the Pink Spiders is an American power pop band which formed in 2002 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The band consists of Matt Friction (lead guitar and vocals), Brandon Jazz (bass) and Bob Ferrari (drums). Former members include John Decious (bass), Nathan Hansen (bass), Josh Watson (guitar), Nick Slack (drums). The Pink Spiders stormed the Nashville music scene in late 2003, and by January of 2004, the band released their first EP, called The Pink Spiders are Taking Over!. They signed with CI Records in the summer of 2004.