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Virgin Steele

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Long Island, New York
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1981
Genre:
Heavy Metal/Hard Rock (early), Heavy/Power Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Mythology, Life, The Unconquerable Spirit
Current label:
Steamhammer
Years active:
1981-present
Virgin Steele was formed in 1981 by guitarist Jack Starr, who soon found drummer Joey Ayvazian and bassist Kelly Nichols. A host of singers were considered, before David DeFeis (who had been in the bands Phoenix and Mountain Ash) joined, thanks to amazing renditions of Child in Time, No Quarter, and Catch the Rainbow. He brought with him bassist Joe O'Reilly, whom he had met in music school. ...
Current
David DeFeis Vocals, Keyboards, Orchestration (1981-present), Bass (2002-present)
See also: ex-Exorcist, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Carnival of Souls, ex-Mountain Ash, ex-Phoenix, ex-Smokestack Lightning
Edward Pursino Guitars (1985-present), Bass (1994-1995, 1999-2002)
See also: ex-Exorcist, ex-Original Sin, ex-Piledriver
Frank Gilchriest Drums (1994-present)
See also: Liege Lord, Riot, ex-Holy Mother
Joshua Block Bass (2000-2002), Guitars (2000-present)
See also: Dividing Light
Past
Joe O'Reilly Bass (1981-1992)
See also: ex-Exorcist, ex-Original Sin, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr
Kelly Nichols Bass (1981)
See also: ex-Faster Pussycat, ex-L.A. Guns, ex-Sweet Pain
Joey Ayvazian Drums (1981-1995)
Jack Starr Guitars (1981-1984)
See also: Jack Starr, Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Devil Childe, ex-Guardians of the Flame, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Strider, ex-Thrasher, ex-Joe Hasselvander, ex-Cynthia Fever, ex-Smokestack Lightning
Teddy Cook Bass (1992)
See also: ex-Rondinelli, ex-Dio, ex-China Rain, ex-Great White
Rob DeMartino Bass (1993-2001)
See also: ex-Rondinelli, ex-Smokestack Lightning
Jeff Beavers Bass (2000)
See also: ex-Immortally Committed, ex-Bastard Child
Frank Zummo Drums (2001)
David DeFeis Vocals, Keyboards, Orchestration (1981-present), Bass (2002-present)
See also: ex-Exorcist, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Carnival of Souls, ex-Mountain Ash, ex-Phoenix, ex-Smokestack Lightning
Edward Pursino Guitars (1985-present), Bass (1994-1995, 1999-2002)
See also: ex-Exorcist, ex-Original Sin, ex-Piledriver
Frank Gilchriest Drums (1994-present)
See also: Liege Lord, Riot, ex-Holy Mother
Joshua Block Bass (2000-2002), Guitars (2000-present)
See also: Dividing Light
Joe O'Reilly Bass (1981-1992)
See also: ex-Exorcist, ex-Original Sin, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr
Kelly Nichols Bass (1981)
See also: ex-Faster Pussycat, ex-L.A. Guns, ex-Sweet Pain
Joey Ayvazian Drums (1981-1995)
Jack Starr Guitars (1981-1984)
See also: Jack Starr, Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Devil Childe, ex-Guardians of the Flame, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Strider, ex-Thrasher, ex-Joe Hasselvander, ex-Cynthia Fever, ex-Smokestack Lightning
Teddy Cook Bass (1992)
See also: ex-Rondinelli, ex-Dio, ex-China Rain, ex-Great White
Rob DeMartino Bass (1993-2001)
See also: ex-Rondinelli, ex-Smokestack Lightning
Jeff Beavers Bass (2000)
See also: ex-Immortally Committed, ex-Bastard Child
Frank Zummo Drums (2001)
Added by: IronPlant Modified by: Manalishi69
Added on: 2002-07-17 16:24:12 Last modified on: 2014-11-24 12:06:36
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