The Ghost And The Storm Outside formed in mid 2004 as a four piece hardcore band from Hobart, Tasmania. Taking Influence from Tragedy and the "d beat" movement and such bands as Envy and The Spectacle. The Ghost deliver a raging live performance mixing intricate melodies crushed by heavy build-ups and more recently, the d beat.
The band started as a four piece and with the original lineup they recorded a self titled demo of 5 tracks releasing 50 copies.
After hearing the demo Sam Vince (Up To Our Necks) offered to step in on vocals.