Elemental is an American gothic metal band from Washington, formed in 1997. The band consists of the two vocalist Michelle Elanovich and Michael Everett, guitarist Paulo Magriani,and drummer Mark Magolio. They released their first EP "Death Night" in 1997 under the name Shadow Summer, but changed their name in 1998 and released their first album Fire through Batched Records. In 2002 they signed to Vindictive Records and broke through into the mainstream with their second hugely sucessful album Bloom. In 2006 they returned to the charts with their third album The Ocean Is My Solace. In 2008 they released their fourth album In Vitro and recieved huge acclaim. They have been regarded to the likes of Lacuna Coil and Evanescence. The band are close friends with fellow Washington gothic metal act Letters In The Sand, and Michael Everett and Maria Elle Davison are rumoured to be in a relationship.