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Death SS

Country of origin:
Italy
Location:
Pesaro, Marche (early) / Florence, Tuscany (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1977
Genre:
Doom/Heavy/Speed Metal (early), Industrial Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Evil, Horror, Satan, Perversions
Current label:
Lucifer Rising Records
Years active:
1977-1984, 1987-1992, 1992-1993 (as Sylvester's Death), 1993-2009, 2012-present
The SS in the band's name are the initials of their singer, Steve Sylvester.

Founded in 1977 by Paolo Catena (guitars) and Stefano Silvestri (vocals), the line-up was soon complete with the addition of Daniele Ugolini (bass) and Tomaso Castaldi (drums). All four members took as artistic names the way their names would be in English: Paul Chain, The Death (guitars), Steve Sylvester, The Vampire ...
Current
Steve Sylvester Vocals (lead) (1977-1982, 1987-2008, 2012-present)
See also: Sancta Sanctorum, W.O.G.U.E., ex-Steve Sylvester, ex-Opus Dei, ex-Smooth
Freddy Delirio Keyboards (1994-1996, 2005-2008, 2012-present)
See also: W.O.G.U.E., H.A.R.E.M., ex-G.L.A.S.
Glenn Strange Bass (2005-2008, 2012-present)
See also: Unredeemed, ex-Secret Sphere (live), ex-Black Hill
Al De Noble Guitars (2007-2008, 2012-present)
See also: Secret Sphere, ex-Civilization One
Bozo Wolff Drums (2012-present)
See also: Hell in the Club, Jason Goes to Hell, Morgana, Odd Dimension, Secret Sphere, Unredeemed, ex-Deformachine, Ace of Hearts
Past
Danny Hughes (R.I.P. 1983) Bass (1977-1978)
Tommy Chaste Drums (1977-1979)
Paul Chain Guitars, Vocals (1977-1984)
See also: ex-Paul Chain, ex-Paul Chain Violet Theatre, Paolo Catena, ex-Steve Sylvester, ex-Boohoos, ex-P.C. Translate, ex-Paul Cat for Ambientalism
Danny "Mummy" Hughes Bass (1978-1982)
See also: Sancta Sanctorum, ex-Violet Eves
Tommy Chaste Drums (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Litfiba, ex-Piero Pelù, ex-Violet Eves
Tommy "Werewolf" Chaste Drums (1980-1984)
See also: Sancta Sanctorum, Witchfield, Thomas Hand Chaste, ex-Paul Chain, ex-Paul Chain Violet Theatre
Claud "Zombie" Galley Guitars (rhythm) (1980-1982), Bass (1982-1984)
See also: ex-Paul Chain, ex-Steve Sylvester (live), ex-Paul Chain Violet Theatre
Sanctis Ghoram Vocals (lead) (1982-1984)
(R.I.P. 2004) See also: ex-Paul Chain, ex-Paul Chain Violet Theatre, ex-I Vulcani
Erik Landley Bass (1987-1989)
See also: P.I.G. - Another Pig in Florence, ex-Il Trono dei Ricordi, ex-Nursery Cryme
Boris Hunter Drums (1987-1991)
