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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:
1989-1992, 1994-2010, 2010-2016, 2017-2019
Not to be confused with the lesser-known power/thrash band Acheron.

Vincent Crowley resigned from the Church of Satan two years after Dr. Anton Szandor LaVey's death (heart failure, 1997) so he is no longer "Reverend".

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

In 1999 the band executed their interpretation of ...
Last known
Vincent Crowley Guitars (1988-1991, 1996-1998, 2008), Vocals (1991-2016, 2017-2019), Bass (1992-2016, 2017-2019)
See also: Infidel Reich, ex-Wolfen Society, Dominari, Vincent Crowley, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Nocturnus
Art Taylor Guitars (2009-2010, 2012-2016, 2017-2019)
See also: Fallen Nephilim, Shrine of Suffering, ex-Diehard, ex-Wehrwolfe, Dominari, Vincent Crowley, ex-Restless Breed, ex-Acid Black, 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: Obscene, Summon the Destroyer, ex-Lysura, ex-Venality, Vulturch, ex-Primordium, ex-Vires, 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
Vincent Breeding Guitars (1992-1995)
See also: Bruce Alan Breeding
Tony Blakk Guitars (1992-1994)
See also: Druid Lord, ex-Apostasy, ex-Equinox, ex-Gravewürm, ex-Serpent Son, ex-Diabolic (live)
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-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Incantation (live), ex-Wykked Wytch (live), ex-Leash Law, ex-Public Assassin, ex-Caninus, ex-Bung Dizeez (live), ex-Syzygy (live)
Michael Estes Guitars (1996-1999, 2001-2004)
See also: Resurrection, Tiwanaku, ex-Burning Inside
John Scott Keyboards (1996-1999)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Frost & Fury, 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
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)
Jonathan Lee Drums (1998-1999)
See also: ex-Shadow Society, ex-The Autumn Offering, ex-Hell on Earth
Bryan Hipp Guitars (1998)
(R.I.P. 2006) See also: ex-Unholy Ghost, ex-Brutality, ex-Diabolic, ex-Cradle of Filth (live), ex-Blastmasters, 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: ex-Pitboss 2000
Aaron Werner Keyboards (2001-2005)
See also: Further Lo, ex-Soul Destruction, ex-Wolfen Society
Kyle Severn Drums (2002-2010, 2010-2014, 2010-2014)
See also: Incantation, Shed the Skin, ex-Wolfen Society, ex-Funerus, ex-Divine Eve (live), ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Escalation Anger
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: 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: Demonic Christ, Eternal Bloodshed, Shrine of Suffering, ex-ChainGunn, ex-Darkmoon, ex-Infernal Faith, ex-Empyreus, Dominari, ex-Fallen Nephilim, ex-Wehrwolfe, ex-Usurper
Eric Stewart Guitars (2010)
See also: Shrine of Suffering, ex-Infernal Faith, ex-Mangled Reality, ex-Corruption, ex-Forewarned, ex-Mangled Faith, ex-Silent Home, 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: Resurrection, Serpent Son, ex-Equinox, 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-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Incantation (live), ex-Wykked Wytch (live), ex-Leash Law, ex-Public Assassin, 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: Obscene, Summon the Destroyer, ex-Lysura, ex-Venality, Vulturch, ex-Primordium, ex-Vires, 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, ex-Wolfen Society, Dominari, Vincent Crowley, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Nocturnus
Art Taylor Guitars (2009-2010, 2012-2016, 2017-2019)
See also: Fallen Nephilim, Shrine of Suffering, ex-Diehard, ex-Wehrwolfe, Dominari, Vincent Crowley, ex-Restless Breed, ex-Acid Black, 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: Obscene, Summon the Destroyer, ex-Lysura, ex-Venality, Vulturch, ex-Primordium, ex-Vires, 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
Vincent Breeding Guitars (1992-1995)
See also: Bruce Alan Breeding
Tony Blakk Guitars (1992-1994)
See also: Druid Lord, ex-Apostasy, ex-Equinox, ex-Gravewürm, ex-Serpent Son, ex-Diabolic (live)
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-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Incantation (live), ex-Wykked Wytch (live), ex-Leash Law, ex-Public Assassin, ex-Caninus, ex-Bung Dizeez (live), ex-Syzygy (live)
Michael Estes Guitars (1996-1999, 2001-2004)
See also: Resurrection, Tiwanaku, ex-Burning Inside
John Scott Keyboards (1996-1999)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Frost & Fury, 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
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)
Jonathan Lee Drums (1998-1999)
See also: ex-Shadow Society, ex-The Autumn Offering, ex-Hell on Earth
Bryan Hipp Guitars (1998)
(R.I.P. 2006) See also: ex-Unholy Ghost, ex-Brutality, ex-Diabolic, ex-Cradle of Filth (live), ex-Blastmasters, 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: ex-Pitboss 2000
Aaron Werner Keyboards (2001-2005)
See also: Further Lo, ex-Soul Destruction, ex-Wolfen Society
Kyle Severn Drums (2002-2010, 2010-2014, 2010-2014)
See also: Incantation, Shed the Skin, ex-Wolfen Society, ex-Funerus, ex-Divine Eve (live), ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Escalation Anger
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: 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: Demonic Christ, Eternal Bloodshed, Shrine of Suffering, ex-ChainGunn, ex-Darkmoon, ex-Infernal Faith, ex-Empyreus, Dominari, ex-Fallen Nephilim, ex-Wehrwolfe, ex-Usurper
Eric Stewart Guitars (2010)
See also: Shrine of Suffering, ex-Infernal Faith, ex-Mangled Reality, ex-Corruption, ex-Forewarned, ex-Mangled Faith, ex-Silent Home, 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: Resurrection, Serpent Son, ex-Equinox, 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-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Incantation (live), ex-Wykked Wytch (live), ex-Leash Law, ex-Public Assassin, 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: Obscene, Summon the Destroyer, ex-Lysura, ex-Venality, Vulturch, ex-Primordium, ex-Vires, 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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