1998: #mod_shrine was founded by a fellow by the name of "hypnosis", for VERGE Music Guild, a group of trackers who created music for VERGE games. the #mod_shriners went to #traxinspace for a weekly OHC hosted by Zan.
VERGE Music Guild disbanded, the weekly compos ended, and the #traxinspace OHC guys eventually migrated back to #mod_shrine for compos hosted by infey and disturbed.
2002: population increased, and compos started being archived on modshrine.com
2006: population increased EVEN MORE, and compos started being archived on compo.toastyx.com