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Ancient

Country of origin:
Norway
Location:
Bergen (early), United States (mid), Italy (later), Greece (now)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1992
Genre:
Melodic Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Satanism (early), Vampirism, Fears, Horror
Current label:
Soulseller Records
Years active:
1992-present
Started in January 1992 by Aphazel as a one-man band. However, Grimm came up with the band name.

Originally Ancient was a Norwegian band (from Eidsvågneset, Bergen), but Aphazel moved to the USA late 1995 and recruited a whole new band there. However, 3 years later, Aphazel then relocated to Italy after having met Deadly Kristin. He is currently (as of March 2011) residing in Greece, where it ...
Current
Zel Bass (1992-2000), Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards (1992-present)
See also: ex-Zion, Dirge, Moonshine, Putrefaction, ex-Dreamlike Horror
Dhilorz Guitars, Bass (2000-present)
See also: Grind Zero, ex-Unreal, ex-Alice in Darkland, ex-Amphitrium, ex-All Amort, ex-Infliction
Nicholas Barker Drums (2009-present)
See also: Brujeria, Liquid Graveyard, Lock Up, Twilight of the Gods, Noctis Imperium (live), Nuclear Assault (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Catalepsy, United Forces, ex-Atrocity, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Leaves' Eyes, ex-Sadistic Intent, ex-Anaal Nathrakh (live), ex-Anathema (live), ex-Benediction (live), ex-Borknagar (live), ex-Cancer (live), ex-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Possessed (live), ex-Testament (live), ex-Voices (live), ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Old Man's Child, ex-Driven by Suffering
Past
Vassago Rex Drums
See also: Arvas, ex-Cold Eternity, ex-Lux Axiomus, ex-Örth, ex-Aeternus, ex-Dødsfall, ex-Frozen Cries, ex-Chaos Predicted, ex-Hesperus, ex-Negativ
Kimberly Goss Vocals, Keyboards (1995-1997)
See also: ex-Sinergy, ex-Avernus, ex-Therion, ex-Children of Bodom (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live)
Grimm Vocals, Drums (1993-1995)
See also: Dirge
Kjetil Drums (1995-1997)
Lord Kaiaphas Drums, Vocals (1995-1998)
See also: Le Chant Noir, Thokkian Vortex, ex-Meatgrinder, ex-Thokk, Minimal Criminal, ex-Grand Belial's Key, ex-Kaiaphas, ex-Zhyin
Luci Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Piano, Cello (1997-?)
See also: ex-Horroble, Fullmoon Sideshow, ex-Wicked Little Dolls
Erichte Vocals (1997-1998)
See also: ex-Spiritus Tenebrae
Scorpios Bass (1998-2001)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Akrabu, E. V. P., ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Melechesh, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-Zemial (live), ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Krigse Drums (1998-2000)
Deadly Kristin Vocals (1998-2003)
See also: ex-Dreamlike Horror, Deadly Kristin, ex-Byaxis, ex-Frozen Soul
GroM Drums, Vocals (2000-2006)
See also: Hortus Animae, ex-The K, ex-Andark (live), Testing Tomorrow, ex-Alice in Darkland, ex-DoomSword, ex-Hate Profile, ex-Opposite Sides, ex-Defixio, ex-Psychofagist
Morfeus Guitars (2008-?)
See also: Dimension F3H, Viper Solfa, ex-Limbonic Art, ex-Mayhem (live)
Current (Live)
Ghiulz Borroni Guitars (2015-present)
See also: Breathing Hell, Bulldozer, ex-Profanatum, ex-Sacrarium Execratus, ex-Faust
Past (Live)
Profana Drums (?-1998)
See also: Apocryph, Blood Stained Dusk, Octagon, Wormreich, ex-Entrapment, ex-Haxxan
Qyasyar Archant Bass (1994)
See also: ex-Asmodeus
Thidra Guitars (2000-2001)
See also: ex-Faust, ex-Iblis
Aleister Guitars (2001-?)
