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Pentagram

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1971
Genre:
Doom Metal
Lyrical themes:
Doom, Occultism, Death, Love, Society
Current label:
Peaceville Records
Years active:
1971-1972, 1972 (as Macabre), 1972-1977, 1978-1979, 1980-1983 (as Death Row), 1983-2005, 2008-present
They briefly changed their name to Macabre, but changed name back to Pentagram after their first single in 1972. The band was known as Death Row in the early 1980s.

Along with Saint Vitus, Trouble, and Witchfinder General, Pentagram is considered one of the first true doom metal bands, influenced by Black Sabbath.

Pentagram was quite prolific in the underground scene of the 1970s, producing ...
Current
Bobby Liebling Vocals (1971-1972, 1972-1977, 1978-1979, 1983-2005, 2008-present)
See also: ex-Bobby Liebling's Ram Family, ex-Macabre, ex-Bedemon, ex-Death Row, ex-Shades of Darkness, ex-Stonebunny
Victor Griffin Guitars (1983-1988, 1993-1996, 2010-2012, 2014-present), Vocals (2017)
See also: In-Graved, Place of Skulls, ex-Victor Griffin, ex-Death Row, ex-Joe Hasselvander, ex-Cathedral (live)
Greg Turley Bass (1995-1996, 2010-present)
See also: ex-CounterShaft, ex-Place of Skulls
"Minnesota" Pete Campbell Drums (2015-present)
See also: In-Graved, Place of Skulls, The Mighty Nimbus, Vulgaari (live), Buzzard (USA), Demonicus, Electric Allmighty, Sonic Titan, Spiritual Outlaws, ex-Gygax, ex-Sixty Watt Shaman
Past
Greg Mayne Bass (1971-1976, 1976, 1988-1989)
See also: ex-Macabre, ex-Bedemon, ex-Space Meat, ex-Stonebunny
Vincent McAllister Bass (1971), Guitars (1971-1976)
(R.I.P. 2006) See also: ex-Macabre, ex-Sex
Geof O'Keefe Drums (1971-1976, 1976), Guitars (1971)
See also: Bedemon, ex-Macabre, ex-Action, ex-Empire, ex-Sex, ex-Sex II, ex-Space Meat, ex-Stonebunny
Steve Martin Drums (1971)
John Jennings Guitars (1971)
(R.I.P. 2015) See also: ex-Mary Chapin Carpenter
Randy Palmer Guitars (1974-1975, 1977, 1988-1989)
(R.I.P. 2002) See also: ex-Bedemon
Marty Iverson Guitars (1976)
Rick Marinari Bass (1977)
See also: ex-Albatoss
John Ossea (R.I.P. 1989) Drums (1977)
Martin Swaney Bass (1978-1979, 1983-1988, 1993-1995)
See also: ex-Death Row, ex-The Hounds of Hasselvander
Joe Hasselvander Drums (1978-1979, 1993-2002), Bass, Guitars (1999-2002)
See also: Armageddon USA, The Hounds of Hasselvander, Joe Hasselvander, ex-Devil Childe, ex-Guardians of the Flame, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Death Row, ex-Black Manta, ex-Raven, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr (live), ex-Mind Assassin, ex-Reactor, ex-Cathedral (live), ex-Blue Cheer, ex-Forgotten Realm, ex-Overlord, ex-The Boyz, ex-White Lion
Paul Trowbridge Guitars (1978-1979)
See also: ex-Reactor, ex-Overlord
Richard Kueht Guitars (1978-1979)
See also: ex-Reactor, ex-Overlord, ex-The Back Doors
Vance Bockis Bass (1979)
(R.I.P. 2012) See also: ex-The Obsessed, ex-9353, ex-Darius, ex-Overlord, ex-Sex II, ex-The Factory
Stuart Rose Drums (1983-1988)
(R.I.P. 2016) See also: ex-Hellion, ex-Death Row, ex-The Factory
Teddy Feldman Guitars (1988-1989)
See also: The Teddy Feldman Band
John Cook Drums (1989)
Gary Isom Drums (1995-1996, 2008-2011)
See also: The Druids, Weed Is Weed, ex-Bobby Liebling's Ram Family, ex-Shine, ex-Nitroseed, ex-Unorthodox, ex-Valkyrie, ex-The Hounds of Hasselvander (live), ex-Iron Man, ex-King Valley, ex-Spirit Caravan, ex-Wretched
Ned Meloni Bass (1996)
