12th January - Midnight Messiah begin recording their debut album at The Lodge studios, England.

5th April - Midnight Messiah's debut album, entitled 'The Root of All Evil' is released on the CTR label.

19th April - Midnight Messiah play their first public performance - a warm-up show at Cart & Horses, Stratford, East London

27th April - Midnight Messiah's first official show at De Verlichte Geest, Roeselare, Belgium

8th June - Midnight Messiah guest with Grim Reaper and US band Widow in London

28th June - Midnight messiah join NWOBHM band Soldier as special guests at The King Billy, Northampton

20th July - Midnight Messiah play Harley Rocks Event in an aircraft hangar!

27th July - Paul & Phil return to play Headbangers Open Air Festival in Germany with Midnight Messiah

5th October - Midnight Messiah appear at Metal Wave UK with Praying Mantis, Dennis Stratton, Cloven Hoof, Chariot and others

16th December - Alex Machell is announced as new bass player for Midnight Messiah