Alterna-rock group the Mayfield 4 shaped in Spokane in mid-1996 around vocalist Myles Kennedy, guitarist Craig Johnson, bassist Marty Meisner, and drummer Zia Uddin. Affected from the silky Motown spirit of Marvin Gaye and Stevie Question, along with the intense groove of Led Zeppelin, the group authorized to Epic Information and documented the live EP Movement, released in past due 1997. IN-MAY of the next 12 months, they released their debut recording, Fallout, then continued a 15-month promotional tour starting for Creed, Everclear, and Gas. The recording failed to graph, and Johnson departed, departing the Mayfield Four to transport on like a trio of Kennedy, Meisner, and Uddin. They released their second recording, Second Pores and skin, in June 2001, and came back to the street with Everclear. In the mean time, Kennedy devote an appearance within the film Rock Celebrity.