The Reasons Were Legion: The early version of TRWL formed in Blacksburg, Virginia sometime around 2007. The founding members Lance, Matt and Joe met in middle school and bonded over their mutual love of metal, pizza and hacky sacking. As they grew into fully developed human beings they learned to play musical instruments. With instruments in hand the crusty grooves began to flow. Jeff joined the band and soon the magical journey of writing, recording and performing songs about Wizards, Dinosaurs and Civil War-era Naval weaponry became a lifestyle.