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Cirith Ungol

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Ventura, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1972
Genre:
Heavy/Doom Metal
Lyrical themes:
Fantasy, Human issues, Science fiction
Current label:
Metal Blade Records
Years active:
1972-1992, 2015-present
Contact: [email protected]

The band's name, Cirith Ungol, is taken from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and means "Pass of the Spider". It was a high pass in the land of Mordor where the monster known as Shelob lurked.

The correct way of pronouncing the name Cirith Ungol is kee'reeth oo'ngol, but the band pronounces it with a soft c (see'reeth oo'ngol).

After Paradise Lost, the ...
Current
Greg Lindstrom Bass (1972-1980), Guitars, Keyboards (1980-1982, 2015-present)
See also: Falcon, ex-Titanic
Robert Garven Drums (1972-1992, 2015-present)
See also: ex-Titanic
Tim Baker Vocals (1976-1992, 2015-present)
Jim Barraza Guitars (1988-1992, 2015-present)
See also: ex-Prophecy
Jarvis Leatherby Bass (2016-present)
See also: Night Demon, ex-Jaguar (live), ex-Black Opal, ex-Jeff Hershey and the Heartbeats, ex-No Motiv
Past
Jerry Fogle Guitars (1972-1987)
(R.I.P. 1998) See also: ex-Titanic
Neal Beattie Vocals (1975-1976)
Michael "Flint" Vujejia Bass (1981-1987)
See also: ex-Possession
Vernon Green Bass (1988-1992)
Current (Live)
Armand Anthony Guitars (2018-present)
See also: Night Demon, ex-Gygax
Michael "Flint" Vujejia Bass (2019, 2020-present)
See also: ex-Possession
Greg Lindstrom Bass (1972-1980), Guitars, Keyboards (1980-1982, 2015-present)
See also: Falcon, ex-Titanic
Robert Garven Drums (1972-1992, 2015-present)
See also: ex-Titanic
Tim Baker Vocals (1976-1992, 2015-present)
Jim Barraza Guitars (1988-1992, 2015-present)
See also: ex-Prophecy
Jarvis Leatherby Bass (2016-present)
See also: Night Demon, ex-Jaguar (live), ex-Black Opal, ex-Jeff Hershey and the Heartbeats, ex-No Motiv
Jerry Fogle Guitars (1972-1987)
(R.I.P. 1998) See also: ex-Titanic
Neal Beattie Vocals (1975-1976)
Michael "Flint" Vujejia Bass (1981-1987)
See also: ex-Possession
Vernon Green Bass (1988-1992)
Current
Armand Anthony Guitars (2018-present)
See also: Night Demon, ex-Gygax
Michael "Flint" Vujejia Bass (2019, 2020-present)
See also: ex-Possession
Added by: Skyklad Modified by: ordoad
Added on: 2002-07-21 04:25:27 Last modified on: 2021-07-16 13:01:45