"Bad Astronaut" is an indie/punk rock band founded in 2000 by Joey Cape, singer from Lagwagon. In Bad Astronaut, Joey Cape explores a new style of pop, with lyrics often about deep and intricate personal matters.
A follow-up to the 2002 Houston: We Have a Drinking Problem is currently in the works with an expected release date towards the end of 2006. The title of the new album is Twelve Small Steps, One Giant Disappointment and is mentioned on the band's MySpace page, http://www.myspace.com/badastronaut. The new release will be through Fat Wreck Chords.
* Joey Cape (Lagwagon, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes) - Lead Vocals, Guitar
* Marko 72 (Currently Sugarcult, formerly Nerf Herder, Swinging Utters, The Ataris, etc.) - Bass
* Derrick Plourde (early Lagwagon) - Drums "(died March 2005)"
* Angus Cooke (The Ataris) - Cello, Percussion, Vocals
* Thom Flowers - Guitar, Vocals
* Jonathan Cox - Keyboard
* Todd Capps - Keyboard, Vocals
* ''Acrophobe'' (2001)
* ''War of the Worlds'' (Split with Armchair Martian) (2001)
* ''Houston: We Have a Drinking Problem'' (2002)
* ''12 Small Steps, One Giant Disappointment'' (2006)