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Honor Society

Honor Society (Michael Bruno, Alexander Noyes, Andrew Lee, and Jason Rosen) at The Grove in Los Angeles, California on January 29, 2010
Background information
Origin Rockland County, New York and Midland Park, New Jersey
Genres Pop rock
Years active 2004-present
Labels Jonas, Hollywood
Associated acts Jordin Sparks, Jonas Brothers
Website http://honorsocietymusic.com
Members
Michael Bruno
Andrew Lee
Jason Rosen
Alexander Noyes

Honor Society [1] The band recently signed to a label under Jonas Records (in affiliation with Hollywood Records). In the summer of 2009, they performed the lead single in Summit Entertainment's Bandslam. The band released their debut album Fashionably Late on September 15, 2009, preceded by the Bandslam single "Where Are You Now".[2] Their first CD Fashionably Late debuted at #18 [3] on the Billboard Magazine Top 200.

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Members

==History==

They began as a band in 2006 and released their first EP, "The Green Light EP". During this time they had a drummer named Jay. He left the band and Alex Noyes(former drummer for the Jonas Brothers) became the drummer.

In June 2008, the band released their second EP, A Tale of Risky Business.

In Mid-2009, they achieved minor success with the Bandslam single called "Where Are You Now,"[4] which is featured on the movie's soundtrack album. Later on in the summer of 2009, they covered the song "Magic" for the Wizards of Waverly Place soundtrack.[5]

In May 2009, RollingStone.com named them one of the six breakout bands from Bamboozle to watch.[6]

In July 2009, Honor Society performed at the Miss Teen USA pagent, which had a worldwide live online broadcast from Atlantis Paradise Island, in the Bahamas.[7] In August 2009, the Honor Society presented the "Fab-U-lous" award at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards.

Their debut album, Fashionably Late, was released on September 15, 2009.[2]. The band performed songs from this album as an opening act on the Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009[8] and as headliners on the Fashionably Late Tour which was a smaller venue tour i.e House of Blues. This involved playing their songs off the new record and featured special guest Esmee Denters.

In December 2009, the movie Alvin and the Chipmunks 2: The Squeakquel was released. Honor Society was featured in the opening scene with Alvin and his brothers playing the song "You Really Got Me". Each band member was featured in the credits as having a cameo as themselves in the movie.

In January 2010, The band supported Timbaland on six dates on his Shock Value II Tour as well as performing the National Anthem at the NFL Pro Bowl on January 31, 2010.

March 19, 2010 is the first date for the bands Here Comes Trouble Tour, which will go until May 2010.

Television

During the summer of 2009, Honor Society made several television appearances on local news stations in New York City[9], Milwaukee[10], Washington DC[11], Chicago[12], and Los Angeles. On the 30th of August 2009, they were on Much Music in Toronto Canada with the Jonas Brothers and performed "Over You" and "Where Are You Now". They also performed "Over You" and "See U In The Dark" on CBS-TV for the Arthur Ashe Kid's Day on August 30. The band also performed on the Today Show on September 25, 2009, with a performance of the song "Over You". They also performed 2 songs on the Halloween edition of the CBS Saturday Early Show on October 31, 2009.

On December 3, 2009 the band performed "Over You" and "Here Comes Trouble" on the Jimmy Kimmel Live show on ABC-TV.

Honor Society performed on the Skate For The Heart, which aired on Sunday January 31, 2010 NBC-TV. Later that same night they performed at the NFL Pro Bowl in Miami. The did a pre-show and sang the national anthem.

Personal Lives

Michael and Jason have known each other since high school. Michael and Jason met other band member Andrew through other friends. Alexander went to high school with Kevin Jonas and started out by playing drums for the Jonas Brothers, then chose to go his separate way, and through mutual friends, joined Honor Society.

The band considers it their mission statement to "connect with as many fans as possible".[13] All four of them have individual twitter pages to do so as well as contact fans on their official facebook. They are also known for having "Pinkberry Parkinglot Parties" (PPP) where they connect with fans outside of Pinkberry restaurants.

Internet Success

Honor Society has been recently taking over the Twitter world lately. Just a couple weeks ago, #HereComesTrouble became a trending topic on Twitter, which was the day when Honor Society comfirmed the "Here Comes Trouble Tour". On 2/9/10, #HonorSociety because a trending topic on Twitter, which became the #1 trending topic on Twitter. Just a day later, Honor Society's new single, "Can't Box Me In", became a trending topic on Twitter with #CantBoxMeIn, taking position #4.

Tours

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Under The Sun / Under The Stars Tour

In summer of 2008, Honor Society did a tour where they could connect with their fans called the Under the Sun , Under the stars tour. Honor Society traveled to different states mostly on the East Coast and played at fans houses and in their backyards.

Jonas Brothers World Tour

Honor Society was an opening act on the Jonas Brothers Summer 2009 World Tour. They played at most of the United States tour stops. This tour was their first major tour experience. They headlined their own mini-tour, the Full Moon Crazy Tour, at the same time and had many Verizon-in-store appearances and acoustic shows in parking-lots to bring fans out!

