"Cold" is a five-piece rock music group from Jacksonville, Florida in the United States. With the release of their self-titled debut, ''Cold'', in 1998, the band quickly became known for its angsty lyrics and vocalist Scooter Ward's distinctive voice. On February 27, 2006 the group supposedly disbanded, however they've since confirmed that they're actually on hiatus.
Cold, who at the time were called Grundig, formed in 1995 with the line-up of Scooter Ward (vocals), Sam McCandless (drums), Jeremy Marshall (bass) and Matt Loughran (guitar). The band, initially based in Jacksonville, moved to Atlanta hoping to get a break in the industry. During this time, Matt Loughran left the band and was replaced by Sean Lay. Kelly Hayes then joined the band, and they all later returned back to Florida.
Following Cold's progress in the Jacksonville scene was local Fred Durst. Impressed by what he had heard, he invited Ward to record two acoustic tracks, "Check Please" and "Ugly". The two demos recorded were passed on to producer Ross Robinson, who was also impressed by what he had heard, leading Cold to record their debut release titled, ''Cold'', which was released in 1998. The ...
|years active||1996 – 2006 (Hiatus)|
|music genre|| Hard Rock|
|current members|| Scooter Ward|