"Blue October" is a Texas rock band originally from Houston.
Blue October was formed in Houston, Texas, in 1996 by lead singer/songwriter/guitarist Justin Furstenfeld, his brother, drummer Jeremy, multi-instrumentalist Ryan Delahoussaye, later joined by guitarist/vocalist CB Hudson and bassist Matt Noveskey. Managed by Justin and Jeremy's parents under the name "RoDan Entertainment", Blue October released their first album, ''The Answers'', in 1998, a well-received debut in the Houston area. Due to a fan-based connection with the local ABC network television affiliate, Blue October was able to schedule an early-morning news performance — the band's first live television performance.
Blue October was signed in August 2000 to Universal Records for the release of ''Consent to Treatment''. For a culmination of reasons, the band was dropped by Universal Records. Ironically, the band's third album ''History for Sale'' — re-released on Universal, due to larger than expected album sales with label Brando Records — is largely a response to the control the label placed on the group during the ''Consent to Treatment'' production process.
The ''History f...
|music genre||Alternative rock|
|current members|| Justin Furstenfeld|