Upside Down Room was formed in 1990 through a newspaper ad. It consisted of Bruce Lund on Guitars & Vocals, Darryl Mitchell on Bass Guitar and Dave Zavala on Drums. In the next 5 years they independently released 4 tapes and 2 7 inches. In 1995 they were signed by Tooth and Nail Records. They released 2 albums on Tooth and nail : a self-titled EP and Drag, Baby Drag. Around 1996 they released a CD called “Shake, Rattle and Roll”, which contained their previously independent items (cassettes and vinyls).