The Silver Pill are formed.
The Silver Pill win The Stepping Stone Unsigned Competition @ The Cathouse in Glasgow.
The Silver Pill play the Northern Exposure festival in Aberdeen.
Jim Gellatly of Beat 106 makes their 4-track 'My Year on Mars CD' his demo of the week, later recording an interview with the band.
The Silver Pill appear on Scottish Television’s 'S2 Live' programme.
NME talks of The Silver Pill’s “seismic metallic power”, notes their inventiveness and live assurance and describes ‘Dirt’ as “Buzzing like a Black and Decker”.
The Silver Pill play The Session in Scotland-hosted opening night of Edinburgh’s Planet Pop festival.
The Silver Pill play T in the Park, drawing the PRS stage’s biggest crowd of the day.
The Silver Pill record a 3-track session for Radio One’s Session in Scotland.
The Scotsman names The Silver Pill as one of Scotland’s five most promising bands.
The Silver Pill play the annual In the City conference in Manchester.
The Silver Pill appear live on BBC Choice’s 'In Session' programme.
The Silver Pill play The Red Eye in London.
The List names them as one of Scotland’s fifty most promising bands.
The Silver Pill support Six By Seven at The Venue in Edinburgh.
The Silver Pill decide to disappear from the live scene for a few months in order to devote more time to recording.
The Silver Pill make a return visit to Planet Pop.
The Silver Pill record a 3-track session for Jim Gellatly of Beat 106.
Towards the end of the year The Silver Pill return to the live scene in force.
NME once again grants them a favourable review.
The Silver Pill play The Little Back Yard in London.
The Silver Pill present the We Believe in Father Christmas spectacular at The Bongo Club in Edinburgh, a night of festive fun featuring bands such as Astrid, ballboy, X-Tigers, The Starlets, Degrassi and Annie Christian. The night is extremely successful and is praised fulsomely in the press, prompting a decision to host further such nights in 2002.
The Silver Pill set about recording a glut of material for forthcoming release.
The Silver Pill host We Believe in Elvis Presley, a tribute to the music of The King featuring contributions from Annie Christian, Huckleberry, Torqamada and X-Tigers.
The Silver Pill, alongside Garlic, play The Twisted AM Lounge in London on Sunday April 14.
The Silver Pill support Actual Size at The Venue in Edinburgh on Wednesday April 24.
The Silver Pill support Halo at La Belle Angele in Edinburgh on Saturday May 11.
The Silver Pill host the We Believe in AC/DC night at The Barfly in Glasgow, featuring appearances from The Darkness, Astrid, Major Major and Torqamada.
The Silver Pill host the opening night of the annual Planet Pop festival, featuring appearances from Bis, When Pilots Eject (formerly Annie Christian), Huckleberry & Torqamada.
The Silver Pill play Gig on the Green on Saturday August 24th.
An interview with The Silver Pill is broadcast on Jim Gellatly’s Beat 106 programme.
The Silver Pill release their 'Martian Chronicles' single on Monday October 7. It is dug and spun by John Peel, Steve Lamacq, Vic and Gill, Jim Gellatly and XFM.
The Silver Pill host We Still Believe in Father Christmas at The Bongo Club, Edinburgh, featuring festive turns from Pariah, X-Tigers, Ballboy and The Pill themselves.
The Silver Pill record five-tracks with Strokes producer Gordon Raphael.
Alarmingly, Bruce (who sings) comes in at number 28 in Scotland on Sunday’s 100 Most Eligible Bachelor list.
The Silver Pill perform a live session for Vic Galloway’s Air programme on BBC Radio Scotland.
The Silver Pill support Longwave at The Barfly, Glasgow.
The Silver Pill support The Futureheads at The Barfly, Glasgow.
The Silver Pill support British Sea Power at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow.
The Silver Pill will play T in the Park.
The Silver Pill will release the Raphael-produced 'We Must Hunt and Kill All Boybands' mini-album.