Third Eye Blind (frequently abbreviated 3eb) is an alternative rock band formed in the early 1990s. The original members were Stephan Jenkins (singer, song writer, electric guitar), Kevin Cadogan (guitar), Brad Hargreaves (drums), and Arion Salazar (bass guitar). The band's line-up changed shortly after the release of their second album Blue â€” at which point guitarist Kevin Cadogan was released from the band under circumstances that still elicit controversy among fans. Third Eye Blind's current line-up is Stephan Jenkins (vocals, electric guitar), Arion Salazar (bass guitar), Brad Hargreaves (drums), and Tony Fredianelli (electric guitar). For a time the band also featured future Smash Mouth drummer Michael Urbano.
Third Eye Blind recorded their first demo in 1993. The band landed an opening for the Rolling Stones when Oasis was unable to perform. The audience gave the band an overwhelmingly good response and demanded an encore. The band was paid double what they were promised for the gig. Afterwards, the band found themselves in a bidding war among record labels, in which they settled on Elektra because they believed it offered the most art...
|origin||San Francisco, California|
|years active||1993 - Present|
|music genre||Alternative rock|
|current members|| Stephan Jenkins|