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Encyclopedia > Seven Mary Three

Seven Mary Three are a post-grunge band formed in 1992 when Jason Ross and Jason Pollock met while attending the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Post-grunge (also known as Post-grunge rock) is a subgenre of American alternative rock that emerged in the mid-1990s as an offshoot of the Seattle grunge movement. ... The College of William and Mary (also referred to as William and Mary or W&M) is a small public university located in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. It is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Burg Location Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ...



Initial line up

Initially, they performed as a duo with Ross singing and Pollock playing guitar. During this period, the two also split songwriting duties. Later, drummer Giti Khalsa and bassist Casey Daniel joined the band, and the foursome played coffeehouses and clubs throughout the Southeast. The present members of the band are Casey Daniel, Giti Khalsa, Thomas Juliano and Jason Pollock.


Origin of group name

This is often interpreted in many ways. Some speculation points to a reference to something medieval, that it had to do with the Trinity, the Virgin Mary and the seven deadly sins. According to the band, they came up with the name one day just sitting around watching Seventies cop show CHiPs on TV—'7 Mary 3' was the call sign for a character on the show named Jon Baker who was played by actor Larry Wilcox. (7M3: police radio call sign; 7 designates the patrol beat, M for Mary designates that he's a motorcycle unit and 3 is his unit number). CHiPs was a US television series through MGM Studios running on NBC from September 15, 1977 to July 17, 1983. ... Larry Wilcox (born August 8, 1947) is an American actor best known for his role as Jon Baker in the NBC police show CHiPs. ...



1994's album Churn, a self-produced independent release garnered the band airplay on an FM rock station in Orlando, Florida for the future hit single "Cumbersome." Given this minor success, the band relocated to the Orlando area where they continued to expand their fan base. This regional success soon caught the attention of major-label scouts. The band signed with Mammoth and rerecorded the songs on "Churn," plus two new ones, to create the commercially successful "American Standard." Nickname: The City Beautiful, O-Town Location in Orange County and the state of Florida. ...

Only seven months after its release, American Standard achieved platinum status (1,000,000 copies sold). This accomplishment can certainly be attributed to the success of "Cumbersome". General Name, Symbol, Number platinum, Pt, 78 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 10, 6, d Appearance grayish white Atomic mass 195. ...


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  • Dis/Location (2004)
  • Economy of Sound (2001)
  • Orange Ave (1998)
  • Rock Crown (1997)
  • American Standard (1995)
  • Churn (1994)

Released September 5, 1995 on Mammoth Records, American Standard is the second studio album by Seven Mary Three. ...

External links

  • 7M3 Official Site Inclusive of Discography, Music & more.

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