Endo was formed by vocalist Gil Bitton and bass participant Zelick. Bitton, the kid of Moroccan parents, was created in Israel but was raised in Florida. He slipped out of senior high school within the 11th quality and started hosting an open-mic evening at Cool Coffee beans, a Miami café, after that turned to performing and playing your guitar as well. Signing up for the rock band Far beyond, he fulfilled Zelick, who acquired first pursued performing before taking on the bass. Choosing to form their very own band, both recruited Cuban-born drummer Joel Suarez and guitarist Eli Parker, who acquired used Suarez in Level Nine. The group was agreed upon to Concrete Administration in 1999 and started starting for such rings because the Foo Fighters and Static X, and performed the South by Southwest music meeting, which resulted in their being agreed upon by DV8, a label written by Columbia Information. Their debut record, Evolve, premiered in March 2001.