See also: Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Devil Childe, ex-Guardians of the Flame, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Reverence
Greg Reider Guitars (1996)
See also: ex-Avenger, ex-Highway Chile, ex-Metalwolf
Adam S. Heinzmann Bass (2003-2005)
See also: Internal Void, ex-War Injun, ex-Damnation
Mike Smail Drums (2003-2005)
See also: Dream Death, Penance, ex-Under the Sun, ex-Internal Void, ex-Monolith Wielder (live), ex-Cathedral
Kelly Carmichael Guitars (2003-2005)
See also: Internal Void, Kelly Carmichael, ex-Damnation, ex-Judgment Hammer
Kayt Vigil Bass (2007-2008)
See also: Sonic Wolves, ex-Syzslak, ex-ZED, ...of the Horizon, Psyconauts, Rogue State, ex-Catheter, ex-The Hounds of Hasselvander (live), ex-Primeval Realm, ex-Hatchetface, ex-Tsutar
Mark Ammen Bass (2008-2010)
See also: ex-Unorthodox, ex-Weed Is Weed
Russ Strahan Guitars (2008-2010)
See also: Black Mass, Ectoplasm, The Oracle, Weed Is Weed, ex-Bobby Liebling's Ram Family, ex-Disciples of Aggression, ex-Fires of Gomorrah, ex-Land of Doom, ex-War Injun, ex-Hellraised, Primer Grey, ex-Korupt, ex-The Hounds of Hasselvander, ex-Fog, ex-Blessed Vengeance, ex-Iconoclasm, ex-True Unholy Death
Tim Tomaselli Drums (2011-2012)
See also: Kill Floor Rising, ex-Place of Skulls, ex-Jenna and the Strange Cargo, ex-Molly Hatchet
Albert Born Drums (2011)
See also: Yesterdays Saints, ex-Porcelain God, ex-Gloom, ex-Loculus
Sean Saley Drums (2012-2015)
See also: ex-The Skull, ex-Weed Is Weed, ex-Bang (live), ex-Angstrom, ex-Government Issue
Matt Goldsborough Guitars (2013-2014)
See also: The Great Unknown, ex-The Skull, ex-Carousel
Past (Live)
Walter White Bass (2001)
See also: Black Manta, Deceased (live), ex-Gringos de la Muerte, ex-LAUS
Dale Russell Drums (2001)
Johnny Wretched Guitars (2010)
See also: Primer Grey, ex-Unorthodox, ex-Wretched, ex-Soul
Gary Isom Drums (2012)
See also: The Druids, Weed Is Weed, ex-Bobby Liebling's Ram Family, ex-Shine, ex-Nitroseed, ex-Unorthodox, ex-Valkyrie, ex-The Hounds of Hasselvander (live), ex-Iron Man, ex-King Valley, ex-Spirit Caravan, ex-Wretched
Matt Goldsborough Guitars (2015)
See also: The Great Unknown, ex-The Skull, ex-Carousel
Bobby Liebling Vocals (1971-1972, 1972-1977, 1978-1979, 1983-2005, 2008-present)
See also: ex-Bobby Liebling's Ram Family, ex-Macabre, ex-Bedemon, ex-Death Row, ex-Shades of Darkness, ex-Stonebunny
Victor Griffin Guitars (1983-1988, 1993-1996, 2010-2012, 2014-present), Vocals (2017)
See also: In-Graved, Place of Skulls, ex-Victor Griffin, ex-Death Row, ex-Joe Hasselvander, ex-Cathedral (live)
Greg Turley Bass (1995-1996, 2010-present)
See also: ex-CounterShaft, ex-Place of Skulls
"Minnesota" Pete Campbell Drums (2015-present)
See also: In-Graved, Place of Skulls, The Mighty Nimbus, Vulgaari (live), Buzzard (USA), Demonicus, Electric Allmighty, Sonic Titan, Spiritual Outlaws, ex-Gygax, ex-Sixty Watt Shaman
Greg Mayne Bass (1971-1976, 1976, 1988-1989)
See also: ex-Macabre, ex-Bedemon, ex-Space Meat, ex-Stonebunny
Vincent McAllister Bass (1971), Guitars (1971-1976)
(R.I.P. 2006) See also: ex-Macabre, ex-Sex
Geof O'Keefe Drums (1971-1976, 1976), Guitars (1971)
See also: Bedemon, ex-Macabre, ex-Action, ex-Empire, ex-Sex, ex-Sex II, ex-Space Meat, ex-Stonebunny
Steve Martin Drums (1971)
John Jennings Guitars (1971)
(R.I.P. 2015) See also: ex-Mary Chapin Carpenter
Randy Palmer Guitars (1974-1975, 1977, 1988-1989)
(R.I.P. 2002) See also: ex-Bedemon
Marty Iverson Guitars (1976)
Rick Marinari Bass (1977)
See also: ex-Albatoss
John Ossea (R.I.P. 1989) Drums (1977)
Martin Swaney Bass (1978-1979, 1983-1988, 1993-1995)
