Indie-rockers with an emotional primary with their music along with the essential adrenalin hurry, Knapsack shaped around two high-school pals their studies at College or university of California in Davis. Vocalist/guitarist Blair Shehan and drummer Colby Mancasola both was raised in close by Redding, and in middle-1993 they created the group, originally offering guitarist Jason Bokros and bassist Pole Meyer. By 1994, Knapsack experienced released a seven-inch solitary on the NORTH PARK label Goldenrod, and because of an incessant tour routine, the quartet authorized with Alias Information by May of this 12 months. Their debut recording, Silver Sweepstakes, made an appearance in Apr 1995, accompanied by trips with amenable functions such as for example Pavement, Jawbox, Drive Like Jehu and Rocket from your Crypt. After Bokros remaining the group, Knapsack changed him with Sergie Loobkoff (of Samiam) and released their second recording, Day time Three of My NEW LEASE OF LIFE, in early 1997. This Discussion Is Ending Beginning Right Now adopted a year later on. Further lineup adjustments occured in 2000 when Shehan remaining the music group and became a member of The Jealous Sound.