Famous for their hit singles like, Crazy Bitch and Sorry, Buckcherry ranks among some of the most popular alternative rock bands that emerged out of American music scene. The group was formed back when Josh Todd got acquainted with the guitarist Keith Nelson, and soon found that they share mutual admiration for the music of AC/DC. Soon after the duo started making music together and they were later joined in by Devon Glenn and Jonathan Brightman. At this point, the band named itself Sparrow and started performing live in various local clubs and venues in Hollywood. Soon the group started enjoying considerable amount of following in the region thanks to their live performances, and soon after they scored their first record deal with DreamWorks Records. After signing up with DreamWorks Records, the group had to change its name, and the group members chose Buckcherry as the band’s name.
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For their debut album, Buckcherry started working with the producer Terry Date and their self-titled debut album hit the music stores in 1999. The album spawned hit singles like For the Movies, Check Your Head, Lit Up and Dead Again. The album enjoyed massive critical acclaim and commercial success as well. Also in the same year, the lineup of the group saw the addition of Yogi Lonich. Following the release of their debut album, the group toured extensively throughout the following year and also opened for Lenny Kravitz on his concert tour. During that time, Buckcherry started to enjoy a steady fan following all across the nation and fans actually started buying Buckcherry tickets to go see them perform live.
The group headed back to studio to work on their follow up studio album, Time Bomb. The album was released in 2001, and wasn’t able to garner as much critical success as their debut album did. Around that time, creative differences led to tension between the group members which ultimately led to the departure of Devon Glenn, Jonathan Brightman and Yogi Lonich. All three band members were replaced by Matt Lawrence, Dave Markasky and Josh Fleeger. Although the group started working on a new album, the band was put on hiatus in 2002 before the release. The group reunited yet again in 2005, this time with the lineup which included Josh Todd, Jimmy Ashurst, Xavier Muriel and Stevie D. Soon after the reunion, the group started working on their forthcoming album. The following year 15 was released which spawned hit singles like Everything, Next 2 You, Crazy Bitch and Sorry. The popularity of the band saw a sudden boost once again with this success of that album. Beginning on July 1, 2008, Buckcherry also toured alongside Trapt, Sixx A.M., Motley Crue and Papa Roach on the Crue Fest.
Black Butterfly was released as group’s fourth studio album on September 16, 2008. The album debuted as the #1 Rock Album of the week and also debuted at #8 spot on the Top 200 Chart. Later the group also performed as an opening act of the band KISS one their 2009/2010 Concert Tour. Apart from that, Buckcherry also performed at the Week of Rock Tour by Kerrang! alongside other bands like Dear Superstar, and the 69 Eyes. On August 3, 2010, Buckcherry released All Night Long as their fifth studio album. Title track from the album was released at the lead single from the album as a free download to certain fans. While the album was #1 Rock Debut, it also debuted and peaked at #10 spot on Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart.
In early 2011, the group also performed at the Jagermeister Music Tour along with the bands All That Remains and Hellyeah. Their upcoming sixth album is in the pipeline, while the group is on road with their live act. Catch them live in your city with cheap Buckcherry tickets.
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