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Sunn O)))

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Seattle, Washington (early); Los Angeles, California / Paris, France (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1998
Genre:
Drone/Doom Metal
Lyrical themes:
Darkness, Nothingness, Occultism
Current label:
Southern Lord Recordings
Years active:
1996-1998 (as Mars), 1998-present
Contact: [email protected]

The band's name is simply pronounced "sun".

Before the band members moved to Los Angeles, the band was briefly known as Mars.

Sunn O))) is named after the Sunn amplifier brand, whose logo includes a circle next to the "SUNN" banner with waves heading off to the right (the band uses this logo in the cover art of many releases). In interviews, Stephen O'Malley ...
Current
Greg Anderson Bass, Guitars (1998-present)
See also: Goatsnake, Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, ex-Probot (live), ex-Ascend, ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, ex-Thorr's Hammer, The Lord, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Brotherhood, ex-Engine Kid, ex-False Liberty, ex-Inner Strength, ex-This White Light
Stephen O'Malley Bass, Guitars (1998-present)
See also: Gravetemple, Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Khanate, ex-Äänipää, ex-Fungal Hex, ex-Pentemple, ex-Thorr's Hammer, Æthenor, Ensemble Pearl, Ginnungagap, KTL, Nazoranai, ex-House of Low Culture, ex-Lotus Eaters, ex-Love's Holiday Orchestra, ex-Magistral, ex-Sarin
Past
G. Stuart Dahlquist / G. Subharmonium Bass
See also: Asva, ex-Burning Witch, The Poisoned Glass, ex-Goatsnake, ex-Brokaw, ex-Dama/Libra, ex-Hungry Crocodiles, ex-Magnaaflux, ex-Loaded (live)
Joe Preston Bass, Electronics, Guitars, Programming
See also: Thrones, Sumac (live), ex-The Whip, ex-Last Empire, ex-C Average, ex-Earth, ex-High on Fire, ex-Melvins, ex-Harvey Milk, ex-Beast (live)
Current (Live)
Attila Csihar Vocals (2004-present)
See also: Gravetemple, Mayhem, Sinsaenum, Tormentor, Nader Sadek (live), ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, Hiedelem, Void ov Voices, ex-Aborym, ex-Keep of Kalessin, ex-Korog, ex-Plasma Pool, ex-YcosaHateRon
Steve Moore Electronics, Keyboards (2005-present), Trombone (2006-present)
See also: Bill Frisell Trio, Goblin, Steve Moore, ex-Earth, ex-Saltbreakers, ex-Sufjan Stevens (live)
Oren Ambarchi Guitars (2005-present), Keyboards (2007-present)
See also: Gravetemple, ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, Nazoranai, Oren Ambarchi, ex-Fire! Orchestra, ex-Phlegm (Aus)
Tos Nieuwenhuizen Keyboards (2005-present)
See also: Tos Nieuwenhuizen, ex-God, ex-Harlingtox A.D.
