Inspired from the freewheeling arena rock and roll sounds from the ’70s and ’80s, the irreverent outfit Endeverafter had been created in 2004 by California native Michael Give (vocals, guitar). The frontman grew up in Sacramento, where he honed his abilities in several local hardcore functions before growing sick and tired of the familiar topics of angst and depressive disorder. Looking to type a music group that was even more aligned using the swagger of Weapons N’ Roses and Mötley Crüe, Give enlisted assistance from Kristan Mallory (acoustic guitar), Tommi Andrews (bass), and Eric Humbert (drums). The four-piece Endeverafter released a debut EP, 2005’s Bloodstream around the Stage, and started playing some monthly shows within their indigenous Sacramento, utilizing homemade confetti cannons and strobe lamps to heighten the spectacle. The next year, Endeverafter authorized with One Haven/Epic Information and joined the studio room with maker Stacy Jones (previous person in American Hi-Fi, Characters to Cleo, and Veruca Salt). The caused by the Ashes of Si was finished in 8 weeks, and the music group immediately hit the street with hair metallic symbols Cinderella and Poison. Following a summer’s countrywide tour, Kiss or Destroy premiered in fall 2007.