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3OH!3 (pronounced "three-oh-three") is an American electronic music group from Bouldermarker, Coloradomarker. Formed in 2004, the band is named after the 303marker area code, which includes Boulder as well as the Denver metropolitan area. They are best known for their hit single "Don't Trust Me" and their recent single "Starstrukk" featuring Katy Perry

The Band

3OH!3 consists of Sean Foreman, 24, and Nathaniel Motte, 25, natives of Boulder CO The pair met in a physics class while attending University of Colorado. 3OH!3 is part of the 2009 Warped Tour. 3OH!3 is also known for their hand sign, which is mentioned in the song "Holler 'til You Pass Out". One does the hand sign by touching their two thumbs and forefingers together and splaying the rest of their fingers so that there are three fingers on each side of the circle. This is frequently seen at concerts.

History

After playing the Denvermarker date of Warped Tour 2007, 3OH!3 signed on for all venues of Warped Tour 2008. Their song "Punkb*tch" is featured on the Warped Tour 2008 Tour Compilation. The band has also played at national festivals such as Bamboozle Left. 3OH!3 are known for their energetic shows.

The band then headlined the 2009 Alternative Press Tour across the U.S. with Family Force 5, The Maine, A Rocket to the Moon, and Hit The Lights. They contributed an original theme song titled "Sex on the Beach" for MTV's The Real World: Cancun. The band performed in Panama City Beach, Florida for MtvU's Spring Break in March 2009, which they opened for upcoming rapper Sid Hyet.

3OH!3 again joined the Warped Tour in 2009. 3OH!3 also played at EndFest in Sacramento CA with such acts as The White Tie Affair. 3OH!3 was also a part of Kiss Concert '09 (Kiss 108) at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, MAmarker, Kiss The Summer Hello 2009 @ Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo, NY, June 3, 2009, along with Kevin Rudolf, The White Tie Affair, The Veronicas, The Ting Tings, & Elliott Yamin.

3OH!3 wrote an anthem for Major League Baseball's Colorado Rockies. The music video was shot at the Ogden Theatermarker in Denver and airs during broadcasts on FSN Rocky Mountain.

3OH!3's sophomore album on Photo Finish Records, Want, was released on July 8, 2008. It reached #44 on the Billboard 200. "Don't Trust Me" has been controversial, as some have accused the band of misogyny.

Advertisements for the show Candy Girls use the song "Starstrukk".

In the popular television series The Hills, episode #61 entitled "You'll Never Have This", uses the song "Don't Trust Me".

Also, in the television series The Vampire Diaries,episode #3, entitled "Friday Night Bites", uses the song "Starstrukk".

The music video for "Holler Til You Pass Out" takes place at Mesa Elementary and Fairview High School in Boulder. The music video for "Starstrukk" has been released on the band's MySpace and Facebook pages, as well as YouTube and several other networking sites. On their official Twitter(Nat - NAT3OH3, Sean - kidquizine) , they announced that they are planning to record a song with Lil Jon. On the Warped Tour 2009 and before, they performed a new song called "Hit It Again", which is about wanting another chance with a girl.

In May 2009, they created a remix of Family Force 5's single "Get Your Back Off The Wall", for the album Dance or Die With A Vengeance.

On the July 15th, 2009 stop of the Vans Warped Tour in Scranton, PAmarker Sean injured his leg while on stage and needed stitches. The band was scheduled to sign at the Music Saves Lives booth that day and only Nat was able to attend.On the July 18, 2009 stop of Warped Tour in Uniondale, New Yorkmarker, they were joined by Lil Jon on stage to perform with them. On August 28, 2009, they released a remix of their second single, "Starstrukk", featuring Katy Perry on their MySpace page. The song was released on iTunes on September 8, 2009.

The song "Starstrukk" is used during a preview of the movie "Couples Retreat" starring Vince Vaughn.

In October 2009 they toured with Basshunter in his Now Your Gone: World Tour

Discography

Studio albums

Year Album details Chart positions Sales
US AUS CANmarker
2007 3OH!3
2008 Want 44 4 47
  • US: 372,937


Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US CAN AUS FINmarker NZ UK IREmarker GERmarker
2008 "Don't Trust Me" 7 6 3 5 8 21 17 95
  • AUS: Platinum
  • US: 2× Platinum
Want (and Deluxe Edition)
2009 "Starstrukk" (feat. Katy Perry) 66 40 4 22
  • US: Gold
"Still Around"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


EPs

Year Album details Chart positions
US AUS
2009 Live Session EP


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