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While Heaven Wept

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Dale City, Virginia
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1991
Genre:
Epic Progressive/Power/Doom Metal
Lyrical themes:
Sorrow, Death, Despair, Depression, Loss
Last label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1989-1991 (as Dream Wytch), 1991 (as Penance), 1991 (as Mass Cremation), 1991-2015, 2018, 2019
Founded by Polaris alumni Tom Phillips and Chris Galvan.

They played doom/death metal on the Into the Wells of Sorrow 7" single.

Following the release of "Suspended At Aphelion", the band was on hiatus from 2015 until 2018, reforming to play a "final goodbye" tour, which concluded at the Madrid Is The Dark festival in Spain, December, 2018.

A partial reformation performed as a last minute ...
Last known
Tom Phillips Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (1991-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: ex-Polaris, ex-Brave, ex-Solstice, ex-Twisted Tower Dire, ex-Grand Belial's Key (live), ex-Parasitic Infestation, ex-Arise from Thorns, ex-3.14
Jim Hunter Bass, Vocals (1998-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: Final Sign, October 31, Twisted Tower Dire, Walpyrgus, ex-Lord Vicar, ex-Brave (live), ex-Revelation, ex-Springheel Jack
Scott Loose Guitars (1998-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: As the Sea Parts, Brave, ex-Arise from Thorns
Michelle Loose-Schrotz Keyboards (1998-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: Brave, ex-Arise from Thorns
Trevor Schrotz Drums (2004-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: Brave, ex-Arise from Thorns, ex-As the Sea Parts
Rain Irving Vocals (lead) (2008-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: Altura, ex-Tattered Salvation, ex-Nailed
Past
Wiley Wells Keyboards
See also: Ailing (live), ex-Earthen, ex-Withersoul, ex-These Are They, ex-D'hiver Mort, ex-Fearsore
Jake Bodnar Keyboards
Greg Schwan Keyboards
See also: Witnesses, ex-Forty Days Longing
Louis Hatzimichalis Vocals
See also: Hours at Hand, ex-Retrospect, ex-Equal Vector, ex-Fatal Morgana, ex-Sapphyre, ex-Agnosia, ex-Immensity, ex-Imaginery
Chad Peevy Bass (1991-?)
See also: ex-Parasitic Infestation, ex-Arise from Thorns
Jim Chappell Drums (1991)
See also: ex-Polaris
Chris Galvan Guitars (1991-?)
See also: ex-Polaris
Brendan Galvan Vocals (1991)
See also: ex-Fifth Season
Jason Stone Bass (1992)
Gabe Funston Bass (1992-1995)
James Wharton Drums (1992)
Jon Paquin Drums (1992-2001)
See also: ex-Parasitic Infestation
Ricardo Garcia Guitars (1992-?)
See also: ex-Parasitic Infestation
Shane Privette Vocals (1992-?)
See also: ex-Parasitic Infestation, ex-Enemy Soil, ex-Splint
Kenny Thomas Vocals, Guitars (1992)
Danny Ingerson Bass, Keyboards, Viola (1995-1997)
Kevin Hufnagel Guitars (1995-1997)
See also: Dysrhythmia, Gorguts, Vaura, ex-Sabbath Assembly, Byla, Kevin Hufnagel, ex-Euclid Street, ex-Grey Division Blue, ex-The Fifth Season
Jim Murad Bass (1998)
See also: ex-Twisted Tower Dire
Scott Waldrop Guitars (1998)
See also: Twisted Tower Dire, Walpyrgus, ex-October 31
Phil Bloxam Drums (2001)
See also: ex-Hellion, ex-Blind Society
Jason Gray Drums (2001-2004)
See also: ex-Forty Days Longing
Jason Lingle Keyboards (2010-2017)
