is an American pop punk band that formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1998. Prior to the group's formation, Stacy Jones was well known for being a drummer in the successful alternative rock bands Veruca Salt and Letters to Cleo. The group has a mixed musical style that includes influences from pop punk, alternative rock, and power pop.
The group released its eponymous debut album in 2001, and this led to their hit single "Flavor of the Weak" and the band was awarded as the "Rising Star" from the Boston Music Awards, 2001. After a successful tour, they released the live album Rock N' Roll Noodle Shop: Live from Tokyo
and then the full album The Art of Losing
, in 2002 and 2003 respectively. After this, the group was dropped from their label, Island Records, and moved to Los Angeles to remake their production and sound. Working with veteran music producer Butch Walker, they released Hearts on Parade
in 2005. The band then toured to a widespread fan-base in Japan and in the United States. Finally the band came back after five years of interval, releasing their fourth studio album Fight the Frequency
in August 2010. The band released their fifth album Blood & Lemonade
on September 9, 2014 worldwide via the independent label Rude Records.