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Acheron

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Tampa, Florida (early); Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (mid); Columbus, Ohio (later)
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1988
Genre:
Death/Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Satanism, Anti-Christianity, Blasphemy
Last label:
Listenable Records
Years active:
1988-1992, 1994-2010, 2010-2016, 2017-2019
Not to be confused with:
- Acheron (power/thrash metal from Minneapolis, Minnesota)

The name Acheron means "river of woe", and is one of the five rivers that flow through the realm of Hades in Greek mythology.

Vincent Crowley resigned from the Church of Satan two years after Dr. Anton Szandor LaVey's death in 1997, so he no longer possesses the title of "Reverend".

The band planned to play ...
Last known
Vincent Crowley Guitars (1988-1991, 1996-1998, 2008), Vocals (1991-2016, 2017-2019), Bass (1992-2016, 2017-2019)
See also: Infidel Reich, Vincent Crowley, ex-Wolfen Society, Dominari, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Nocturnus
Art Taylor Guitars (2009-2010, 2012-2016, 2017-2019)
See also: Fallen Nephilim, Vincent Crowley, ex-Diehard, ex-Karnage, ex-Wehrwolfe, ex-Shrine of Suffering, Dominari, ex-Acid Black, ex-Restless Breed, ex-Them
Shaun Cothron Guitars (2011-2012, 2014-2016, 2017-2019)
See also: Heavy Lies the Crown, Zephaniah, ex-Obscene, ex-Photian Schism (live), ex-Lysura, ex-VadimVon (live)
Brandon Howe Drums (2014-2016, 2017-2019)
See also: Mother of Graves, Obscene, Summon the Destroyer, ex-Lysura, ex-Venality, Vulturch, ex-Vires, ex-Primordium, ex-Blood Chasm, ex-Voidweaver
Past
David Smith Bass (1988-1991)
See also: ex-Sathanas
James Strauss Drums (1988-1992)
See also: Sathanas, ex-Lethal Prayer, ex-Vincent Crowley (live)
Peter H. Gilmore Keyboards (1988-1989)
Michael Smith Vocals (1988-1990)
See also: ex-Sathanas
Ron Hogue Drums (1989)
Belial Koblak Guitars (1989-1991)
See also: Lethal Prayer, Nocturnus AD, Goatrot, ex-Backlash, ex-Dethroned, ex-Omneity, ex-After Death, ex-Godless, ex-Funerus (live), ex-Incantation (live), ex-Blood of Kingu, ex-Warkult, ex-Mongoloid Chicken, ex-Silent Images
Robert Orr Drums (1991)
See also: ex-Mythos
Pete Slate Guitars (1991-1992)
See also: Druid Lord, ex-Equinox, ex-Incubus, ex-Abhorred Existence, ex-Mythos
Michael Browning Drums (1992-1994)
See also: Argus, Nocturnus AD, ex-Backlash, ex-Devine Essence, ex-Lisa the Wolf, ex-After Death, ex-Lethal Prayer, ex-Morbid Angel, ex-Voodoo Gods, ex-Incubus, ex-Nocturnus, ex-Ice
Tony Blakk Guitars (1992-1994)
See also: Druid Lord, ex-Apostasy, ex-Equinox, ex-Gravewürm, ex-Serpent Son, ex-Diabolic (live)
Vincent Breeding Guitars (1992-1995)
See also: Bruce Alan Breeding
Trebor Ladres Guitars (1994-1995)
Joe Oliver Drums (1995)
Troy Heffern Bass (1996)
Richard Christy Drums (1996)
See also: Böar Glüe, Charred Walls of the Damned, Monument of Bones, ex-Burning Inside, ex-Control Denied, ex-Death, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Tiwanaku, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Wykked Wytch (live), ex-Leash Law, ex-Public Assassin, ex-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Caninus, ex-Bung Dizeez (live), ex-Syzygy (live)
Michael Estes Guitars (1996-1999, 2001-2004)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Burning Inside, ex-Tiwanaku, ex-Resurrection
John Scott Keyboards (1996-1999)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Frost & Fury, ex-Ile Mauzar, ex-Monument of Bones, ex-Dark Covenant, ex-Fjörd, ex-Acid Orangutan, ex-Base Apes, ex-Count Zee, ex-Sonabich, ex-The Tortured, ex-Uncle Mayhem, ex-Vampire Circus, ex-Wor
