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Iced Earth

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Tampa, Florida
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1988
Genre:
Power/Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Horror, Fantasy, Literature, Mythology, History, War
Current label:
Unsigned/independent
Years active:
1984-1985 (as The Rose), 1985-1988 (as Purgatory), 1988-present
The original name of the band formed in 1985 was Purgatory but was later changed to Iced Earth before they released their last demo.

Gene Adam was originally going to perform on "Night of the Stormrider". Jon Schaffer was concerned that Adam wouldn't be able to handle the vocal melodies for the new material and asked him to take singing lessons. Adam refused and as a result he was replaced by ...
Current
Jon Schaffer Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (1988-present)
See also: Demons & Wizards, Sons of Liberty, ex-Purgatory, ex-The Rose
Brent Smedley Drums (1996-1997, 1998-1999, 2006-2013, 2015-present)
See also: Sons of Liberty (live), ex-Prodigy, ex-Tempest Reign
Stu Block Vocals (2011-present)
See also: ex-Into Eternity, ex-Omega Crom
Luke Appleton Bass (2012-present)
See also: Absolva, Fury UK, ex-Blaze Bayley (live)
Jake Dreyer Guitars (lead) (2016-present)
See also: Jake Dreyer, Witherfall, ex-DeadRingers Guild, ex-Kobra and the Lotus (live), ex-White Wizzard, ex-DeathRiders
Past
Dave Abell Bass (1988-1996)
See also: ex-Knights of Tethys, ex-Unearthed, ex-Purgatory, The Harlot, ex-Seventh Servant
Greg Seymour Drums (1988-1989)
See also: ex-Innersanctum, ex-Sanctum, ex-Purgatory
Randy Shawver Guitars (lead) (1988-1998)
See also: ex-Yuhrott, ex-Alloyd Witch
Gene Adam Vocals (1988-1991)
See also: ex-Purgatory, ex-Atomik Cocktail, ex-Unearthed
Mike McGill Drums (1989-1991)
Richey Secchiari Drums (1991-1992)
John Greely Vocals (1991-1993)
See also: Bloody Times, Seventh Servant, ex-Avoiding X, ex-Brutus, ex-Chronic, ex-Quazmodo, ex-Razor's Edge, ex-Synn, ex-Tribunal
Rodney Beasley Drums (1992-1995)
See also: ex-Steel Angel
Matt Barlow Vocals (1993-2003, 2007-2011)
See also: Ashes of Ares, ex-Cauldron, First State Force Band, We Are Sentinels, ex-Pyramaze
Mark Prator Drums (1995-1996, 1997-1998)
See also: Millenium, John Wesley, ex-Sebastian Bach (live), ex-Autodrive, ex-Ralph Santolla
James MacDonough Bass (1996-2000, 2001-2004)
See also: ex-Mad Axe, ex-Prodigy, ex-Megadeth, ex-Nevermore (live), ex-Strapping Young Lad (live), ex-Brutal Assault, ex-Delta 9, ex-Invader
Keith Menser Bass (1996)
See also: Delusion, Mystic-Force, ex-Twilight Kingdom, ex-Images of Eden, ex-Perseverance, ex-Treason
Larry Tarnowski Guitars (lead) (1998-2003)
See also: ex-Dreamscape
Richard Christy Drums (2000-2004)
See also: Charred Walls of the Damned, Monument of Bones, Rick Renstrom, ex-Burning Inside, ex-Control Denied, ex-Death, Boar Glue, ex-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Incantation (live), ex-Wykked Wytch (live), ex-Tiwanaku, ex-Acheron, ex-Leash Law, ex-Public Assassin, ex-Caninus, ex-Bung Dizeez (live), ex-Syzygy (live)
Tim Owens Vocals (2003-2007)
See also: Beyond Fear, Charred Walls of the Damned, Killing Machine, Tim Ripper Owens, ex-Brainicide, A New Revenge, Dio Disciples, Project Rock, Spirits of Fire, The Three Tremors, TRED, ex-Judas Priest, ex-Winters Bane, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Carthagods (live), ex-Twist of Fate, ex-British Steel, ex-Hail!, ex-Seattle, ex-Soulbender, ex-American Dog (live)
