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8MM Biography

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Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Years Active: 2004–present
Genres: Trip Rock, Pop Rock

8mm is a trip-hop influenced pop-rock band from Los Angeles, California. 8mm was started by Sean Beavan (who formerly worked with bands such as Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails and God Lives Underwater), and his wife Juliette Beavan. The band currently consists of Sean Beavan, Juliette Beavan, and Jon Nicholson, Juliette being the frontwoman. 8mm has toured internationally in countries such as the United Kingdom and Chile, as well as across the US and in parts of Canada. They released two albums. Their debut, appropriately titled ''Opener'', was released independently. Their second, ''Songs to Love and Die By'', was released on Curb Appeal Records.

8mm was featured in the popular television show ''One Tree Hill'' twice with their songs "No Way Back" and "Forever and Ever Amen". The latter was featured in the episode "Songs to Love and Die By", titled after their second album. They also remade a version of Carly Simon's "Nobody Does It Better" which was used in the film ''Mr. & Mrs. Smith''. Their song "Liar" was featured on Grey's Anatomy and on the season finale of ''Dirt''. MTV used the track "Give It Up" on its hit show Road Rules and "Never Enough" for a preview of an upcoming episode of ''The Real World: Sydney''. Additionally "Forever and Ever Amen" was used for the second episode of CBS's ''Moonlight''.