Black Flood Diesel was formed in the year 2000 by founding members Bender, G. Diesel, and A. Day. With the additions of Dalton and Eric G. the band quickly became poised to take the greater Midwest by storm. To date, BFD has shared the stage with Staind, System of a Down, Mudvayne, Mushroomhead, American Head Charge, 40 Below Summer, No One, Cold and many other established artists. Having played festivals before 35,000 people two years running has allowed Black Flood Diesel to maintain capacity crowds at highly regarded venues such as First Avenue in Minneapolis.
With a growing allegiance of national touring artists behind them, BFD has been able to break into markets such as Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, Des Moines and Fargo, spawning radio airplay in the Midwest and beyond. BFD has been featured in main events of the the Ultimate Fighting Championship and on the 2004 release of Ultimate Beatdowns Vol.1 Metal on Nitrus/DRT records. Featuring: Black Flood Diesel Slayer, Hatebreed, Sepultura, American Head Charge and many more.