Our Lady Peace, colloquially OLP, is a Canadian alternative rock band consisting of Raine Maida (vocals), Duncan Coutts (bass), Jeremy Taggart (drums), and Steve Mazur (guitar). Former band members include Mike Turner (founding member and guitarist), Jamie Edwards ("Stunt Musician"), Mike Eisenstein ("Stunt Musician"), Chris Eacrett (bassist), and Jim Newell (drummer). Currently, the band is on tour in North America with a fifth stage member, Joel Shearer (of the band Pedestrian).
Mike Turner placed a "musicians wanted" ad in a Toronto-based Now Magazine in 1992. Michael (Raine) Maida, a criminology student at the University of Toronto, was the first to reply and they formed a band with the name, As If. The band was short-lived due to mixed priorities between the members. Later, the remaining two band members, Raine and Mike, went to a music seminar and this is where they met Arnold Lanni (owner of Arnyard Studios).
Mike Turner and Raine Maida soon formed another band with bassist Chris Eacrett. The band refused to do a typical showcase for the few labels that were interested in them. The most promin...
|origin||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|music genre||Alternative Rock, Rock music|
|current members||Raine Maida|
Jeremy Taggart (1993– )
Duncan Coutts (1995– )
Steve Mazur (2002– )
|past members||Mike Turner (musician)|