Jonathan Lee Drums (1998-1999)
See also: ex-Shadow Society, ex-The Autumn Offering, ex-Hell on Earth
Tony Laureano Drums (1998)
See also: Insidious Disease, Naphobia, Devil's Highway, Sanctification, ex-Aurora Borealis, ex-Brujeria, ex-Devolution, ex-Eulogy, ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Nidingr, ex-Nile, ex-SMRT, ex-1349 (live), ex-All That Remains (live), ex-Belphegor (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live), ex-Kult ov Azazel (live), ex-Megadeth (live), ex-Skeletonwitch (live), ex-The Berzerker (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-Angelcorpse, ex-Astaroth, ex-Nachtmystium (live)
Bryan Hipp Guitars (1998)
(R.I.P. 2006) See also: ex-Unholy Ghost, ex-Diabolic, ex-Cradle of Filth (live), ex-Blastmasters, ex-Brutality, ex-After Death
Ben Meyer Guitars (1998)
See also: Gardy-Loo!, ex-Lordes Werre, ex-Lowbrow, ex-Nasty Savage, ex-Nightmare
Adina Blase Keyboards (1998-1999)
See also: Akephalos, Blizzard Beast, Ruinous Scourge, Cernunnos, ex-Benighted, ex-Angel's Decay, ex-Blood Stained Dusk, ex-Engulfed in Blackness, ex-Lilitu
Bill Taylor Guitars (1999)
See also: ex-Blackened Wisdom, ex-Feldgrau, ex-Laceration, ex-Xenomorph, ex-Immolation, ex-Perdition Temple, ex-Angelcorpse
Daniel Zink Drums (2001)
See also: Cadavarice, Pitboss 2000, ex-Erebus, ex-The C.O.A.S.T., ex-The Reverie, ex-Ringworm, ex-Suffer System
Aaron Werner Keyboards (2001-2005)
See also: Further Lo, ex-Soul Destruction, ex-Wolfen Society
Kyle Severn Drums (2002-2010, 2010-2014)
See also: Incantation, Shed the Skin, ex-Wolfen Society, Perdition Sect, ex-Funerus, ex-Divine Eve (live), ex-Escalation Anger, ex-Vital Remains (live)
Rhiannon Wisniewski Vocals (2002)
See also: ex-Moth, ex-Noctuary, ex-Nordic Mist, ex-Somnus, ex-Avernus, ex-Bloodstrike, ex-Dark Arena, ex-Sar Isatum, ex-Turambar, ex-Sanctorum, ex-Of Man and Machine
Max Otworth Guitars (2006-2010, 2010-2012)
See also: Borboropsis, Cheap Gas, Choking, Heavy Lies the Crown, Well of Night, ex-Lysura, ex-Trioxin, ex-Venality, The Eddington Limit, ex-Darkness Undying, ex-Voidweaver
Ash Thomas Guitars (2008-2009)
See also: Apaugasma, Crucified Mortals, Estuary, Faithxtractor, Machinations of Fate, Shed the Skin, Surgikill, ex-Estuary of Calamity, ex-Necrolatry, Vladimirs, ex-Elusive Travel (live), ex-Thorns of the Carrion, ex-Garden of Shadows (live)
Scott Pletcher Drums (2010)
See also: ex-ChainGunn, ex-Darkmoon, ex-Eternal Bloodshed, ex-Infernal Faith, ex-Demonic Christ, ex-Shrine of Suffering, ex-Empyreus, Dominari, ex-Fallen Nephilim, ex-Wehrwolfe, ex-Usurper
Eric Stewart Guitars (2010)
See also: Vincent Crowley, ex-Shrine of Suffering, ex-Infernal Faith, ex-Mangled Reality, ex-Silent Home, ex-Corruption, ex-Forewarned, ex-Mangled Faith, ex-Them
Past (Live)
Steve Bailey Guitars
See also: ex-Master, ex-Monstrosity (live), ex-Angelcorpse (live), ex-Execration
Gabriel Lewandowski Drums (1996-1997)
See also: Serpent Son, ex-Equinox, ex-Resurrection, ex-Unholy Ghost, ex-Aruspex, ex-Hellwitch, ex-Insatanity, ex-Killing Addiction, ex-Naphobia, ex-Sectioned
Richard Christy Drums (2001)
See also: Böar Glüe, Charred Walls of the Damned, Monument of Bones, ex-Burning Inside, ex-Control Denied, ex-Death, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Tiwanaku, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Wykked Wytch (live), ex-Leash Law, ex-Public Assassin, ex-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Caninus, ex-Bung Dizeez (live), ex-Syzygy (live)
Jason Phillips Guitars (rhythm) (2007)
See also: Bringers of Disease, Le Chant Funebre, ex-Darkness Undying
Jacob Shively Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2013-2014)
