Cirith Gorgor

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This article is about the black metal band. For the place in Middle-earth, see Cirith Gorgor (Middle-earth).
Cirith Gorgor
Also known as Dark Sorceress[1]
Origin Netherlands
Genres Black metal
Years active 1993–present
Members Marchosias
Waldtyr
Levithmong
Valefor
Past members Gothmog
Asmoday
Astaroth Daemonum
Nimroth
Inferno
Satanael
Odium
Lord Mystic

Cirith Gorgor is a Dutch black metal band that formed in 1993.

The name is taken from J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings, in which Cirith Gorgor is a pass which serves as the entrance to the land of Mordor, covered by the Black Gate.

Discography[edit]

Studio releases[edit]

  • Onwards to the Spectral Defile (1999)
  • Unveiling the Essence (2001)
  • Firestorm Apocalypse – Tomorrow Shall Know the Blackest Dawn (2004)
  • Cirith Gorgor (2007)
  • Der Untergang... / Победа !!! (2011)

Demos and EPs[edit]

  • Mystic Legends... (demo, 1997)
  • Demonic Incarnation (promo, 2002)
  • Through Woods of Darkness and Evil (EP, 2002)
  • Split with Mor Dagor (EP, 2006)

Band members[edit]

Current[edit]

  • Marchosias – guitar (1999–present)
  • Valefor – guitar (2012–present)
  • Waldtyr – bass (2012–present), guitar (2010–2012)
  • Levithmong – drums/vocals (1993–present)

Former[edit]

  • Lord Mystic – bass guitar (1993–2012)
  • Nimroth – vocals (1995–2006, 2009–2012)
  • Gothmog – vocals (1994–1995)
  • Asmoday – guitar (1993–1998)
  • Astaroth Daemonum – guitar (1993–2001)
  • Inferno – guitars (2002–2008)
  • Satanael – vocals (2007–2009)
  • Odium – guitar (2008–2009)

References[edit]

  • Meelhuysen, Vincent (2004). "Cirith Gorgor". The Encyclopedia of Dutch Black Metal. Rotterdam. pp. 21–22. 
  1. ^ "Cirith Gorgor". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2013-06-22.

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