…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead is a rock band from Austin, Texas. Jason Reece and Conrad Keely—both singers, guitarists, and drummers—started playing together as teenagers in Hawaii. In the late 1980s, both moved to Olympia, Washington, where each played in various bands and Keely enrolled at Evergreen State College. (Mukilteo Fairies was one of the Olympia bands Reece played in.) The pair moved to Austin, Texas in 1994, where they formed …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead with bassist Neil Busch and guitarist Kevin Allen. Keely and Reece, who took turns playing drums and guitar, each wrote four of the eight songs on the debut album …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead (1998 Trance Syndicate).