Limp Bizkit is an American rock band. The band consists of Fred Durst, Wes Borland, Sam Rivers, John Otto and DJ Lethal. They have sold over 33 million records worldwide. Formed in 1994, Limp Bizkit started playing in the Jacksonville, Florida underground music scene in the late 1990s, signed with Flip Records and released their début album Three Dollar Bill, Yall$ in 1997. The band achieved mainstream success with their second and third studio albums, Significant Other (1999) and Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water (2000), although the success was marred by controversy.
Borland left the group in 2001, and Durst, Rivers, Otto and Lethal continued to record and tour with guitarist Mike Smith. Following the release of their album Results May Vary (2003), Borland rejoined the band and recorded The Unquestionable Truth (Part 1) (2005) with Durst, Rivers, Lethal and drummer Sammy Siegler before going on hiatus. In 2009, the band's original lineup reunited and began touring, culminating with the recording of the album Gold Cobra (2011), after which they left Interscope to record independently.
Fred Durst grew up in Gastonia, North Carolina, where he took an interest in