Alien Ant Farm

Alien Ant Farm Artistfacts

  • 1996-
    Dryden MitchellVocals
    Terry CorsoGuitar
    Tye ZamoraBass
    Mike CosgroveDrums
  • Mitchell originally wanted to be a folk guitarist; he cites Edie Brickell and Tracy Chapman as favorites.
  • Zamora is the only band member to have graduated high school.
  • The band's name comes from a daydream by Corso, imagining that our whole world is simply a science project for some aliens.
  • Their first record was titled Greatest Hits.
  • The band is good friends with Papa Roach. They are signed to Papa Roach's label, New Noize. The two bands even share A&R men.
  • Mitchell's father's guitar playing inspired him. His father played to living rooms. The son plays to amphitheaters.
  • They all come from Riverside, California.
  • Zamora and Cosgrove used to be in a Primus cover band.
  • On May 22, 2002, their tour bus crashed while they were in Spain. The driver was killed, and the band suffered various injuries, the most serious of which was a broken vertebra by Mitchell. They had to cancel the rest of the tour.

Comments: 5

  • Dan from Phoenix, AzA.A.F. is known for its quirky videos, such as the Michael Jackson tributes in "Smooth Criminal", the film homages (Willy Wonka, Edward Scissorhands, The Karate Kid) in the primary version of "Movies", and the personified appliances in "Glow." They also crashed the BET awards for their music video of "These Days."
  • Dan from Phoenix, AzThey have a new line-up:

    Dryden Mitchell - Lead Vocals
    Joe Hill - Lead Guitar
    Alex Barreto - Bass
    Mike Cosgrove - Drums
  • Dan from Phoenix, AzTy Zamora & Cosgrove's Primus cover band was called....Tymus!! The most amazing band in the universe!!
  • Erik from Willow Hill, Pai hope they have more hits because they are way better than a one hit wonder
  • Bob from Langley B.cBloody awsome band here, some killer riffs and major balls to perform on a roof in front of the BET awards.
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