Monster Magnet is an American stoner rock band. Hailing from Red Bank, New Jersey, the group was founded by Dave Wyndorf (vocals and guitar), John McBain (guitar) and Tim Cronin (vocals and drums). The band first went by the names "Dog of Mystery", "Airport 75", "Triple Bad Acid" and "King Fuzz" before finally settling on "Monster Magnet", taken from the name of a 1960s toy made by Wham-O, which Wyndorf liked when he was a child.TelevisionThe television drama series Sons of Anarchy uses Monster Magnet tracks frequently. Those featured include "Monolithic" in series 1 (episode 10), "Radiation Day" and "Slut Machine" in series 2 (episodes 1 and 4), and "100 Million Miles" in season 3 (episode 12), as well as "Freeze and Pixelate".Tracks from the 2001 album God Says No have been used in television series, including the sci-fi series Alphas ("Heads Explode"), and The Shield, which featured the track "God Says No" in an early episode.The reality series Viva La Bam also used the track "Slut Machine" from Monolithic Baby! in an episode.FilmTracks from the 1995 album Dopes to Infinity were included on the soundtrack for The Matrix ("Look To Your Orb For The Warning") and The Girl Next Door ("Dopes to Infinity"). The soundtrack of the 1994 movie S.F.W. features an early, otherwise-unreleased version of a song originally from Dopes to Infinity, "Negasonic Teenage Warhead". Beowulf features "Lord 13" from the early 90s EP 25 Tab during its end credits.Several tracks from the 1998 Monster Magnet album Powertrip have been featured in film soundtracks, including "See You In Hell" (Bride of Chucky), "Powertrip" (Soldier), "Crop Circle" (Urban Legend), and "Space Lord" (Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby). "Big God", the bonus track on the Japanese edition of the album (and also B-Side to "Space Lord"), was used in The Crow: Salvation.Tracks from the 2001 album God Says No were used in the films Heavy Metal 2000 ("Silver Future") and Dracula 2000 ("Heads Explode"—part of the music video for which is also shown in the movie). The 2004 mountain bike film New World Disorder V - Disorderly Conduct featured "Radiation Day" and "Slut Machine" on its soundtrack.Monster Magnet contributed a cover of the MC5 song "Kick Out the Jams" to the Varsity Blues soundtrack. They also performed their track "Master of Light" from Mo qnolithic Baby! live in a scene in the movie Torque.Video gamesSony Computer Entertainment's 2007 PlayStation 3 release Motor Storm featured "Powertrip" from Powertrip.Electronic Arts's early 90s release Road Rash featured "Dinosaur Vacume" from Superjudge.Activision Value's 2006 release American Chopper featured "Space Lord".Promotional useThe Crusty Demons Freestyle Motocross series has used both "Powertrip" from Powertrip and "Melt" from God Says No."Live for the Moment" was the theme song of former WWE Superstar Matt Hardy, and was featured on WWE Forceable Entry."Space Lord" is used in a commercial for the Swedish chain store JC (jeans and clothes).