Society 1 is an industrial metal band formed in the 1990s in Los Angeles, California by lead singer Matt Zane. They have released four studio albums, a live album, a compilation album, and a spoken word poetry album by vocalist Matt Zane. The band has also performed at several major festivals, including Download, where vocalist Matt Zane broke several records by performing the entire set suspended from 4 meat hooks through his back. Zane has performed while suspended on several other occasions. Some fans and critics have compared Society 1 to bands like Marilyn Manson and The Doors.