Birth Place: Santa Barbara, California, United States
Years Active: 1994-2003, 2005-present
Genres: Pop Punk, Punk Rock, Geek Rock, Power Pop
Nerf Herder is a pop punk band from Santa Barbara formed in 1994 by Parry Gripp (vocals, guitar), Charlie Dennis (bass) and Steve Sherlock (drums). They describe themselves as a "nerd rock" band, and are known for simplistic modern punk-style songs with frequently humorous, juvenile and pop-culture-referencing lyrics. They are most noted for composing the theme tune to the television series ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'', and for their 1997 single "Van Halen", a parody tribute to the band of the same name, which attracted significant radio airplay and led to their first major record deal with Arista Records. The song "High Five Anxiety" was featured on the soundtrack for ''Major League Basebal...
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