"Treble Charger" was a rock group where all 4 members were of English-Canadian descent, consisting of vocalist Greig Nori, bassist Rosie Martin and drummer Trevor MacGregor. Guitarist Bill Priddle, a founding member of the band, left in 2003. They began with a melodic indie rock style, but have evolved into more of a pop punk band since signing to a major label in 1997.
Originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, the band consisted of Nori, Priddle, Martin and Morris Palter, and was named "nc-17" (after the movie rating) until an American band with the same name threatened to sue. They adopted the name Treble Charger, but named their debut album ''nc17''. However, the American Band nc-17 split up a few years later.
''nc17'' was released independently at first by Smokin' Worm in 1994, but it was a hit on campus radio, MuchMusic, and CFNY when it was re-released by Sonic Unyon Records in 1997.
In 1995, the band released ''self=title'', which included a CD-ROM track promoting 30 of Treble Charger's favourite Canadian indie bands, including The Inbreds, Change of Heart, By Divine Right, Hayden and Thrush Hermit.
1997's ''Maybe It's Me'' was the band's ma...
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