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Artch

Country of origin:
Norway
Location:
Sarpsborg, Viken
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1982
Genre:
Heavy/Power Metal
Lyrical themes:
History, War, Life, Metal, Reincarnation
Current label:
Metal Blade Records
Years active:
1982-1991, 1993, 2000-present
Artch was formed in late 1982 by Cato André Olsen (Cat Andrew) and Bernt Jansen. A little later, from another local act called Oxygen, came Jørn Jamissen and Geir Nilssen (Gill Niel). After original singer Lars Fladeby was kicked out and his successor, Espen Hoff, died within a few months of joining the band, Eirikur Hauksson (Eric Hawk) was given the job in 1986, eventually moving from Iceland ...
Current
Brent Jansen Bass (1982-1991, 1993, 2000-present)
See also: Holter, Baby Snakes, Wig Wam, ex-Jorn
Cat Andrew Guitars (1982-1991, 1993)
Jack Jamies Drums (1983-1991, 1993)
See also: ex-Oxygen
Gill Niel Guitars (1983-1991, 1993, 2000-present)
See also: Oxygen
Eric Hawk Vocals (1986-1991, 1993, 2000-present)
See also: ex-Drýsill, Aunt Mary (Nor), Matches for Maggie, Start (Isl), Wanted (Isl), ex-Wild Willy's Gang (live)
Past
Lars Fladeby Vocals (?-1985)
Espen Hoff (R.I.P. 1985) Vocals (1985)
Gudmund Bolsgård Drums (2000-?)
See also: MissLead
Brent Jansen Bass (1982-1991, 1993, 2000-present)
See also: Holter, Baby Snakes, Wig Wam, ex-Jorn
Cat Andrew Guitars (1982-1991, 1993)
Jack Jamies Drums (1983-1991, 1993)
See also: ex-Oxygen
Gill Niel Guitars (1983-1991, 1993, 2000-present)
See also: Oxygen
Eric Hawk Vocals (1986-1991, 1993, 2000-present)
See also: ex-Drýsill, Aunt Mary (Nor), Matches for Maggie, Start (Isl), Wanted (Isl), ex-Wild Willy's Gang (live)
Lars Fladeby Vocals (?-1985)
Espen Hoff (R.I.P. 1985) Vocals (1985)
Gudmund Bolsgård Drums (2000-?)
See also: MissLead
Added by: PumpkinFlyFree Modified by: KingSpooky
Added on: 2002-07-21 19:07:58 Last modified on: 2020-06-12 10:59:41