Silkworm was an indie rock band active from 1987 to 2005.
The members were Tim Midgett, Joel RL Phelps, Andy Cohen, and Michael Dahlquist. Phelps left the band in 1994. Matt Kadane of Bedhead and The New Year played keyboards on Italian Platinum and It'll Be Cool. Dahlquist was killed in July 2005 when his car was rammed from behind by a car whose driver intended to commit suicide. Midgett and Cohen went on to form Bottomless Pit.