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Top 10 Facts - Seether
12.18.2015
Fact #1

Seether are a South African hard rock band founded in May 1999 in Pretoria, South Africa.

Fact #2

The band originally performed under the name Saron Gas until ‘ 2002, when they adopted the 4 Seether name.

Fact #3

In 2002, Seether launched their first official album, Disclaimer, which earned the band three singles: "Fine Again", "Driven Under" and "Gasoline". "Fine Again" is also in the video games Madden NFL 2003 and 1080 Avalanche.

Fact #4

They gained mainstream popularity in 2002 with their US Active Rock #1 single "Fine Again," and their success was sustained in 2004 with the single "Broken" which peaked at No. 20 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Fact #5

The band's follow—up album, Karma and Effect, was released in 2005. "Karma and Effect" debuted at number 8 on the US Billboard 200 album charts, and was certified gold in the US and Canada.

Fact #6

The album spawned three singles, "Remedy", of which frontman Morgan has spoken fondly of, "Truth" and "The Gift". "Remedy" reached number 1 on the US Mainstream Rock Charts, Seether's first number 1 hit.

Fact #7

McLawhorn and Humphrey, in a radio interview, announced that the new album would be titled Holding Onto Strings Better Left to Fray, and that it would be released in May. The album's first single, "Country Song", was released on 8 March in the US and on 4 April in the United Kingdom, and the new album was released on 17 May 2011.

Fact #8

Seether reached their highest position on the US Billboard 200 Charts when Holding On to Strings Better Left to Fray rose to the Number 2 position. It also reached number one on the US Rock Albums, US Alternative Albums and US Hard Rock Album Charts. Their single—week sales of 61,000 records was their best since Karma and Effect sold 82,000 copies in 2005.

Fact #9

On 24 April 2014, it was revealed that the new album, Isolate and Medicate is set to be released on 1 July 2014, with the lead single, "Words as Weapons" slated for release on 1 May 2014.

Fact #10

"No Shelter" appeared on the NCIS Official TV Soundtrack, released on 10 February 2009, and a version of Wham!'s "Careless Whisper" was made available for purchase as a digital or mobile download. The song was reportedly covered as a joke, in which the band turned a "Cheesy 805 pop ballad"[citation needed] into a Hard Rock/Metal song

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