Sideris Noctem was formed in year 2001 in Poltava. Band members of that period were: Valentin – guitar; Mikhail – guitar; Eugene - bass; Vitaliy – vocals; Roman – drums. Later Ekaterina joined the band on back vocals. After several months band played 30 minutes of quality Doom metal on their first concert in Poltava. In 2002 band recorded their first demo, called The Path To Novel Phenomenon. It includes 6 Doom-death metal compositions and cover version of Katatonia’s song Without God. By the reason of Roman’s military service some changes took place in the band.