Limp Bizkit is an American rock band. Their work is marked by abrasive, angry lyrics by vocalist Fred Durst and guitarist Wes Borland's sonic experimentation and elaborate visual appearance, which has included face and body paint, masks and uniforms, as well as the band's elaborate live shows. They have sold over 33 million records worldwide. The band consists of Durst, Borland, Sam Rivers, John Otto and DJ Lethal. Formed in 1994, Limp Bizkit became popular playing in the Jacksonville, Florida underground music scene in the late 1990s, and signed with Flip Records, a subsidiary of Interscope, which released their dÃ©but album, Three Dollar Bill, Yall$ (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 this success was marred by a series of controversies surrounding their performances at Woodstock '99 and the 2001 Big Day Out festival. Borland left the group in 2001, but 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. 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.
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