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Anathema

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1990
Genre:
Doom/Death Metal (early); Progressive/Atmospheric Rock (later)
Themes:
Doom, Suffering, Love, Despair, Spirituality
Last label:
Mascot Records
Years active:
1990 (as Pagan Angel), 1990-2020
One of the pioneers of death/doom metal alongside Paradise Lost and My Dying Bride (sometimes known as "the Peaceville Three").

Guitarist Vincent Cavanagh took over as the band's vocalist when Darren White left. Anathema maintained four of the original five band members in the line-up for the majority of their duration, but Vincent Cavanagh was the only ever-present.

Anathema effectively traded ...
Last known
John Douglas Drums, Percussion (1990-1997, 1998-2020), Guitars (2010), Keyboards, Programming (2010-2020), Electronic percussion (2014)
See also: Weather Systems, ex-Pagan Angel
Daniel Cavanagh Guitars (lead) (1990-2002, 2002-2020), Keyboards, Piano (1995-2002, 2002-2020), Vocals (backing) (2001-2002, 2002-2020), Vocals (lead) (2002-2020), Bass (2014-2020)
See also: Daniel Cavanagh, Weather Systems, ex-Antimatter, ex-Leafblade, ex-Lid, ex-Pagan Angel
Vincent Cavanagh Guitars (rhythm, acoustic) (1990-2020), Vocals (lead) (1995-2020), Keyboards, Programming (2011-2020), Bass (2014-2020)
See also: The Radicant, ex-Valle Crucis, ex-Pagan Angel
Lee Douglas Vocals (lead, backing) (2010-2020)
Daniel Cardoso Keyboards, Drums (2012-2020), Bass (2018-2020)
See also: ex-Arcane Wisdom, Head Control System, Weather Systems, Kandia (live), ex-Holocausto Canibal, ex-Scar for Life, ex-Re:aktor, ex-Sirius, ex-The Firstborn, ex-Oblique Rain (live), ex-Why Angels Fall, ex-Leafblade, ex-Projecto Alpha, ex-SinDRomE, ex-Twilight (Prt), ex-Vertigo Steps
Past
Jamie Cavanagh Bass (1990-1991, 2002-2018), Vocals (backing) (1990-1991)
See also: ex-Pagan Angel
Darren White Vocals (lead) (1990-1995)
See also: ex-Serotonal, ex-The Blood Divine, Antifear, ex-Dead Men Dream, ex-Pagan Angel
Duncan Patterson Bass, Keyboards, Piano (1991-1998)
See also: Antifear, Duncan Patterson, Íon, ex-Alternative 4, ex-Antimatter, ex-Dreambreed
Shaun Taylor-Steels Drums (1997-1998)
See also: Godthrymm, Vestige of Virtue, ex-Vagrant God, Combath, Nåe, ex-My Dying Bride, ex-Solstice, ex-Ironside, ex-Severed Heaven, ex-Agone
Dave Pybus Bass (1998-2001)
See also: ex-Darkened, ex-Angtoria, ex-Anul Death, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Prong (live), ex-Sarah Jezebel Deva (live), ex-Dreambreed, ex-My Black Omen, ex-The Hatebreeders
Les Smith Keyboards (2000-2011)
See also: ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Ship of Fools, ex-The Tourettes
Last known (Live)
Charlie Cawood Bass (2020)
See also: Charlie Cawood, Join the Din, Knifeworld, Lost Crowns, Mediaeval Baebes, My Tricksy Spirit, Spiritwo, Tonochrome, ex-Achilla
Past (Live)
Les Smith Keyboards (1996-1997)
See also: ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Ship of Fools, ex-The Tourettes
Martin Powell Keyboards (1998-2000, 2009)
See also: Deezl, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-My Dying Bride, ex-Sólstafir (live), ex-Tiamat (live), ex-Cryptal Darkness, ex-Leafblade, ex-Alternative 4 (live)
George Roberts Bass (2001-2002)
Nicholas Barker Drums (2009)
See also: Liquid Graveyard, Twilight of the Gods, Noctis Imperium (live), Voices (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Systematic Insanity, ex-Nuclear Assault (live), ex-Catalepsy, Borstal, ex-Ancient, ex-Atrocity, ex-Brujeria, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Leaves' Eyes, ex-Lock Up, ex-Obskkvlt, ex-Old Man's Child, ex-Sadistic Intent, ex-Testament, ex-Anaal Nathrakh (live), ex-Benediction (live), ex-Borknagar (live), ex-Cancer (live), ex-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Possessed (live), ex-Venom Inc. (live), ex-Shining, ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Driven by Suffering, ex-Monstrance, ex-United Forces, ex-Gorgoroth (live)
Daniel Cardoso Keyboards (2011-2012)
See also: ex-Arcane Wisdom, Head Control System, Weather Systems, Kandia (live), ex-Holocausto Canibal, ex-Scar for Life, ex-Re:aktor, ex-Sirius, ex-The Firstborn, ex-Oblique Rain (live), ex-Why Angels Fall, ex-Leafblade, ex-Projecto Alpha, ex-SinDRomE, ex-Twilight (Prt), ex-Vertigo Steps
