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|Also known as||Lifesavors, Lifesavers, Lifesavers Underground, L.S. Underground|
|Past members||Mark Krischak|
Lifesavers Underground (a.k.a. LSU, and L.S. Underground) was one of many Michael Knott projects. The band formed in 1986 and combined elements of an earlier Knott project called Idle Lovell and LSU's sunnier alter ego Lifesavers.
Lifesavers Underground combined elements of punk, post punk, funk, hard rock, and other forms of music. In 1987 Lifesavers Underground released their debut album, Shaded Pain. This was followed in 1989 with Wakin' Up the Dead.
Released in 1993, the fifth album was Cash in Chaos: World Tour. At this point Knott announced that he was changing the name of LSU to 'Cash in Chaos' (hence the mixed band name for this release).
1994's Grace Shaker was followed in 1998 by Dogfish Jones, another rock opera.
Despite inactivity from the LSU moniker in recent years, Knott announced in August 2008 that he has recorded a new album with Josh Lory, Jim Chaffin from the Crucified, Matt Biggers, Daniel Sonner and others.
Several bootlegs have appeared including 3-14-81 and The Nashville Demos from the early 80s. Much like Knott, Krischak has released several projects since the demise of Lifesavers including Generation XXX (2000) and Sci Fi Music Madness (2005).