|O. A. R. (. . . . of a revolution)|
|Origin||Rockville, Maryland, United States|
|Genre(s)||Rock, roots rock, college rock, jam|
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The band was founded in 1996 by Marc Roberge and Chris Culos, who then recruited Richard On and Benj Gershman. The four of them graduated from Thomas Sprigg Wootton High School in Rockville, Maryland, then moved to Columbus, Ohio to attend Ohio State University. Academics In 2005 Wootton was named the 17th best high school in the United States by Newsweek. Rockville is the County seat of Montgomery County Maryland, United States. Columbus is the Capital and the largest city of the US state of Ohio. The Ohio State University ( OSU) is a Coeducational public Research university in the state of Ohio. While at Ohio State, they met Jerry DePizzo, from Youngstown, Ohio. Jerry DePizzo is an American Musician, who is the Saxophonist and sometimes Guitarist for the Roots reggae Rock band, Youngstown is a city in the US state of Ohio and the County seat of Mahoning County.
Without any formal marketing or advertising plans, news of their songs such as "That Was a Crazy Game of Poker", "City on Down" and "Night Shift" spread by word of mouth alone. "That Was a Crazy Game of Poker" is a song written and performed by the American rock band O Word of mouth, is a reference to the passing of Information by verbal means especially recommendations but also general information in an informal person-to-person The band played as many shows as they could, expanding from the fraternities and sororities of Ohio State to any audiences that cared to listen. This exposure paid off; their third album Risen debuted at #11 on the Billboard top internet sales chart. See Billboard (Turkish magazine Billboard is a weekly American Magazine devoted to the Music industry The following year, their fourth album Any Time Now debuted at #156 on the Billboard Top 200 list. The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard
On October 5, 2006, a press release declared that O. A. R. had officially sold in excess of 1. 2 million albums over their career.  The band attributes much of its popularity to the taping and subsequent trading and downloading of their live shows.
The band performs the theme song for the ABC show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The American Broadcasting Company ( ABC) is an American Television network. Extreme Makeover Home Edition, sometimes shortened EMHE, is an Emmy Award -winning Reality television series providing Home renovations During a two-hour special that aired on December 11, 2005, they provided a street-side concert, including a live performance of "So Much", the Extreme Makeover Home Edition theme, in front of the newly redesigned Los Angeles Free Clinic. Events 359 - Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. A free clinic is a medical facility offering community Healthcare on a free or very low-cost basis in areas where there is no universal provision for healthcare
On January 14, 2006 O. Events 1129 - Formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. A. R. reached a new peak of popularity by drawing roughly 18,000 fans and selling out New York City's Madison Square Garden, which earned them a review in the New York Times. Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, and known colloquially as The Garden, has been the name of four Arenas in New York City. Their music videos "Love and Memories" and "Lay Down" have been featured on VH1 and MTV, and they played three nights at the Gorge with the Dave Matthews Band. VH1 (known as VH-1 Video Hits One from 1985 to 1994 and VH1 Music First until 2003) is an American Cable television MTV ( Music Television) is an American Cable television network based in New York City. Dave Matthews Band (also known by the initials DMB) is a United States -based rock band originally formed in Charlottesville, Virginia After having "Love And Memories" as their first radio hit, "Heard The World" was named in September 2006 as their second single off Stories of a Stranger. "Heard The World" has been Top 10 on many Maryland and D. C. radio stations, and "Love And Memories" still gets consistent air play on major radio stations.
O. A. R. performed at the 2006 Major League Baseball All Star Game in Pittsburgh during All Star Sunday, singing one of their top hits, "Love and Memories". They also performed at a rally to benefit Darfur in Central Park on September 17, 2006. Darfur (دار فور daar foor, lit "realm of the Fur " is a region in Sudan. Central Park is a large public Urban park in New York City, with about twenty-five million visitors annually Events 1176 - The Battle of Myriokephalon is fought 1462 - The Battle of Świecino (or Battle of Żarnowiec Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.
O. A. R. received a "Woodie" award from MTV in 2006; their video "Lay Down" won the Woodie for streaming video.
In a message to their fans, Jerry DePizzo, the band's saxophone player, announced that they are currently working on a new record that should be ready early 2008. Marc Roberge also stated on 27 December 2006 that they have over twenty new songs written and in the works. Events 537 - The Hagia Sophia is completed 1512 - The Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the
O. A. R. made a return trip to Madison Square Garden and performed on January 27, 2007, supported by Gomez and Matt Nathanson. Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, and known colloquially as The Garden, has been the name of four Arenas in New York City. Events 98 - Trajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Nerva. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Gomez are an English Indie rock band from Southport. Their first album Bring It On, won the Mercury Music Prize in 1998 Matt Nathanson (born 28 March 1973 in Lexington Massachusetts) is a Singer-songwriter whose work is a blend of folk and rock This show closed out their 2007 Winter tour which started in Ohio only a few weeks earlier. On June 5, 2007 the concert was released as a DVD/Double Live CD. Events 70 - Titus and his Roman Legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
In June of 2007 the band's songs "Wonderful Day" and "One Shot" were used extensively by ESPN during its coverage of the 2007 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament and College World Series. ESPN, originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American Cable television network dedicated to The 2007 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament was held from June 1-24. The College World Series was held from June 15[[June 24|-24]] in Omaha Nebraska.
O. A. R. has just announced their full summer tour. Their tour will be called "All Sides Tour" and will begin June 15 in Manchester, TN at Bonnaroo and will conclude August 31 at the Gorge as an opening act for Dave Matthews Band.
It has been officially announced by the band that their album "All Sides" will be out July 15. All Sides is the sixth studio Album by Of A Revolution ( OAR) which was released on July 15, 2008 by Everfine The first radio single is called "Shattered" and will be available to be downloaded June 13th.
Touring member Mikel Paris(2006-present)
Compilation name (year, song title)
|2003||"Hey Girl"||-||-||26||-||-||In Between Now & Then|
|2005||"Love and Memories"||98||30||18||17||2||Stories of a Stranger|
|2006||"Heard The World"||-||-||-||-||-||Stories of a Stranger|
|2006||"Lay Down"||-||-||-||-||-||Stories of a Stranger|
|2008||"This Town"||-||-||-||-||-||All Sides|