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Melechesh

Country of origin:
Israel
Location:
Jerusalem (early), Netherlands (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1993
Genre:
Black/Death/Middle Eastern Folk Metal
Lyrical themes:
Mesopotamian/Sumerian Mythology
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1993-present
Pronounced as "Meh-lek-esh". 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 without the hassle from religious authorities. Since the drummer could not move they found a ...
Current
Melechesh Ashmedi Vocals, Guitars, Sitar, Keyboards, Piano, Percussion (1993-present)
See also: ex-Crushed Cenotaph
Lord Curse Drums, Percussion (1994-1999, 2014-present)
Moloch Guitars, Saz, Bindir, Bouzouki, Percussion, Vocals (backing) (1994-2013, 2014-present)
See also: ex-Equimanthorn
Scorpios Bass, Vocals (backing) (2013-present)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Zemial (live), Akrabu, ex-Ancient, ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-E. V. P., ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Past
Thamuz Bass (1995)
Uusur Bass (1995-1996)
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
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)
Current (Live)
Nomadic Soul Guitars (2012-present)
See also: ex-Dethroned
Kévin Paradis Drums (2014-present)
See also: Agressor, DeadlySins, Death Lab, The Seven Gates, Svart Crown (live), ex-Dead Talking Mind, The Arisen, ex-Benighted (live), ex-Seth (live)
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
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)
Aethyris MacKay Guitars (2011)
See also: Grotesque Hysterectomy, Horizon Ablaze, Pantheon I, Khonsu (live), ex-Infernal Oak, ex-Absu
Greg den Hartog Guitars (2011)
Scorpios Bass, Vocals (backing) (2012-2013)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Zemial (live), Akrabu, ex-Ancient, ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-E. V. P., ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Michał Łysejko Drums (2013-2014)
See also: Decapitated, Morowe, Night of the World, Pagan Forest, Strandhogg, ex-Sonheillon, ex-Pleroms Gate, 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
Melechesh Ashmedi Vocals, Guitars, Sitar, Keyboards, Piano, Percussion (1993-present)
See also: ex-Crushed Cenotaph
Lord Curse Drums, Percussion (1994-1999, 2014-present)
Moloch Guitars, Saz, Bindir, Bouzouki, Percussion, Vocals (backing) (1994-2013, 2014-present)
See also: ex-Equimanthorn
Scorpios Bass, Vocals (backing) (2013-present)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Zemial (live), Akrabu, ex-Ancient, ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-E. V. P., ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Thamuz Bass (1995)
Uusur Bass (1995-1996)
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
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)
Current
Nomadic Soul Guitars (2012-present)
See also: ex-Dethroned
Kévin Paradis Drums (2014-present)
See also: Agressor, DeadlySins, Death Lab, The Seven Gates, Svart Crown (live), ex-Dead Talking Mind, The Arisen, ex-Benighted (live), ex-Seth (live)
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
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)
Aethyris MacKay Guitars (2011)
See also: Grotesque Hysterectomy, Horizon Ablaze, Pantheon I, Khonsu (live), ex-Infernal Oak, ex-Absu
Greg den Hartog Guitars (2011)
Scorpios Bass, Vocals (backing) (2012-2013)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Zemial (live), Akrabu, ex-Ancient, ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-E. V. P., ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Michał Łysejko Drums (2013-2014)
See also: Decapitated, Morowe, Night of the World, Pagan Forest, Strandhogg, ex-Sonheillon, ex-Pleroms Gate, 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
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Added on: 2002-07-20 17:06:33 Last modified on: 2014-12-22 19:06:52
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