S*A*M and Sluggo
Formed in 2005, the duo first collaborated on the popular theme song "Snakes on a Plane (Bring It)" by Cobra Starship, from the 2006 film Snakes on a Plane. Based in Manhattan, the duo played an important role in the history of emo, helping to transform the musical genre from its underground roots to a polished, mainstream sound in the mid-2000s. They were known for their collaborations with Metro Station, Boys Like Girls, We the Kings, Good Charlotte, Train, Coheed and Cambria, Katy Perry and Gym Class Heroes.
S*A*M & SLUGGO were named the 2008 Rolling Stone Hot List Producers of the Year.
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