Moonspell

Portuguese heavy metal band

Moonspell is a heavy metal band from Portugal. It was started in 1992.

Moonspell
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Moonspell Live in Klub Studio, Kraków, Poland 2007
Background information
OriginBrandoa, Amadora, Portugal
GenresGothic black metal, folk metal (early)
Gothic metal, doom metal, death metal (later)
Years active1992–present
LabelsCentury Media (1995–2005)
SPV GmbH (2005–2008)
Napalm Records (since 2011)
Associated actsDaemonarch, Rotting Christ
Websitewww.moonspell.com
MembersFernando Ribeiro
Miguel Gaspar
Ricardo Amorim
Pedro Paixão
Aires Pereira
Past members(see below)

Moonspell's first EP was Under the Moonspell, which was released in 1994.

AlbumsEdit

  • Wolfheart (1995)
  • Irreligious (1996)
  • Sin/Pecado (1998)
  • The Butterfly Effect (1999)
  • Darkness and Hope (2001)
  • The Antidote (2003)
  • Memorial (2006)
  • Under Satanæ (2007)
  • Night Eternal (2008)
  • Alpha Noir / Ómega White (2012)

Band membersEdit

Current membersEdit

  • Fernando Ribeiro (Langsuyar) – vocals (1989–present)
  • Miguel Gaspar (Mike/Nisroth) – drums (1992–present)
  • Ricardo Amorim (Morning Blade) – guitar (1995–present)
  • Pedro Paixão (Passionis/Neophytus) – keyboard/guitar (1993–present)
  • Aires Pereira (Ahriman) – bass (2007–present)

Previous membersEdit

  • Luís Lamelas (Malah/Fenrir) – guitar (1992–1993)
  • Jorge Fonseca (J.M. Tanngrisnir) – guitar (1993–1995)
  • Duarte Picoto (Mantus) – guitar (1992–1995)
  • João Pedro (Tetragrammaton/Ares) – bass (1992–1997)
  • Sérgio Crestana – bass (1997–2003)
  • Niclas Etelävuori – bass (2003–2006)
  • Waldemar Sorychta – bass (2006–2007)

Other websitesEdit