See also: Dismemberment, Scum Guilt, Master (live), ex-Incantation (live)
Brandon Howe Drums (2014)
See also: Mother of Graves, Obscene, Summon the Destroyer, ex-Lysura, ex-Venality, Vulturch, ex-Vires, ex-Primordium, ex-Blood Chasm, ex-Voidweaver
Cristobal Vigneaux Drums (2015)
See also: Ancient Crypts, Invincible Force, Praise the Flame, ex-Apostasy, ex-Evil Madness (live)
Cody Johns Drums (2017)
See also: Viking, Zephaniah, ex-Eighty Thousand Dead
Vincent Crowley Guitars (1988-1991, 1996-1998, 2008), Vocals (1991-2016, 2017-2019), Bass (1992-2016, 2017-2019)
See also: Infidel Reich, Vincent Crowley, ex-Wolfen Society, Dominari, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Nocturnus
Art Taylor Guitars (2009-2010, 2012-2016, 2017-2019)
See also: Fallen Nephilim, Vincent Crowley, ex-Diehard, ex-Karnage, ex-Wehrwolfe, ex-Shrine of Suffering, Dominari, ex-Acid Black, ex-Restless Breed, ex-Them
Shaun Cothron Guitars (2011-2012, 2014-2016, 2017-2019)
See also: Heavy Lies the Crown, Zephaniah, ex-Obscene, ex-Photian Schism (live), ex-Lysura, ex-VadimVon (live)
Brandon Howe Drums (2014-2016, 2017-2019)
See also: Mother of Graves, Obscene, Summon the Destroyer, ex-Lysura, ex-Venality, Vulturch, ex-Vires, ex-Primordium, ex-Blood Chasm, ex-Voidweaver
David Smith Bass (1988-1991)
See also: ex-Sathanas
James Strauss Drums (1988-1992)
See also: Sathanas, ex-Lethal Prayer, ex-Vincent Crowley (live)
Peter H. Gilmore Keyboards (1988-1989)
Michael Smith Vocals (1988-1990)
See also: ex-Sathanas
Ron Hogue Drums (1989)
Belial Koblak Guitars (1989-1991)
See also: Lethal Prayer, Nocturnus AD, Goatrot, ex-Backlash, ex-Dethroned, ex-Omneity, ex-After Death, ex-Godless, ex-Funerus (live), ex-Incantation (live), ex-Blood of Kingu, ex-Warkult, ex-Mongoloid Chicken, ex-Silent Images
Robert Orr Drums (1991)
See also: ex-Mythos
Pete Slate Guitars (1991-1992)
See also: Druid Lord, ex-Equinox, ex-Incubus, ex-Abhorred Existence, ex-Mythos
Michael Browning Drums (1992-1994)
See also: Argus, Nocturnus AD, ex-Backlash, ex-Devine Essence, ex-Lisa the Wolf, ex-After Death, ex-Lethal Prayer, ex-Morbid Angel, ex-Voodoo Gods, ex-Incubus, ex-Nocturnus, ex-Ice
Tony Blakk Guitars (1992-1994)
See also: Druid Lord, ex-Apostasy, ex-Equinox, ex-Gravewürm, ex-Serpent Son, ex-Diabolic (live)
Vincent Breeding Guitars (1992-1995)
See also: Bruce Alan Breeding
Trebor Ladres Guitars (1994-1995)
Joe Oliver Drums (1995)
Troy Heffern Bass (1996)
Richard Christy Drums (1996)
See also: Böar Glüe, Charred Walls of the Damned, Monument of Bones, ex-Burning Inside, ex-Control Denied, ex-Death, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Tiwanaku, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Wykked Wytch (live), ex-Leash Law, ex-Public Assassin, ex-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Caninus, ex-Bung Dizeez (live), ex-Syzygy (live)
Michael Estes Guitars (1996-1999, 2001-2004)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Burning Inside, ex-Tiwanaku, ex-Resurrection
John Scott Keyboards (1996-1999)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Frost & Fury, ex-Ile Mauzar, ex-Monument of Bones, ex-Dark Covenant, ex-Fjörd, ex-Acid Orangutan, ex-Base Apes, ex-Count Zee, ex-Sonabich, ex-The Tortured, ex-Uncle Mayhem, ex-Vampire Circus, ex-Wor
Jonathan Lee Drums (1998-1999)
See also: ex-Shadow Society, ex-The Autumn Offering, ex-Hell on Earth
Tony Laureano Drums (1998)
See also: Insidious Disease, Naphobia, Devil's Highway, Sanctification, ex-Aurora Borealis, ex-Brujeria, ex-Devolution, ex-Eulogy, ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Nidingr, ex-Nile, ex-SMRT, ex-1349 (live), ex-All That Remains (live), ex-Belphegor (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live), ex-Kult ov Azazel (live), ex-Megadeth (live), ex-Skeletonwitch (live), ex-The Berzerker (live), ex-The Black Dahlia Murder (live), ex-Angelcorpse, ex-Astaroth, ex-Nachtmystium (live)
