Even since the beginning of the 90ties, Jörg M. Knittel had the idea to form a Death Metal band in the style of BOLT THROWER, MASSACRE or the old CELTIC FROST. But it took him 6 years, to find with René Pfeiffer a vocalist, who fits both from the music and personal aspect perfectly. At the end of 1998 MY DARKEST HATE entered the studio for the first time in order to record their demotape "Blood Pounding Black". Since no drummer was found at that time, a drum computer had to be used. The demotape got great reviews in wide parts of the press (Deftone, Ablaze...).