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Virgin Steele

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Long Island, New York
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1981
Genre:
Heavy Metal/Hard Rock (early), Heavy/Power Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Mythology, Life, The Unconquerable Spirit
Current label:
Steamhammer
Years active:
1981-present
At least since the early-mid 90s, David DeFeis has always stated in several interviews that he like to call band's music and lyrics as "barbaric-romantic metal".

Virgin Steele was formed in 1981 by guitarist Jack Starr, who soon found drummer Joey Ayvazian and bassist Kelly Nichols. A host of singers were considered, before David DeFeis (who had been in the bands Phoenix and Mountain Ash) ...
Current
David DeFeis Vocals, Keyboards, Orchestration (1981-present), Bass (2002-present)
See also: ex-Exorcist, Carnival of Souls, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Mountain Ash, ex-Phoenix, ex-Smokestack Lightning
Edward Pursino Guitars (1985-present), Bass (1994-1995, 1999-present)
See also: ex-Exorcist, ex-Original Sin, Carnival of Souls, ex-Piledriver
Joshua Block Bass, Guitars (2000-present)
See also: Dividing Light, Carnival of Souls
Matt McKasty Drums (2016-present)
See also: Dividing Light, ex-As Hell Broke Loose
Past
Joe O'Reilly Bass (1981-1992)
See also: ex-Exorcist, ex-Original Sin, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Guardians of the Flame
Kelly Nichols Bass (1981)
See also: Steve Riley's L.A. Guns, ex-Faster Pussycat, ex-L.A. Guns, ex-Sweet Pain
Joey Ayvazian Drums (1981-1995)
Jack Starr Guitars (1981-1984)
See also: Jack Starr, Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Devil Childe, ex-Guardians of the Flame, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Thrasher, ex-Joe Hasselvander, ex-Cynthia Fever, ex-Smokestack Lightning, ex-Strider (USA)
Teddy Cook Bass (1992)
See also: ex-Dio, ex-Rondinelli, ex-Great White, ex-Randy Jackson's China Rain
Rob DeMartino Bass (1993-2001)
See also: ex-Rondinelli, ex-Smokestack Lightning
Frank Gilchriest Drums (1994-2015)
See also: Feanor, Riot V, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Liege Lord
Jeff Beavers Bass (2000)
See also: ex-Immortally Committed, ex-Bastard Child
Frank Zummo Drums (2001)
See also: Street Drum Corps, Sum 41
Current (Live)
Lynn Delmato Keyboards
See also: ex-Carnival of Souls (live)
David DeFeis Vocals, Keyboards, Orchestration (1981-present), Bass (2002-present)
See also: ex-Exorcist, Carnival of Souls, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Mountain Ash, ex-Phoenix, ex-Smokestack Lightning
Edward Pursino Guitars (1985-present), Bass (1994-1995, 1999-present)
See also: ex-Exorcist, ex-Original Sin, Carnival of Souls, ex-Piledriver
Joshua Block Bass, Guitars (2000-present)
See also: Dividing Light, Carnival of Souls
Matt McKasty Drums (2016-present)
See also: Dividing Light, ex-As Hell Broke Loose
Joe O'Reilly Bass (1981-1992)
See also: ex-Exorcist, ex-Original Sin, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Guardians of the Flame
Kelly Nichols Bass (1981)
See also: Steve Riley's L.A. Guns, ex-Faster Pussycat, ex-L.A. Guns, ex-Sweet Pain
Joey Ayvazian Drums (1981-1995)
Jack Starr Guitars (1981-1984)
See also: Jack Starr, Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Devil Childe, ex-Guardians of the Flame, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Thrasher, ex-Joe Hasselvander, ex-Cynthia Fever, ex-Smokestack Lightning, ex-Strider (USA)
Teddy Cook Bass (1992)
See also: ex-Dio, ex-Rondinelli, ex-Great White, ex-Randy Jackson's China Rain
Rob DeMartino Bass (1993-2001)
See also: ex-Rondinelli, ex-Smokestack Lightning
Frank Gilchriest Drums (1994-2015)
See also: Feanor, Riot V, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Liege Lord
Jeff Beavers Bass (2000)
See also: ex-Immortally Committed, ex-Bastard Child
Frank Zummo Drums (2001)
See also: Street Drum Corps, Sum 41
Current
Lynn Delmato Keyboards
See also: ex-Carnival of Souls (live)
Added by: IronPlant Modified by: KingSpooky
Added on: 2002-07-17 16:24:12 Last modified on: 2020-09-17 06:58:57