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Jeremy Altier, aka Ambassador Chuck "the Conqueror" Bronson, joined the band on theremin in 2003, almost by accident. "I saw the Amino Acids before I joined them, obviously. I used to go all the time, I used to listen to that first album all the time. It blew me away, a band like that, in Detroit." He had come to a show during one of the periods when the Aminos were down to three members, the previous theremin player having just left the band. "I was talking to Dave, who I knew from their shows, and on a whim – and maybe I'd also been drinking – I said, "I can totally do this!' It was almost a joke when I said it, but I also knew I could handle it. That night, I joined the band."
"We could play all the time, so we did play all the time," says Scotty. "My thinking was always that if we just played enough, even around town, if we just keep attacking, eventually, everybody will have seen us."