Past (Live)
G. Stuart Dahlquist / G. Subharmonium Bass
See also: Asva, ex-Burning Witch, The Poisoned Glass, ex-Goatsnake, ex-Brokaw, ex-Dama/Libra, ex-Hungry Crocodiles, ex-Magnaaflux, ex-Loaded (live)
Atsuo Vocals, Percussion (2005-2006), Drums (2009)
See also: Boris, Ensemble Pearl, ex-KTL, ex-Tacos UK
Joe Preston Bass, Electronics, Guitars, Programming (2002-2007)
See also: Thrones, Sumac (live), ex-The Whip, ex-Last Empire, ex-C Average, ex-Earth, ex-High on Fire, ex-Melvins, ex-Harvey Milk, ex-Beast (live)
Rex Ritter Keyboards (2002-2007)
See also: Fontanelle, ex-Jessamine
Runhild Gammelsæter Vocals (2002)
See also: ex-Khlyst, ex-Thorr's Hammer, Runhild Gammelsæter
Nate Carson Kettledrums (2003)
See also: Witch Mountain
Dawn Smithson Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Jessamine
Peter Rehberg Electronics (2004)
See also: KTL, Pita, Shampoo Boy
John Wiese Electronics (2005)
See also: Primitive Man (live), John Wiese, LHD, Sissy Spacek
Kevin Drumm Keyboards (2005)
Malefic Vocals (2005-2006)
See also: ex-Mord, ex-Xasthur, Menstrual Vampires, Xasthur, ex-Sick, ex-Twilight, ex-Nocturnal Poisoning
Mark Deutrom Bass (2006)
See also: ex-Clown Alley, ex-Melvins, ex-County Bucks
Bill Herzog Bass (2006-2007), Percussion (2006)
See also: Earth (live), Ensemble Pearl, Joel R. L. Phelps & The Downer Trio, ex-Citizens' Utilities, ex-Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter
Randall Dunn Electronics (2006)
See also: Master Musicians of Bukkake, Randall Dunn
Justin Broadrick Guitars (2006), Electronics (2007)
See also: Godflesh, Jesu, ex-Fall of Because, Council Estate Electronics, Exit Electronics, Final, Greymachine, JK Flesh, Pale Sketcher, The Blood of Heroes, White Static Demon, Zonal, ex-Napalm Death, ex-Deathless, ex-Curse of the Golden Vampire, ex-Fruitkake, ex-God, ex-Head of David, ex-Hydrus, ex-Ice, ex-Justin Broadrick, ex-Krackhead, ex-Love's Holiday Orchestra, ex-Smear Campaign, ex-Solaris / Solaris BC, ex-Sweet Tooth, ex-Tech Level 2, ex-Techno Animal, ex-The Blakk Korridor, ex-The Sidewinder, ex-White Viper, ex-Youpho, ex-Scorn (live)
Holy McGrail Keyboards (2006)
Lasse Marhaug Electronics (2007)
See also: ex-B.Æ.S.J., Marvargr, Testicle Hazard, ex-Jazkamer
Daniel O'Sullivan Keyboards (2007)
See also: Æthenor, Constant Presence, Guapo, Miasma & the Carousel of Headless Horses, Mothlite, ex-Ulver
Greg Anderson Bass, Guitars (1998-present)
See also: Goatsnake, Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, ex-Probot (live), ex-Ascend, ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, ex-Thorr's Hammer, The Lord, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Brotherhood, ex-Engine Kid, ex-False Liberty, ex-Inner Strength, ex-This White Light
Stephen O'Malley Bass, Guitars (1998-present)
See also: Gravetemple, Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, ex-Burning Witch, ex-Khanate, ex-Äänipää, ex-Fungal Hex, ex-Pentemple, ex-Thorr's Hammer, Æthenor, Ensemble Pearl, Ginnungagap, KTL, Nazoranai, ex-House of Low Culture, ex-Lotus Eaters, ex-Love's Holiday Orchestra, ex-Magistral, ex-Sarin
G. Stuart Dahlquist / G. Subharmonium Bass
See also: Asva, ex-Burning Witch, The Poisoned Glass, ex-Goatsnake, ex-Brokaw, ex-Dama/Libra, ex-Hungry Crocodiles, ex-Magnaaflux, ex-Loaded (live)
Joe Preston Bass, Electronics, Guitars, Programming
See also: Thrones, Sumac (live), ex-The Whip, ex-Last Empire, ex-C Average, ex-Earth, ex-High on Fire, ex-Melvins, ex-Harvey Milk, ex-Beast (live)
Current
Attila Csihar Vocals (2004-present)
See also: Gravetemple, Mayhem, Sinsaenum, Tormentor, Nader Sadek (live), ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, Hiedelem, Void ov Voices, ex-Aborym, ex-Keep of Kalessin, ex-Korog, ex-Plasma Pool, ex-YcosaHateRon
Steve Moore Electronics, Keyboards (2005-present), Trombone (2006-present)
See also: Bill Frisell Trio, Goblin, Steve Moore, ex-Earth, ex-Saltbreakers, ex-Sufjan Stevens (live)
Oren Ambarchi Guitars (2005-present), Keyboards (2007-present)
See also: Gravetemple, ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, Nazoranai, Oren Ambarchi, ex-Fire! Orchestra, ex-Phlegm (Aus)
Tos Nieuwenhuizen Keyboards (2005-present)
See also: Tos Nieuwenhuizen, ex-God, ex-Harlingtox A.D.
