The idea of forming Arkhon Infaustus came to D.Deviant's mind in late 1997 in Paris, Île-de-France. He needed to express more personal conceptions through a more brutal and bestial kind of music and image. He was soon joined by 666Torturer. So was born the band which wasn't based on a part time role played by its members but on their everyday life philosophy. At the beginning of 1998, a rehearsal demo was recorded and was quickly after put on CD by Mordgrimm Records (Cacophonous Record's artistic manager's label who also discovered bands such as Dimmu Borgir, Cradle of Filth, Covenant, etc…).