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Fullerton, California, United States (1990 – present)

Lit is a post-grunge band, based in Fullerton, California, United States. They had several hits singles in the 1990s and early 2000s including My Own Worst Enemy, Miserable, Zip-Lock, Over My Head, Lipstick and Bruises, Addicted, Looks Like They Were Right and Times Like This.

The band was formed in 1990 as a metal-oriented band, under the name “Razzle”, and gained a large following. A few years later, the group changed its name to “Stain”, but due to another band owning the name, it changed its name to “Lit” in 1996. The group shot to stardom with the platinum album A Place In The Sun in 1999. A Place In The Sun yielded the smash single “My Own Worst Enemy,” which held the number one position for three months, and received a Billboard Music Award for the biggest Modern Rock Song of 1999. It was followed by “Zip-Lock” (which featured Blink-182) and “Miserable”, the latter of which was among the top ten most played songs of 2000 and famously featured Pamela Anderson in the video. The band performed over 286 shows and toured worldwide in support of A Place in the Sun. In addition to the Vans Warped Tour and a coveted slot on Woodstock 1999, the band toured with The Offspring, Garbage, and No Doubt.

Lit followed up A Place in the Sun with the 2001 release of Atomic which gave the band another Top 10 hit with “Lipstick And Bruises”; the album wasn’t as successful as “A Place In The Sun”.


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  • Rubberbandman16

    A place in the sun!

    22 Dec 2013 Reply
  • kingcrabbie


    13 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Rubberbandman16

    these guys r pretty awesum. Luv their cover of Nirvana's Stain

    5 Sep 2013 Reply
  • rawk_out

    Love these guys!

    21 Jul 2013 Reply
  • ramomcferno

    A concert review of their free show on Friday night in AC:

    30 Jun 2013 Reply
  • spunge666


    16 Jun 2013 Reply
  • nickdelaat

    Had some doubts about the band if it ever would make a record again that's suits me after those years. Well: with The View From The Bottom they did!

    25 Sep 2012 Reply
  • renatogodinho71

    Miss you gone!

    13 Sep 2012 Reply
  • mattimek

    + The Broken & Miss You Gone +

    25 Aug 2012 Reply
  • keanequeen

    Miss You Gone

    12 Aug 2012 Reply
  • measuremiracles

    love peep show

    5 Aug 2012 Reply
  • gustavokblo

    Can I just 'don't like' their new album? (and I still love the band, of course!) Thanks. =)

    14 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Kiz88

    Don't see what that has to do with anything. Good arguement there.

    13 Jul 2012 Reply
  • spunge666

    Kiz88,New Found Glory haven't matured tho have they? kiddie stuff there!

    13 Jul 2012 Reply
  • edgeph2

    i love this band

    11 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Kiz88

    People seem to live off the past too much. "A place in the Sun" and "Atomic" are alot better then the latest album but it's a good album. Bands change, people change. I actually like it like that. No one want's the same album six times over do they? I love the new Eve 6 album but they sound pretty much the same. "The View from the bottom" will stick in peoples minds longer because it's the sound of a band that has matured. And how anyone can say it sounds like Simple Plan is beyond me.

    9 Jul 2012 Reply
  • gustavokblo

    I still think this album is not so great as what I was expecting as 'a Lit album' and I honestly didn't like how the band is sounding on it. Just MY personal opinion. I REALLY wish them ALL the success in the world and I still LOVE ALL of the other things they did before - because to ME they are waaaaaaay better than what they did now - just sayin'...

    29 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Narry_Jac

    new album is awesome!)

    28 Jun 2012 Reply
  • spunge666

    But the album wont put the band back under the spotlight, trust me!

    28 Jun 2012 Reply
  • fleshandb0nes

    Ok, we all have our own taste in music. Btw, I hope this album, with its poppy sound, will put the band under the spotlight, so we don't have to wait another 8 years for the next release (and hoping it'll please everyone of us).

    28 Jun 2012 Reply
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