Slegest came into life as Ese left Vreid in 2010, where he played guitar on four albums.
For Slegest, Ese wanted to use his inspiration from Black Sabbath and combine this with harsh vocals. This resulted in a special blend of classic heavy rock and old-school black metal elements, creating a dark and sinister sound combined with lots of groove. The self-titled Slegest debut EP was released in 2012 and got very good feedback from the metal scene. Shortly thereafter Ese started the work on his debut album “Løyndom” wich was released on Dark Essence records in 2013.