A black metal band formed in Lappeenranta, Finland in 1999 as a solo project of Shatraug.
The current line-up is:
Profundus - Vocals (Desolate Shrine, Lord of Pagathorn, The Crescent, Valonsurma)
Shatraug - Guitars (Horna, Hoath)
VJS - Guitars (Nightbringer)
Abysmal - Bass
Gruft - Drums
The lyrical content and theme is centered mainly on depression, misanthropy, nihilism and satanism.
The word "Sargeist" is a combination of the two German words "sarg" (coffin) and "geist" (spirit).