The answer: never, but people just didn't pay enough attention. They were a fantastic live act who released at least two spectacular albums, and I'm glad to have been able to have witnessed them more than once.
Wait, what, they broke up? I loved that last album.
9/26/15 - Titus Andronicus @ Roxy // 10/20/15 - Blur @ Hollywood Bowl // 11/12/15 - Desaparacidos @ Teragram Ballroom // 11/14/15 - TV On The Radio @ Theater at Ace Hotel
11/18/15 - No Age @ Echo // 11/21/15 - Blind Guardian @ City National Grove of Anaheim // 12/12/15 - HEALTH @ Teragram Ballroom // 2/13/15 - Black Sabbath @ Mandalay Bay Events Center
Am I interrupting an AV club meeting?
Their last show was February 24, 2012 in 285 Kent in Brooklyn. They played an hour and a half playing songs from every band era, with the original drummers playing along with Joe. They had live horns, someone playing bagpipes and further craziness. It was amazing; there was a lot of energy in the crowd.
Also I didn't know that Dan had solo albums! I will have to check them out.
2015 Collaborative Playlist on Spotify.
Yeah, Dan put out his first solo album, Ghost Town, back in 2008. I listened to it like crazy back then and this makes me want to revisit it. I haven't heard the new one he put out earlier this year, but it's been getting nothing but good marks.