Top 10 Secrets About Sum 41

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Sum 41 formed in 2000, but the members of the band have been playing together since 1996. Sum 41 has released seven full-length studio albums over their career and has sold over 30 million records worldwide.

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The band is known for their energetic live shows, which often feature outrageous stunts by frontman Deryck Whibley. Sum 41’s music is heavily influenced by punk rock, ska punk and alternative metal genres, with a blend of pop sensibilities that make it accessible to wider audiences. Here are 10 secrets about Sum 41:

1. Sum 41 was named after an algebra equation; Sum = 40 + 1.

2. The Sum 41 song “Fat Lip” off their debut album All Killer No Filler was featured in the video game Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4.

3. Sum 41 worked with famed producer Gil Norton to produce their fourth studio album Underclass Hero, which earned them a Juno Award for Rock Album of the Year.

4. Sum 41’s music has been featured in films such as Scooby-Doo and Scary Movie 3.

5. Deryck Whibley has produced albums by other bands including High Five Drive, The Matches and Protest the Hero.

6. Sum 41’s 2006 album Chuck saw them collaborate with legendary Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge on two tracks; “We’re All to Blame” and “No Reason”.

7. Sum 41 performed their single “In Too Deep” during their appearance on Saturday Night Live in 2002, becoming the first Canadian band to appear on the show since 1989.

8. Sum 41’s song “Pieces” was featured as the theme song for the television show The O.C..

9. Sum 41 are one of only two bands who have appeared four times at Warped Tour (the other being NOFX).

10. Sum 41 were nominated for a Grammy Award in 2004 for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for their song “The Hell Song” off of Does This Look Infected?

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