HEY THAT’S A FUN BASS FILL! Bassist and co-frontman Dan Andriano (who for some reason never seems to sing lead on the big singles) joined Alkaline Trio in 1997. He has also released solo material under the name Dan Andriano & The Emergency Room and performed with punk supergroup The Falcon. He recently joined The Damned Things, the supergroup consisting of Joe Trohman, Andy Hurley, Scott Ian and Keith Buckley.
Drummer Mike Felumlee is a long-time member of The Smoking Popes. He was only in Alkaline Trio for this one album, leaving due to alleged tension with Matt Skiba. He now, among other things, runs the live-session YouTube channel Live From The Rock Room. They’ve had several other drummers over the years, including founding drummer Glenn Porter (now in a band in Portland called Advisory), live drummers Atom Willard (of Rocket From The Crypt and Against Me! fame), Pete Parada (now of The Offspring) and Jarrod Alexander (of My Chemical Romance). However, their longest-serving and still current drummer is Derek Grant, who can also be seen on the cover of Crimson.
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Sadly not seen anywhere in this video is Alkaline Trio’s logo, surely up there with the best wordless band logos in existence. It was designed by original bassist Rob Doran’s then-girlfriend, artist Heather Hannoura. Hannoura was later married to Laura Jane Grace (then known as Thomas Gabel), and kept the surname Gabel. A few years ago she started making music, and is now half of industrial EDM duo HIDE.