1998-1999 Celesty was formed 1998 in town called Seinäjoki, Finland. First line-up was totally different than today, only bassist Ari Katajamäki (b. 1979) and drummer Jere Luokkamäki (b. 1979) are left from those days. In the year 1999 Tapani Kangas (b. 1980) joined the band as a guitar player and Celesty made their first demo in summer 1999, which was recorded only for themselves and wasn’t released or sent anywhere.