Extreme (band)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Extreme
Background information
Origin Malden, Massachusetts
Genres Heavy metal, hard rock, funk metal, glam metal
Years active 1985–1996, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007–present
Labels A&M
Associated acts Queen, Van Halen, Dream Theater, DramaGods, Tribe of Judah, Mourning Widows, Satellite Party, Hurtsmile, Super TransAtlantic, Twisted Sister, Dweezil Zappa, Amazing Journey, Population One, Paul Gilbert
Members
Gary Cherone
Nuno Bettencourt
Pat Badger
Kevin Figueiredo
Past members
Paul Geary
Mike Mangini
Paul Mangone
Peter Hunt
Hal Lebeaux
Carl Restivo
Laurent Duval

Extreme is an American rock band. They are headed by frontmen Gary Cherone and Nuno Bettencourt.[1] They were popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Among some of Extreme's musical influences are Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin, Queen.

Extreme had their greatest success with their 1990 album Pornograffitti. It peaked at number 10 on the Billboard 200. It became gold in May 1991 and 2×platinum in October 1992.[2] That album had the ballad single "More Than Words," which reached No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 in the United States.

Discography[change | change source]

References[change | change source]