Alkaline Trio - The Pageant - St. Louis, MO - 03.17.24

Blood, Hair, and Eyeballs The Tour

Alkaline Trio

with special guest Drug Church

About Alkaline Trio

In more than 25 years together, Alkaline Trio has created their own little universe in their songs, one that is a bit dark, a bit brooding, and always just a few short steps away from armageddon. Their music has been a reliable black mirror of reality. And now, as the band releases their monumental tenth album, Blood, Hair, and Eyeballs, the real world looks more like an Alkaline Trio song than ever before—midway through a global meltdown and 90 seconds to midnight on the Doomsday Clock.

“A lot of the stuff that was inspiring me on this record was this apocalypse culture that we live in,” says guitarist Matt Skiba. “Without sounding trite, it’s the way that we get our information now through social media. There’s always been good and there’s always been horror, but it feels like the horror hits our doorsteps much quicker these days. It gives people the feeling that things are escalating horribly.”

“It’s tough all around right now,” adds bassist Dan Andriano. “We can’t do drugs anymore because they’ll kill you. We can’t go anywhere safely because people are shooting places up. It’s dark and it’s a bummer.”

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