Infectious Grooves

Infectious Grooves

Infobox musical artist
Name = Infectious Grooves

Background = group_or_band
Origin = Venice, California, United States
Genre = Funk metal, Funkcore
Years_active = 1990-present
Label = Epic, Suicidal
Associated_acts = Suicidal Tendencies, Jane's Addiction
Current_members = Mike Muir
Dean Pleasants
Steve Brunner
Tim Stewart
Eric Moore
Past_members = Robert Trujillo (?)
Adam Siegel (?)
Stephen Perkins
Josh Freese
Brooks Wackerman

The Infectious Grooves are a funk metal band led by Suicidal Tendencies frontman Mike Muir. It also features former Excel guitarist Adam Siegel, ex-Suicidal Tendencies bassist Robert Trujillo (now in Metallica), and ex-Jane's Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins. To date, the project released four albums between 1991 and 2000.

Though Muir's sense of humor was often obvious with Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves often brought out a goofier type of humor: their albums contain comedy skits by a reptilian lover named Aladdin Sarsippius.

The Infectious Grooves have been on hiatus between the release of their fourth album, 2000's "Mas Borracho" and 2007, having not written new material, toured or recorded, but the band's personnel have kept busy with other projects. 2008 sees the return of the band on tour with a one-month tour across Europe in April featuring Steve Brunner on bass, Eric Moore on drums, Dean Pleasants and Tim Stewart on guitars. As stated by Muir in 2006 on Suicidal Tendencies' official website, Infectious Grooves had been working on new material. [ [ BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SUICIDAL TENDENCIES: New Album Is 'Sounding Great' ] ]

Band members


Non-official members

*Dave Kushner - Guitar (on album #1)
*Rocky George - Guitar (on album #1)
*Dave Dunn - Keyboards (on album #1)



* The band can be seen (and heard) performing as the prom band in the 1992 Pauly Shore film "Encino Man".
* David Silveria was recruited to play drums after Stephan Perkins left the band but turned it down to remain close to his bandmates of what would become Korn.


External links

* [ Infectious Grooves Fan Site]
* [ Official Myspace Page]

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