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Top 10 Facts - Limp Bizkit
12.22.2015
Fact #1

Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst (lead vocals), Sam Rivers (bass guitar, backing vocals), John Otto (drums, percussions), and Wes Borland (guitars, backing vocals).

Fact #2

Limp Bizkit have sold more than 33 million records worldwide. Their 2000 album Chocolate Starfish and the Hotdog Flavored Water sold 1.05 million copies in its first week of release.

Fact #3

Limp Bizkit have been nominated for 3 Grammy Awards over the years. They’ve won 1 American Music Award, 2 MTV Video Music Awards, 1 Billboard Music Award, 1 Billboard Music Video Award and various others.

Fact #4

Leor Dimant (also known as DJ Lethal) was born in the USSR and is also a member of House of Pain (who re—united in 2010).

Fact #5

Wes Borland was the live guitarist for Marilyn Manson for 2 shows in 2008.

Fact #6

Fred Durst was in the US Navy and a tattoo artist before Limp Bizkit started.

Fact #7

Fred Durst is a playable character in the Fight Club video game.

Fact #8

Their second album, Significant Other, sold over 7 million copies in the US and knocked the Backstreet Boys Millennium off the top spot. In the summer of 1999, those two albums dominated the chart — from June through August one of them was at #1.

Fact #9

In 1998, they embarked on the "Ladies Night in Cambodia" tour, where the first 200 women to show up each night (100 in some venues) were admitted free. Clutch and Sevendust were also on the tour.

Fact #10

In our interview with Wes Borland, he explained that coming up with the band's guitar riffs isn't that hard. "The slinky sort of whammy bar—ish heavy Limp Bizkit riffs, I can just s——t those out all day long without any feeling," he said. "Those are just what sounds cool to me."

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