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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 Records
Years active:
1993-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
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
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: Sudden Annihilation, ex-Enforcer, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Tiranilor (live)
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
Current (Live)
Nomadic Soul Drums (2014-present)
See also: Agressor, Death Lab, Mithridatic, Svart Crown, The Arisen, The Seven Gates, Benighted (live), ex-Dead Talking Mind, ex-DeadlySins, ex-Seth (live)
Nomadic Soul Guitars (2016-present)
See also: 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
Kawn Bass, Vocals (backing) (2007-2008)
Malak Al'Maut Guitars (2008-2009)
Rahm Bass (2009-2010)
See also: Sudden Annihilation, ex-Enforcer, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Tiranilor (live)
Gregory Den Hartog Guitars (2011)
See also: Sudden Annihilation, ex-Sepiroth
Aethyris MacKay Guitars (2011)
See also: Grotesque Hysterectomy, Horizon Ablaze, Pantheon I, Khonsu (live), ex-Infernal Oak, ex-Absu
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: ex-Dethroned
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
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: Sudden Annihilation, ex-Enforcer, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Tiranilor (live)
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
Current
Nomadic Soul Drums (2014-present)
See also: Agressor, Death Lab, Mithridatic, Svart Crown, The Arisen, The Seven Gates, Benighted (live), ex-Dead Talking Mind, ex-DeadlySins, ex-Seth (live)
Nomadic Soul Guitars (2016-present)
See also: 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
Kawn Bass, Vocals (backing) (2007-2008)
Malak Al'Maut Guitars (2008-2009)
Rahm Bass (2009-2010)
See also: Sudden Annihilation, ex-Enforcer, ex-Liar of Golgotha, ex-Tiranilor (live)
Gregory Den Hartog Guitars (2011)
See also: Sudden Annihilation, ex-Sepiroth
Aethyris MacKay Guitars (2011)
See also: Grotesque Hysterectomy, Horizon Ablaze, Pantheon I, Khonsu (live), ex-Infernal Oak, ex-Absu
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: ex-Dethroned
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
Added by: Skyklad Modified by: Soturnus
Added on: 2002-07-20 17:06:33 Last modified on: 2016-06-04 12:36:47