Sevendust is an Atlanta, Georgia-based hard rock band that emerged in 1994 under the name "Crawlspace". Eventually, a westcoast groupclaimed the rights to that name forcing them to change it to Sevendust. In 1997, they released their melodiclyheavy self-titled debut featuringthrash-like drumming from one of modern rock's greatest drummers, Morgan Rose, and the R&Brooted vocals of Lajon Witherspoon. Theirmusic ranges from soft and melodic to fast-paced and heavy. Sevendust gained largecommercial success after the release of 2001'sAnimosity and over the course of their career they have sold over 4 millionrecords in the United States.