Former Bigwig users Maximum Béchard and Jeremy Hernandez planted the seed that could soon end up being the punk music group Near Miss if they recorded a four-song demonstration in summer time 2001. Bassist Mychael Bingham and guitarist Sean Cockrell became a member of the duo a couple weeks later, as well as the Austin, TX, music group reached fruition, liberating their debut recording, The Gentle Artwork of Making Opponents, on Fearless Information in July 2002. That same 12 months, Cockrell remaining the group, departing Near Miss to keep on like a trio. Assisting the record, Near Miss toured relentlessly on the next couple of years, carrying out on Warped Tour along with such rings as Amount 41, the Vandals, Gob, Rise Against, as well as the Lawrence Hands. The music group authorized with Takeover Information in past due 2004, getting into the studio room early another 12 months with Steve Kravac (SIGNIFICANTLY LESS THAN Jake, Tsunami Bomb) to begin with focus on their sophomore work. They appeared on the three-way break up with the Fits and Reeve Oliver the next summer; springtime 2006 was allocated to the street with Killradio before Screening the Ends of What They’ll ENDURE was issued that could. Touring continuing through summer time as Near Miss welcomed ex-Staring Back again guitarist Joshua Portman to their ranks.