See also: ex-Death Row, ex-The Hounds of Hasselvander
Joe Hasselvander Drums (1978-1979, 1993-2002), Bass, Guitars (1999-2002)
See also: Armageddon USA, The Hounds of Hasselvander, Joe Hasselvander, ex-Devil Childe, ex-Guardians of the Flame, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Death Row, ex-Black Manta, ex-Raven, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr (live), ex-Mind Assassin, ex-Reactor, ex-Cathedral (live), ex-Blue Cheer, ex-Forgotten Realm, ex-Overlord, ex-The Boyz, ex-White Lion
Paul Trowbridge Guitars (1978-1979)
See also: ex-Reactor, ex-Overlord
Richard Kueht Guitars (1978-1979)
See also: ex-Reactor, ex-Overlord, ex-The Back Doors
Vance Bockis Bass (1979)
(R.I.P. 2012) See also: ex-The Obsessed, ex-9353, ex-Darius, ex-Overlord, ex-Sex II, ex-The Factory
Stuart Rose Drums (1983-1988)
(R.I.P. 2016) See also: ex-Hellion, ex-Death Row, ex-The Factory
Teddy Feldman Guitars (1988-1989)
See also: The Teddy Feldman Band
John Cook Drums (1989)
Gary Isom Drums (1995-1996, 2008-2011)
See also: The Druids, Weed Is Weed, ex-Bobby Liebling's Ram Family, ex-Shine, ex-Nitroseed, ex-Unorthodox, ex-Valkyrie, ex-The Hounds of Hasselvander (live), ex-Iron Man, ex-King Valley, ex-Spirit Caravan, ex-Wretched
Ned Meloni Bass (1996)
See also: Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Devil Childe, ex-Guardians of the Flame, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Reverence
Greg Reider Guitars (1996)
See also: ex-Avenger, ex-Highway Chile, ex-Metalwolf
Adam S. Heinzmann Bass (2003-2005)
See also: Internal Void, ex-War Injun, ex-Damnation
Mike Smail Drums (2003-2005)
See also: Dream Death, Penance, ex-Under the Sun, ex-Internal Void, ex-Monolith Wielder (live), ex-Cathedral
Kelly Carmichael Guitars (2003-2005)
See also: Internal Void, Kelly Carmichael, ex-Damnation, ex-Judgment Hammer
Kayt Vigil Bass (2007-2008)
See also: Sonic Wolves, ex-Syzslak, ex-ZED, ...of the Horizon, Psyconauts, Rogue State, ex-Catheter, ex-The Hounds of Hasselvander (live), ex-Primeval Realm, ex-Hatchetface, ex-Tsutar
Mark Ammen Bass (2008-2010)
See also: ex-Unorthodox, ex-Weed Is Weed
Russ Strahan Guitars (2008-2010)
See also: Black Mass, Ectoplasm, The Oracle, Weed Is Weed, ex-Bobby Liebling's Ram Family, ex-Disciples of Aggression, ex-Fires of Gomorrah, ex-Land of Doom, ex-War Injun, ex-Hellraised, Primer Grey, ex-Korupt, ex-The Hounds of Hasselvander, ex-Fog, ex-Blessed Vengeance, ex-Iconoclasm, ex-True Unholy Death
Tim Tomaselli Drums (2011-2012)
See also: Kill Floor Rising, ex-Place of Skulls, ex-Jenna and the Strange Cargo, ex-Molly Hatchet
Albert Born Drums (2011)
See also: Yesterdays Saints, ex-Porcelain God, ex-Gloom, ex-Loculus
Sean Saley Drums (2012-2015)
See also: ex-The Skull, ex-Weed Is Weed, ex-Bang (live), ex-Angstrom, ex-Government Issue
Matt Goldsborough Guitars (2013-2014)
See also: The Great Unknown, ex-The Skull, ex-Carousel
Past
Walter White Bass (2001)
See also: Black Manta, Deceased (live), ex-Gringos de la Muerte, ex-LAUS
Dale Russell Drums (2001)
Johnny Wretched Guitars (2010)
See also: Primer Grey, ex-Unorthodox, ex-Wretched, ex-Soul
Gary Isom Drums (2012)
See also: The Druids, Weed Is Weed, ex-Bobby Liebling's Ram Family, ex-Shine, ex-Nitroseed, ex-Unorthodox, ex-Valkyrie, ex-The Hounds of Hasselvander (live), ex-Iron Man, ex-King Valley, ex-Spirit Caravan, ex-Wretched
Matt Goldsborough Guitars (2015)
See also: The Great Unknown, ex-The Skull, ex-Carousel
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