Made up of two ex-Blind Melon associates, (bassist Brad Smith and guitarist Christopher Thorn), one ex-Pearl Jam member (drummer Dave Krusen), and newcomer Chris Shinn in vocals/guitar, Unified Theory begun to consider form in 1998. Following a intend to keep on Blind Melon with a fresh singer along with a different name didn’t skillet out, Smith and Thorn started forming a fresh music group. Thorn found Shinn after shifting to L.A. to scout vocalists, while Krusen became a reasonable choice since he had been friends with others. The music group was first known as Luma (issuing a 4-monitor Compact disc through their website in 1999), but by enough time they authorized to the Common subsidiary 3:33 later on in the entire year, the quartet’s name was transformed to Unified Theory called following a theory Einstein was focusing on when he passed away. The music group managed to concern their self-titled debut in August 2000, but regrettably broke up the next year.