Veronica Freeman with the extraordinary vocals founded Benedictum along with Pete Wells in San Diego, California, 2005. The music breathing early Rainbow mixed with classic Savatage captured Craig Goldys (DIO) attention which in turn tipped Jeff Pilson (Dokken, Dio). Pilson was so impressed that he offered to produce their debut album "Uncreation" In 2006, the album was chosen by Classic Rock magazine as one of the best debuts of 2006.
The important second album "Season of Tragedy" came in 2008 with Blake "Shellshock", "Burn It Up" and the epic closing song "Seasons of Tragedy" which clocks in at 11 minutes.