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Samael

Country of origin:
Switzerland
Location:
Sion, Valais
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1987
Genre:
Black Metal (early), Electronic/Industrial Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Satanism (early), Space, Discovery, Spirituality, Political
Current label:
Napalm Records
Years active:
1987-present
The band began in April 1987 as an old-school black metal act and slowly changed into electronic/industrial metal.

Xy and Vorph are brothers. Up to "Worship Him", Vorph was known as Vorphalack, and Xy as Xytraguptor. Later on, Vorphalack shortened his name to Vorph, while Xytraguptor became Xytras and then Xy.

Xytras recorded an album containing classical versions of tracks from Passage and the ...
Current
Vorph Guitars, Vocals (1987-present), Bass (1991)
Xy Drums, Percussion (1988-present), Keyboards, Samples, Drum programming (1996-present)
See also: ex-Xytras
Drop Bass (2015-2018), Guitars (2018-present)
See also: ex-Rain, ex-Sybreed, MXD, Obsydians
Pierre Carroz Bass (2018-present)
See also: Scars Divide (live), Herod
Past
Pat de Novaré de Navarre Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Misery
Mas Bass (1991-2015)
See also: ex-Fourth Reich, ex-Alastis
Rodolphe H. Keyboards, Samples (1993-1996)
Kaos Guitars (1996-2002)
Makro Guitars (2002-2018)
See also: Sludge, ex-Noma, ex-Kruger
Past (Live)
Drop Bass (2014)
See also: ex-Rain, ex-Sybreed, MXD, Obsydians
Vorph Guitars, Vocals (1987-present), Bass (1991)
Xy Drums, Percussion (1988-present), Keyboards, Samples, Drum programming (1996-present)
See also: ex-Xytras
Drop Bass (2015-2018), Guitars (2018-present)
See also: ex-Rain, ex-Sybreed, MXD, Obsydians
Pierre Carroz Bass (2018-present)
See also: Scars Divide (live), Herod
Pat de Novaré de Navarre Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Misery
Mas Bass (1991-2015)
See also: ex-Fourth Reich, ex-Alastis
Rodolphe H. Keyboards, Samples (1993-1996)
Kaos Guitars (1996-2002)
Makro Guitars (2002-2018)
See also: Sludge, ex-Noma, ex-Kruger
Past
Drop Bass (2014)
See also: ex-Rain, ex-Sybreed, MXD, Obsydians
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: Caliginosity
Added on: 2002-07-12 00:09:42 Last modified on: 2018-12-09 19:28:23