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Matt Skiba

Matt Skiba



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Hometown: Chicago, IL (USA)

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Matthew Thomas Skiba (born February 24, 1976) is the lead singer and guitarist of Alkaline Trio. He has previously been a member of various bands including Jerkwater (McHenry/Chicago, IL; Dyslexic Records), Blunt, and The Traitors. In 2002, Skiba recorded a split EP with Kevin Seconds. In 2006 Skiba launched a new side project with F-Minus bassist Josiah Steinbrick. The band, named Heavens, debuted the album Patent Pending on September 12, 2006.

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Alkaline Trio, Heavens

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Matt Skiba / Laura Jane Grace Live at Punk Rock Bowling

Matt Skiba / Laura Jane Grace

Live at Punk Rock Bowling (2012)

live show

Matt Skiba Babylon (as Matt Skiba and the Sekrets)

Matt Skiba

Babylon (as Matt Skiba and the Sekrets) (2012)

Gumball

Matt Skiba / Brendan Kelly live in West Chester

Matt Skiba / Brendan Kelly

live in West Chester (2010)

live show

Matt Skiba/Kevin Seconds split CD

Matt Skiba/Kevin Seconds

split CD (2002)

Asian Man

Interviews

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Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio)

Monday, May 2, 2005 at 11:40 PM (EDT)

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Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio)

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 8:00 PM (EST)

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Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio)

Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio)

Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 8:00 PM (EST)

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April 04, 2013
Media: Matt Skiba and the Sekrets: 'Haven't You?'
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Media: Matt Skiba and the Sekrets to release digital EP
To celebrate the holiday season, Matt Skiba and the Sekrets have announced that they will be releasing a holiday EP. The record is titled Haven't You, and will be released digitally on…
November 30, 2012
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Media: Alkaline Trio enters the studio
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September 26, 2012
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