See also: ex-Masterstroke, ex-Domine
Christian Wise Guitars (1987-1989)
See also: Devil's Mojito, Killer Queen, ex-Sabotage
Kurt Templar Guitars (1987-1991)
See also: Sabotage
Marc Habey Bass (1989-1990)
See also: Soul Funk Secret
Kevin Reynolds Guitars (1989-1991)
Maurizio Figliolia Guitars (1989)
See also: ex-Enslaved, ex-Mayhem, Filii Eliae
Andy Barrington Bass (1990-1993)
See also: VM18
Ross Lukather Drums (1991-1997, 2005)
See also: Shadows of Steel, Shining Fury, ex-Athena, ex-Zoo, ex-Filthy Teens, ex-Madness of Sorrow, ex-Labÿrinth (live), ex-Tornado (live), ex-Tossic (live), ex-Anger, ex-Hyaena, ex-Essence, ex-Devil's Bridge
Al Priest Guitars (1991-1994)
See also: ex-Hydra
Jason Minelli Guitars (1991-1994)
See also: ex-Steve Minelli, ex-Node, ex-Lacuna Coil (live)
Alberto Simonini Guitars (1991)
See also: ex-Alberto Simonini, ex-Midway, ex-Crying Steel, ex-Steve Sylvester, ex-Malavida, ex-Wurdulak
Marcel Skirr Keyboards (Session) (1992-1993)
See also: Reel Fiction, ex-No Mercy
Judas Kenton Bass (1994-1996)
Felix Moon Guitars (1994-1998)
See also: Shining Fury, Inner Shrine (live), ex-Handful of Hate, ex-Necromass
Vincent Phibes Guitars (1994-1997)
Emil Bandera Guitars (1996-2006)
See also: Smelly Boggs, ex-Brandon Ashley & The SilverBugs, ex-Sahara
Oleg Smirnoff Keyboards (1996-2005)
See also: ex-Anger, ex-Eldritch, ex-L'Impero Delle Ombre, ex-Shining Fury, ex-Vision Divine
Andrew Karloff Bass (1997-1998)
See also: ex-Filthy Teens
Anton Chaney Drums (1997-2005)
See also: Motus Tenebrae, ex-Mausoleum, ex-Neurotomy, ex-Tossic, ex-Rhumornero
Simon Garth Guitars (1998)
See also: ex-Iron Mould, Neon, Susy Likes Nutella, ex-Pankow
Simon Garth Guitars (1998)
See also: Disbeliever, ex-Filthy Teens, ex-Madness of Sorrow
Kaiser Sose Bass (1999-2002)
See also: ex-Gabuby Royal, ex-Neon
Bob Daemon Bass (2002-2005)
Dave Simeone Drums (2006-2008)
See also: Smelly Boggs, ex-Bruno Teodori, ex-Eldritch, ex-Rain, ex-Secret Sphere, ex-Noctifera
Francis Thorn Guitars (2007-2008)
See also: ex-Fallen Fate, ex-Shining Fury
Tommy Lukitta Drums (2008)
See also: Four Skins
Current (Live)
Dhalila Dancing, Vocals (backing) (2001-2008, 2012-present)
Martyna Smith Dancing, Vocals (backing) (2013-present)
Past (Live)
Lilith Dancing, Vocals (backing) (1988-1999)
Steve Sylvester Vocals (lead) (1977-1982, 1987-2008, 2012-present)
See also: Sancta Sanctorum, W.O.G.U.E., ex-Steve Sylvester, ex-Opus Dei, ex-Smooth
Freddy Delirio Keyboards (1994-1996, 2005-2008, 2012-present)
See also: W.O.G.U.E., H.A.R.E.M., ex-G.L.A.S.
