Virtually swimming in music mainly because a kid, Michael Ferentino had currently released two independent albums simply by enough time he reached senior high school. Teaming up with Andres Karu, he was an integral part of the short-lived Like In Reverse, an electric rock work that authorized a cope with Warner/Reprise. Both subsequent albums, I HAD BEEN Here and Terms Become Worms, had been critically effective and allowed the music group to join even more high-profile trips such as for example Republica and Ian Astbury. In 1998, Michael became a member of up with Andres once again to create Amazing Meet Task, which caught the eye of Clerks movie director Kevin Smith, subsequently leading to rating work with the film AN IMPROVED Place. In 1999, Michael embarked on a single career, even more folky in path, and toured THE UNITED STATES with previous Wonderstuff leader Kilometers Hunt.