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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, 2015-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 pronounces it with a soft c (see'reeth oo'ngol).

After Paradise Lost, the band split up. Greg Lindstrom made ...
Current
Greg Lindstrom Bass (1972-1980), Guitars, Keyboards (1980-1982, 2015-present)
See also: Falcon
Robert Garven Drums (1972-1992, 2015-present)
Tim Baker Vocals (1976-1992, 2015-present)
Jim Barraza Guitars (1988-1992, 2015-present)
Jarvis Leatherby Bass (2016-present)
See also: Night Demon, Jaguar (live), ex-Black Opal, ex-Jeff Hershey and the Heartbeats, ex-No Motiv
Past
Jerry Fogle (R.I.P. 1998) Guitars (1972-1987)
Neal Beattie Vocals (1975-1976)
Michael "Flint" Vujejia Bass (1981-1987)
Vernon Green Bass (1988-1992)
Greg Lindstrom Bass (1972-1980), Guitars, Keyboards (1980-1982, 2015-present)
See also: Falcon
Robert Garven Drums (1972-1992, 2015-present)
Tim Baker Vocals (1976-1992, 2015-present)
Jim Barraza Guitars (1988-1992, 2015-present)
Jarvis Leatherby Bass (2016-present)
See also: Night Demon, Jaguar (live), ex-Black Opal, ex-Jeff Hershey and the Heartbeats, ex-No Motiv
Jerry Fogle (R.I.P. 1998) Guitars (1972-1987)
Neal Beattie Vocals (1975-1976)
Michael "Flint" Vujejia Bass (1981-1987)
Vernon Green Bass (1988-1992)
Added by: Skyklad Modified by: Shadechaser
Added on: 2002-07-21 04:25:27 Last modified on: 2017-04-28 02:36:19