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Samael

Country of origin:
Switzerland
Location:
Sion, Valais
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1987
Genre:
Black Metal (early), Electronic/Industrial Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Satanism (early), Space, Discovery, Spirituality, Political themes
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1987-present
The band began in April 1987 as an old-school black metal act and slowly changed into electronic/industrial.

Xy and Vorph are brothers. Up to "Worship Him", Vorph was known as Vorphalack, and Xy as Xytraguptor. Later on, Vorphalack shortened his name to Vorph, while Xytraguptor became Xytras, and then Xy.

Xytras recorded an album containing classical versions of tracks from the "Passage" album ...
Current
Vorph Guitars, Vocals (1987-present)
Xytras Drums, Percussion (1988-1994), Keyboards, Drum programming (1995-present)
See also: Sedunum, ex-Xytras
Mas Bass (1991-present)
See also: ex-Fourth Reich, ex-Alastis
Makro Guitars (2002-present)
See also: Sludge, ex-Noma, ex-Kruger
Past
Pat de Novaré de Navarre Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Misery
Rodolphe H. Keyboards (1993-1996)
Kaos Guitars (1996-2002)
Vorph Guitars, Vocals (1987-present)
Xytras Drums, Percussion (1988-1994), Keyboards, Drum programming (1995-present)
See also: Sedunum, ex-Xytras
Mas Bass (1991-present)
See also: ex-Fourth Reich, ex-Alastis
Makro Guitars (2002-present)
See also: Sludge, ex-Noma, ex-Kruger
Pat de Novaré de Navarre Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Misery
Rodolphe H. Keyboards (1993-1996)
Kaos Guitars (1996-2002)
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: marczarnot
Added on: 2002-07-12 00:09:42 Last modified on: 2014-10-22 05:43:20
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