Upped by El Diablo con Queso Biographyby John BushThe North Carolina indie punk band Picasso Trigger was formed in 1989 by vocalist Kathy Poindexter, guitarist Lisa Cooper, and bassist Samuel Mintu. The trio used several drummers during the early '90s before finally settling on Johnny Williams. Picasso Trigger released several singles for local labels during the early '90s, and signed to Alias Records by 1993. The band's debut album, Fire in the Hole, appeared in early 1994 and was followed by an EP, T'Aint. One year later, Alias issued Bipolar Cowboy.