Related Information for American Minor American Minor is a rock band from Champaign, IL, by way of Charleston, WV. Mixing elements of hard rock, southern rock and blues in a powerful live show, American Minor quickly caught the attention of ex-Blind Melon members Christopher Thorn and Brad Smith, who brought the band to the attention of Jive Records in 2004. They released an EP, Buffalo Creek in 2004, and followed with a full length, American Minor, in 2005. Unfortunately, they're no longer together today... read more