Mark Wharton

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Mark Ramsey Wharton
OriginHarrogate, North Yorkshire, England
Genres
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsDrums, keys, flute, penny whistle
Years active1985–present
Labels
Associated acts

Mark Ramsey Wharton is a British musician who has worked as the drummer of Acid Reign,[1][2] Cathedral, Cronos, Asomvel and Workshed.[3]

Biography[edit]

Wharton formed Acid Reign in 1985, along with Kevin "Kev" Papworth, Ian Gangwer, Howard "H" Smith and Gaz Jennings,[4] whom he had met at Granby High School in Harrogate[5] Acid Reign eventually broke up in 1991 after the release of their 1990 album "Obnoxious",[6][7] leading to Wharton joining his ex-Acid Reign bandmates Gaz Jennings and Adam Lehan in Cathedral in 1992.[8][9] Wharton then proceeded to form the band Asomvel with Jay-Jay Winter (whom he had played with in an early band, called "Lochenbar") and Lenny Robinson in 1993.[10][11] At this time, Wharton would also join Venom vocalist Conrad Lant's eponymous band Cronos,[12][13] however, by 1996 Wharton was no longer present in any of these projects.

Discography[edit]

With Acid Reign[edit]

Studio albums
EPs

With Cathedral[edit]

Studio albums
EPs

With Cronos[edit]

  • Venom (1995)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chalmers, Graham. "Metal legend was Harrogate's 'class clown'".
  2. ^ McIver, Joel. Extreme Metal II. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  3. ^ "Cathedral". Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Acid Reign Biography by AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  5. ^ Chalmers, Graham. "Will legendary Harrogate metal band Acid Reign play home town?". Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  6. ^ "ACID REIGN Reissues To Include Expanded Booklets, Bonus Material". Blabbermouth. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  7. ^ THORLEY, ANDY. "BREAKING UP". Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  8. ^ Bukszpan, Daniel. The Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal. p. 42. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  9. ^ Moffit, Greg. "A broader church". Metal Hammer. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  10. ^ "Jay-Jay Winter". Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  11. ^ Madder Than A Full Moon DogRelease. 14 October 2013. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  12. ^ "THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF VENOM". Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  13. ^ Stöver, Frank. "The following in-depth interview with Mr. Conrad "Cronos" Lant". Retrieved 24 July 2018.