ORPHANAGE was formed in 1993 and released their first demos Morph (1993) and Druid (1994). Orphanage then recorded their first full album Oblivion (1995) and one year later released their second album, ‘By Time Alone’. In 1997, the band released the EP ‘At The Mountains Of Madness’ and worked three years on the album Inside, which was released in 2000. The last album Driven was released in 2004 by major metal label Nuclear Blast. On 18 October 2005 the band announced that they had disbanded.
At the Mountains of Madness is Orphanage's third release, which came out in March 1997. The CD features 5 tracks of which 3 live tracks which were recorded during the By Time Alone CD-presentation in Tivoli Utrecht, The Netherlands.