"Candlelight Red is the culmination of two central PA bands merged into one. Bassist Adam Zimmer and Drummer Josh Hetrick were the rhythm section to the State College based band "Stept On". After the band called it a day in 2006 the two decided to join forces with guitarist Jeremy Edge who had been with the band "Backstreet Law" who later changed it's name to "Til December". Out of the ashes came Candlelight Red. After gigging with vocalists Charlotte Kopp and Greg Locke, The band found Ryan Hoke to fill vocal duties.