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Sunn O)))

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Seattle, Washington (early); Los Angeles, California / Paris, France (now)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1998
Genre:
Drone/Doom Metal
Lyrical themes:
Darkness, Nothingness, Occultism
Current label:
Southern Lord Recordings
Years active:
1996-1998 (as Mars), 1998-present
Before the band members moved to Los Angeles, the band was briefly known as Mars.

Sunn O))) is named after the Sunn amplifier brand, whose logo includes a circle next to the "SUNN" banner with waves heading off to the right (the band uses this logo in the cover art of many releases). In interviews, Stephen O'Malley stated that the name was also chosen as a play on the name of the band Earth ...
Current
Greg Anderson Bass, Guitars (1998-present)
See also: Ascend, Goatsnake, Probot (live), ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, ex-Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, ex-Thorr's Hammer, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Brotherhood, ex-Engine Kid, ex-False Liberty, ex-Inner Strength
Stephen O'Malley Bass, Guitars (1998-present)
See also: Äänipää, Ginnungagap, Grave Temple, KTL, Magistral, Æthenor, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Khanate, ex-Lotus Eaters, ex-Fungal Hex, ex-Pentemple, ex-Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, ex-Thorr's Hammer, Ensemble Pearl, Nazoranai, ex-House of Low Culture, ex-Sarin
Past
G. Stuart Dahlquist Bass
See also: Asva, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Goatsnake
Joe Preston Bass, Electronics, Guitars, Programming
See also: Last Empire, Thrones, ex-The Whip, Harvey Milk, ex-C Average, ex-Earth, ex-High on Fire, ex-Melvins
Current (Live)
Steve Moore Electronics, Keyboards
See also: Bill Frisell Trio, Goblin, Lovelock, Steve Moore, Zombi, ex-Earth, ex-Microwaves, ex-Saltbreakers, ex-Sufjan Stevens (live)
Oren Ambarchi Guitars
See also: Grave Temple, ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke, Oren Ambarchi, Nazoranai, ex-Phlegm (Aus)
Attila Csihar Vocals
See also: Grave Temple, Mayhem, Tormentor, ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, Void ov Voices, ex-Aborym, ex-Keep of Kalessin, ex-Korog, ex-Plasma Pool
Past (Live)
G. Stuart Dahlquist Bass
See also: Asva, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Goatsnake
Joe Preston Bass, Electronics, Guitars, Programming
See also: Last Empire, Thrones, ex-The Whip, Harvey Milk, ex-C Average, ex-Earth, ex-High on Fire, ex-Melvins
Daniel O'Sullivan Keyboards
See also: Ulver, Æthenor, Guapo, Miasma & the Carousel of Headless Horses, Mothlite
Justin Broadrick Unknown
See also: Godflesh, Jesu, ex-Fall of Because, Council Estate Electronics, Final, Greymachine, JK Flesh, Pale Sketcher, The Blood of Heroes, White Static Demon, ex-Head of David, ex-Napalm Death, ex-Deathless, ex-Curse of the Golden Vampire, ex-God, ex-Ice, ex-J2, ex-Justin Broadrick, ex-Krackhead, ex-Scorn, ex-Solaris / Solaris BC, ex-Sweet Tooth, ex-Tech Level 2, ex-Techno Animal, ex-The Sidewinder, ex-Youpho
Malefic Vocals
See also: ex-Sick, ex-Xasthur, ex-Mord, Gravesideservice, Nocturnal Poisoning, ex-Twilight
Atsuo Mizuno Vocals
See also: Boris, Ensemble Pearl, ex-KTL
Wrest Vocals
See also: Hate Meditation, Leviathan, Chrome Waves (live), ex-Lurker of Chalice, ex-Twilight, ex-Krieg, ex-Von Goat, ex-GiftHorse
Rex Ritter Unknown (2004)
See also: Fontanelle, ex-Jessamine
Greg Anderson Bass, Guitars (1998-present)
See also: Ascend, Goatsnake, Probot (live), ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, ex-Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, ex-Thorr's Hammer, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Brotherhood, ex-Engine Kid, ex-False Liberty, ex-Inner Strength
Stephen O'Malley Bass, Guitars (1998-present)
See also: Äänipää, Ginnungagap, Grave Temple, KTL, Magistral, Æthenor, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Khanate, ex-Lotus Eaters, ex-Fungal Hex, ex-Pentemple, ex-Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, ex-Thorr's Hammer, Ensemble Pearl, Nazoranai, ex-House of Low Culture, ex-Sarin
G. Stuart Dahlquist Bass
See also: Asva, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Goatsnake
Joe Preston Bass, Electronics, Guitars, Programming
See also: Last Empire, Thrones, ex-The Whip, Harvey Milk, ex-C Average, ex-Earth, ex-High on Fire, ex-Melvins
Current
Steve Moore Electronics, Keyboards
See also: Bill Frisell Trio, Goblin, Lovelock, Steve Moore, Zombi, ex-Earth, ex-Microwaves, ex-Saltbreakers, ex-Sufjan Stevens (live)
Oren Ambarchi Guitars
See also: Grave Temple, ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke, Oren Ambarchi, Nazoranai, ex-Phlegm (Aus)
Attila Csihar Vocals
See also: Grave Temple, Mayhem, Tormentor, ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, Void ov Voices, ex-Aborym, ex-Keep of Kalessin, ex-Korog, ex-Plasma Pool
Past
G. Stuart Dahlquist Bass
See also: Asva, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Goatsnake
Joe Preston Bass, Electronics, Guitars, Programming
See also: Last Empire, Thrones, ex-The Whip, Harvey Milk, ex-C Average, ex-Earth, ex-High on Fire, ex-Melvins
Daniel O'Sullivan Keyboards
See also: Ulver, Æthenor, Guapo, Miasma & the Carousel of Headless Horses, Mothlite
Justin Broadrick Unknown
See also: Godflesh, Jesu, ex-Fall of Because, Council Estate Electronics, Final, Greymachine, JK Flesh, Pale Sketcher, The Blood of Heroes, White Static Demon, ex-Head of David, ex-Napalm Death, ex-Deathless, ex-Curse of the Golden Vampire, ex-God, ex-Ice, ex-J2, ex-Justin Broadrick, ex-Krackhead, ex-Scorn, ex-Solaris / Solaris BC, ex-Sweet Tooth, ex-Tech Level 2, ex-Techno Animal, ex-The Sidewinder, ex-Youpho
Malefic Vocals
See also: ex-Sick, ex-Xasthur, ex-Mord, Gravesideservice, Nocturnal Poisoning, ex-Twilight
Atsuo Mizuno Vocals
See also: Boris, Ensemble Pearl, ex-KTL
Wrest Vocals
See also: Hate Meditation, Leviathan, Chrome Waves (live), ex-Lurker of Chalice, ex-Twilight, ex-Krieg, ex-Von Goat, ex-GiftHorse
Rex Ritter Unknown (2004)
See also: Fontanelle, ex-Jessamine
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Added on: 2002-07-21 15:38:26 Last modified on: 2014-09-28 14:05:45
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