In September 2006, Within Reason released their first EP titled Cycle A Smile. In January, Within Reason appeared and performed live on the TV show One Tree Hill to an audience of over 4 million. When the episode was filmed, the song they were set to perform was changed to "Favorite Sin". Another track from Cycle A Smile, "Let It Out", was also featured during the fourth season of the series.
The band was voted "Rock Band of the Year" and "Performer of the Year" for the 2007 BAMA Music Awards (Birmingham, Alabama).
The single "Favorite Sin" was featured on a compilation disc with a segment on the band in the May 2008 issue of Metal Edge Magazine. Five songs on a new video game called Motomax 4 released in June 2008.
In August 2008, Within Reason began working on an album with multi-platinum producer Rick Beato which was released February 2009 called Bloodshot Life.
Within Reason's third studio album After The Crawl was released on March 20, 2012. It was produced by Nick Chahwala and recorded in Atlanta, Georgia.
In January 2013, Within Reason performed a concert at the Clive Davis Theatre in Los Angeles that was taped for a GRAMMY Live segment. The band was also featured in a commercial for Microsoft Surface tablet playing their song "We'll Have It All". The ad aired during the GRAMMY broadcast in 2013. The band was also featured on GRAMMY Live from the Red Carpet during the pre-show.
In spring 2014, Within Reason released their first single from After The Crawl, "Enemy", to radio. The song peaked at No. 46. In summer 2014 the band once again joined the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival tour followed by a North American Tour with Godsmack and Seether.
In January 2015, their second single "Here Comes The Light" was released to radio accompanied by a music video produced by the band's bassist, David Koonce. The single peaked at No. 39 on the Active Rock chart giving the band their first radio hit song.
After a summer tour with Buckcherry, the band began writing for their third album. They completed a fall tour with Seether and Saint Asonia in October 2015. The band began 2016 with a winter tour with Hinder followed by recording their next album coproduced by Hinder's Cody Hanson and Marshal Dutton. The album titled Battlefields, Life Love and War was released in April 2017.