Divining Rods was formed by Chris Newman in 2006 after returning to Portland from life on the streets of San Francisco. They released two albums: Love Letter To The Dead (2006), and Key of H (2007). Other members include Dave Dillinger (also of Napalm Beach) on bass, Louie Samora (Jackals, Flapjacks, Oblivion Seekers) on drums, and “Roach” (Fireballs of Freedom/ Starantula) on Keyboards. Divining Rods performed mostly around Portland, Oregon.