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Melechesh

Country of origin:
Israel
Location:
Jerusalem (early), Netherlands (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1995
Genre:
Black/Death/Middle Eastern Folk Metal
Lyrical themes:
Mesopotamian mythology
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1995-present
Pronounced as "Meh-lek-esh" by the band (modern Hebrew pronunciation for the "ch" would be similar to the one in Scottish "loch"). Melechesh means "King of Fire" in Hebrew.

Problems between Melechesh and the strictly religious people in Jerusalem, as well as professional and personal reasons, encouraged the band to relocate with members going to The Netherlands where they could continue work ...
Current
Lord Curse Drums, Percussion (1995-1999, 2014-present)
Moloch Guitars, Saz, Bindir, Bouzouki, Percussion, Vocals (backing) (1995-2013, 2014-present)
See also: ex-Equimanthorn
Melechesh Ashmedi Vocals, Guitars, Sitar, Keyboards, Piano, Percussion (1995-present)
See also: ex-Crushed Cenotaph
Tsel Bass (2016-present)
See also: ex-Sinister, ex-Xanathos, ex-Ecocide
Past
Uusur Bass (1995-1996)
Thamuz Bass (1995)
Cimeries Keyboards (1995)
Al Hazred Bass, Vocals (1996-2008)
See also: Conspiracy
Proscriptor McGovern Drums, Vocals, Percussion (1999-2005)
See also: Absu, Proscriptor, ex-Magus, ex-Ossuarist, Starchaser Network, ex-Equimanthorn, ex-Equitant, ex-Blood Storm (live), ex-Judas Iscariot (live), ex-Karnage
Xul Drums (2005-2013)
See also: Thanatos, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Lier in Wait, ex-Inferi, ex-Funeral Winds
Rahm Bass (2010-2011)
See also: ex-Enforcer, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Tiranilor (live), ex-Sudden Annihilation
Scorpios Bass, Vocals (backing) (2013-2016)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Akrabu, E. V. P., ex-Ancient, ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-Zemial (live), ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Sirius Guitars (2013)
See also: Seth.ECT, ex-Drain of Impurity, ex-Raven Woods
Current (Live)
Nomadic Soul Drums (2014-present)
See also: Agressor, Death Lab, Mithridatic, Svart Crown, The Arisen, ex-Dead Talking Mind, ex-The Seven Gates, Gorsed Noctis, Massacra Tribute, ex-DeadlySins, ex-Benighted (live), ex-Seth (live)
Simon Škrlec Drums (2016-present)
See also: Condemnatio Cristi, Obnounce, Vulvathrone, ex-Dreamsphere
Nomadic Soul Guitars (2016-present)
See also: Horresque, Nocte Obducta, ex-Adorn, ex-Kali, ex-Wald, ex-Dinner auf Uranos
Past (Live)
Butchered Bass
See also: Arallu
Geert Devenster Guitars (?-2008)
See also: ex-Lessness, ex-Aborted, ex-Exterminator, ex-Leng Tch'e, ex-Panchrysia (live), ex-Inhuman Hatred, ex-Gorath (live), ex-Excavation
Martin Ooms Drums (2006-2008)
See also: ex-Eternal Frost, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Sudden Annihilation, ex-Israthoum (live)
Kawn Bass, Vocals (backing) (2007-2008)
Malak Al'Maut Guitars (2008-2009)
Rahm Bass (2009-2010)
See also: ex-Enforcer, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Tiranilor (live), ex-Sudden Annihilation
Aethyris MacKay Guitars (2011)
See also: Grotesque Hysterectomy, Horizon Ablaze, Pantheon I, Khonsu (live), ex-Infernal Oak, ex-Absu
Gregory Den Hartog Guitars (2011)
See also: ex-Sudden Annihilation, ex-Sepiroth
Scorpios Bass, Vocals (backing) (2012-2013)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Akrabu, E. V. P., ex-Ancient, ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-Zemial (live), ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Nomadic Soul Guitars (2012-2016)
See also: The Spirit, ex-Dethroned, ex-Winter
Michał Łysejko Drums (2013-2014)
See also: Decapitated, Morowe, Night of the World, Pagan Forest, ex-Sonheillon, ex-Pleroms Gate, ex-Strandhogg, ex-Access Denied, ex-Norden
