Meinardus is a metal group from Estonia. Definition of their music is very simple - straightforward and crushing pure old school black metal! Meinardus was born in the end of 1998, founded by Enthorn (guitar) and Arombard (guitar). Soon Thyposes (bass/vocals) Crom (drums) and Cannibal (synth/vocals) joined. In March 1999 Meinardus made its first live performance. In the autumn of 1999, the debut demo "Ohvrid nende altaril" ("Offerings On Their Altar") was released.