Jeff ." In 2002, McColgan decided he could no longer stay away from music and formed Street Dogs. They first recorded a seven song-demo, which feature McColgan along with his former Dropkick Murphys bandmate Boston Fire Department for the firefighterIn 1997, McColgan left Dropkick Murphys "to pursue a lifelong dream of becoming a Ernaon drums, Rob Guidotti on guitar and Bill Close on bass. with Michelle Paulhus on bass. By the time they started recording their first album, they yet again had someone else on bass, this time Johnny Rioux. Savin Hill (which was produced by former The Mighty Mighty Bosstones member Nate Albert and featured guest appearances by Al Barr and Ken Casey from (Dropkick Murphys) was a success and resulted in a supporting tour with Celtic punk bandFlogging Molly.