All Killer No Filler is the debut studio album by Canadian rock band Sum 41, released on May 7, 2001. It was certified platinum in the United States, Canada and in the UK.
Despite mixed reviews, the album was a commercial success, peaking at No. 13 on the Billboard 200. The single, "Fat Lip" peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Rock Tracks. In recent years, the album has received highly positive reviews, and has been praised as the album that gained the band success. The album has been considered by critics and fans as a pop punk classic.
All Killer No Filler, which was Sum 41's first full-length album, was released on May 8, 2001. The album was very successful; it was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America in August 2001 and in 2002, it was reported that the album sold at least 1,690,000 copies in the United States. "Fat Lip" was the most successful song on All Killer No Filler, going to number 66 on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 8, 2001 and number 1 on the Alternative Songs chart on August 18, 2001. "In Too Deep" went to number 10 on the Alternative Songs chart on December 1, 2001.All Killer No Filler went to number 13 on the Billboard 200 on August 4, 2001 and was on the Billboard 200 for 49 weeks. During 2001, "Fat Lip" went to number 1 on MTV's Total Request Live many times. On April 6, 2011, a special edition of the album was released to celebrate the 10th anniversary of All Killer No Filler, exclusive to Japan.
Absolutepunk described the album as "the album that your parents don't want you to discover at age 11 when you're just starting to think that school is bullshit and the only thing that really matters is that ridiculously cute girl who honestly treats you like shit", as well as adding "The lyrics are broad enough that everyone can relate to them, but specific enough that each song makes you think of a certain person or situation in your life. The perfect balance".
Steve Jocz wrote "Pain for Pleasure" in 10 minutes while he was on the toilet.
Despite initially receiving mixed reviews in 2001, the album has received retrospective acclaim. The album's change in critical response has been believed to be because of the band's success following the album's release. Allmusic said "It would be a mistake to view Sum 41 as just another second-rate band cashing in on the early-'00s punk-pop boom, even if it did recruit Jerry Finn to produce All Killer No Filler." Top40.com ranked the album as the 9th greatest pop punk album of all time. The album was included in Rock Sound's 101 Modern Classics list at number 46. The album was included at number 11 on Rock Sound's "The 51 Most Essential Pop Punk Albums of All Time" list.BuzzFeed included the album at number 4 on their "36 Pop Punk Albums You Need To Hear Before You F——ing Die" list.