The heavy, pinch-hitting post-grunge sound of Color It Dark came together within the middle-class neighborhoods of Philly in 2000. Life time guitarist Dan Yemin, aka Child Dynamite, sought an alternative musical path than his prior tasks. With longtime friend and Great Riddance drummer David Wagenschutz, guitarist Dave Hause, and bass participant Andy Nelson, he produced Paint It Dark. Jade Tree emerged calling using a offer in 2002, as well as the band’s debut record, CVA, followed another summer months. Hause left to create the FAMILY MEMBERS in past due 2003; Color It Black’s sophomore work, Paradise, made an appearance in March 2005. Not really not really acquainted with lineup adjustments, by 2006 the music group comprised Yemin, Wagenschutz, bassist Andrew Mackie, and guitarist Joshua Agran. Wagenschutz, nevertheless, amicably parted methods using the group that summer season, playing his last Paint It Dark show in past due July. None Even more Dark drummer Jared Shavelson stuffed set for their following Western tour with New Mexican Catastrophe Squad like a permanent replacement unit was wanted. Shavelson eventually became a member of Paint It Dark completely. The group released New Lexicon on Jade Tree Information in Feb 2008.