Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the group was formed the original four members of then 1994 band were known as Kara's Flowers while its members were still in high school and originally consisted of Adam Levine (lead vocals, guitar), Jesse Carmichael (guitar, backing vocals) Mickey Madden (bass guitar) and Ryan Dusick (drums). The band, which self-released an album called We Like Digging?, was named after a girl the group had a crush on. They signed to Reprise Records and released an album, The Fourth World, in 1997. After a tepid response to the album, the band parted ways with the record label and the members attended college.

In 2001, the band changed their image by adding guitarist James Valentine and pursuing a new direction under the name Maroon 5. At this point, Carmichael switched to… Read all

Maroon 5

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Area United States [US]
Activity period From: 2002 (Los Angeles)
Members Mickey Madden, Jesse Carmichael, Adam Levine (from 2001), Ryan Dusick (to Sep 2006), Matt Flynn (from Sep 2006), James Valentine (from 2001)
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