Register Forgot login?

© 2002-2016
Encyclopaedia Metallum

Best viewed
without Internet Explorer,
in 1280 x 960 resolution
or higher.

Ancient

Country of origin:
Norway
Location:
Bergen (early), United States (mid), Italy (later), Greece (now)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1992
Genre:
Melodic Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Satanism (early), Vampirism, Fears, Horror, Evil
Current label:
Soulseller Records
Years active:
1992-present
Started in January 1992 by Aphazel as a one-man band.

Originally Ancient was a Norwegian band (from Eidsvågneset in Bergen). Aphazel moved to the USA late 1995 and recruited a whole new band there, but after 3 years decided to relocate to Italy after having met Deadly Kristin. He is currently (as of March 2011) residing in Greece, where it was declared that he had shortened his name to ...
Current
Zel Bass (1992-2000), Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards (1992-present)
See also: ex-Zion, Dirge, Moonshine, Putrefaction, ex-Dreamlike Horror
Dhilorz Guitars, Bass (2000-present)
See also: Grind Zero, ex-Unreal, ex-Alice in Darkland, ex-Amphitrium, ex-All Amort, ex-Infliction
Nicholas Barker Drums (2009-present)
See also: Amon, Brujeria, Liquid Graveyard, Lock Up, Twilight of the Gods, Noctis Imperium (live), Possessed (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Catalepsy, United Forces, ex-Atrocity, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Leaves' Eyes, ex-Sadistic Intent, ex-Anaal Nathrakh (live), ex-Anathema (live), ex-Benediction (live), ex-Borknagar (live), ex-Cancer (live), ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Nuclear Assault (live), ex-Testament (live), ex-Voices (live), ex-Old Man's Child, ex-Driven by Suffering
Past
Vassago Rex Drums
See also: Arvas, ex-Cold Eternity, ex-Lux Axiomus, ex-Aeternus, ex-Dødsfall, ex-Frozen Cries, ex-Chaos Predicted, ex-Hesperus, ex-Negativ
Kimberly Goss Vocals, Keyboards (1995-1997)
See also: ex-Sinergy, ex-Avernus, ex-Therion, ex-Children of Bodom (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live)
Grimm Vocals, Drums (1993-1995)
See also: Dirge
Kjetil Drums (1995-1997)
Lord Kaiaphas Drums, Vocals (1995-1998)
See also: Thokkian Vortex, ex-Meatgrinder, ex-Thokk, Minimal Criminal, ex-Grand Belial's Key, ex-Kaiaphas, ex-Zhyin
Luci Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Piano, Cello (1997-?)
See also: ex-Horroble, Fullmoon Sideshow, ex-Wicked Little Dolls
Erichte Vocals (1997-1998)
See also: ex-Spiritus Tenebrae
Scorpios Bass (1998-2001)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Akrabu, E. V. P., ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Melechesh, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-Zemial (live), ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Krigse Drums (1998-2000)
Deadly Kristin Vocals (1998-2003)
See also: ex-Dreamlike Horror, Deadly Kristin, ex-Byaxis, ex-Frozen Soul
GroM Drums, Vocals (2000-2006)
See also: Hortus Animae, ex-The K, ex-Andark (live), Testing Tomorrow, ex-Alice in Darkland, ex-DoomSword, ex-Hate Profile, ex-Opposite Sides, ex-Defixio, ex-Psychofagist
Morfeus Guitars (2008-?)
See also: Dimension F3H, Viper Solfa, ex-Limbonic Art, ex-Mayhem (live)
Current (Live)
Ghiulz Borroni Guitars (2015-present)
See also: Bulldozer, ex-Profanatum, ex-Sacrarium Execratus, ex-Faust
Past (Live)
Profana Drums (?-1998)
See also: Apocryph, Blood Stained Dusk, Octagon, Wormreich, ex-Entrapment
Qyasyar Archant Bass (1994)
See also: ex-Asmodeus
Thidra Guitars (2000-2001)
See also: ex-Faust, ex-Iblis
Aleister Guitars (2001-?)
