Subzero was born in Wiesbaden in Berlin, Germany as a mainly illegal group, doing cracks and phreaking tools on the Amiga, but also with some interest in demoscene. Their slogan was "We don't demand quality, we demand perfection."
The demo Mystical Dreep in may of 1992 introduced several new members; Boogiman, Cubis, 711, Outsider, Zycro and Flatus. The november 1992 Sceptic intro Wentro announced Laurence had joined the group from Subzero. It further mentioned he had previously joined Subzero from Vanish, but only stayed a few weeks before moving on.