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|Origin||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
|Genres||Heavy metal, blackened death metal, death metal, thrash metal, black metal (early)|
|Labels||Metal Blade, Noise|
|Associated acts||Acid Bath, Paralysis, Soilent Green, Ritual Killer, Crowbar, Nachtmystium|
Louis Benjamin Falgoust II
Robert Coleman (live bass)
|Past members||Ben Stout
Goatwhore was formed by singer/guitarist Sammy Duet following the breakup of his previous band, Acid Bath. Soilent Green singer L. Ben Falgoust II, guitarist Ben Stout, bassist Patrick Bruders, and drummer Zak Nolan completed the lineup, which debuted with the demo Serenades to the Tides of Blood; Goatwhore's official debut LP, The Eclipse of Ages into Black, followed in early 2000. Funeral Dirge for the Rotting Sun appeared in 2003 before the band jumped to Metal Blade for the fall release of 2006's A Haunting Curse.
They performed at both Ozzfest 2008 and Ozzfest 2010.
In early 2012, the band released their fifth album, entitled Blood for the Master.
Goatwhore's themes change constantly, with Satanism, Witchcraft, Anti-Christianity, and the Occult being prevalent in every album. Goatwhore has recently started talking about Armageddon and the holocaust in their last two albums.
- Current members
- Sammy Duet – guitar, vocals (1997–present)
- Louis Benjamin Falgoust II – lead vocals (1998–present)
- Zack Simmons – drums (2004–present)
- James Harvey – bass guitar (2009–present)
- Touring members
- Rob "Trans Am" Coleman – bass guitar (2014–present)
- Former members
- Jared Benoit – lead vocals (1997)
- Ben Stout – guitar (1997–2002)
- Zak Nolan – drums (1997–2003)
- Patrick Bruders – bass (1997–2004)
- Tim Holsinger – guitar (2002–2003)
- Nathan Bergeron – bass, vocals (2004–2009)
- The Eclipse of Ages into Black (2000)
- Funeral Dirge for the Rotting Sun (2003)
- A Haunting Curse (2006)
- Carving out the Eyes of God (2009)
- Blood for the Master (2012)
- Constricting Rage of the Merciless (2014)
- Goatwhore / Epoch of Unlight (2003)
- "(Don't Need) Religion" (2011)
- [dead link]
- "Ozzfest homepage". Ozzfest.com. Retrieved 2015-12-13.
- "Goatwhore Completes Work On New Album". Blabbermouth.net. 2014-03-10. Retrieved 2015-12-13.
- "Live Report: Dying Fetus, Goatwhore, Fallujah @ Lido, Berlin". This Way To Heavy. 2014-11-18. Retrieved 2015-12-13.