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Cruachan

Country of origin:
Ireland
Location:
Dublin, Dublin
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1993
Genre:
Celtic Folk/Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Celtic folklore, Irish history/mythology, Tolkien, Anti-Christianity, Paganism
Current label:
Despotz Records
Years active:
1992-1993 (as Minas Tirith), 1993-1997, 1999-present
Cruachan was the capital of the Middle Ages Irish kingdom of Connacht. It is also an important site in Irish mythology.

Cruachan formed as a result of the disbandment of a previous band called Minas Tirith. They disbanded in mid-1997, but reformed in January 1999.

Cruachan's earlier works were more influenced by black metal. Since reforming they became more melodic, with Karen Gilligan joining ...
Current
Keith Fay Bass (1993-1994), Vocals, Guitars, Banjo, Bodhrán, Bouzouki, Mandolin, Percussion (1993-1997, 1999-present)
See also: ex-Crypt, ex-Minas Tirith
Joe Farrell Drums, Percussion (2000-2007), Bass (2020-present)
See also: ex-Celtic Legacy
Tom Woodlock Drums (2020-present)
See also: Zhora
David Quinn Guitars (2020-present)
See also: Celtachor, ex-In Memory of..., ex-Laochra, ex-Sacrum of Elegy, ex-Two Tales of Woe
Audrey Trainor Violin (2020-present)
Past
Darryl Conlon Guitars
John Clohessy Bass, Vocals (backing) (1993-1997, 1999-2012)
See also: ex-Crypt
Jay O'Neill Drums, Percussion (1993-1997)
See also: ex-Minas Tirith
Steven Anderson Guitars, Vocals (1993-1994)
See also: Venus Sleeps, Yurt, ex-Minas Tirith
John O'Fathaigh Irish flute, Whistles, Uilleann pipes, Recorder, Bombard, Keyboards, Percussion (1993-1997, 1999-2002, 2003, 2008-2016)
See also: ex-Folkodia, ex-Minas Tirith
Leon Bias Guitars (acoustic), Bouzouki, Mandolin (1994-1995)
Collete O'Fathaigh Keyboards (1994-1995)
Jay Brennan Guitars (1997)
Aisling Hanrahan Vocals (1997)
Karen Gilligan Vocals, Percussion (1999-2008)
Ed Gilbert Banjo, Guitars (acoustic), Keyboards, Tin whistle (2001-2003)
John Ryan Tin whistle (2004-2008), Violin, Bouzouki, Mandocello, Banjo, Keyboards, Vocals (grunts) (2004-2020)
See also: ex-Sinister Demise, ex-Folkodia, ex-The Veil (live)
Colin Purcell Drums, Percussion (2007-2012)
See also: Vircolac, Sol Axis, ex-Kingdom, ex-Lunar Gate, ex-Dreamsfear
Eric Fletcher Bass (2012-2018)
See also: ex-Nephridium, ex-Evolutions End, ex-Syphor, ex-Primal Dawn
Mauro Frison Drums (2012-2020)
See also: Electric Taurus, Oma Desala, ex-Buffalo, ex-Desert Road, ex-Warbreed, ex-Embodiment, ex-L6B6T6MY, ex-Alternative 4, ex-Huldresl├ąt
Kieran Ball Guitars (2012-2020)
See also: ex-C.O.L.D., ex-Destroya, ex-Coldblooded
Rustam Shakirzyanov Bass (2018-2020)
See also: Rakoth, Superstatic, Umbral Presence
Current (Live)
Maria Antonenko Vocals
See also: ex-Handful of Stars
Ashling Murphy Vocals (2008-present)
Past (Live)
Joe Farrell Drums (2012)
See also: ex-Celtic Legacy
Nelly Hanael Vocals (2014-?)
See also: Majesty of Revival (live), ex-Dimitriy Pavlovskiy's PowerSquad
John Clohessy Bass (2016)
See also: ex-Crypt
Keith Fay Bass (1993-1994), Vocals, Guitars, Banjo, Bodhrán, Bouzouki, Mandolin, Percussion (1993-1997, 1999-present)
See also: ex-Crypt, ex-Minas Tirith
Joe Farrell Drums, Percussion (2000-2007), Bass (2020-present)
See also: ex-Celtic Legacy
Tom Woodlock Drums (2020-present)
See also: Zhora
David Quinn Guitars (2020-present)
See also: Celtachor, ex-In Memory of..., ex-Laochra, ex-Sacrum of Elegy, ex-Two Tales of Woe
Audrey Trainor Violin (2020-present)
Darryl Conlon Guitars
John Clohessy Bass, Vocals (backing) (1993-1997, 1999-2012)
See also: ex-Crypt
Jay O'Neill Drums, Percussion (1993-1997)
See also: ex-Minas Tirith
Steven Anderson Guitars, Vocals (1993-1994)
See also: Venus Sleeps, Yurt, ex-Minas Tirith
John O'Fathaigh Irish flute, Whistles, Uilleann pipes, Recorder, Bombard, Keyboards, Percussion (1993-1997, 1999-2002, 2003, 2008-2016)
See also: ex-Folkodia, ex-Minas Tirith
Leon Bias Guitars (acoustic), Bouzouki, Mandolin (1994-1995)
Collete O'Fathaigh Keyboards (1994-1995)
Jay Brennan Guitars (1997)
Aisling Hanrahan Vocals (1997)
Karen Gilligan Vocals, Percussion (1999-2008)
Ed Gilbert Banjo, Guitars (acoustic), Keyboards, Tin whistle (2001-2003)
John Ryan Tin whistle (2004-2008), Violin, Bouzouki, Mandocello, Banjo, Keyboards, Vocals (grunts) (2004-2020)
See also: ex-Sinister Demise, ex-Folkodia, ex-The Veil (live)
Colin Purcell Drums, Percussion (2007-2012)
See also: Vircolac, Sol Axis, ex-Kingdom, ex-Lunar Gate, ex-Dreamsfear
Eric Fletcher Bass (2012-2018)
See also: ex-Nephridium, ex-Evolutions End, ex-Syphor, ex-Primal Dawn
Mauro Frison Drums (2012-2020)
See also: Electric Taurus, Oma Desala, ex-Buffalo, ex-Desert Road, ex-Warbreed, ex-Embodiment, ex-L6B6T6MY, ex-Alternative 4, ex-Huldresl├ąt
Kieran Ball Guitars (2012-2020)
See also: ex-C.O.L.D., ex-Destroya, ex-Coldblooded
Rustam Shakirzyanov Bass (2018-2020)
See also: Rakoth, Superstatic, Umbral Presence
Current
Maria Antonenko Vocals
See also: ex-Handful of Stars
Ashling Murphy Vocals (2008-present)
Past
Joe Farrell Drums (2012)
See also: ex-Celtic Legacy
Nelly Hanael Vocals (2014-?)
See also: Majesty of Revival (live), ex-Dimitriy Pavlovskiy's PowerSquad
John Clohessy Bass (2016)
See also: ex-Crypt
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Added on: 2002-07-16 19:12:03 Last modified on: 2021-04-09 09:45:35