Default is a Canadian post-grunge and alternative rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia. Formed in 1999, the band is multi-platinum certified. The group is paused in 2013.
Most of Default's original audience is in Canada, but they are gaining popularity in the United States with their single Wasting My Time / Deny, from their 2001 debut, The Fallout. Their first and second albums were produced with the help of Chad Kroeger, the singer of Nickelback. He is at the origin of their discovery. In 2002, Default won the Juno Award in the Best New Group category. On April 30, 2003, their first albu was certified platinum by the RIAA, for nearly a million copies sold>
The following albums, Elocation in 2003, and One Thing Remains in 2005, do not enjoy the same popularity as the first in the United States, but manage to bring some popularity to the group in Canada. Elocation is known for the single (Taking My) Life Away, which has been widely broadcast on Canadian radio and television. Elocation's second single, Throw It All Away, is followed by All She Wrote. Elocation reaches 105> Billboard 200> place and 3> independent rankings>.
The single Count on Me from their third album, One Thing Remains, is a hit on Canadian radio stations before the album came out. Deny was used on the soundtrack of EA Sports 2003 NHL gameplay video. Their song The Memory Will Never Die was also used as a side theme for WrestleMania 23, the legendary WWE pay-per-view.