Hip-hop, reggae and hardcore influenced band, INSOLENCE
began in 1995, in the depths of the streets of San Jose , California
. Within months, INSOLENCE quickly formed a substantial following throughout
the San Francisco Bay area that eventually led them to hit the touring circuit
with several national acts, including but not limited to Rancid, Incubus,
System of a Down, Sevendust, Janes Addiction, Papa Roach, Alien Ant Farm,
Adema, Machine Head, Staind and Cypress Hill.
With a growing fan base, INSOLENCE spread to other
countries, as they toured through Europe in the summer of 1998 and 1999 and
teamed with their ex -management, Nova Entertainment, signed a record deal with
Madonna's record label, Maverick Records. In 2000, the band released their
first major-label album, Revolution , to see great success. Shortly thereafter,
the band began touring in the states in support of the album, alongside Black
Sheep, Hoobastank, Ill Nino, Soulfly, Corporate Avenger,
Kottonmouth Kings, and Insane Clown Posse.
The single, Poison Well, was circulated regularly on MTV's
The Real World, Road Rules and TRL. Tracks from the album were also featured on
the soundtrack to Adam Sandler's, Little Nikki, and the trailer for Robert
Redford's, Last Castle . Live performances were aired on
USA Networks, Farmclub, alongside Nelly, Destiny's Child and Static-X.
INSOLENCE was then flown out to Toronto
to film a cameo for the Sylvester Stallone movie, Driven . Their tracks were
also featured on Sean Palmer's, Pro Snowboarder for Play Station 2.
Insolence has also been signed to Warner Music, with great
success, and has sold well over 200,000 records. With great passion and talent,
INSOLENCE is standing strong and always working on new projects.