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The Gates of Slumber

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1998
Genre:
Doom Metal
Lyrical themes:
Sword & Sorcery, Horror, Misery, War
Current label:
Rise Above Records
Years active:
1997-1998 (as The Keep), 1998-2013, 2019-present
The band name is taken from the Cianide song "Gates of Slumber".

After Jason McCash quit, Karl Simon decided to end the band. McCash passed away soon after that.

Karl Simon formed Wretch (named after the last TGoS album), while Jason McCash had plans of releasing songs he wrote for TGoS under a new name.

Karl reformed the band in 2019, initially to play at the Hell Over Hammaburg ...
Current
Karl Simon Guitars, Vocals (1998-2013, 2019-present)
See also: Wretch, ex-The Keep
Chuck Brown Drums (2003-2004, 2019-present)
See also: Apostle of Solitude, ex-The Keep, ex-Elusive Travel (live)
Steve Janiak Bass (2019-present)
See also: Apostle of Solitude, Devil to Pay
Past
Brad Elliot Bass (2002-2003)
Chris Gordon Drums (2002-2003)
See also: ex-Devil to Pay, ex-Wretch
Jason McCash Bass (2003-2013)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-The Keep, ex-Amongst the Swarm, ex-Burn it Down
Iron Bob Fouts Drums (2005-2010, 2012-2013)
See also: Chrome Waves, Doomsday, Amongst the Swarm, Christ Beheaded, ex-Phantom Witch, ex-Apostle of Solitude, ex-Harakiri, ex-Steel Aggressor, ex-Nachtmystium (live), ex-Burn It Down
J. Clyde Paradis Drums (2010-2012)
(R.I.P. 2016) See also: ex-Sourvein, ex-Wretch, ex-Graveyard Rodeo, ex-Lunch (NOLA), ex-Substance Abuse, ex-T-Bone and the Rhythm Makers, ex-The Headwoundz, ex-The MacGillicuddys
Karl Simon Guitars, Vocals (1998-2013, 2019-present)
See also: Wretch, ex-The Keep
Chuck Brown Drums (2003-2004, 2019-present)
See also: Apostle of Solitude, ex-The Keep, ex-Elusive Travel (live)
Steve Janiak Bass (2019-present)
See also: Apostle of Solitude, Devil to Pay
Brad Elliot Bass (2002-2003)
Chris Gordon Drums (2002-2003)
See also: ex-Devil to Pay, ex-Wretch
Jason McCash Bass (2003-2013)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-The Keep, ex-Amongst the Swarm, ex-Burn it Down
Iron Bob Fouts Drums (2005-2010, 2012-2013)
See also: Chrome Waves, Doomsday, Amongst the Swarm, Christ Beheaded, ex-Phantom Witch, ex-Apostle of Solitude, ex-Harakiri, ex-Steel Aggressor, ex-Nachtmystium (live), ex-Burn It Down
J. Clyde Paradis Drums (2010-2012)
(R.I.P. 2016) See also: ex-Sourvein, ex-Wretch, ex-Graveyard Rodeo, ex-Lunch (NOLA), ex-Substance Abuse, ex-T-Bone and the Rhythm Makers, ex-The Headwoundz, ex-The MacGillicuddys
Added by: Doomsday Modified by: aloof
Added on: 2004-08-27 04:18:10 Last modified on: 2019-07-17 11:20:07