Orange (band)

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Orange
Lead singer Joe Dexter at The Building 2012, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Lead singer Joe Dexter at The Building 2012, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Background information
OriginLos Angeles, California, United States
GenresPop punk, punk rock (early)
Years active2002–2016, 2017, 2019–present
LabelsHellcat
MembersJoe Dexter
James Bull
Danny Snow
Billy Wood
Past membersMike Valentine
Jack Berglund
Jon DeRing
Brendan Minded
Zak Glosserman
Perry Ladish
Alec Gomez
Websitefacebook.com/orangeband

Orange is an American-British pop punk/punk band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 2002.

The band were first signed to Hellcat/Epitaph Records by Tim Armstrong of Rancid when they were only 16 years old and since then have toured the world with many bands such as Misfits, The Adicts, UK Subs, Rancid, Reel Big Fish, Bowling for Soup and Zebrahead and have been on several TV shows including The O.C. and The Hills; and their song "Revolution" is the theme song to Cartoon Network's show Generator Rex. They have released four albums, Welcome to the World of Orange, Escape from LA, Phoenix, and Dead Sexy; and singles such as "Late Nights and Early Mornings" as well as a cover of "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday".[1]

Band members[edit]

Joe Dexter is the son of wealthy bassist and songwriter Paul Spencer Denman, who is the current bassist for Sade. [2]

James Bull is also the current drummer for British Anarcho-punk band Rubella Ballet.

Billy Wood is also the current Bass player for London ska band Buster Shuffle and former bass player for classic punk band Sham 69.

Danny Snow is also the guitar player for the metal band River Becomes Ocean.

Current line-up[edit]

Former members[edit]

  • Mike Valentine - rhythm guitar (2002–2008)
  • Jack Berglund - lead guitar (2002–2008)
  • Jon DeRing - rhythm guitar (2008)
  • Zak Glosserman - drums (2002–2014)
  • Perry Ladish - rhythm guitar (2008–2014)
  • Brendan Minded - lead guitar (2009)
  • Alec Gomez - lead guitar (2009–2014)

Touring Members[edit]

  • Brendan Minded - lead guitar (2009)
  • Jon DeRing - rhythm guitar (2005)

Discography[edit]

  • Rock n Roar [demo] - 2003
  • Welcome to the World of Orange - 2004
  • Escape from LA - 2007
  • Phoenix - 2010
  • Dead Sexy (EP) - 2011
  • The Hardest Pill to Swallow (Single) - 2013
  • Late Nights and Early Mornings (Single) - 2017
  • I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday (Single) - 2019

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hellcat Records - Artist - Orange". Hell-cat.com. 2009-09-15. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  2. ^ Ronson, Maggi. "About Paul Spencer Denman". maggironson.com. Retrieved November 18, 2020.