See also: Faust, ex-Profanatum, ex-Abgott, ex-Vidharr, ex-Bastard Saints (live)
Kaiaphas Unknown (2003)
See also: Thokkian Vortex, ex-Meatgrinder, ex-Thokk, Minimal Criminal, ex-Grand Belial's Key, ex-Kaiaphas, ex-Zhyin
Bless Keyboards (2004)
See also: Hortus Animae, Space Mirrors, Borderline, Hollywood Roses, Höt, Nashville, Overlook, ex-Morgan the Bard
Gianka Drums (2007)
See also: Amphitrium, Enough to Kill, ex-Legion
Zel Bass (1992-2000), Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards (1992-present)
See also: ex-Zion, Dirge, Moonshine, Putrefaction, ex-Dreamlike Horror
Dhilorz Guitars, Bass (2000-present)
See also: Grind Zero, ex-Unreal, ex-Alice in Darkland, ex-Amphitrium, ex-All Amort, ex-Infliction
Nicholas Barker Drums (2009-present)
See also: Amon, Brujeria, Liquid Graveyard, Lock Up, Twilight of the Gods, Noctis Imperium (live), Possessed (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Catalepsy, United Forces, ex-Atrocity, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Leaves' Eyes, ex-Sadistic Intent, ex-Anaal Nathrakh (live), ex-Anathema (live), ex-Benediction (live), ex-Borknagar (live), ex-Cancer (live), ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Nuclear Assault (live), ex-Testament (live), ex-Voices (live), ex-Old Man's Child, ex-Driven by Suffering
Vassago Rex Drums
See also: Arvas, ex-Cold Eternity, ex-Lux Axiomus, ex-Aeternus, ex-Dødsfall, ex-Frozen Cries, ex-Chaos Predicted, ex-Hesperus, ex-Negativ
Kimberly Goss Vocals, Keyboards (1995-1997)
See also: ex-Sinergy, ex-Avernus, ex-Therion, ex-Children of Bodom (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live)
Grimm Vocals, Drums (1993-1995)
See also: Dirge
Kjetil Drums (1995-1997)
Lord Kaiaphas Drums, Vocals (1995-1998)
See also: Thokkian Vortex, ex-Meatgrinder, ex-Thokk, Minimal Criminal, ex-Grand Belial's Key, ex-Kaiaphas, ex-Zhyin
Luci Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Piano, Cello (1997-?)
See also: ex-Horroble, Fullmoon Sideshow, ex-Wicked Little Dolls
Erichte Vocals (1997-1998)
See also: ex-Spiritus Tenebrae
Scorpios Bass (1998-2001)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Akrabu, E. V. P., ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Melechesh, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-Zemial (live), ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Krigse Drums (1998-2000)
Deadly Kristin Vocals (1998-2003)
See also: ex-Dreamlike Horror, Deadly Kristin, ex-Byaxis, ex-Frozen Soul
GroM Drums, Vocals (2000-2006)
See also: Hortus Animae, ex-The K, ex-Andark (live), Testing Tomorrow, ex-Alice in Darkland, ex-DoomSword, ex-Hate Profile, ex-Opposite Sides, ex-Defixio, ex-Psychofagist
Morfeus Guitars (2008-?)
See also: Dimension F3H, Viper Solfa, ex-Limbonic Art, ex-Mayhem (live)
Current
Ghiulz Borroni Guitars (2015-present)
See also: Bulldozer, ex-Profanatum, ex-Sacrarium Execratus, ex-Faust
Past
Profana Drums (?-1998)
See also: Apocryph, Blood Stained Dusk, Octagon, Wormreich, ex-Entrapment
Qyasyar Archant Bass (1994)
See also: ex-Asmodeus
Thidra Guitars (2000-2001)
See also: ex-Faust, ex-Iblis
Aleister Guitars (2001-?)
See also: Faust, ex-Profanatum, ex-Abgott, ex-Vidharr, ex-Bastard Saints (live)
Kaiaphas Unknown (2003)
See also: Thokkian Vortex, ex-Meatgrinder, ex-Thokk, Minimal Criminal, ex-Grand Belial's Key, ex-Kaiaphas, ex-Zhyin
Bless Keyboards (2004)
See also: Hortus Animae, Space Mirrors, Borderline, Hollywood Roses, Höt, Nashville, Overlook, ex-Morgan the Bard
Gianka Drums (2007)
See also: Amphitrium, Enough to Kill, ex-Legion
Added by: Skyklad Modified by: Grinderrr
Added on: 2002-07-23 01:47:54 Last modified on: 2016-11-19 17:12:24