Formed in 1998 in Santa Barbara, CA, Sugarcult set to work with the following
ingredients: 4 guys, 3 chords, 2 guitars and 1 van. Armed with a batch of
energized songs, the band toured the west coast generating a healthy buzz,
selling their two indie records and homemade t-shirts out of the back of
In Spring 2001, after signing with Ultimatum Music, Sugarcult entered Rumbo
Studios in Los Angeles to record their debut album with producer Matt Wallace
(the Replacements, Faith No More). The album, titled, "Start Static", was released on August 21, 2001 (and was recorded in the same room as Guns 'n'
Roses "Appetite For Destruction" and No Doubt's "Tragic Kingdom"). As of April 2003, "Start Static" has sold more then 250,000 copies and climbing!!
Sugarcult has been on the road since Summer 2001, doing what they love best, playing lots and lots of shows.The band played the Vans Warped Tour in 2001 and 2002, on the second stage on the Blink 182 - New Found Glory Tour, and have done entire US Tours with Reel Big Fish, Goldfinger, Good Charlotte,
Unwritten Law, Less Than Jake and The Ataris. The band has also played a ton
of radio station festivals around the country, at the Decibel Music
Conference in Trinidad, West Indies and at the Lifebeat / MTV Music Video
Awards Pre-Party in New York City with The Hives and Jimmy Eat World.
Click here to visit Sugarcult's official site.