Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Alkaline Trio - I Wanna Be A Warhol

Alkaline Trio is a three-member Illinois punk rock band from McHenry, Illinois, formed in 1996. The band consists of Matt Skiba (vocals, guitar), Dan Andriano (vocals, bass), and Derek Grant (drums).

A few days ago did this trio stand on the stage at Debaser Medis for a show to the audience in Stockholm. Together on the tour they did have the american punk band "Bayside". Both bands played really good live, Bayside was a new acquaintance.

Founded in late 1996, by Matt Skiba, bassist Rob Doran and drummer Glenn Porter, Alkaline Trio released its debut single, "Sundials", in 1997. Following its release, Doran departed from the band and was replaced by Dan Andriano. The band subsequently recorded an EP, For Your Lungs Only (1998), and its debut studio album, Goddamnit (1998). Following the release of the band's second album, Maybe I'll Catch Fire (2000), Glenn Porter left the band and was replaced by Mike Felumlee for its subsequent album, From Here to Infirmary (2001).

Backed by the singles "Stupid Kid" and "Private Eye", From Here to Infirmary significantly increased the band's exposure, and its follow-up, Good Mourning (2003), charted highly on the Billboard 200. Good Mourning marked the recording debut of current drummer Derek Grant. In 2005, the band released Crimson which expanded upon the band's punk rock influences, with prominent overdubs and additional instrumentation, and continued with this direction on Agony & Irony (2008), which was released on V2 Records.

In 2010, the band released This Addiction on its own label Heart & Skull and Epitaph. Recorded in the band's hometown of Chicago, with early producer Matt Allison, the album was a conscious effort to return to its punk rock roots, and became the highest charting album of their career, debuting on the Billboard 200 at No. 11. In 2011 the band celebrated its 15-year anniversary with the release of Damnesia, which featured new, acoustic-based recordings of songs from across the band's career. The band's ninth studio album, My Shame Is True was released on April 2, 2013. 

Todays tune "I Wanna Be A Warhol" is a song by the Chicago-based punk rock band Alkaline Trio, released as the first single from their 2013 album My Shame Is True on February 5, 2013. A music video for the song was released on March 8, 2013 and it features the actress Milla Jovovich

Setlist at Debaser Medis:

This Could Be Love
Hell Yes
She Lied to the FBI
Every Thug Needs a Lady
I Wanna Be a Warhol
I'm Only Here to Disappoint
Jaked on Green Beers
Balanced on a Shelf
Mr. Chainsaw
Time to Waste
Young Lovers
Stupid Kid

Private Eye

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