From Reykjavík, Iceland hails the deathmetal quartet Angist, formed in 2009 by Edda and Gyða with Halli, Edda's brother later joining in as bassplayer and with few changes in drummers.
Angist released their two song demo in summer 2010 and a year later t
hey had accomplished to play many high profile shows such as Iceland Airwaves, opening act for Heaven Shall Burn and L'esprit du Clan and get 2nd place in the Wacken Metal Battle (Icelandic log). Many interviews and reviews in magazines, newspapers, webzines and radio followed and the year 2011 ended with the release of Angist's EP, Circle of Suffering, and a tour around France as an opening act for L'esprit du Clan.
In 2012 Angist signed a record contract with US. based Abyss Records which will release the band's first full-length in 2013.