See also: Faust, ex-Profanatum, ex-Vidharr, ex-Bastard Saints (live), ex-Abgott
Kaiaphas Unknown (2003)
See also: Le Chant Noir, Thokkian Vortex, ex-Meatgrinder, ex-Thokk, Minimal Criminal, ex-Grand Belial's Key, ex-Kaiaphas, ex-Zhyin
Bless Keyboards (2004)
See also: Hortus Animae, Space Mirrors, Borderline, Hollywood Roses, Höt, Nashville, Overlook, ex-Morgan the Bard
Gianka Drums (2007)
See also: Amphitrium, Enough to Kill, ex-Legion
Zel Bass (1992-2000), Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards (1992-present)
See also: ex-Zion, Dirge, Moonshine, Putrefaction, ex-Dreamlike Horror
Dhilorz Guitars, Bass (2000-present)
See also: Grind Zero, ex-Unreal, ex-Alice in Darkland, ex-Amphitrium, ex-All Amort, ex-Infliction
Nicholas Barker Drums (2009-present)
See also: Brujeria, Liquid Graveyard, Lock Up, Twilight of the Gods, Noctis Imperium (live), Nuclear Assault (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Catalepsy, United Forces, ex-Atrocity, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Leaves' Eyes, ex-Sadistic Intent, ex-Anaal Nathrakh (live), ex-Anathema (live), ex-Benediction (live), ex-Borknagar (live), ex-Cancer (live), ex-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Possessed (live), ex-Testament (live), ex-Voices (live), ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Old Man's Child, ex-Driven by Suffering
Vassago Rex Drums
See also: Arvas, ex-Cold Eternity, ex-Lux Axiomus, ex-Örth, ex-Aeternus, ex-Dødsfall, ex-Frozen Cries, ex-Chaos Predicted, ex-Hesperus, ex-Negativ
Kimberly Goss Vocals, Keyboards (1995-1997)
See also: ex-Sinergy, ex-Avernus, ex-Therion, ex-Children of Bodom (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live)
Grimm Vocals, Drums (1993-1995)
See also: Dirge
Kjetil Drums (1995-1997)
Lord Kaiaphas Drums, Vocals (1995-1998)
See also: Le Chant Noir, Thokkian Vortex, ex-Meatgrinder, ex-Thokk, Minimal Criminal, ex-Grand Belial's Key, ex-Kaiaphas, ex-Zhyin
Luci Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Piano, Cello (1997-?)
See also: ex-Horroble, Fullmoon Sideshow, ex-Wicked Little Dolls
Erichte Vocals (1997-1998)
See also: ex-Spiritus Tenebrae
Scorpios Bass (1998-2001)
See also: Acherontas, Crimson Moon, Possession Ritual, Sabnack, Akrabu, E. V. P., ex-Demoncy, ex-Dethroned, ex-Melechesh, ex-Hortus Animae (live), ex-Zemial (live), ex-Infested, ex-Nibiru
Krigse Drums (1998-2000)
Deadly Kristin Vocals (1998-2003)
See also: ex-Dreamlike Horror, Deadly Kristin, ex-Byaxis, ex-Frozen Soul
GroM Drums, Vocals (2000-2006)
See also: Hortus Animae, ex-The K, ex-Andark (live), Testing Tomorrow, ex-Alice in Darkland, ex-DoomSword, ex-Hate Profile, ex-Opposite Sides, ex-Defixio, ex-Psychofagist
Morfeus Guitars (2008-?)
See also: Dimension F3H, Viper Solfa, ex-Limbonic Art, ex-Mayhem (live)
Current
Ghiulz Borroni Guitars (2015-present)
See also: Breathing Hell, Bulldozer, ex-Profanatum, ex-Sacrarium Execratus, ex-Faust
Past
Profana Drums (?-1998)
See also: Apocryph, Blood Stained Dusk, Octagon, Wormreich, ex-Entrapment, ex-Haxxan
Qyasyar Archant Bass (1994)
See also: ex-Asmodeus
Thidra Guitars (2000-2001)
See also: ex-Faust, ex-Iblis
Aleister Guitars (2001-?)
See also: Faust, ex-Profanatum, ex-Vidharr, ex-Bastard Saints (live), ex-Abgott
Kaiaphas Unknown (2003)
See also: Le Chant Noir, Thokkian Vortex, ex-Meatgrinder, ex-Thokk, Minimal Criminal, ex-Grand Belial's Key, ex-Kaiaphas, ex-Zhyin
Bless Keyboards (2004)
See also: Hortus Animae, Space Mirrors, Borderline, Hollywood Roses, Höt, Nashville, Overlook, ex-Morgan the Bard
Gianka Drums (2007)
See also: Amphitrium, Enough to Kill, ex-Legion
Added by: Skyklad Modified by: Colonel Para Bellum
Added on: 2002-07-23 01:47:54 Last modified on: 2017-10-12 17:53:27