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Riverside, California, United States (1995 – 2007, 2008 – present)

Alien Ant Farm is an alternative rock/metal band which formed in 1995 in Riverside, California, United States. The band consists of Dryden Mitchell (vocals, guitar), Terry Corso (guitar), Tye Zamora (bass) and Mike Cosgrove (drums). They are best known for their 2001 cover of Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” and the follow up hits “Movies” and “These Days”.

In 1999 the band released their debut album, entitled Greatest Hits. It went on to win Best Independent Album in the L.A. Music Awards.

In , after forging a friendship with the band Papa Roach, Alien Ant Farm signed with Dreamworks SKG for their first studio album, Anthology.

In , their cover of the Michael Jackson song, “Smooth Criminal”, was a #1 single in Australia and New Zealand, a #3 single in the United Kingdom, and #1 on the United States Modern Rock charts. The music video features numerous homages to Michael Jackson and his videos. The song was featured on the soundtrack of the first season of WWE Tough Enough and in the movie American Pie 2. Their following single “Movies” was a Top 5 hit in the UK and a Top 20 hit in New Zealand. The band began touring in promotion of these two singles and their album, which later went platinum.

In spring of , the band contributed “Bug Bytes” to the first Spider-Man soundtrack.


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  • hydra_fm

    кстати, кавер на песню Джексона - херня полнейшая

    7 May 5:54pm Reply
  • DetoxScission

    About 3 songs I really like from these guys without caring for much else. 'Smooth Criminal' and 'Movies' are not amongst those 3.

    3 May 5:48am Reply
  • HerFadingSmile

    I did a new vocal cover. it would be awesome if u could give me some feedback under the video. thanks.

    29 Apr 1:00am Reply
  • Chel3000

    New album bring me back to 00's))

    11 Mar 3:40am Reply
  • edward_the_V

    >Крутая банда. и уж точно не одной песни. - От себя скажу, что группа конечно же сверхпопулярная, и мегахитовая, даже ласт говорит, что за неделю кавер на Джексона прослушали в 6 раз чаще, чем первый трек с альбома)

    4 Mar 12:25pm Reply
  • Kiz88

    The New album is like a blast from the 90's/early 00's, It's great!

    27 Feb 10:13am Reply
  • HectorOmarRoman

    New Album is Amazing!!

    27 Feb 1:17am Reply
  • rockfan1976

    new album is perfect

    22 Feb 3:47pm Reply
  • Theomegalisten

    fucking good new album

    18 Feb 10:11pm Reply

    Flesh and bone masterpiece

    3 Feb 9:13am Reply
  • HaohmaruXXX

    I'm from 2 it wonderland. Rip mr miyagi.

    23 Jan 2:13am Reply
  • MystCall

    This is what Adam Sandler listens to when he's not bobbing along to 311.

    10 Jan 6:49am Reply
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    24 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Maxxximon

    Крутая банда. и уж точно не одной песни

    21 Sep 2014 Reply
  • LouisFahrenheit

    Фигово быть группой одной песни, да и то кавера. [2]

    21 Aug 2014 Reply
  • knight_88

    Underrated band!

    8 Jun 2014 Reply
  • anarky

    correction: 4 studio albums and 5th coming soon.

    2 May 2014 Reply
  • anarky

    they're a 'one-hit-wonder' only if you're lazy enough to not to listen to their 3 full-length studio albums. stop whining, start listening.

    2 May 2014 Reply
  • Registeel

    Wish and These Days aren't bad songs, the cover song is not their best song it's just the most appraised.

    19 Feb 2014 Reply
  • JesterSong

    One hit wonder? LOOOOOOL

    18 Feb 2014 Reply
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