Glenn Strange Bass (2005-2008, 2012-present)
See also: Unredeemed, ex-Secret Sphere (live), ex-Black Hill
Al De Noble Guitars (2007-2008, 2012-present)
See also: Secret Sphere, ex-Civilization One
Bozo Wolff Drums (2012-present)
See also: Hell in the Club, Jason Goes to Hell, Morgana, Odd Dimension, Secret Sphere, Unredeemed, ex-Deformachine, Ace of Hearts
Danny Hughes (R.I.P. 1983) Bass (1977-1978)
Tommy Chaste Drums (1977-1979)
Paul Chain Guitars, Vocals (1977-1984)
See also: ex-Paul Chain, ex-Paul Chain Violet Theatre, Paolo Catena, ex-Steve Sylvester, ex-Boohoos, ex-P.C. Translate, ex-Paul Cat for Ambientalism
Danny "Mummy" Hughes Bass (1978-1982)
See also: Sancta Sanctorum, ex-Violet Eves
Tommy Chaste Drums (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Litfiba, ex-Piero Pelù, ex-Violet Eves
Tommy "Werewolf" Chaste Drums (1980-1984)
See also: Sancta Sanctorum, Witchfield, Thomas Hand Chaste, ex-Paul Chain, ex-Paul Chain Violet Theatre
Claud "Zombie" Galley Guitars (rhythm) (1980-1982), Bass (1982-1984)
See also: ex-Paul Chain, ex-Steve Sylvester (live), ex-Paul Chain Violet Theatre
Sanctis Ghoram Vocals (lead) (1982-1984)
(R.I.P. 2004) See also: ex-Paul Chain, ex-Paul Chain Violet Theatre, ex-I Vulcani
Erik Landley Bass (1987-1989)
See also: P.I.G. - Another Pig in Florence, ex-Il Trono dei Ricordi, ex-Nursery Cryme
Boris Hunter Drums (1987-1991)
See also: ex-Masterstroke, ex-Domine
Christian Wise Guitars (1987-1989)
See also: Devil's Mojito, Killer Queen, ex-Sabotage
Kurt Templar Guitars (1987-1991)
See also: Sabotage
Marc Habey Bass (1989-1990)
See also: Soul Funk Secret
Kevin Reynolds Guitars (1989-1991)
Maurizio Figliolia Guitars (1989)
See also: ex-Enslaved, ex-Mayhem, Filii Eliae
Andy Barrington Bass (1990-1993)
See also: VM18
Ross Lukather Drums (1991-1997, 2005)
See also: Shadows of Steel, Shining Fury, ex-Athena, ex-Zoo, ex-Filthy Teens, ex-Madness of Sorrow, ex-Labÿrinth (live), ex-Tornado (live), ex-Tossic (live), ex-Anger, ex-Hyaena, ex-Essence, ex-Devil's Bridge
Al Priest Guitars (1991-1994)
See also: ex-Hydra
Jason Minelli Guitars (1991-1994)
See also: ex-Steve Minelli, ex-Node, ex-Lacuna Coil (live)
Alberto Simonini Guitars (1991)
See also: ex-Alberto Simonini, ex-Midway, ex-Crying Steel, ex-Steve Sylvester, ex-Malavida, ex-Wurdulak
Marcel Skirr Keyboards (Session) (1992-1993)
See also: Reel Fiction, ex-No Mercy
Judas Kenton Bass (1994-1996)
Felix Moon Guitars (1994-1998)
See also: Shining Fury, Inner Shrine (live), ex-Handful of Hate, ex-Necromass
Vincent Phibes Guitars (1994-1997)
Emil Bandera Guitars (1996-2006)
See also: Smelly Boggs, ex-Brandon Ashley & The SilverBugs, ex-Sahara
Oleg Smirnoff Keyboards (1996-2005)
See also: ex-Anger, ex-Eldritch, ex-L'Impero Delle Ombre, ex-Shining Fury, ex-Vision Divine
Andrew Karloff Bass (1997-1998)
See also: ex-Filthy Teens
Anton Chaney Drums (1997-2005)
See also: Motus Tenebrae, ex-Mausoleum, ex-Neurotomy, ex-Tossic, ex-Rhumornero
Simon Garth Guitars (1998)
See also: ex-Iron Mould, Neon, Susy Likes Nutella, ex-Pankow
Simon Garth Guitars (1998)
See also: Disbeliever, ex-Filthy Teens, ex-Madness of Sorrow
Kaiser Sose Bass (1999-2002)
See also: ex-Gabuby Royal, ex-Neon
Bob Daemon Bass (2002-2005)
Dave Simeone Drums (2006-2008)
See also: Smelly Boggs, ex-Bruno Teodori, ex-Eldritch, ex-Rain, ex-Secret Sphere, ex-Noctifera
Francis Thorn Guitars (2007-2008)
See also: ex-Fallen Fate, ex-Shining Fury
Tommy Lukitta Drums (2008)
See also: Four Skins
Current
Dhalila Dancing, Vocals (backing) (2001-2008, 2012-present)
Martyna Smith Dancing, Vocals (backing) (2013-present)
Past
Lilith Dancing, Vocals (backing) (1988-1999)
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