The story of Remnant starts in earnest in 2003. Arash Davari and Adam Shockley were roommates at the time and both played guitar for their church, leading worship for the college ministry. Over time, Arash and Adam started writing music together, jamming on the tunes with the college worship band. Then in the spring of 2003 Arash and Adam decided to start taking their music more seriously and start performing outside of the college ministry. Thus began their search for a drummer and bassist. Enter: Nathan Harwell. Prodigious drummer, perennial cool guy, and perpetually shrouded in mystery. After the other guys in the college band had expressed their disinterest in pursuing a music career, Arash and Adam asked Nathan to fill the drummer spot. Serendipitously, Nathan had just quit drumming for another band and was available to jam with the boys; chemistry came instantly. With Arash on lead guitar, Adam on rhythm guitar and lead vocals, and Nathan now on drums, the band took a suggestion from a friend and decided to call themselves Remnant. All that remained was finding a bassist, but little did they know their search would take them through three interim bassists and two years before they found their man (who, incidentally, was literally right under their collective nose the whole time). Remnant continued writing new material and performing live through the spring of 2005 when their third bassist quit, leaving the seemingly snake-bitten position open yet again. At the time, Arash was pulling double duty with Remnant and playing lead guitar for their church's worship team. Coincidentally, the worship team's drummer, Tony Middleton, also played the bass. Tony volunteered to fill the bassist spot and the guys accepted gratefully. The group continued writing and playing but again, unbeknownst to them, great change was just around the corner. Late in 2005, while playing a semi-final show for a battle of the bands, the boys decided to show the judges some versatility in their music abilities by switching their instruments and playing a couple of songs. Nathan moved to lead vocals and guitar, Adam moved to bass, Arash stayed on lead guitar, and Tony moved to drums. The crowd response was overwhelming; far greater than any response they'd had previously. The judges' response was equally favorable, going so far as to say that they liked the new lineup considerably more than the original. Taking all this into consideration, the band discussed their options and decided it would be foolish not to explore the possibility of staying with the new lineup. After completing the first new song it was abundantly clear that they'd made the right choice. NOW REMNANT IS READY TO BRING IT'S MUSIC TO THE WORLD!