Lone Star State rockers Blue October emerged during the mid-'90s, delivering an emotionally charged amalgam of heart-heavy post-grunge and slick modern rock. They found favor in with their platinum-selling fourth long-player, Foiled , which featured the chart-topping singles "Hate Me" and "Into the Ocean," and built on that success via a succession of albums that saw them go from radio-ready, post-grunge act 's Any Man in America to stadium-sized synth rockers with an unabashed flair for the melodramatic 's Home. Bassist Liz Mullaly completed the group's initial lineup, and Blue October released an independent debut album, The Answers , in The band's emotive brand of post-grunge led to the sale of 5, copies in their native Houston alone. The album's first single, "Calling You," became a Top 40 hit thanks to its inclusion on the American Wedding soundtrack. Noveskey had briefly left the band for health reasons in , but he returned in time to record Blue October 's first studio album in three years, Foiled , which was issued in April and went platinum one year later on the strength of a pair of powerhouse singles. Recording sessions for the band's fifth studio album, Approaching Normal , commenced in mid with producer Steve Lillywhite , and the finished product appeared early the following year. The tour in support of the record was cut short due to the eventually openly discussed mental health issues of their frontman.
Blue October is an alternative rock band from Houston, Texas. Active from , it was formed by brothers Justin lead vocals and rhythm guitar and Jeremy Furstenfeld drums and percussions , and their friend Ryan Delahoussaye violin, keyboard, mandolin. The band has had many other additional members over the years, but today, the original trio plays with bassist Matt Noveskey and lead guitarist Will Knaak. They infuse their alternative and indie rock sound with post-grunge, alternative pop, and slick modern rock.
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Blue October is an American alternative rock band originally from Houston, Texas. The band has had eleven Top 40 singles over their past seven studio albums and is best known for their platinum singles " Hate Me " and " Into the Ocean " from their platinum album Foiled. His agency proceeded to book over dates on the group unsigned. Extensive publicity and artist development was regimented. Managed by Justin and Jeremy's parents under the name RoDan Entertainment, Blue October released their first album, The Answers , in ; a well-received debut which sold over 5, copies in Houston alone. Blue October caught the attention of the major record labels while working with producer dB Don Byczynski  in early Pre-production started for getting Blue October a more "radio ready" sound, with new songs and to rewrite material off The Answers.
Join Songkick to track Blue October and get concert alerts when they play near you. Be the first to know when they tour near Fischbach, Germany. View all upcoming concerts Blue October formed in is an American post-grunge, alternative rock band hailing from Houston, Texas, in the United States. The group's original line-up comprised of Justin singing and playing guitar, brother Jeremy Furstenfeld on drums, violinist Ryan Delahoussaye, bassist Matt Noveskey and lead guitarist Brant Coulter.