16 Band Name Origins

Naming the band. It’s one of the most important steps every band has to take, and unfortunately, it’s also one of the first. Some artists have great stories of how they found the name that perfectly suits them. Others have chosen names that have great personal meaning to them. Still others just saw a sign … Read more

The First Time We Met Adam Levine Was on “Beverly Hills, 90210”

You thought the first you met Adam Levine was around 2002 when Maroon 5’s debut album, Songs About Jane, dropped and its lead single, “Harder to Breathe” couldn’t escape you. Wrong. Adam and his band appeared on “Beverly Hills, 90210” as an act at the Peach Pit After Dark. On the show, the band was … Read more

Luke Bryan Plays DJ Before Covering Maroon 5

Luke Bryan isn’t the reigning CMA and ACM Entertainer of the Year because he’s got the brightest smile in Nashville. No, he really is entertaining. During a recent show he brought out his tour openers, Dustin Lynch and Randy Houser, to help him cover Maroon 5’s “Sugar,” but before he got around to it he … Read more

Adam Levine and Maroon 5 Showed Up at Some Weddings

For Adam Levine and Maroon 5’s newest music video, the group teamed up with “Wedding Crashers” director David Dobkin to surprise some brides and grooms at real weddings. Each couple with surprised with a performance of the new single, “Sugar.” At the start of the video, Levine explains, “We’re gonna drive across LA and hit … Read more