The band was formed in the summer of 1989 in Jelgava, Latvia by four former classmates – Renārs Kaupers, Jānis Jubalts, Gundars Mauševics and Kaspars Roga. Soon after, their classmate Māris Mihelsons also joined the band.
- In September 1992, Brainstorm released their first single "Jo tu nāc" (Because You Come) and finished 9th in the Latvian popular music contest, the "Michrophones" questionnaire. After this came their first album, Vairāk nekā skaļi (More than Loud) 1993. The main single from that album is "Ziema" (Winter), which has also a video.
- 1994 was the quietest period in the band's history, although in that year they released the maxi-single Vietu nav (No vacancies) with only 500 copies.
- In 1995 one of the band's earlier songs "Lidmašīnas" (Airplanes) became one of the most commercially successful singles in Latvia and song of the year on Radio Super FM. The band also performed in Germany and the United Kingdom. After experimenting with alternative music, Brainstorm returned to mainstream music and released their next album Veronika.
The most popular songs from the album were "Dārznieks" (Gardener), "Apelsīns" (Orange) and "Lidmašīnas" (Airplanes), and attendance at the band's concerts increased. At the end of the year, Latvian radio stations started to play the song "Tavas mājas manā azotē" (Under my wing is your home), which topped Latvian Airplay charts for 9 weeks and became the biggest hit of 1996.
|Eurovision Song Contest 2000|
|Artists||PingPong • Linda Wagenmakers • Nicki French • Ines • Sofia Mestari • Taxi • Claudette Pace • Charmed • Alsou • Nathalie Sorce • Voice • August & Telma • Serafin Zubiri • Olsen Brothers • Stefan Raab • Jane Bogaert • Goran Karan • Roger Pontare • XXL • Nina Astrom • Brainstorm • Pinar Ayhan & The SOS • Eamonn Toal • The Rounder Girls|
|Songs||Be Happy • No Goodbyes • Don't Play That Song Again • Once in a Lifetime • On Aura Le Ciel • The Moon • Desire • My Heart Goes Boom • Solo • Envie de vivre • Nomiza • Tell Me! • Colgado de un sueño • Fly on the Wings of Love • Wadde hadde dudde da? • La vita cos'è • Kad zaspu anđeli • When Spirits Are Calling My Name • 100% te ljubam • A Little Bit • My Star • Yorgunum Anla • Millennium of Love • All To You|