Alex August, aka Doom is the bassist and backup vocalist for geek band The Spoony Bards. He is a valued member of the Message Boards, and is a core member of the Mongolian BBQ Horde Anime Gang.

He is a former GameStop employee, and lives just outside Chicago, Illinois. He enjoys listening to a wide variety of music, including Metallica, The Beatles, Weird Al Yankovic, Katzenjammer, Jonathan Coulton, Sonata Arctica, Morning Musume, as well as the soundtracks to many different video games that he has or hasn't played over the years.