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Xasthur

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Alhambra, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1995
Genre:
Depressive Black Metal (early), Acoustic Folk (later)
Lyrical themes:
Astral Projections, Inquisition, Despair, Terror, Depression
Current label:
Disharmonic Variations
Years active:
1995-2010, 2015-present
Split-up in 2010, then reformed in 2015 as an acoustic project.

In several interviews, Malefic clearly states that the name Xasthur is a composite of Hastur, a demoness that kills people in their sleep, from the Necronomicon paperback and Xenaoth, a higher celestial spirit from the Santeria religion. An original idea for the name was Xasthuriath, but was then shortened to Xasthur on the ...
Current
Scott Guitars, Bass, Keyboards (1995-2010), Vocals (1995-2010, 2015-present), Drums (1999-2010), Guitars (acoustic) (2015-present)
See also: ex-Sick, ex-Mord, Nocturnal Poisoning, ex-Sunn O))) (live), ex-Twilight
Christopher Guitars, Vocals (2015-present)
See also: Nocturnal Poisoning
Robert Vocals (2015-present)
See also: Nocturnal Poisoning
Past
Ritual Drums, Vocals (1995-1999)
See also: Draconis, Innerfury, Possessed, Psionic, ex-Ritual, ex-Casket of Dreams
Scott Guitars, Bass, Keyboards (1995-2010), Vocals (1995-2010, 2015-present), Drums (1999-2010), Guitars (acoustic) (2015-present)
See also: ex-Sick, ex-Mord, Nocturnal Poisoning, ex-Sunn O))) (live), ex-Twilight
Christopher Guitars, Vocals (2015-present)
See also: Nocturnal Poisoning
Robert Vocals (2015-present)
See also: Nocturnal Poisoning
Ritual Drums, Vocals (1995-1999)
See also: Draconis, Innerfury, Possessed, Psionic, ex-Ritual, ex-Casket of Dreams
Added by: Impaler Modified by: massmurder
Added on: 2002-11-21 02:52:35 Last modified on: 2015-07-29 14:08:30