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Raven

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Newcastle (past), New York, United States (current)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1974
Genre:
NWOBHM, Speed Metal
Lyrical themes:
Rock, Life, Social, War
Current label:
SPV GmbH
Years active:
1974-present
Raven was formed in 1974 in Newcastle by Gallagher brothers, bassist/lead vocalist John and guitarist Mark – accompanied at first by Paul Bowden on guitars. In December, they did their first show with Paul Sherrif on drums, later replaced by Mick Kenworthy. This line-up opened for The Stranglers and The Motors.

By late-1977, Kenworthy was expelled from the band, replaced by Sean Taylor. A year ...
Current
Mark Gallagher Guitars (1974-present)
John Gallagher Vocals, Bass (1974-present)
See also: ex-Killers
Joe Hasselvander Drums (1988-present)
See also: Armageddon USA, The Hounds of Hasselvander, Joe Hasselvander, ex-Devil Childe, ex-Guardians of the Flame, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Death Row, ex-Pentagram, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr (live), ex-Black Manta, ex-Reactor, ex-Cathedral (live), ex-Blue Cheer, ex-Forgotten Realm, ex-Mind Assassin, ex-Overlord, ex-The Boyz, ex-White Lion
Past
Paul Sherrif Drums (1975-1976)
Paul Bowden Guitars (1975-1979)
Mick Kenworthy Drums (1976-1977)
Sean Taylor Drums (1977-1979)
See also: Satan, ex-Blind Fury, ex-Blitzkrieg, ex-Warrior, ex-Pariah
Rob "Wacko" Hunter Drums (1979-1988)
See also: ex-Détente
Pete Shore Guitars (1979-1980)
Mark Gallagher Guitars (1974-present)
John Gallagher Vocals, Bass (1974-present)
See also: ex-Killers
Joe Hasselvander Drums (1988-present)
See also: Armageddon USA, The Hounds of Hasselvander, Joe Hasselvander, ex-Devil Childe, ex-Guardians of the Flame, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Death Row, ex-Pentagram, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr (live), ex-Black Manta, ex-Reactor, ex-Cathedral (live), ex-Blue Cheer, ex-Forgotten Realm, ex-Mind Assassin, ex-Overlord, ex-The Boyz, ex-White Lion
Paul Sherrif Drums (1975-1976)
Paul Bowden Guitars (1975-1979)
Mick Kenworthy Drums (1976-1977)
Sean Taylor Drums (1977-1979)
See also: Satan, ex-Blind Fury, ex-Blitzkrieg, ex-Warrior, ex-Pariah
Rob "Wacko" Hunter Drums (1979-1988)
See also: ex-Détente
Pete Shore Guitars (1979-1980)
Added by: Runehammer Modified by: Mole666
Added on: 2002-07-30 19:07:56 Last modified on: 2015-08-26 08:17:22