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Papa Roach

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Papa Roach

Musical genres

Rapcore, Hard rock, Nu metal, Alternative metal, Alternative rock, Rock music, Emo, Post-grunge, Death metal, Funk-rock, Rap metal, Heavy metal

Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest (2000). The group's success continued with their gold album Lovehatetragedy (2002), their platinum album Getting Away with Murder (2004), The Paramour Sessions (2006), and Metamorphosis (2009). The band's seventh album, Time for Annihilation, was released on August 31, 2010. Papa Roach has sold about 18 million album copies worldwide, and are known for their hits "...To Be Loved", "Last Resort", "She Loves Me Not", "Scars", "Forever", and "Lifeline".
The formation of Papa Roach began in January 1993, when lead singer Jacoby Shaddix and drummer Dave Buckner met on the Vacaville High School football field during an intense match, where the two ended up talking about music. They were later joined by trombonist Ben Luther and bass guitarist Will James. They decided to enter the school's talent show, where they performed a cover version of Jimi Hendrix's song "Fire", but they ultimately did not win the contest. In March 1993, trombonist Ben Luther was replaced by lead guitarist Jerry Horton from nearby Vanden High School. Horton was introduced to the band

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