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Sum 41 Biography

Sum 41 Members:

  • Deryck Whibley
  • Dave Baksh
  • Steve Jocz
  • Jason McCaslin
  • Sum 41 Is Born

    The crazy Canadian foursome from Ajax, Ontario all used to play in rival bands when they were in high school. They decided to join forces in 1996 and formed their own band made up of Deryck Whibley (Bizzy D) on vocals and guitar, Dave Baksh (Brown Sound) also on guitar and vocals, Steve Jocz (Stevo 32) on the drums and Jason McCaslin (Cone) on the bass. The band chose the name Sum 41 cuz they formed the band 41 days into the summer before grade 12.

    Sum 41's Big Break

    Sum 41 was able to snag a record deal with Island Records in December of 1999 after Sum 41 gave the record execs an EPK (electronic press kit) jam-packed with videos of their live high-energy performances and even mischievous footage of the guys doing drive-bys with a super-soaker water pistol. Sum 41 released their first EP, Half Hour of Power in 2000 and have since landed some great gigs touring with The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Blink-182, The Offspring and Social Distortion.

    Sum 41 - Did U Know?

    • Before Jason "Cone" McCaslin joined Sum 41, he was an usher at a movie theatre.
    • Jason McCaslin got the nickname "cone" in high school cuz he used to eat an icecream cone everyday at lunch.
    • Steve Jocz is a vegetarian.

    Sum 41 Says...

    "We are not rock stars. Mick Jagger's a rock star."

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