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Shub-Niggurath (band)

Shub-Niggurath
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Background information
Origin French
Genres Zeuhl, progressive rock, experimental rock, avant-rock, free improvisation
Years active 1983–1995

Shub-Niggurath was an avant-rock/zeuhl band from France founded in 1983 by Allan Baullaud, and remained active until Baullaud's death from cancer in 1995. The band is named after one of the deities in Cthulhu Mythos created by the American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft.

Their debut album was Les Morts Vont Vite, released in 1986 by Musea label, received critical acclaim for its innovative avant-garde inclinations, and major developments over Magma[1] sound.

Band members

  • Allen Ballaud: Bass (all albums)
  • Franck Coulaud: Drums, Percussion (albums 1 & 4)
  • Franck W. Fromy: Guitars (albums 1 & 4), Percussion (album 4)
  • Jean-Luc Herve: Piano, Organ & Harmonium (albums 1, 2 & 4), Guitars (albums 2 & 3)
  • Ann Stewart: Vocals (albums 1 & 4)
  • Véronique Verdier: Trombone (albums 1-4)
  • Michel Kervinio: Drums, Percussion (albums 1 & 2)
  • Sylvette Claudet: Vocals (album 2)
  • Edward Perraud: Drums, Percussion (album 2)

Discography

  • Les Morts Vont Vite (Fr. "The Dead Go Quickly") (1986)
  • C'Étaient De Très Grands Vents (Fr. "Winds Were Very Great") (1991)
  • Testament (1994)
  • Introduction (2009)

See also

References

External links

  • Shub-Niggurath at progarchives.com
  • Shub-Niggurath at the New Gibraltar Encyclopedia of Progressive Rock
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