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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
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
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: Vercingetorix33
Added on: 2002-07-16 19:12:03 Last modified on: 2020-09-22 07:53:30