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Cirith Ungol

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Ventura, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1972
Genre:
Heavy/Doom Metal
Lyrical themes:
Fantasy, Human Issues, Science Fiction
Current label:
Metal Blade Records
Years active:
1972-1992, 2016-present
The band's name, Cirith Ungol, is taken from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and means "Pass of the Spider". It was a high pass in the land of Mordor where the monster known as Shelob lurked. The correct way of pronouncing the name Cirith Ungol is kee'reeth oo'ngol but the band pronounced it with a soft c (see'reeth oo'ngol).

The cover art of all the albums is taken from the covers of ...
Current
Robert Garven Drums (1972-1992, 2016-present)
Greg Lindstrom Guitars, Keyboards (1972-1982, 2016-present)
See also: Falcon
Tim Baker Vocals (1976-1992, 2016-present)
Vernon Green Bass (1988-1992, 2016-present)
Jim Barraza Guitars (1988-1992, 2016-present)
Past
Michael "Flint" Vujejia Bass (1972-1987)
Jerry Fogle (R.I.P. 1998) Guitars (1972-1987)
Neal Beattie Vocals (1972-1975)
Robert Garven Drums (1972-1992, 2016-present)
Greg Lindstrom Guitars, Keyboards (1972-1982, 2016-present)
See also: Falcon
Tim Baker Vocals (1976-1992, 2016-present)
Vernon Green Bass (1988-1992, 2016-present)
Jim Barraza Guitars (1988-1992, 2016-present)
Michael "Flint" Vujejia Bass (1972-1987)
Jerry Fogle (R.I.P. 1998) Guitars (1972-1987)
Neal Beattie Vocals (1972-1975)
Added by: Skyklad Modified by: Lord Niklaus
Added on: 2002-07-21 04:25:27 Last modified on: 2016-04-04 13:20:20