Mest is a pop punk band from Blue Island, Illinois. -
Cousins Matt Lovato and Tony Lovato formed the band together in October of 1995. The band's last guitarist, Jeremiah Rangel, joined the band in 1998. Their previous guitarist was Steve Lovato, Tony Lovato's brother. He left the band due to creative differences. Nick Gigler played drums for Mest from 1997. In 1998, the band self-released Mo' Money, Mo' 40z.