Tommy Jørgensen and Lars Magnus Jenssen were fed up with their repetitive and psychologically eroding jobs. In -96, wearing pale suits of drunkenness and enjoying severe work-induced depressions they teamed up to lay the foundation for a bandproject. They needed therapy, and an outlet of aggression. To balance the two it quickly became apparent that they needed a female vocalist. With the foundation lain, the hunt for proper band-members commenced.