Alien Ant Farm formed in 1996 in the USA as a grunge and alternative metal band.
In 2000, Alien Ant Farm signed with DreamWorks SKG for their debut album (ANThology) and then the band began touring in 2001.
Their cover of Michael Jackson's song, 'Smooth Criminal', was a #1 single in Australia and New Zealand and a #3 single in the United Kingdom. Their following single 'Movies' was a Top 5 hit in the United Kingdom and a Top 20 hit in New Zealand.
The band was involved in a bus accident whilst touring in Spain. The driver died and the band members had several injuries, including a broken neck for lead singer Dryden Mitchell.
Finally in winter 2002, Alien Ant Farm returned to the studio to work on their next album (truANT), which was released in 2003 produced by Stone Temple Pilots' Robert and Dean DeLeo.
The song 'Glow' has been a mainstream radio success, whilst also achieving long lasting top 20 success in New Zealand.