Crazy Town Confirm Reunion and New Album

"Butterfly" rap rockers set to return with "The Brimstone Sluggers."

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Rap rockers Crazy Town, best known for their major hit "Butterfly," are officially back on track and working on new record "The Brimstone Sluggers."

The group announced their return with a "Hit That Switch" teaser, including studio footage to capture the overall vibe. The song itself features a mystique mellow groove, not too far away from their No. 1 hit, as well as each of the band's distinctive traits.

Crazy Town unveiled their latest effort "Darkhorse" back in 2002. Despite announcing comeback in 2007 with a "Crazy Town is Back" record, such plans were never taken into action.

The band also confirmed a video under way, sharing their excitement over the new record. "Wish we could release this single right now!" the official post reads. "The thing is that we have to release it with the video. Shooting in a couple weeks."

In a separate post, the group stated: "We wont be trapped in a corner or put into a box. Yeah we know where heavy is ... but we're not where heavy lives."

You can check out the teaser below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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    Their Greatest hit butterfly is not even entirely made by them Listen to pretty little ditty by red hot chili peppers
    Pikka Bird
    Not entirely? The only thing that made it a hit was that noodley guitar hook, which was the entire basis of the song, the rest was just nonsense that I would only refer to as musicality out of charity. And RHCP just used it for an short interlude, which I think puts it into perspective.
    The bass riff is what made that song, not the guitar riff.
    That was still made by the chili peppers.
    To make matters worse, that part came from them just messing around at Frusciante's audition. I'm pretty sure it was re-recorded by them later for Pretty Little Ditty, but whether it was or not, Crazy Town's whole career is based off of 10 seconds worth of the Chili Peppers ****ing around during John Frusciante's audition.
    All so true but I still think Butterfly is a better song than Pretty Little Ditty. Crazytown just put that idea to better use than Chilis. RHCP are obviously the better band by a million miles.
    I hear Frusciante is free at the moment, maybe he could play them a couple of notes loop over and over again, again.
    I had never heard of this band until news of the reunion. So I looked up that "butterfly" song. I'm not normally one to straight up say this, but it was awful. Are there actually people who care that this band is back?
    They came under metal hammers 'bands that should never reunite' section once, guess the guys at MH are gonna be pissed.
    A few strippers in the middle of nowhere Kentucky are happy. The rest of us are sad.
    come ma lady come come ma lady, rip off chili peppers, sugah baby!
    that Butterfly song is the fight song of the Ed Hardy douchebag. why does this reunion need to happen?
    Because every generation needs a new pop your collar douchebag anthem, they just want to be multi generational. Bring on the sideways visors.
    New Crazy Town AND Blink 182 albums? That's awesome! Now I can officially never listen to the radio again.
    No one grave a crap the first time around... this is like being re-united with a turd!
    I thought one of the vocalists was dead? Didn't he swan-dive hard enough on that rehab TV show? If he's sobered up, then this reunion is a shame, because I can't imagine this whole ordeal ending well enough to keep him clean...
    Future UG article: CASH MONEY records signs Crazy Townthe world does a giant face palm.
    The folks running Guantanamo Bay are over the moon about this one, new torture material is about to land. I confess, I confess, just turn it off please!
    Please no.. if this s*** blows up an they start playing it every 15 min on the radio I swear to god I am gonna put My foot through the dashboard
    this is one of those reunions that just isn't even worth noting.
    You know you're a terrible band when a reunion of your band is posted on UG and there are waaaaayyy more dislikes then likes on the article. LMAO!!
    I had some good time with their music when I was 14, they have some nostalgic value to me.
    I was reading wikipedia about them and this came up. "The release of The Gift of Game was followed by a tour support slot for the Red Hot Chili Peppers" Was everyone confused becuase they thought they heard "Pretty Little Diddy" twice?
    I am trying to figure out why this article is at the top of music news on the homepage, this is backpage news at best, never thought I'd miss a 'Dave Mustain Talks out of his ass' article or a 'Rage Against the Machine new album' entry.
    Why would someone that is in a decent band (Five Finger Death Punch) totally turn ship and purposely go back in time to rekindle the flame that got you nowhere close to where you are now with FFDP?
    What member of Five Finger Death Punch had anything to do with Crazy Town?
    I think "Butterfly" was pretty good song - but maybe that has to do with its "nostalgic" value. I mean, it was played a lot when I was younger. And it's pretty catchy.
    I always thought they were a boy band kind of thing. Then again, the last time I had heard of them I was just 6 or 7 years old.