On this day (3/26) Taking Back Sunday released their debut album Tell All Your Friends. Before recording, Adam Lazzara joined the band and was quickly moved to lead singer of the band. After a few more lineup changes, the band signed with Victory Records and started recording the album in late 2001. During the tour to promote Tell All Your Friends, guitarist John Nolan and bassist Shaun Cooper left the band.
The album received mostly positive reviews and is cherished amongst its fans. Tell All Your Friends sold 500k in the United States and was certified gold. It went on to sell more copies and is the best-selling album from Taking Back Sunday.