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Prior to forming the rock band Garbage, drummer Butch Vig produced Nirvana’s breakthrough album, Nevermind, and Smashing Pumpkins’ acclaimed debut, Gish. ∙ Garbage guitarist and keyboardist Stephen Marker contacted Scottish singer Shirley Manson after seeing her in a music video with her band Angelfish on MTV’s 120 Minutes. ∙ “Stupid Girl,” their 1995 breakthrough hit, was built around a sample of The Clash “Train in Vain.” ∙ A remix of “#1 Crush” was featured on the soundtrack for Baz Luhrmann’s William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet and topped the Billboard Modern Rock chart in 1997. ∙ In 1999, they recorded the theme song for the 19th James Bond film, The World Is Not Enough. ∙ Manson launched her acting career in 2008, appearing and performing her own stunts as a T-1001 killer android in the TV series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. ∙ Garbage has been nominated for seven Grammy Awards and sold 17 million albums worldwide.

HOMETOWN
Madison, WI, United States of America
FORMED
1994