Ralph Santolla Guitars (2013)
See also: Millenium, Ralph Santolla, ex-Hollow, Devil's Highway, Redscream, ex-Deicide, ex-Memorain, ex-Obituary, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Iced Earth (live), ex-Death (live), ex-Eyewitness, ex-Stare
Lord Curse Drums, Percussion (1995-1999, 2014-present)
Moloch Guitars, Saz, Bindir, Bouzouki, Percussion, Vocals (backing) (1995-2013, 2014-present)
See also: ex-Equimanthorn
Melechesh Ashmedi Vocals, Guitars, Sitar, Keyboards, Piano, Percussion (1995-present)
See also: ex-Crushed Cenotaph
Tsel Bass (2016-present)
See also: ex-Sinister, ex-Xanathos, ex-Ecocide
Uusur Bass (1995-1996)
Thamuz Bass (1995)
Cimeries Keyboards (1995)
Al Hazred Bass, Vocals (1996-2008)
See also: Conspiracy
Proscriptor McGovern Drums, Vocals, Percussion (1999-2005)
See also: Absu, Proscriptor, ex-Magus, ex-Ossuarist, Starchaser Network, ex-Equimanthorn, ex-Equitant, ex-Blood Storm (live), ex-Judas Iscariot (live), ex-Karnage
Xul Drums (2005-2013)
See also: Thanatos, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Lier in Wait, ex-Inferi, ex-Funeral Winds
Rahm Bass (2010-2011)
See also: ex-Enforcer, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Tiranilor (live), ex-Sudden Annihilation
Scorpios Bass, Vocals (backing) (2013-2016)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Akrabu, E. V. P., ex-Ancient, ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-Zemial (live), ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Sirius Guitars (2013)
See also: Seth.ECT, ex-Drain of Impurity, ex-Raven Woods
Current
Nomadic Soul Drums (2014-present)
See also: Agressor, Death Lab, Mithridatic, Svart Crown, The Arisen, ex-Dead Talking Mind, ex-The Seven Gates, Gorsed Noctis, Massacra Tribute, ex-DeadlySins, ex-Benighted (live), ex-Seth (live)
Simon Škrlec Drums (2016-present)
See also: Condemnatio Cristi, Obnounce, Vulvathrone, ex-Dreamsphere
Nomadic Soul Guitars (2016-present)
See also: Horresque, Nocte Obducta, ex-Adorn, ex-Kali, ex-Wald, ex-Dinner auf Uranos
Past
Butchered Bass
See also: Arallu
Geert Devenster Guitars (?-2008)
See also: ex-Lessness, ex-Aborted, ex-Exterminator, ex-Leng Tch'e, ex-Panchrysia (live), ex-Inhuman Hatred, ex-Gorath (live), ex-Excavation
Martin Ooms Drums (2006-2008)
See also: ex-Eternal Frost, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Sudden Annihilation, ex-Israthoum (live)
Kawn Bass, Vocals (backing) (2007-2008)
Malak Al'Maut Guitars (2008-2009)
Rahm Bass (2009-2010)
See also: ex-Enforcer, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Tiranilor (live), ex-Sudden Annihilation
Aethyris MacKay Guitars (2011)
See also: Grotesque Hysterectomy, Horizon Ablaze, Pantheon I, Khonsu (live), ex-Infernal Oak, ex-Absu
Gregory Den Hartog Guitars (2011)
See also: ex-Sudden Annihilation, ex-Sepiroth
Scorpios Bass, Vocals (backing) (2012-2013)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Akrabu, E. V. P., ex-Ancient, ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-Zemial (live), ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Nomadic Soul Guitars (2012-2016)
See also: The Spirit, ex-Dethroned, ex-Winter
Michał Łysejko Drums (2013-2014)
See also: Decapitated, Morowe, Night of the World, Pagan Forest, ex-Sonheillon, ex-Pleroms Gate, ex-Strandhogg, ex-Access Denied, ex-Norden
Ralph Santolla Guitars (2013)
See also: Millenium, Ralph Santolla, ex-Hollow, Devil's Highway, Redscream, ex-Deicide, ex-Memorain, ex-Obituary, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Iced Earth (live), ex-Death (live), ex-Eyewitness, ex-Stare
Added by: Skyklad Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2002-07-20 17:06:33 Last modified on: 2016-12-09 02:58:00