Past
G. Stuart Dahlquist / G. Subharmonium Bass
See also: Asva, ex-Burning Witch, The Poisoned Glass, ex-Goatsnake, ex-Brokaw, ex-Dama/Libra, ex-Hungry Crocodiles, ex-Magnaaflux, ex-Loaded (live)
Atsuo Vocals, Percussion (2005-2006), Drums (2009)
See also: Boris, Ensemble Pearl, ex-KTL, ex-Tacos UK
Joe Preston Bass, Electronics, Guitars, Programming (2002-2007)
See also: Thrones, Sumac (live), ex-The Whip, ex-Last Empire, ex-C Average, ex-Earth, ex-High on Fire, ex-Melvins, ex-Harvey Milk, ex-Beast (live)
Rex Ritter Keyboards (2002-2007)
See also: Fontanelle, ex-Jessamine
Runhild Gammelsæter Vocals (2002)
See also: ex-Khlyst, ex-Thorr's Hammer, Runhild Gammelsæter
Nate Carson Kettledrums (2003)
See also: Witch Mountain
Dawn Smithson Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Jessamine
Peter Rehberg Electronics (2004)
See also: KTL, Pita, Shampoo Boy
John Wiese Electronics (2005)
See also: Primitive Man (live), John Wiese, LHD, Sissy Spacek
Kevin Drumm Keyboards (2005)
Malefic Vocals (2005-2006)
See also: ex-Mord, ex-Xasthur, Menstrual Vampires, Xasthur, ex-Sick, ex-Twilight, ex-Nocturnal Poisoning
Mark Deutrom Bass (2006)
See also: ex-Clown Alley, ex-Melvins, ex-County Bucks
Bill Herzog Bass (2006-2007), Percussion (2006)
See also: Earth (live), Ensemble Pearl, Joel R. L. Phelps & The Downer Trio, ex-Citizens' Utilities, ex-Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter
Randall Dunn Electronics (2006)
See also: Master Musicians of Bukkake, Randall Dunn
Justin Broadrick Guitars (2006), Electronics (2007)
See also: Godflesh, Jesu, ex-Fall of Because, Council Estate Electronics, Exit Electronics, Final, Greymachine, JK Flesh, Pale Sketcher, The Blood of Heroes, White Static Demon, Zonal, ex-Napalm Death, ex-Deathless, ex-Curse of the Golden Vampire, ex-Fruitkake, ex-God, ex-Head of David, ex-Hydrus, ex-Ice, ex-Justin Broadrick, ex-Krackhead, ex-Love's Holiday Orchestra, ex-Smear Campaign, ex-Solaris / Solaris BC, ex-Sweet Tooth, ex-Tech Level 2, ex-Techno Animal, ex-The Blakk Korridor, ex-The Sidewinder, ex-White Viper, ex-Youpho, ex-Scorn (live)
Holy McGrail Keyboards (2006)
Lasse Marhaug Electronics (2007)
See also: ex-B.Æ.S.J., Marvargr, Testicle Hazard, ex-Jazkamer
Daniel O'Sullivan Keyboards (2007)
See also: Æthenor, Constant Presence, Guapo, Miasma & the Carousel of Headless Horses, Mothlite, ex-Ulver
Added by: El_Rinso Modified by: Zaputzaldi
Added on: 2002-07-21 15:38:26 Last modified on: 2022-11-11 16:10:00