OPM is an American band based in Los Angeles, California. OPM has a distinctive sound, combining hip hop, rock music, and pop with laid-back reggae.
Originally called "Stash", the name OPM, according to the band's frontman John E. Necro, is an abbreviation of the phrase "Open People's Minds" (originally "Other People's Money"). This was stated during an interview with MarijuanaRadio.com. The name also sounds like the drug opium. The band's original members were John E. Necro, Matthew Meschery and Geoff Turney, with Gary Dean and Etienne Franc later appointed permanent members in 2001. John E. and Geoff aka Casper first met on a bus ride through 2 girls they were dating in 1996. At the time John E. was a label scout at Island Records and Geoff was in a band called "Alpha Jerk". In 1997 John E. invited Geoff to do some recordings with him and his then brother-in-law Matthew Meschery. After 2 years they finally managedЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Heaven Is a Halfpipe [2000, сингл]
- Menace to Sobriety [15.08.2000, альбом]
- El Capitan [31.12.2001, сингл]
- ForThemAsses [01.06.2004, альбом]
- California Poppy [18.07.2006, альбом]
- Golden State of Mind [2008, альбом]