Full Moon Crazy Tour

During summer 2009 while also opening for the Jonas Brothers World Tour, Honor Society did their own headlining shows called "The Full Moon Crazy Tour" which was the official pre or post show party in select cities.[14]

Secaucus NJ, Las Vegas, NV and Columbus, OH shows were canceled, with venues for Boston. MA and New York, NY being changed just days before the show.

Fashionably Late Tour

To support the release of their debut album, Fashionably Late, in the September of 2009 the band embarked, as headliners, on the "Fashionably Late Tour"[15]. YouTube Sensation Esmee Denters was a supporting and opening act on this tour.

Timbaland Tour (SHOCK VALUE II)

Honor Society had the amazing opportunity to join super producer and rapper Timbaland on tour. It was a short 6 venue short tour which ended on January 30th.

Here Comes Trouble Tour

January 21, 2010 the band announced their next tour would be called the "Here Comes Trouble" tour. It was announced at the Pro Bowl on January 31, 2010 (where they sang the National Anthem) that the Here Comes Trouble Tour would be starting in March 2010.
Here are the dates:
3/19/2010 State Theatre St. Petersburg, FL
3/21/2010 Culture Room Ft. Lauderdale, FL
3/22/2010 The Social Orlando, FL
3/24/2010 House of Blues New Orleans, LA
3/25/2010 House of Blues Houston, TX
3/27/2010 White Rabbit San Antonio, TX
3/28/2010 House of Blues Dallas, TX
3/31/2010 Martini Ranch Scottsdale, AZ
4/2/2010 Great American Music Hall San Francisco, CA
4/3/2010 Club Nokia Los Angeles, CA
4/6/2010 Marquis Theater Denver, CO
4/7/2010 Beaumont Lawrence,KS
4/8/2010 The Old Rock House St. Louis, MO
4/9/2010 The Rave Milwaukee, WI
4/11/2010 Eagles Theater Pontiac, MI
4/13/2010 Varsity Minneapolis, MN
4/16/2010 House of Blues Chicago, IL
4/17/2010 Chess-A-Rena Pittsburgh, PA
4/20/2010 The Opera House Toronto, ON
4/21/2010 House of Blues Cleveland, OH
4/22/2010 Theatre of Living Arts Philadelphia, PA
4/24/2010 Nokia Theater New York, NY
4/25/2010 NorVa Productions Norfolk, VA
4/26/2010 Rock and Roll Hotel Washington DC
4/27/2010 Toad's Place New Haven, CT
4/29/2010 Crocodile Rock Allentown, PA
5/1/2010 Montreal, QC
5/2/2010 House of Blues Boston, MA
5/4/2010 The Fillmore Charlotte, NC
5/5/2010 Lincoln Theater Raleigh, NC
5/7/2010 Nashville, TN
5/8/2010 The Loft Atlanta, GA

Discography

Albums

Singles

Year Title Chart positions Album
U.S. 100 Digital
2009 "Where Are You Now" Bandslam soundtrack
"Over You" Fashionably Late
"Two Rebels" 101
2010 "Here Comes Trouble"

Soundtracks

Year Song Album
2009 "Where Are You Now" Bandslam
"Magic" Wizards of Waverly Place
"White Christmas" All Wrapped Up Vol.2
"You Really Got Me" Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
2010 "Real Gone" DisneyMania 7
"Can't Box Me In" Team USA Olympics 2010 Soundtrack

References

  1. ^ Cuenco, Marc. "Jonas Brothers sign Honor Society". http://www.examiner.com/x-16221-Teen-Celebrities-Examiner~y2009m7d7-Jonas-Brothers-sign-Honor-Society. Retrieved 2009-07-29. 
  2. ^ a b c Fashionably Late on their official merchandise website
  3. ^ "Fashionably Late Debuts at #18". http://news.prnewswire.com/ViewContent.aspx?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/09-23-2009/0005100021&EDATE=. Retrieved 2009-09-24. 
  4. ^ iTunes - "Where Are You Now"
  5. ^ iTunes - "Magic"
  6. ^ Rolling Stone: Six Breakout Bands to Watch
  7. ^ Miss Teen USA
  8. ^ Browne, David; Christian Hoard, Steve Knopper, Neil Strauss (2009-05-28). "Inside summer's hottest tours". Rolling Stone (Will Schenck): pp. 28. 
  9. ^ Good Day New York
  10. ^ The Morning Blend: Milwaukee
  11. ^ Fox DC
  12. ^ ABC 7 Chicago
  13. ^ http://www.examiner.com/x-18476-Cincinnati-Parenting-Examiner~y2009m8d28-Honor-Society-takes-time-out-for-fans
  14. ^ Anitai, Tamar. "Breaking News: Honor Society Announces 'Full Moon Crazy Tour' & Dates!". http://buzzworthy.mtv.com/2009/05/27/breaking-news-honor-society-announces-full-moon-crazy-tour-dates/. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  15. ^ "Honor Society Gets Ready to Kick Off the Fashionably Late Tour to Support the Release of Their Debut Album". http://news.prnewswire.com/ViewContent.aspx?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/09-01-2009/0005086544&EDATE=. Retrieved 2009-09-01. 
  16. ^ Kratzer, Emily (2009-07-17). "Hey, the Jonas Bros. are the second act". The Journal News (Gannett Co. Inc.). http://lohud.com/article/20090717/ENTERTAINMENT/907170301/1164. Retrieved 2009-08-02. 

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