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Arcturus

Country of origin:
Norway
Location:
Oslo
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1990
Genre:
Atmospheric Black Metal (early), Avant-garde Progressive Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Astronomy, Madness, Supernatural, Literature
Current label:
Prophecy Productions
Years active:
1990-2007, 2011-present
Formed autumn 1990 (according to the band's original bio, other sources say early 1991) as an off-shoot from Mortem who continued in parallel with Arcturus for a few years. Arcturus is therefore not the same band as Mortem with simply a new name, but rather a different project featuring the same members.

Broke up in April 2007, but reunited in 2011 and started touring again.

In September of ...
Current
Hellhammer Drums, Percussion (1991-2007), Drums (2011-present)
See also: Age of Silence, Mayhem, Mortem, Winds, Mezzerschmitt, ex-Covenant, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Nidingr, ex-Shining, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Troll, ex-Umoral, ex-Emperor (live), ex-Immortal (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora, ex-Descended
Sverd Guitars (1991), Keyboards (1991-2007, 2011-present)
See also: Mortem, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Ulver, ex-Emperor (live), ex-Ved Buens Ende (live), ex-Covenant, ex-Descended
Skoll Bass (1995-2000, 2002-2007, 2011-present)
See also: Den Saakaldte, ex-Fimbulwinter, ex-Ulver, ex-Ved Buens Ende
Knut Magne Valle Guitars (1996-2007, 2011-present)
See also: Time Space Circles, ex-Ulver
ICS Vortex Vocals (2005-2007, 2011-present)
See also: Borknagar, ICS Vortex, Lamented Souls, Artisan, God of Atheists, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Ved Buens Ende (live), ex-Penthouse Petz
Past
Marius Vold Vocals, Bass (1991)
See also: Mortem, ex-Stigma Diabolicum, ex-Thorns
Samoth Guitars, Bass (1993-1995)
See also: Emperor, The Wretched End, Scum, ex-Zyklon, ex-Zyklon-B, ex-Embryonic, ex-Xerasia, ex-Gorgoroth, ex-Satyricon, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer, ex-Conspiracy, ex-Fast Breeder, ex-Notodden All Stars, ex-Spina Bifida, ex-Zyltelab
Garm Vocals (1993-2003)
See also: Ulver, Head Control System, Æthenor, ex-Borknagar
Carl August Tidemann Guitars (1995-1997)
See also: Tritonus, Winds, ex-Carl August Tidemann, God of Atheists
Dag F. Gravem Bass (2001-2002)
Tore Moren Guitars (2003-2007)
See also: Wild Willy's Gang, ex-Carnivora, Tore St. Moren, ex-Exorcism, ex-Jorn, ex-Skitliv
Current (Live)
Sebastian Grouchot Violin (2015-present)
Past (Live)
Øyvind Hægeland Vocals (2003-2005)
See also: Manitou, Spiral Architect, ex-Clairvoya, Son IC, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Lunaris, ex-Scariot
Hellhammer Drums, Percussion (1991-2007), Drums (2011-present)
See also: Age of Silence, Mayhem, Mortem, Winds, Mezzerschmitt, ex-Covenant, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Nidingr, ex-Shining, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Troll, ex-Umoral, ex-Emperor (live), ex-Immortal (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora, ex-Descended
Sverd Guitars (1991), Keyboards (1991-2007, 2011-present)
See also: Mortem, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Ulver, ex-Emperor (live), ex-Ved Buens Ende (live), ex-Covenant, ex-Descended
Skoll Bass (1995-2000, 2002-2007, 2011-present)
See also: Den Saakaldte, ex-Fimbulwinter, ex-Ulver, ex-Ved Buens Ende
Knut Magne Valle Guitars (1996-2007, 2011-present)
See also: Time Space Circles, ex-Ulver
ICS Vortex Vocals (2005-2007, 2011-present)
See also: Borknagar, ICS Vortex, Lamented Souls, Artisan, God of Atheists, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Ved Buens Ende (live), ex-Penthouse Petz
Marius Vold Vocals, Bass (1991)
See also: Mortem, ex-Stigma Diabolicum, ex-Thorns
Samoth Guitars, Bass (1993-1995)
See also: Emperor, The Wretched End, Scum, ex-Zyklon, ex-Zyklon-B, ex-Embryonic, ex-Xerasia, ex-Gorgoroth, ex-Satyricon, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer, ex-Conspiracy, ex-Fast Breeder, ex-Notodden All Stars, ex-Spina Bifida, ex-Zyltelab
Garm Vocals (1993-2003)
See also: Ulver, Head Control System, Æthenor, ex-Borknagar
Carl August Tidemann Guitars (1995-1997)
See also: Tritonus, Winds, ex-Carl August Tidemann, God of Atheists
Dag F. Gravem Bass (2001-2002)
Tore Moren Guitars (2003-2007)
See also: Wild Willy's Gang, ex-Carnivora, Tore St. Moren, ex-Exorcism, ex-Jorn, ex-Skitliv
Current
Sebastian Grouchot Violin (2015-present)
Past
Øyvind Hægeland Vocals (2003-2005)
See also: Manitou, Spiral Architect, ex-Clairvoya, Son IC, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Lunaris, ex-Scariot
Added by: bladewars Modified by: Ferneyhough
Added on: 2002-07-19 03:15:23 Last modified on: 2018-12-05 05:58:51