This Day In Music 03.05.2016
Josey Scott, born Joseph Scott Sappington, in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. on May 3, 1972, is the former lead vocalist of the Nu Metal band Saliva. Prior to Saliva, Scott fronted a Memphis-area heavy metal band called BlackBone in the early 1990s. He also plays drums and guitar. He was Saliva's lead singer between 1996 and 2011. At the end of 2011, after 15 years with the band, Josey decided to leave the band to pursue a solo Christian music career. In early January 2012 it was announced that Bobby Amaru has joined Saliva as the new vocalist.
Saliva - Click Click Boom (from Every Six Seconds, 2001)
In addition to Saliva, Scott co-wrote and performed “Hero” (which was used as one of the theme songs to the 2002 film Spider-Man) with Nickelback's Chad Kroeger.
He made a cameo appearance on Jay-Z's “Takeover” from his 2001 album “The Blueprint”. He has also recorded with Lil Wyte ("Homicidal, Suicidal" and "Crazy"), Three & Mafia ("Getting Fucked Up" and "Mosh Pit"), and The (Even) More Human Than Human").
Scott has had also minor roles in television and film. He played Rodney Gronbeck, an LAPD computer expert, in the TNT crime drama Wanted. He also has a cameo appearance in the film Hustle & Flow as Elroy, the corner-store employee who sells marijuana to D-Jay, the main character played by Terrance Howard.
Scott appeared as a hidden character in the video game “Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2003", which features three Saliva songs on the soundtrack: "Raise Up", "Superstar", and "Superstar II (EA Mix)", which is exclusive to the game.
Saliva -Superstar II