Comfortable in both indie rock and Orange State punk communities, Loss of life in Wednesday added a dose of dark introspection with their make of SoCal punk-pop. Made up of guitarist/vocalist Nate Lawler, guitarist Jeff Saenz, bassist Kevin Smith, and drummer Jorma Vik, the group was originally dubbed the Redliners, and created a strong regional following within the Orange State area. Following a name modification, Death on Thursday signed using the SideCho label and documented their debut record. Made by Trever Keith of In person, Buying the Rest premiered in nov 2000. 3 years afterwards, the music group released Tracks To __ To. Matt Rainwater got also changed Vik on drums by this time around.