|Founded by Danny Ballet & Michael Pinkard, Diminished formed in the spring of 2005. Diminished would fluctuate members on bass & guitar but centered around Danny Ballet, Michael Pinkard, and Cesar Martinez. In 2009 Diminished signed to New York based label Sevared Records. Sevared Records has released the first three albums (Chainsaw Cunt 2010), (Rectal Torment 2010), & (Origin of Apocalypse 2012) by Diminished. In March 2010, Diminished replaced drummer Caesar with Aaron Romo. As of fall 2011, Samantha Romero would take over bass duties.