LA alt-metal quartet Diesel Machine was formed in 1996 by guitarist Patrick Lachman and vocalist A.J. Cavalier. Canadian drummer Shane Gaalaas became a member of up among his program and touring commitments, as well as the group documented a six-song demonstration, and the lineup was finished with bassist Wealthy Gonzales (previously of Recipients of Loss of life). Diesel Machine gigged for the L.A. membership scene for a while, also adding a monitor to Dwell Information’ Metallica tribute record Overload. They started documenting their debut record in 1999, but function wasn’t quite full when Lachman arrived a chance to sign up for Rob Halford’s support music group for his 2000 return record Resurrection. Upon Lachman’s come back, Diesel Machine ready for the abroad discharge of its debut Torture Check in early 2001; it had been issued within the U.S. quickly afterwards.