The Florida trio Jadestone (the existing lineup includes Yves [bass/vocals], Gary [guitar], and Steve [drums]) first met up in 1997, playing the neighborhood club scene frequently. Focusing on a hard-edged pop audio (? la Fastball and Matchbox Twenty), the group provides released three albums since their development — THAT IS America, Transmitting, and AND THERE HAVE BEEN Two. The group provides fared very well in music contests, earning the Bandemonium 2000 competition — which resulted in opening a display for Marcy Playground. In August of 2001, Jadestone guaranteed a distribution cope with Referenda Records.