Filter (band)

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Filter is an industrial rock group formed in 1993 by Richard Patrick (formerly guitarist for Nine Inch Nails's live performances) and Brian Liesegang.

Their first album, Short Bus, was released in 1995. The album was successful, and included the hit single "Hey Man, Nice Shot". The song was was somewhat controversial, as it was seen as capitalizing on the public suicide of Budd Dwyer. Kurt Cobain's suicide was widely rumored to have inspired the song, but the band refuted this.

Liesegang left in 1997. Patrick continued on with 1999's, Title of Record, which moved away from industrial rock somewhat, and produced a modest hit with "Take A Picture."

2002 saw the release of The Amalgamut.

A new album is being produced, to be released sometime in 2005.

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Discography

Year Title Label
1995 Short Bus Warner
1999 Title of Record Warner
2002 The Amalgamut Warner

Singles

1996-Dose

1995-Hey Man,Nice Shot

1999-Take a Picture

Trivia

  • The song Captain Bligh was written about Trent Reznor's notoriously anti-social habits by Richard Patrick after his leaving Nine Inch Nails.

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