See also: Altura
Past (Live)
Juan Somarriba Guitars
See also: Brave, ex-Modulus, ex-Construct of Lethe, ex-Garden of Shadows, ex-Black Horizon
Danny Ingerson Bass (1999)
Angelo Tringali Guitars (2004-?)
See also: The Lord Weird Slough Feg, ex-Cold Mourning
Fred Provoost Keyboards (2004-?)
See also: ex-Whispering Gallery
Dean Michaels Guitars (2019)
See also: Novarium
Gabe Harr Guitars (2019)
Tom Phillips Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (1991-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: ex-Polaris, ex-Brave, ex-Solstice, ex-Twisted Tower Dire, ex-Grand Belial's Key (live), ex-Parasitic Infestation, ex-Arise from Thorns, ex-3.14
Jim Hunter Bass, Vocals (1998-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: Final Sign, October 31, Twisted Tower Dire, Walpyrgus, ex-Lord Vicar, ex-Brave (live), ex-Revelation, ex-Springheel Jack
Scott Loose Guitars (1998-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: As the Sea Parts, Brave, ex-Arise from Thorns
Michelle Loose-Schrotz Keyboards (1998-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: Brave, ex-Arise from Thorns
Trevor Schrotz Drums (2004-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: Brave, ex-Arise from Thorns, ex-As the Sea Parts
Rain Irving Vocals (lead) (2008-2017, 2018-2019)
See also: Altura, ex-Tattered Salvation, ex-Nailed
Wiley Wells Keyboards
See also: Ailing (live), ex-Earthen, ex-Withersoul, ex-These Are They, ex-D'hiver Mort, ex-Fearsore
Jake Bodnar Keyboards
Greg Schwan Keyboards
See also: Witnesses, ex-Forty Days Longing
Louis Hatzimichalis Vocals
See also: Hours at Hand, ex-Retrospect, ex-Equal Vector, ex-Fatal Morgana, ex-Sapphyre, ex-Agnosia, ex-Immensity, ex-Imaginery
Chad Peevy Bass (1991-?)
See also: ex-Parasitic Infestation, ex-Arise from Thorns
Jim Chappell Drums (1991)
See also: ex-Polaris
Chris Galvan Guitars (1991-?)
See also: ex-Polaris
Brendan Galvan Vocals (1991)
See also: ex-Fifth Season
Jason Stone Bass (1992)
Gabe Funston Bass (1992-1995)
James Wharton Drums (1992)
Jon Paquin Drums (1992-2001)
See also: ex-Parasitic Infestation
Ricardo Garcia Guitars (1992-?)
See also: ex-Parasitic Infestation
Shane Privette Vocals (1992-?)
See also: ex-Parasitic Infestation, ex-Enemy Soil, ex-Splint
Kenny Thomas Vocals, Guitars (1992)
Danny Ingerson Bass, Keyboards, Viola (1995-1997)
Kevin Hufnagel Guitars (1995-1997)
See also: Dysrhythmia, Gorguts, Vaura, ex-Sabbath Assembly, Byla, Kevin Hufnagel, ex-Euclid Street, ex-Grey Division Blue, ex-The Fifth Season
Jim Murad Bass (1998)
See also: ex-Twisted Tower Dire
Scott Waldrop Guitars (1998)
See also: Twisted Tower Dire, Walpyrgus, ex-October 31
Phil Bloxam Drums (2001)
See also: ex-Hellion, ex-Blind Society
Jason Gray Drums (2001-2004)
See also: ex-Forty Days Longing
Jason Lingle Keyboards (2010-2017)
See also: Altura
Past
Juan Somarriba Guitars
See also: Brave, ex-Modulus, ex-Construct of Lethe, ex-Garden of Shadows, ex-Black Horizon
Danny Ingerson Bass (1999)
Angelo Tringali Guitars (2004-?)
See also: The Lord Weird Slough Feg, ex-Cold Mourning
Fred Provoost Keyboards (2004-?)
See also: ex-Whispering Gallery
Dean Michaels Guitars (2019)
See also: Novarium
Gabe Harr Guitars (2019)
Added by: Mindtraveller Modified by: OpsiusCato
Added on: 2002-09-01 21:02:12 Last modified on: 2021-04-16 17:27:33