Karl Mueller

Full Name Karl Herman Mueller
Birthdate July 27th, 1963–June 17th, 2005 (41 years)
Birthplace Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Bassist, backup vocalist
Instruments played Bass guitar
Duration in band 1983–2005


  • Provided lead vocals for a single one of the band's songs: Hot Pants.
  • Starred as the murderer in the video for Artificial Heart.
  • Appeared on the cover of Clam Dip & Other Delights, as a parody of the 1965 album Whipped Cream & Other Delights by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.
  • Introduced his future bandmates to punk rock after a trip to London, England in 1978.
  • Bought his first bass guitar for $100.