Bobby Jarzombek Drums (2004-2006)
See also: Arch / Matheos, Fates Warning, Halford, Painmuseum, Zierler, Spastic Ink, ex-Happy Kitties, The Foundry, ex-Juggernaut, ex-Riot V, ex-Rob Rock, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Blaze Bayley (live), ex-John West, ex-Cheap Evil, ex-Dirty Water, ex-Winterkat
James "Bo" Wallace Bass (2006-2007)
See also: ex-Ma Kelley
Tim Mills Guitars (lead) (2006-2007)
See also: ex-Civilization One, ex-Elkie Brooks
Ernie Carletti Guitars (lead) (2006)
See also: ex-Ernie Carletti, ex-Naughty Naughty, ex-Slik Helvetika
Troy Seele Guitars (lead) (2007-2016)
See also: Sons of Liberty (live), ex-Ma Kelley, ex-Sindacato, ex-The Why Store
Freddie Vidales Bass (2008-2012)
See also: Ashes of Ares, Sons of Liberty (live), ex-Infusion
Raphael Saini Drums (2013)
See also: Cripple Bastards, Jaded Star, Abomination (live), ex-Blu Infinito, ex-Chaoswave, ex-Machescazo, ex-We Are Building Ruins, ex-Misbelieving, Brutal Philosophy, ex-Corpsefucking Art, ex-Emergency Gate, ex-One Machine, ex-Master (live), ex-Visions of Atlantis (live), ex-Abiura, ex-Africani Sdronzi, ex-Arythmia
Past (Live)
Rick Risberg Keyboards (1999)
See also: ex-Opposite Earth
Ralph Santolla Guitars (lead) (2003-2004)
(R.I.P. 2018) See also: ex-Hollow, ex-Deicide, ex-Memorain, ex-Millenium, ex-Obituary, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Toxik, ex-Melechesh (live), ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Death (live), ex-Devil's Highway, ex-Eyewitness, ex-Ralph Santolla, ex-Redscream, ex-Serpent Seduced Eve, ex-Stare
Dennis Hayes Bass (2007)
See also: Beyond Fear, Charred Walls of the Damned (live), ex-Seven Witches, ex-Winters Bane, ex-Wretch
Jon Dette Drums (2013-2015)
See also: Impellitteri, ex-Apocalypse, Animetal USA, ex-Chaotic Realm, ex-Evildead, ex-HavocHate, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Meshiaak, ex-Testament, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Heathen (live), ex-Metal Machine (live), ex-Slayer (live), ex-Terror, ex-Temple of Brutality, ex-Pushed
Jon Schaffer Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (1988-present)
See also: Demons & Wizards, Sons of Liberty, ex-Purgatory, ex-The Rose
Brent Smedley Drums (1996-1997, 1998-1999, 2006-2013, 2015-present)
See also: Sons of Liberty (live), ex-Prodigy, ex-Tempest Reign
Stu Block Vocals (2011-present)
See also: ex-Into Eternity, ex-Omega Crom
Luke Appleton Bass (2012-present)
See also: Absolva, Fury UK, ex-Blaze Bayley (live)
Jake Dreyer Guitars (lead) (2016-present)
See also: Jake Dreyer, Witherfall, ex-DeadRingers Guild, ex-Kobra and the Lotus (live), ex-White Wizzard, ex-DeathRiders
Dave Abell Bass (1988-1996)
See also: ex-Knights of Tethys, ex-Unearthed, ex-Purgatory, The Harlot, ex-Seventh Servant
Greg Seymour Drums (1988-1989)
See also: ex-Innersanctum, ex-Sanctum, ex-Purgatory
Randy Shawver Guitars (lead) (1988-1998)
See also: ex-Yuhrott, ex-Alloyd Witch
Gene Adam Vocals (1988-1991)
See also: ex-Purgatory, ex-Atomik Cocktail, ex-Unearthed
Mike McGill Drums (1989-1991)
Richey Secchiari Drums (1991-1992)
John Greely Vocals (1991-1993)
See also: Bloody Times, Seventh Servant, ex-Avoiding X, ex-Brutus, ex-Chronic, ex-Quazmodo, ex-Razor's Edge, ex-Synn, ex-Tribunal
Rodney Beasley Drums (1992-1995)
See also: ex-Steel Angel
Matt Barlow Vocals (1993-2003, 2007-2011)
See also: Ashes of Ares, ex-Cauldron, First State Force Band, We Are Sentinels, ex-Pyramaze
