Today marks 25 years of No Doubt’s self-titled debut album.


The story behind the album

A promising demo sparked the interest of Interscope records who signed the band and re-recorded the debut professionally. The band only paid $13,000 into that recording and could only afford it by working full-time jobs through the recording process. Unfortunately the first album was not a commercial success but the music video for Trapped In A Box did create enough stir to land them shows with Rage Against The Machine and Sublime. Those shows gave the band enough momentum to keep going.


Their classic Tragic Kingdom record didn’t drop for 3 more years,





BONUS: March 14th marked the anniversary of Tony Kanal’s first time seeing No Doubt perform before joining the band to play bass.

A quick message of gratitude before this days ends. March 14, 1987. No Doubt. 30 years. Thank you

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