- band was formed in school
- first rehearsal room at Paulis parents basement. It was painted yellow from the floor to the ceiling.
- first gig was played in the schools pre-christmas party at Suutarilan yläaste in November
- Eero played rasmus-demo on the schools intercom
- band members are fans of Kingston Wall
- first gig included songs: Myself, Funky Jam, Frog, Polly (Nirvana), Hän-mies (Kummeli)
- first drummer was called Jarno
- other names before becoming The Rasmus were: Rasmus, Anttila, Sputnik, Trash-mosh