Gire was formed back in 1995 in Makó, Hungary. The first demo entitled On dist. was recorded in September, 1996. After the release of the material based on extreme/thrash/death metal, Tamás Kátai - who also takes part in atmospheric/experimental act Darklight and avantgarde black metal band Thy Catafalque - joined the band. In the Autumn of 1997 Gire was asked to support industrial/grind band Intense on their tour due to the great echoes from underground magazines and fanzines reflecting to 'On dist.