Official Facebook page for the Metal band Evile. Founded by school friends Matt Drake and Ben Carter, later joined by Matt's brother Ol on lead guitar, a short search for a bass player via an ad in a local guitar store saw bassist Mike Alexander join the fold. Evile, yet to be called so, initially formed in 1999 playing covers in their local area. Initially Influenced by bands such as Metallica, Sepultura, Exodus, Annihilator and Slayer to name but a few, the band would create "Evile" in 2004. Despite being un-signed at the time, Evile were hand-picked to headline the second stage of Bloodstock Open Air '06.