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Cruachan

Country of origin:
Ireland
Location:
Dublin
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1992
Genre:
Celtic Folk/Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Celtic folklore, Irish history/mythology, Tolkien
Current label:
Trollzorn Records
Years active:
1992-1997, 1999-present
Cruachan was the capital of the Middle Ages Irish kingdom of Connacht. It is also an important site in Irish mythology.

Cruachan formed as a result of the disbandment of a previous band called Minas Tirith. They disbanded in mid-1997 but reformed in January 1999.

Cruachan's earlier works were more influenced by black metal. Since reforming they became more melodic, with Karen Gilligan joining ...
Current
Keith Fay Bass (1992-1994), Vocals, Guitars, Banjo, Bodhrán, Bouzouki, Mandolin, Percussion (1992-1997, 1999-present)
See also: ex-Crypt
John Ryan Tin whistle (2004-2008), Violin, Bouzouki, Mandocello, Banjo, Keyboards, Vocals (grunts) (2004-present)
See also: Sinister Demise, ex-Folkodia, ex-The Veil (live)
Eric Fletcher Bass (2012-present)
See also: ex-Nephridium, ex-Evolutions End, ex-Syphor, ex-Primal Dawn
Mauro Frison Drums (2012-present)
See also: Electric Taurus, Alternative 4, Oma Desala, ex-Buffalo, ex-Warbreed, ex-Embodiment, ex-L6B6T6MY, ex-Desert Road, ex-Huldresl├ąt
Kieran Ball Guitars (2012-present)
Past
Jay O'Neill Drums, Percussion (1992-1997)
Steven Anderson Guitars, Vocals (1992-1994)
See also: Venus Sleeps
John O'Fathaigh Irish flute, Whistles, Uilleann pipes, Recorder, Bombard, Keyboards, Percussion (1992-1997, 1999-2002, 2003, 2008-2016)
See also: ex-Folkodia
John Clohessy Bass, Vocals (backing) (1993-1997, 1999-2012)
See also: ex-Crypt
Leon Bias Guitars (acoustic), Bouzouki, Mandolin (1994-1995)
Collete O'Fathaigh Keyboards (1994-1995)
Jay Brennan Guitars (1997)
Aisling Hanrahan Vocals (1997)
Karen Gilligan Vocals, Percussion (1999-2008)
Joe Farrell Drums, Percussion (2000-2007)
See also: ex-Celtic Legacy
Ed Gilbert Banjo, Guitars (acoustic), Keyboards, Tin whistle (2001-2003)
Colin Purcell Drums, Percussion (2007-2012)
See also: Vircolac, Sol Axis, ex-Kingdom, ex-Lunar Gate, ex-Dreamsfear
Current (Live)
Maria Antonenko Vocals
Ashling Murphy Vocals (2008-present)
Past (Live)
Joe Farrell Drums (2012)
See also: ex-Celtic Legacy
Nelly Hanael Vocals (2014-?)
See also: Majesty of Revival (live), ex-Dimitriy Pavlovskiy's PowerSquad
John Clohessy Bass (2016)
See also: ex-Crypt
Keith Fay Bass (1992-1994), Vocals, Guitars, Banjo, Bodhrán, Bouzouki, Mandolin, Percussion (1992-1997, 1999-present)
See also: ex-Crypt
John Ryan Tin whistle (2004-2008), Violin, Bouzouki, Mandocello, Banjo, Keyboards, Vocals (grunts) (2004-present)
See also: Sinister Demise, ex-Folkodia, ex-The Veil (live)
Eric Fletcher Bass (2012-present)
See also: ex-Nephridium, ex-Evolutions End, ex-Syphor, ex-Primal Dawn
Mauro Frison Drums (2012-present)
See also: Electric Taurus, Alternative 4, Oma Desala, ex-Buffalo, ex-Warbreed, ex-Embodiment, ex-L6B6T6MY, ex-Desert Road, ex-Huldresl├ąt
Kieran Ball Guitars (2012-present)
Jay O'Neill Drums, Percussion (1992-1997)
Steven Anderson Guitars, Vocals (1992-1994)
See also: Venus Sleeps
John O'Fathaigh Irish flute, Whistles, Uilleann pipes, Recorder, Bombard, Keyboards, Percussion (1992-1997, 1999-2002, 2003, 2008-2016)
See also: ex-Folkodia
John Clohessy Bass, Vocals (backing) (1993-1997, 1999-2012)
See also: ex-Crypt
Leon Bias Guitars (acoustic), Bouzouki, Mandolin (1994-1995)
Collete O'Fathaigh Keyboards (1994-1995)
Jay Brennan Guitars (1997)
Aisling Hanrahan Vocals (1997)
Karen Gilligan Vocals, Percussion (1999-2008)
Joe Farrell Drums, Percussion (2000-2007)
See also: ex-Celtic Legacy
Ed Gilbert Banjo, Guitars (acoustic), Keyboards, Tin whistle (2001-2003)
Colin Purcell Drums, Percussion (2007-2012)
See also: Vircolac, Sol Axis, ex-Kingdom, ex-Lunar Gate, ex-Dreamsfear
Current
Maria Antonenko Vocals
Ashling Murphy Vocals (2008-present)
Past
Joe Farrell Drums (2012)
See also: ex-Celtic Legacy
Nelly Hanael Vocals (2014-?)
See also: Majesty of Revival (live), ex-Dimitriy Pavlovskiy's PowerSquad
John Clohessy Bass (2016)
See also: ex-Crypt
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: Grinderrr
Added on: 2002-07-16 19:12:03 Last modified on: 2017-11-18 13:18:49