Members: Tony Lovato – lead vocals, rhythm guitar; Gary Foster - Drums; Devin Parker - lead guitar Established Date: 1995 Record Label: SBAM Records

Formed in 1995 in Blue Island, Illinois, MEST began with Tony Lovato, his brother Steve, and cousin Matt. This small, working-class town on Chicago’s Southside provided the blue-collar work ethic that Tony leveraged to build a dedicated following in the Chicago punk rock scene.