There are at least three bands named Syringe: 1) A progressive death metal band. Syringe began in summer of 2000 when drummer Michael Robles & vocalist/guitarist Derek Corzine met at a local Christian music store. After adding bassist Ricky Pool & guitarist James Urias, the group began writing music. Syringe performed extensively in Texas until '05 when they officially disbanded & played their last show. In 2012, Syringe re-recorded their original demos and released it officially as Former Life Departure.