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Papa Roach
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Papa Roach in 2010
Background information
Origin Vacaville, California, United States
Genres Hard rock, alternative rock, alternative metal, nu metal
Years active 1993–present
Labels Eleven Seven Music, DGC/Interscope, Geffen, DreamWorks
Members Jacoby Shaddix
Jerry Horton
Tobin Esperance
Tony Palermo
Past members Will James
Dave Buckner

Papa Roach is an American alternative rock band. They formed in 1993 in Vacaville, California when lead singer Jacoby Shaddix and drummer Dave Buckner met on the Vacaville High School football field during an game of football where they started talking about music. The members of the group are Jacoby Shaddix, the lead singer, Jerry Horton, who plays the lead guitar and also does backing vocals, Tobin Esperance, who plays the bass guitar and backing vocals and Tony Palermo, who plays the drums and percussion.


Studio albums

  • 1997: Old Friends from Young Years
  • 2000: Infest
  • 2002: Lovehatetragedy
  • 2004: Getting Away with Murder
  • 2006: The Paramour Sessions
  • 2009: Metamorphosis
  • 2012: The Connection

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