Rhymes Of Destruction was formed in May '94, when Barre (vocals) and Tyne (guitars) buried their former band. It was the intention to make some new and refreshing music. After a couple of months rehearsing, they found their style, which they baptised "Symphonic Pagan Metal". As they couldn't find a keyboardplayer and a drummer, they decided to program those instruments. In this line-up they recorded their first demo (Jan '95), in very bad conditions, which sold about 270 copies.