Twin Method was a nu metal band based in Liverpool, England. It was announced that the band signed with Crash Music Inc. on February 3, 2006. Twin Method's debut album The Volume of Self was released on June 13, 2006, and produced by ex-Machine Head/Soulfly guitarist Logan Mader. The music video for the album's single, "The Abrasive", was directed by Danny Roew in Hollywood. The band attribute their style to many influences, including thrash metal acts such as Metallica and Megadeth, punk rock bands such as NOFX, pop bands like Green Day, and alternative rock bands such as Nine Inch Nails.