Category:No Doubt members
Past and present members of the band No Doubt.
Past and present members of the band No Doubt.
1. No Doubt – No Doubt is an American rock band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986. Since 1994, the group has consisted of vocalist Gwen Stefani, keyboardist Tony Kanal, guitarist and keyboardist Tom Dumont, drummer Adrian Young. Since the mid-1990s in the studio, they have been supported by keyboardist and trombonist Gabrial McNair and keyboardist and trumpeter Stephen Bradley. The sound of their song "Trapped in a Box", featured on their first album No Doubt failed to make an impact. The Beacon Street Collection is a raw expression of their sound, released independently by the band under their own record label. The album sold over 100,000 copies in over three times as many as their first album sold. The band reappeared with Rock Steady, which incorporated reggae and dancehall music into their work. The album was primarily featured collaborations with Jamaican artists Bounty Killer, Sly and Robbie, Lady Saw. The album produced two Grammy-winning singles, "Baby" and "Underneath It All", as well as "Hella Good." After a 2004 tour the band embarked with Stefani releasing two successful solo albums Love. Angel. Music. Baby. and The Sweet Escape while Tom Dumont released his own solo music project, Invincible Overlord. In 2008, the band released their single "Settle Down". They have sold over million album copies worldwide.No Doubt – No Doubt in 2009
2. Tom Dumont – Thomas Martin "Tom" Dumont is an American guitarist and producer. Born in California, the Dumont family lived in Irvine, California. Tom has two siblings. Dumont's father, who played the piano, gave a guitar at age twelve. Dumont practiced by strumming folk songs by the likes of James Taylor. Dumont was influenced by heavy metal bands such as Iron Maiden, KISS. He joined his older sister's heavy band Rising, but left in 1988 for third wave ska band No Doubt. He has one sister named a brother named John. Dumont studied music theory at Orange Coast College. When the band moved on Beacon Avenue in Anaheim, he wrote a poem about being addicted to television. He took the poem to Eric Stefani, who came up with the song "Trapped in a Box". The song was the album's only single. The band later self-released The Beacon Street Collection in March 1995. Dumont left his job as a file clerk at a mortgage company. He had "a good feeling" about having planned to fall back on promoting rock concerts if the album was not successful.Tom Dumont – Dumont, along with Tony Kanal, during No Doubt's 2009 summer reunion tour.
3. Tony Kanal – Tony Ashwin Kanal is an British-American musician, record producer and songwriter. Kanal is the bassist for the American band No Doubt. His mother Lajwanti "Lajju" are from India and are Hindus. His parents emigrated to London, England where Kanal was born. At age eleven, he was taken by his family again to the United States, where the Kanal family settled in Anaheim, California. There, his parents opened a store named "Fashion". Kanal's father suggested that Kanal learn to play the saxophone since it was the former's favorite instrument, so he bought one for Kanal. Kanal later learned how to play the bass from his schoolmate Dave Carpenter. After seeing one of third ska band No Doubt's early shows, he joined the band as its bassist. Kanal enrolled to major in psychology. In October 1991, No Doubt began recording with producer Dito Godwin. When Interscope Records began turning songs down, No Doubt did it on their own. Over two years they released it independently. When No Doubt went on hiatus, Kanal began a career behind the mixing console. In 2004, Kanal produced three songs to 50 First Dates.Tony Kanal – Tony Kanal
4. Gabrial McNair – Gabrial "Gabe" McNair is a multi-instrumentalist and composer, most famous for his work in No Doubt since 1993 as a trombonist, keyboardist, backing vocalist. He toured with Green Day during the Nimrod and Warning tours, playing trombone and tenor saxophone. In 2003, he joined the California-based band Oslo where he plays the guitar. McNair attended Glendora High School in Glendora, California. He snare drum in the Scottish Pipe Band. McNair also works with his company All Ears Music, scoring films, documentaries, commercials, television shows. Oslo released their full-length album, called The Rise and Fall of Love and Hate, in 2007. In the late 2005, McNair went with fellow band member Gwen Stefani on her solo Harajuku Lovers Tour. He joined Gwen again on "The Sweet Escape Tour" in 2007. He joined the Smashing Pumpkins in 2008 playing the trombone, backing vocals, percussion. He also joined Lenny Kravitz on his "Black and White America World Tour" in 2012, playing the trombone and percussion. In 2013, he lent his vocals on the original soundtrack of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, composed by Naoshi Mizuta. In 2016, he began playing keyboards for the band Tegan and Sara alongside drummer Brendan Buckley. He will be joining them in support of their new record Love You To Death.Gabrial McNair – Gabrial McNair performing on Summer Tour 2009
5. Gwen Stefani – Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer. During the band's hiatus, Stefani embarked by releasing her debut studio Love. Angel. Music. Baby. Inspired from the 1980s, the album was met with both commercial success. In 2006 Stefani released her second studio album The Sweet Escape. The album produced two successful singles: "Wind It Up" and the album's title track "The Sweet Escape". Stefani has won three Grammy Awards. As a artist she has received several accolades, including an American Music Award, Brit Award, two Billboard Music Awards. In 2003, she expanded her collection with drawing inspiration from Japanese culture and fashion. Stefani performs and makes public appearances with four back-up dancers known as the Harajuku Girls. She was married to British musician Gavin Rossdale from 2002 to 2015 and they have three sons. Billboard magazine ranked Stefani the 54th most successful artist and 37th most successful Hot 100 artist of the 2000–09 decade. VH1 ranked her 13th on their "100 Greatest Women in Music" list in 2012.Gwen Stefani – Stefani at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival
6. Adrian Young – Adrian Samuel Young is an American drummer, mostly known as a member of the rock band No Doubt. When not touring, Young likes to spend his time out on the golf course, as he is an avid golf player. Young has participated in VH-1's Fairway to Heaven numerous times. On January 2000, they were married. Kent gave birth on February 9, 2002. At 8 months pregnant, Nina gave birth to their daughter, Ruby, delivered stillborn. Nina gave birth on June 10, 2011. While finishing their upcoming album, set for release in 2010. Tickets for the tour went on sale March 2009. In 2009, No Doubt made an appearance on the series Gossip Girl, playing a fictional band called "Snowed Out" in the episode "Valley Girls". They performed their version of the Adam and the Ants song "Stand and Deliver". Adrian Young is a highly sought after studio drummer. Zildjian cymbals and drum sticks.Adrian Young – Young performing with No Doubt at the Milwaukee Summerfest, July 2009.