In late 1897, CJ Von Dagger vowed to assemble the most vile hard rock surf ensemble ever known to man or beast. Shortly after, he summoned various other like minded deviants to join his congregation of the unholy. Ambruska KaVotchka (now legally SShadows) was rescued from a coven of witches in South Slovakia when she was 13 years old. Declared to be mentally disturbed by officials, she was locked away in the Cronenberg Institute for the Criminally Insane. When the residents of a small East Texas town began dropping dead of unknown causes, the public was shocked and outraged when authorities traced the murders to local tombstone engraver Svia Svenlava. According to him, the fiendish plot was motivated by none other than the Devil himself(AKA Satanus). Harvey McLaughlin was arrested for 23 counts of aggravated graverobbery. He was found not guilty of all charges and released back into society. He now lives in New Jersey with his wife, Camille.