Bent Outta Shape started in 2004 with the first line up of Jamie Ewing, Matt Callahan, Ian Campbell and Ren Khodzheyev. They did a tour of the states and released the self titled record and split with Drunken Boat. Ren left and Nathanael Stark joined. The band recorded Stray Dog Town and a split with Snuggle in February 2005. After four more tours, three more bass players, one more guitarist and a few moves to California the band played their last show in July of 2006.