The name OPM, according to the band's frontman John E. Necro, is an abbreviation of the phrase "Open People's Minds". This was stated during an interview with MarijuanaRadio.com. The name also sounds like the drug opium.
OPM released their debut album, Menace to Sobriety, in August 2000 on Atlantic Records
Their debut single "Heaven Is a Halfpipe" charted worldwide and won the Kerrang! Award for Best Single.
In 2002, they signed to Suburban Noize Records who released three album and two EPs.
Their second album, ForThemAsses, was released in June 2004. The album was produced by OPM and Steve Gallagher. Their third album was California Poppy, released in July 2006. OPM released their fourth album, Golden State of Mind in September 2008.
The band has joined the new label MNO records and release their new single "Holiday under the sun" Fanart Banner