Cirith Ungol

General Cirith Ungol was a Californian heavy metal band who formed in 1972 and split up in May 1992. They drew influences from other metal groups such as Black Sabbath and Thin Lizzy, as well as Iggy and the Stooges. Their first album, Frost and Fire, was closer to a Read more…

Various artists

A cover or compilation, released or unreleased. Check out Metal Massacre 1 (1982), The Collector’s Guide to Heavy Metal Vol. 2: The Eighties (2005), One Foot In Fire – A Tribute To Cirith Ungol (2005), Fenriz Presents The Best Of Classic ’80s Metal And Punk! (2008), Heavy Rockin’ Raw,  For the Sake of Heaviness: The Read more…


Creedence Clearwater Revival

Creedence Clearwater Revival (often shortened to “Creedence” or “CCR”) was an American rockband active in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The band consisted of lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and primary songwriter John Fogerty, rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty, bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug Clifford. Their musical style encompassed the Read more…

Dawn of Winter

Dawn of Winter did cover Cirith Ungol for the One Foot in Fire tribute album. They also “hailed” Cirith Ungol in the thanks list for Celebrate The Agony (1993). Bandinfo Origin: Germany Formed in: 1990 Website / MySpace

Demontage

Black Doom Metal Psychedelia!! Demontage has been playing scattered shows on the local Toronto scene since 2005 with the current lineup. In 2010 we began to get wider exposure in the international underground due to the release of our album “The Principal Extinction”, alongside releases from Manilla Road, Stygian Shore, Read more…

Detroit with Mitch Ryder

Detroit a.k.a. The Band Detroit, was a spinoff of rock group The Detroit Wheels. This revised version of that band was formed by Mitch Ryder as a successor to The Wheels in 1970. The only original Wheel in the group was the drummer Johnny “Bee” Badanjek; other members were guitarists Read more…

Dexter Ward

Cover of Go It Alone by Prophecy (later Cirith Ungol).

DoomSword

This is one of the earliest band to cover Cirith Ungol. Their cover appears on their self-titled 1999 debut album. They are also thanked in the booklet for Servants of Chaos. Similar to Cirith Ungol, they are also influenced by the writings of Michael Moorcock.

Dragonfly

A 80’s band featuring Scott Campbell and Kurt Grothe, both also in Prophecy. Recorded in Santa Barbra upstart studio In an afternoon …. I wrote the lyrics the night before…. And we just ripped!… Scott, Kurt,and Punky are founding members of PROPHECY… Steve … From NOMAD Doug… Numerous bands … Read more…

ELF

Elf was a rock band founded in 1967 by singer and bassist Ronnie James Dio, keyboardist Doug Thaler, drummer Gary Driscoll, and guitarists Nick Pantas and David Feinstein (Dio’s cousin). ELF disbanded in 1975 and Dio joined Rainbow with Ritchie Blackmore from Deep Purple. (Text taken from Wikipedia) Cirith Ungol Read more…

Emerald

A Swiss band formed in 1995 that has covered Cirith Ungol.

Failed Asylum

Failed Asylum was a new band by the son of a friend of former Cirith Ungol bassist Vern Green. It was engineered by Vern Green. Hey guys, Vern Green here, I have a band that I engineered here in my studio in California, and wanted to turn you guys on to. They Read more…

Falcon

General Perry Grayson founded this band together with Greg Lindstrom (one of the founding members of Cirith Ungol) and Darin McCloskey (Pale Divine) to make heavy rock in the style of the 70s. They’re also doing some Cirith Ungol songs that never got properly recorded in a studio. Since Darin Read more…

Faustcoven

Faustcoven is a black/doom metal band from Norway, founded in 2002 by Gunnar Hansen. Faustcoven is aiming for a heavier, more gloomy sound than the usual sound of modern black metal bands. In an interview by The Metal Crypt, asked about his inspirations for Faustcoven’s style, Hansen stated the following: I Read more…

Finger of Scorn

A Cirith Ungol tribute band. This is most likely the first Cirith Ungol cover band. The band was formed in Greece, autumn 2011. Their first rehearsal was on 29 Dec 2011 playing the songs Blood and Iron, Black Machine and I’m Alive. Lineup: Manolis Karazeris (Dexter Ward) – Guitars Apostolis Read more…

Freedom

Freedom was a psychedelic rock band active in the late 1960s and early 1970s, formed initially by members of Procol Harum. Ray Royer and Bobby Harrison, who had performed on the hit Procol Harum single “A Whiter Shade of Pale”, were kicked out of the Harum by vocalist Gary Brooker, Read more…

Hard Stuff

Hard Stuff were an English hard rock group 1971-1973 which included John Du Cann and Paul Hammond, formerly of Atomic Rooster. Also in the line-up were vocalist Harry Shaw, formerly of Curiosity Shoppe and latterly Export, and John Gustafson, formerly of Quatermass. Du Cann and Hammond had left Atomic Rooster Read more…

HC Minds

Cover of Black Machine and King of the Dead by Cirith Ungol.

Highway Robbery

Highway Robbery released their only album in 1972. Cirith Ungol has played covers of Highway Robbery. Unfortunately I have no info about which, when and where. The song Promotion Man was included on Greg Lindstrom’s Heavy Rockin’ Raw compilation CD.

Holy Martyr

A band from Italy that has covered Cirith Ungol. Bandinfo Origin: Italy  Formed in: 1994  MySpace / Website