Sum 41

Formed 1996.
Sum 41

Biography

Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Canada. The band was formed in 1996 and currently consists of members Deryck Whibley (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Thacker (lead guitar, backing vocals), and Jason McCaslin (bass guitar, backing vocals). In April 2013, drummer Steve Jocz announced his departure from the band. Sum 41 have sold over 30 million albums worldwide.

In 1999, the band signed an international record deal with Island Records. The band released their debut album, All Killer, No Filler in 2001. The band achieved mainstream success with their first single from the album, "Fat Lip", which reached number-one on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and remains the band's most successful single to date. All Killer No Filler was certified platinum in the United States, Canada and in the United Kingdom. The band has since released four more studio albums: Does This Look Infected? (2002), Chuck (2004) Underclass Hero (2007) and Screaming Bloody Murder (2011).

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Underclass Hero

    Underclass Hero 2007

    Reviewed by Kate Sharp
    This is the sound of a band desperate to shed the bratty image that brought them to...