Bryan Hipp Guitars (1998)
(R.I.P. 2006) See also: ex-Unholy Ghost, ex-Diabolic, ex-Cradle of Filth (live), ex-Blastmasters, ex-Brutality, ex-After Death
Ben Meyer Guitars (1998)
See also: Gardy-Loo!, ex-Lordes Werre, ex-Lowbrow, ex-Nasty Savage, ex-Nightmare
Adina Blase Keyboards (1998-1999)
See also: Akephalos, Blizzard Beast, Ruinous Scourge, Cernunnos, ex-Benighted, ex-Angel's Decay, ex-Blood Stained Dusk, ex-Engulfed in Blackness, ex-Lilitu
Bill Taylor Guitars (1999)
See also: ex-Blackened Wisdom, ex-Feldgrau, ex-Laceration, ex-Xenomorph, ex-Immolation, ex-Perdition Temple, ex-Angelcorpse
Daniel Zink Drums (2001)
See also: Cadavarice, Pitboss 2000, ex-Erebus, ex-The C.O.A.S.T., ex-The Reverie, ex-Ringworm, ex-Suffer System
Aaron Werner Keyboards (2001-2005)
See also: Further Lo, ex-Soul Destruction, ex-Wolfen Society
Kyle Severn Drums (2002-2010, 2010-2014)
See also: Incantation, Shed the Skin, ex-Wolfen Society, Perdition Sect, ex-Funerus, ex-Divine Eve (live), ex-Escalation Anger, ex-Vital Remains (live)
Rhiannon Wisniewski Vocals (2002)
See also: ex-Moth, ex-Noctuary, ex-Nordic Mist, ex-Somnus, ex-Avernus, ex-Bloodstrike, ex-Dark Arena, ex-Sar Isatum, ex-Turambar, ex-Sanctorum, ex-Of Man and Machine
Max Otworth Guitars (2006-2010, 2010-2012)
See also: Borboropsis, Cheap Gas, Choking, Heavy Lies the Crown, Well of Night, ex-Lysura, ex-Trioxin, ex-Venality, The Eddington Limit, ex-Darkness Undying, ex-Voidweaver
Ash Thomas Guitars (2008-2009)
See also: Apaugasma, Crucified Mortals, Estuary, Faithxtractor, Machinations of Fate, Shed the Skin, Surgikill, ex-Estuary of Calamity, ex-Necrolatry, Vladimirs, ex-Elusive Travel (live), ex-Thorns of the Carrion, ex-Garden of Shadows (live)
Scott Pletcher Drums (2010)
See also: ex-ChainGunn, ex-Darkmoon, ex-Eternal Bloodshed, ex-Infernal Faith, ex-Demonic Christ, ex-Shrine of Suffering, ex-Empyreus, Dominari, ex-Fallen Nephilim, ex-Wehrwolfe, ex-Usurper
Eric Stewart Guitars (2010)
See also: Vincent Crowley, ex-Shrine of Suffering, ex-Infernal Faith, ex-Mangled Reality, ex-Silent Home, ex-Corruption, ex-Forewarned, ex-Mangled Faith, ex-Them
Past
Steve Bailey Guitars
See also: ex-Master, ex-Monstrosity (live), ex-Angelcorpse (live), ex-Execration
Gabriel Lewandowski Drums (1996-1997)
See also: Serpent Son, ex-Equinox, ex-Resurrection, ex-Unholy Ghost, ex-Aruspex, ex-Hellwitch, ex-Insatanity, ex-Killing Addiction, ex-Naphobia, ex-Sectioned
Richard Christy Drums (2001)
See also: Böar Glüe, Charred Walls of the Damned, Monument of Bones, ex-Burning Inside, ex-Control Denied, ex-Death, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Tiwanaku, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Wykked Wytch (live), ex-Leash Law, ex-Public Assassin, ex-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Caninus, ex-Bung Dizeez (live), ex-Syzygy (live)
Jason Phillips Guitars (rhythm) (2007)
See also: Bringers of Disease, Le Chant Funebre, ex-Darkness Undying
Jacob Shively Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2013-2014)
See also: Dismemberment, Scum Guilt, Master (live), ex-Incantation (live)
Brandon Howe Drums (2014)
See also: Mother of Graves, Obscene, Summon the Destroyer, ex-Lysura, ex-Venality, Vulturch, ex-Vires, ex-Primordium, ex-Blood Chasm, ex-Voidweaver
Cristobal Vigneaux Drums (2015)
See also: Ancient Crypts, Invincible Force, Praise the Flame, ex-Apostasy, ex-Evil Madness (live)
Cody Johns Drums (2017)
See also: Viking, Zephaniah, ex-Eighty Thousand Dead
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