Stepa is really a six-piece alternate metal music group from Newbury Recreation area, California. Originally phoning themselves Phlip, the music group authorized with Interscope in 2001. A yr later, vocalist Blake Beckman, drummer Tag Thorley, guitarists Brendon Oates and Shane, bassist Jessie Krapff, and DJ/keyboardist Chaz Kindschi, parted methods using the label because they place the completing touches on the debut record. Shortly after, these were found by Locomotive Music and embarked on a U.S. tour with brand-new labelmates Medicine. In June, 2002, they released their initial one, “Aquarium,” accompanied by their self-titled debut record a month afterwards.