Atmospheric death metallic band Backyard of Shadows was shaped from the rest of the members of Funeral Opera during 1995. After adding another guitarist and going right through a succession of drummers, the lineup from the Maryland-based music group stabilized and, a 12 months later, they required the name Backyard of Shadows and commenced to record demos. Offering through a good operate locally, the demos also drew solid evaluations from fanzines. In 1998, they authorized to X-Rated Information and, after adding a recently recorded monitor, reissued their initial demos. By early the next year, that they had relocated to Wicked Globe and toured within the Czech Republic before commencing to documenting a new recording, Oracle Moon, that was released in the summertime of 2000.