Rip Carson and The Twilight Trio was formed in the hot summer of 97'. The band started out with Rip Carson slappin' bass and singing. Then Rip Carson found Reece Linley to play bass and Rip switched over to lead guitar. Since the early days of the band they have gone through major lineup changes. Once Rip Carson met Danny Angulo and heard his amazing picking a bond was instantly formed.