Pop-punk quartet Don’t Look Straight down included vocalist/guitarist Ryan Ogren, guitarist Matt Emburgia, drummer Tom Parker, and bassist Jesse Rendell. Produced in NJ in past due 1998, the music group was shortly playing addresses at regional all-ages punk displays. This exposure resulted in higher-profile starting gigs and curiosity from browse and skate businesses that provided all-important sponsorships. DLD agreed upon with Iguana in 2000 and released Start the Present two years afterwards. Well based on the work of affects like MXPX and Jimmy Eat Globe, Present also sparkled with energy produced from the quartet’s comprehensive experience with back garden and basement rock and roll shows. A thorough tour implemented the album’s discharge. Don’t Look Straight down jumped to Nitro in early 2003 and released the Five EP in June of this year. Even more touring implemented, including several dates over the ever-popular Warped Tour prior to the music group adopted up with Dread in Like in fall 2004. Gossips began circulating a little later how the music group had split up, and despite no formal announcement confirming or denying the speculations, Ogren resurfaced playing within the rates of Over It in 2006.