There are more than one artist by the name "Gift". 1) German heavy prog band formed in 1969. 2) Portuguese group formed in 1994. 3) Norwegian rock group, previously known as Avant Garde 4) Polish rock band from S?upsk whose music blends grunge and funk. 5) Solo power-electronics project from the vocalist of Operation Cleansweep. 6) A side-project of Poison Idea's Jerry A 1) Gift were one of those "no compromise" heavy progressive bands, who've now achieved a considerable cult status. They started up in 1969 as the school band Phallus Dei.