Mark Prator Drums (1995-1996, 1997-1998)
See also: Millenium, John Wesley, ex-Sebastian Bach (live), ex-Autodrive, ex-Ralph Santolla
James MacDonough Bass (1996-2000, 2001-2004)
See also: ex-Mad Axe, ex-Prodigy, ex-Megadeth, ex-Nevermore (live), ex-Strapping Young Lad (live), ex-Brutal Assault, ex-Delta 9, ex-Invader
Keith Menser Bass (1996)
See also: Delusion, Mystic-Force, ex-Twilight Kingdom, ex-Images of Eden, ex-Perseverance, ex-Treason
Larry Tarnowski Guitars (lead) (1998-2003)
See also: ex-Dreamscape
Richard Christy Drums (2000-2004)
See also: Charred Walls of the Damned, Monument of Bones, Rick Renstrom, ex-Burning Inside, ex-Control Denied, ex-Death, Boar Glue, ex-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Incantation (live), ex-Wykked Wytch (live), ex-Tiwanaku, ex-Acheron, ex-Leash Law, ex-Public Assassin, ex-Caninus, ex-Bung Dizeez (live), ex-Syzygy (live)
Tim Owens Vocals (2003-2007)
See also: Beyond Fear, Charred Walls of the Damned, Killing Machine, Tim Ripper Owens, ex-Brainicide, A New Revenge, Dio Disciples, Project Rock, Spirits of Fire, The Three Tremors, TRED, ex-Judas Priest, ex-Winters Bane, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Carthagods (live), ex-Twist of Fate, ex-British Steel, ex-Hail!, ex-Seattle, ex-Soulbender, ex-American Dog (live)
Bobby Jarzombek Drums (2004-2006)
See also: Arch / Matheos, Fates Warning, Halford, Painmuseum, Zierler, Spastic Ink, ex-Happy Kitties, The Foundry, ex-Juggernaut, ex-Riot V, ex-Rob Rock, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Blaze Bayley (live), ex-John West, ex-Cheap Evil, ex-Dirty Water, ex-Winterkat
James "Bo" Wallace Bass (2006-2007)
See also: ex-Ma Kelley
Tim Mills Guitars (lead) (2006-2007)
See also: ex-Civilization One, ex-Elkie Brooks
Ernie Carletti Guitars (lead) (2006)
See also: ex-Ernie Carletti, ex-Naughty Naughty, ex-Slik Helvetika
Troy Seele Guitars (lead) (2007-2016)
See also: Sons of Liberty (live), ex-Ma Kelley, ex-Sindacato, ex-The Why Store
Freddie Vidales Bass (2008-2012)
See also: Ashes of Ares, Sons of Liberty (live), ex-Infusion
Raphael Saini Drums (2013)
See also: Cripple Bastards, Jaded Star, Abomination (live), ex-Blu Infinito, ex-Chaoswave, ex-Machescazo, ex-We Are Building Ruins, ex-Misbelieving, Brutal Philosophy, ex-Corpsefucking Art, ex-Emergency Gate, ex-One Machine, ex-Master (live), ex-Visions of Atlantis (live), ex-Abiura, ex-Africani Sdronzi, ex-Arythmia
Past
Rick Risberg Keyboards (1999)
See also: ex-Opposite Earth
Ralph Santolla Guitars (lead) (2003-2004)
(R.I.P. 2018) See also: ex-Hollow, ex-Deicide, ex-Memorain, ex-Millenium, ex-Obituary, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Toxik, ex-Melechesh (live), ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Death (live), ex-Devil's Highway, ex-Eyewitness, ex-Ralph Santolla, ex-Redscream, ex-Serpent Seduced Eve, ex-Stare
Dennis Hayes Bass (2007)
See also: Beyond Fear, Charred Walls of the Damned (live), ex-Seven Witches, ex-Winters Bane, ex-Wretch
Jon Dette Drums (2013-2015)
See also: Impellitteri, ex-Apocalypse, Animetal USA, ex-Chaotic Realm, ex-Evildead, ex-HavocHate, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Meshiaak, ex-Testament, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Heathen (live), ex-Metal Machine (live), ex-Slayer (live), ex-Terror, ex-Temple of Brutality, ex-Pushed
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: marcelle_crss
Added on: 2002-07-08 16:11:45 Last modified on: 2018-08-10 21:19:05