Gaia Epicus Bio
Thomas Christian Hansen
Joakim "Jokke" Kjelstad
A new years eve's party 91-92 the band was formed by Thomas Hansen. The music style was punk rock and the lyrics where in Norwegian. Three months later, the first demo tape was made. After 7 months the music style and band name changed. The music was now thrash, and the name was Execution. The band recorded a new demo called "Sacrifice". Again the music changed, and a new demo was made. The music was Hard Rock and the demo was called "The bullet for me?"
(1995) - Joakim Kjelstad joined the band, and the music changed to Melodic Metal.
(1996) - The band changed name to Millennium just after new year.
(1998) - The band had to change name because there was another band called Millennium.
(1999) - A Demo-CD called "Land of Mysteries" was made April/May.
Also, the new name for the band was Theater of Pain. So, they played a gig for the Kings of Metal!!! The band went to UmeÃ¥ in Sweden to play for Dio, Manowar & Motorhead at a private party.
(2000) - Official change of band name to Eternal Flame.
(2001) - Officially the band started to be named GAIA EPICUS. The promo-CD "Cyber Future" comes out in August.
(2002) - Eirik Ã˜verland Dischler joined the band as keyboards-player. The demo "Keepers of Time" comes out in August. In September GAIA EPICUS signs a record deal with Sound Riot Records. During November/December GAIA EPICUS entered at studio for the recording of their full-length album. Morty Black of the legendary Heavy Metal band TNT have played the bass on this album.