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Filter (band)

Filter is an industrial rock band that gained some mainstream acceptance in the 1990s, along with similar artists like Garbage and Marilyn Manson. Richard Patrick and Brian Liesegang formed the band in 1993, releasing Short Bus in 1995. The album was a hit, but the band was not able to capitalize on their newfound fame and Liesegang left in 1997. Patrick has continued on with Title of Record in 1999.

Filter's first mainstream hit, "Hey Man, Nice Shot", off the album "Short Bus", was highly controversial as it was seen as capitalizing off the public suicide of Budd Dwyer.