Place of Skulls (band)

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Place of Skulls
Origin Knoxville, Tennessee
Genres Doom metal
Years active 2000 - present
Labels Exile on Mainstream Records
Southern Lord Records
Outlaw Recordings
Associated acts Pentagram
Cathedral
Spirit Caravan
The Obsessed
The Hidden Hand
Saint Vitus
Trouble
Revelation
Members Victor Griffin
Lee Abney
Tim Tomaselli
Past members Scott "Wino" Weinrich
Dennis Cornelius
Greg Turley
Ron Holzner
"Minnesota" Pete Campbell

Place of Skulls is a doom metal band from Knoxville, Tennessee.

Biography[edit]

Place of Skulls was formed in 2000 by ex-Pentagram guitarist Victor Griffin. The name is a biblical reference to Golgotha. The band put out their debut album, Nailed, on Southern Lord Records in 2002. Many of these songs deal with Griffin's new found faith in Christianity. Four songs from the Nailed session were explicitly Christian and for this reason did not appear on the album. These were released as the Love Through Blood EP in 2005. Scott "Wino" Weinrich joined the band for their second album, With Vision. This album was released by Southern Lord Records in 2003. Shortly after, Wino left the band to concentrate on The Hidden Hand. In 2006 the band signed to Germany's Exile on Mainstream Records and released the album, The Black Is Never Far.

Members[edit]

Current Line-Up[edit]

  • Victor Griffin - Vocals and Guitar (2000–Present)
  • Lee Abney - Bass (2000–2002, 2007–Present)
  • Tim Tomaselli - Drums (2000–2004, 2005–Present)

Former Members[edit]

  • Scott "Wino" Weinrich - Vocals and Guitar (2003)
  • Dennis Cornelius - Bass (2003–2007)
  • Greg Turley - Bass (2003)
  • Ron Holzner - Bass (2003)
  • "Minnesota" Pete Campbell - Drums (2004)

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

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