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Raven

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Newcastle, England (early), New York, United States (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1974
Genre:
NWOBHM, Speed Metal
Lyrical themes:
Rock, Life, Social, War
Current label:
Steamhammer
Years active:
1974-present
Formed in 1974 in Newcastle by Gallagher brothers, bassist/lead vocalist John and guitarist Mark – accompanied at first by Paul Bowden on guitars. In December, they did their first show with Paul Sherrif on drums, who was later replaced by Mick Kenworthy. This line-up opened for The Stranglers and The Motors.

In late-1977, Kenworthy was given his walking papers, making way for Sean Taylor. A ...
Current
Mark Gallagher Guitars (1974-present)
John Gallagher Vocals, Bass (1974-present)
See also: ex-Killers
Joe Hasselvander Drums (1988-present)
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-Mind Assassin, ex-Pentagram, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr (live), ex-Reactor, ex-Cathedral (live), ex-Blue Cheer, ex-Forgotten Realm, ex-Overlord, ex-The Boyz, ex-White Lion
Past
Paul Sherrif Drums (1975-1976)
Paul Bowden Guitars (1975-1979)
Mick Kenworthy Drums (1976-1977)
Sean Taylor Drums (1977-1979)
See also: Satan, ex-Blind Fury, ex-Blitzkrieg, ex-Warrior, ex-Pariah
Rob "Wacko" Hunter Drums (1979-1988)
See also: ex-Détente
Pete Shore Guitars (1979-1980)
Current (Live)
Jimmy Mess Drums
Dave Chedrick Drums (2017-present)
See also: Maxxxwell Carlisle, Ruthless, ex-Graphic Violence, ex-Raven Mad, ex-Anger as Art, ex-Dreams of Damnation, ex-Heretic, ex-Hirax, ex-New Eden, ex-DeathRiders
Mike Heller Drums (2017-present)
See also: Azure Emote, Control/Resist, Fear Factory, Malignancy, ex-Success Will Write Apocalypse Across the Sky, ex-World Under Blood, ex-Zillah, ex-System Divide, ex-Disembowel
Mark Gallagher Guitars (1974-present)
John Gallagher Vocals, Bass (1974-present)
See also: ex-Killers
Joe Hasselvander Drums (1988-present)
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-Mind Assassin, ex-Pentagram, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr (live), ex-Reactor, ex-Cathedral (live), ex-Blue Cheer, ex-Forgotten Realm, ex-Overlord, ex-The Boyz, ex-White Lion
Paul Sherrif Drums (1975-1976)
Paul Bowden Guitars (1975-1979)
Mick Kenworthy Drums (1976-1977)
Sean Taylor Drums (1977-1979)
See also: Satan, ex-Blind Fury, ex-Blitzkrieg, ex-Warrior, ex-Pariah
Rob "Wacko" Hunter Drums (1979-1988)
See also: ex-Détente
Pete Shore Guitars (1979-1980)
Added by: Runehammer Modified by: Metal_Thrasher90
Added on: 2002-07-30 19:07:56 Last modified on: 2017-09-25 13:42:55