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…


Tan Ciera

Members: Vern Green – Bass Jake Sherwood Fannin – Vocals Matthew Neal – Drums Tom Parker – Guitar Howard Weinstein – Guitar Genre: 90’s Covers Hometown: San Fernando Valley, California Links Website MySpace Facebook YouTube  

The Angry Samoans

The Angry Samoans is a Californian punk rock band in the first wave of American punk. Pat Galligan a.k.a. P.J., who previously played in pre-Cirith Ungol band Titanic with Greg Lindstrom and Robert Garven, played lead guitarist from 1979-84. The band formed in August 1978 in Los Angeles, California by early Read more…

The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the greatest and most influential act of the rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented Read more…

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown are an English psychedelic rock band formed by singer Arthur Brownin 1967. The band included Vincent Crane (Hammond organ and piano), Drachen Theaker (drums), and Nick Greenwood (bass). Their song “Fire” (released in 1968 as a single) was one of the one-hit wonders in Read more…

The Galligan Family

It all started in Ventura, CA. The other member of the band at the time beside Greg, Jerry and I was Pat Galligan. His parents had a folk singing group that he was part of… THE GALLIGAN FAMILY. He played rhythm guitar. Rob, Metal Nightmare 7 interview, c.g2000  

The Gates of Slumber

The band are fans of Cirith Ungol and they are wearing a CU shirt in the music video for their song Angel of Death. Rob/Greg appreciates that in an interview. Vocalist and guitarist Karl Simon is also fan of Falcon. He gave their debut album 10/10 in his review at Hellride Music. Read more…

The Lamp of Thoth

The Lamp of Thoth have covered the Ungols, they are using an altered Star of Chaos logo, very similar to the Ungol logo, and they can be seen wearing an Ungol shirt at the gig in the video below   See The Overtly Melancholic Lord Strange as Chaos Star.

The Thought Criminal

A short lived band from Ventura active 1993-94. Line-up Jim Barraza – lead guitar John Oliva – second guitar Rick Weed – vocals Tim Buchan – bass ReverbNation

The Velveteen Band

Matt Baker (Buster Matthews), son of Tim Baker. https://www.facebook.com/thevelveteenband https://soundcloud.com/thevelveteenband http://thevelveteenband.com/ https://instagram.com/thevelveeteenband

Thin Lizzy

Thin Lizzy are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1969. Two of the founding members, drummer Brian Downey and bass guitarist and vocalist Phil Lynott, met while still in school. Lynott assumed the role of frontman and led them throughout their recording career of twelve studio albums. Thin Read more…

Tim & The Torontones

Tim & The Torontones. The movie The Gate 2. It’s called Screamin, but it is deleted, unfortunately. The Gate II – Amazon

Titanic

A pre-Cirith Ungol band active 1969-72. Robert Garven (drums and vocals) Jerry Fogle (guitar) Greg Lindstrom (bass and vocals) Pat Galligan (guitar and vocals).   I think the only reason Pat and Rob got me involved was because I had an amp! Three guitars plugged into one 15 watt amp Read more…

Trapeze

Trapeze were an English rock band formed in March 1969, by vocalist John Jones and guitarist/keyboardist Terry Rowley (who named the band), with guitarist Mel Galley, singer/bassist Glenn Hughes, and drummer Dave Holland. The band had a fairly fluid line up, finally dissolving in 1994. Several members went on to Read more…

Urban Soul

Urban Soul is a live band, for weddings, parties and events. Members: Tim Stafford – Guitar, Vocals, Keys, and Sax Tracy King -Vocals and Guitar Steve “Mighty” Gomez – Guitar and Vocals Kelly Jocoy – Drums Vern Green – Bass and Vocals Genre: Blues and Rock Hometown: Southern California Websites: Homepage Read more…

Ursa Major

A short lived band with guitarist Dick Wagner (Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, etc). Their only album was released in 1972. Cirith Ungol did cover their song Sinner in their early years.

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…

Ventura The Band

A hair rock band featuring Scott Campbell. They did a cover of Prophecy’s Go It Alone around 1990 before Cirith Ungol covered it.