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Originating from Los Gatos, California, USA, this nu metal outfit was formed by Chris Brown (Los Gatos, California, USA; vocals/guitar) and Peter Charell (b. California, USA; bass) in 1997, when they began playing hard rock covers in high school bands. Lead guitarist Simon Ormandy (b. Los Gatos, California, USA) was welcomed to the band, and by the latter part of 1997 Trapt had issued a home recorded CD. The following year members of Trapt graduated from high school, which resulted in more even more attention put towards their band. Another self-issued CD followed, Amalgamation, and despite its members enrolling in college, Trapt remained together, and even issued a third recording on their own, the Glimpse EP. The band members finally made the decision to drop out of school and concentrate on their music career, relocating to Los Angeles and adding drummer Aaron Montgomery (b. California, USA) to the line-up. In late 2001, the new look quartet signed a recording...