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Saint Vitus

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Los Angeles, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1980
Genre:
Doom Metal
Lyrical themes:
Loneliness, Depression, Substance abuse, Death
Current label:
Season of Mist
Years active:
1978-1980 (as Tyrant), 1980-1996, 2003, 2008-present
One of the first doom metal bands. Influenced by Black Sabbath.

Saint Vitus were formed in 1978 under the name Tyrant with Scott Reagers (vocals), Dave Chandler (guitar), Mark Adams (bass), and Armando Acosta (drums), but changed their name to Saint Vitus in 1980. In the mid-1980s, while The Obsessed were on hiatus, Scott "Wino" Weinrich would join the band, replacing Scott Reagers, and record ...
Current
Mark Adams Bass (1980-1996, 2003, 2008-present)
See also: ex-Tyrant
Dave Chandler Guitars (1980-1996, 2003, 2008-present)
See also: ex-Debris Inc., ex-Tyrant
Scott "Wino" Weinrich Vocals (1986-1991, 2003, 2008-present)
See also: Spirit Caravan, The Obsessed, Wino, Shrinebuilder, Probot (live), ex-Premonition 13, ex-The Hidden Hand, ex-Shine, Wino & Conny Ochs, ex-The Mentors (live), ex-Place of Skulls, ex-Lost Breed, ex-Victor Griffin
Henry Vasquez Drums (2009-present)
See also: Spirit Caravan (live), ex-Archie Bunker, Blood of the Sun, ex-Porn, ex-Sourvein, ex-Debris Inc. (live)
Past
Armando Acosta Drums (1980-1996, 2003, 2008-2009)
(R.I.P. 2010) See also: ex-Tyrant, ex-Tactics, ex-Dirty Red
Scott Reagers Vocals (1980-1986, 1994-1996)
See also: ex-Tyrant
Christian Linderson Vocals (1992-1994)
See also: Goatess, Lord Vicar, ex-Terra Firma, Digital Devil, ex-Count Raven
Mark Adams Bass (1980-1996, 2003, 2008-present)
See also: ex-Tyrant
Dave Chandler Guitars (1980-1996, 2003, 2008-present)
See also: ex-Debris Inc., ex-Tyrant
Scott "Wino" Weinrich Vocals (1986-1991, 2003, 2008-present)
See also: Spirit Caravan, The Obsessed, Wino, Shrinebuilder, Probot (live), ex-Premonition 13, ex-The Hidden Hand, ex-Shine, Wino & Conny Ochs, ex-The Mentors (live), ex-Place of Skulls, ex-Lost Breed, ex-Victor Griffin
Henry Vasquez Drums (2009-present)
See also: Spirit Caravan (live), ex-Archie Bunker, Blood of the Sun, ex-Porn, ex-Sourvein, ex-Debris Inc. (live)
Armando Acosta Drums (1980-1996, 2003, 2008-2009)
(R.I.P. 2010) See also: ex-Tyrant, ex-Tactics, ex-Dirty Red
Scott Reagers Vocals (1980-1986, 1994-1996)
See also: ex-Tyrant
Christian Linderson Vocals (1992-1994)
See also: Goatess, Lord Vicar, ex-Terra Firma, Digital Devil, ex-Count Raven
Added by: Greb Modified by: Doomsday
Added on: 2002-07-12 22:10:52 Last modified on: 2014-04-24 08:51:26
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