Founded in the year 2001, Badfish is a tribute band that was created to play the music of Sublime; a ska punk rock band. Sublime was a legendary band that originated from the city of Long Beach situated in California. Founded in 1988, Sublime has released a total of nine albums, which consists of a live album, three studio releases and five compilation releases. The band has received a majority of credit for reviving ska punk music into the mainstream music industry of United States. Such immense was Sublime’s popularity that it has been able to sell a massive number of seventeen million albums throughout the world out of which ten million were sold in the United States.