Alkaline Trio is an American punk rock band. The band was formed in 1996 in McHenry, Illinois. The band's original members consist of Matt Skiba (vocals, guitar), Dan Andriano (vocals, bass), and Derek Grant (drums). Up to this day, the band has released seven studio albums, including their newest album, This Addiction, that was released on February 23, 2010. In 1997 was the release of the band's first EP, "Sundials". It was followed by the departure of Rob Doran which Dan Andriano, take his place and they began recording. 1998 saw the release of their second EP entitled For Your Lungs Only, which began to make them a significant fanbase in the Midwest America. Later in that year, Alkaline Trio released their first full length album, Goddamnit, followed by Maybe I'll Catch Fire in 2000 (that was recorded both on Asian Man Records). In the same year, the band released a collection of their previously released EPs on their self-titled album. In 2001, Alkaline Trio released the album "From Here To Infirmary" on Vagrant Records. This album inspired music videos for the singles "Stupid Kid" and "Private Eye." The album was the Alkaline Trio's first album to reach above Billboard top 200.
In 2003, was the released of their next full-length album "Good Mourning", with the album's launch single "We've Had Enough" with the same success as the previous single "Stupid Kid".