Swedish doom metal group Count Raven was formed in 1989 by vocalist Christian Linderson, guitarist Dan Fondelius,bassistTommy Erikksonand
drummer Christer Pettersson. A year later, the group released its first album, Storm Warning, fortheHellhound label. The album receivedgreat
reviews from the European metal press, but Linderson left soon after to joinSaintVitus. Fondelius became the frontman beginning with1992's
Destruction of the Void. Third album High on Infinity appearedjustone year later, after which the band took a three-year break beforereturning in
1996 with Messiah of Confusion.