeen Days. ... Robert Clark Seger (born May 6, 1945) is an American rock and roll singer-songwriter and musician. ...

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