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Artist: Sublime

Sublime

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Sublime was an American reggae/punk/ska band, active 1988-1996, from Long Beach, California, United States. The band consisted of three members: Bradley Nowell (vocals, guitar), Bud Gaugh (drums), and Eric Wilson (bass guitar). The band achieved mainstream success with their self-titled third album. Sublime can still be heard on radio stations across the US, especially in Long Beach, California. Their songs "Date Rape", "Santeria", "What I Got", "Wrong Way", "Bad Fish" and "Doin' Time" are particularly popular still. The remaining band members went on to form follow up band 'The Long Beach Dub Allstars' . - - - - - - Sublime was an American reggae/punk/ska band from Long Beach, California, United States. A more detailed look at the band's stylistic influences reveals a mix of reggae and dub, Ska, punk, progressive rock, acoustic rock, hip-hop, and dancehall. The band consisted of three members: Bradley Nowell (vocals and guitar), Bud Gaugh (drums), and Eric Wilson (bass guitar). The band achieved mainstream success with their self-titled third album, but Bradley died of a heroin overdose shortly before and the band broke up soon after. The band is still considered influential today, and their music sees heavy airplay on American Alternative radio stations. From 1988 through the mid 1990s, Sublime toured heavily throughout southern California and garnered a substantial following of surfers and skaters. The band sold their initial recordings at live shows—eventually including their first full-length album 40 Oz. to Freedom. Released on the band's own Skunk Records, 40 Oz. to Freedom featured several songs that would go on to become fan favorites, including the title track "40 Oz. to Freedom" and "Date Rape", as well as a selection of covers, including their version of "Smoke Two Joints", indicating Sublime's varied influences—The Grateful Dead, KRS-One, The Descendents, Bad Religion, Toots and the Maytals, and Bob Marley. Their second album, Robbin' the Hood, was recorded in 1994. It consisted of a few fully developed songs along with instrumentals, tape dubs and various rantings of the manic Raleigh Theodore Sakers. Additionally, the DJ-style mixing of their music incorporated unlicensed samples of music and movies, which had to be either licensed
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Sublime

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40 Oz. to Freedom

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Gold

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Greatest Hits

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Robbin' The Hood

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Santeria

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What I Got

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Wrong Way

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Smoke Two Joints

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Badfish

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Date Rape

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Doin' Time

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