Tobel Lopes Bass (2013)
See also: Cellulla
Duncan Patterson Bass (2015, 2018-2019)
See also: Antifear, Duncan Patterson, Íon, ex-Alternative 4, ex-Antimatter, ex-Dreambreed
Darren White Vocals (lead) (2015)
See also: ex-Serotonal, ex-The Blood Divine, Antifear, ex-Dead Men Dream, ex-Pagan Angel
Jamie Cavanagh Bass (2019)
See also: ex-Pagan Angel
John Douglas Drums, Percussion (1990-1997, 1998-2020), Guitars (2010), Keyboards, Programming (2010-2020), Electronic percussion (2014)
See also: Weather Systems, ex-Pagan Angel
Daniel Cavanagh Guitars (lead) (1990-2002, 2002-2020), Keyboards, Piano (1995-2002, 2002-2020), Vocals (backing) (2001-2002, 2002-2020), Vocals (lead) (2002-2020), Bass (2014-2020)
See also: Daniel Cavanagh, Weather Systems, ex-Antimatter, ex-Leafblade, ex-Lid, ex-Pagan Angel
Vincent Cavanagh Guitars (rhythm, acoustic) (1990-2020), Vocals (lead) (1995-2020), Keyboards, Programming (2011-2020), Bass (2014-2020)
See also: The Radicant, ex-Valle Crucis, ex-Pagan Angel
Lee Douglas Vocals (lead, backing) (2010-2020)
Daniel Cardoso Keyboards, Drums (2012-2020), Bass (2018-2020)
See also: ex-Arcane Wisdom, Head Control System, Weather Systems, Kandia (live), ex-Holocausto Canibal, ex-Scar for Life, ex-Re:aktor, ex-Sirius, ex-The Firstborn, ex-Oblique Rain (live), ex-Why Angels Fall, ex-Leafblade, ex-Projecto Alpha, ex-SinDRomE, ex-Twilight (Prt), ex-Vertigo Steps
Jamie Cavanagh Bass (1990-1991, 2002-2018), Vocals (backing) (1990-1991)
See also: ex-Pagan Angel
Darren White Vocals (lead) (1990-1995)
See also: ex-Serotonal, ex-The Blood Divine, Antifear, ex-Dead Men Dream, ex-Pagan Angel
Duncan Patterson Bass, Keyboards, Piano (1991-1998)
See also: Antifear, Duncan Patterson, Íon, ex-Alternative 4, ex-Antimatter, ex-Dreambreed
Shaun Taylor-Steels Drums (1997-1998)
See also: Godthrymm, Vestige of Virtue, ex-Vagrant God, Combath, Nåe, ex-My Dying Bride, ex-Solstice, ex-Ironside, ex-Severed Heaven, ex-Agone
Dave Pybus Bass (1998-2001)
See also: ex-Darkened, ex-Angtoria, ex-Anul Death, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Prong (live), ex-Sarah Jezebel Deva (live), ex-Dreambreed, ex-My Black Omen, ex-The Hatebreeders
Les Smith Keyboards (2000-2011)
See also: ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Ship of Fools, ex-The Tourettes
Last known
Charlie Cawood Bass (2020)
See also: Charlie Cawood, Join the Din, Knifeworld, Lost Crowns, Mediaeval Baebes, My Tricksy Spirit, Spiritwo, Tonochrome, ex-Achilla
Past
Les Smith Keyboards (1996-1997)
See also: ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Ship of Fools, ex-The Tourettes
Martin Powell Keyboards (1998-2000, 2009)
See also: Deezl, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-My Dying Bride, ex-Sólstafir (live), ex-Tiamat (live), ex-Cryptal Darkness, ex-Leafblade, ex-Alternative 4 (live)
George Roberts Bass (2001-2002)
Nicholas Barker Drums (2009)
See also: Liquid Graveyard, Twilight of the Gods, Noctis Imperium (live), Voices (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Systematic Insanity, ex-Nuclear Assault (live), ex-Catalepsy, Borstal, ex-Ancient, ex-Atrocity, ex-Brujeria, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Leaves' Eyes, ex-Lock Up, ex-Obskkvlt, ex-Old Man's Child, ex-Sadistic Intent, ex-Testament, ex-Anaal Nathrakh (live), ex-Benediction (live), ex-Borknagar (live), ex-Cancer (live), ex-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Possessed (live), ex-Venom Inc. (live), ex-Shining, ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Driven by Suffering, ex-Monstrance, ex-United Forces, ex-Gorgoroth (live)
Daniel Cardoso Keyboards (2011-2012)
See also: ex-Arcane Wisdom, Head Control System, Weather Systems, Kandia (live), ex-Holocausto Canibal, ex-Scar for Life, ex-Re:aktor, ex-Sirius, ex-The Firstborn, ex-Oblique Rain (live), ex-Why Angels Fall, ex-Leafblade, ex-Projecto Alpha, ex-SinDRomE, ex-Twilight (Prt), ex-Vertigo Steps
Tobel Lopes Bass (2013)
See also: Cellulla
Duncan Patterson Bass (2015, 2018-2019)
See also: Antifear, Duncan Patterson, Íon, ex-Alternative 4, ex-Antimatter, ex-Dreambreed
Darren White Vocals (lead) (2015)
See also: ex-Serotonal, ex-The Blood Divine, Antifear, ex-Dead Men Dream, ex-Pagan Angel
Jamie Cavanagh Bass (2019)
See also: ex-Pagan Angel
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