Developing in 2005, Redondo Beach front, California blue-collar punk music group the Darlings spent quite a while honing their appear in the L.A. golf club circuit. Created by core users Uddy Darling on acoustic guitar and vocals, Chris Kranes on bass and support vocals, and Josh Fasen on drums, and later on recruiting Zacc Western for additional acoustic guitar and support vocals, the Darlings created a gritty, guitar-driven audio influenced greatly by Sociable Distortion and Tiger Military. The Darlings released a self-titled seven-song EP in 2008; the next year these were the winners in the Ernie Ball Fight of the Rings, and soon thereafter experienced their track “What Lays Below” found from the Anaheim Ducks, who utilized the track for his or her 2009-2010 time of year promo places. With this fresh exposure, the music group started touring massively, including places around the Vans Warped Tour aswell as stints with Pennywise and Guttermouth. In 2011 the music group unleashed its 1st full-length album, THE BRAND NEW Escape.