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Seattle, Washington, United States (1990 – present)

Nevermore is an American band from Seattle, Washington, United States. Their precise musical style is debated by fans and critics alike. The band incorporates elements from styles such as doom, thrash, power, and into their songs, and also makes use of acoustic guitars and a wide range of vocal styles.

They started in the beginning of the 1990s, when the band Sanctuary was pressured by its recording label to change its musical style, switching from heavy metal to grunge, which was obtaining mainstream success at the time due to bands such as Nirvana and Pearl Jam. Two members of the band, vocalist Warrel Dane and bassist Jim Sheppard, didn’t agree with the change and thus proceeded to create a project of their own. Nevermore.

By the end of 1994, the band assumed a stable line-up, which saw the additions of drummer Van Williams and former Sanctuary touring guitarist Jeff Loomis. In 1995 Nevermore released its first, self-titled, album through Century Media Records. This album received much attention and specialized review, as its release was followed by an European tour with Blind Guardian and a North American tour with Death, both internationally-renowned bands.

Second guitarist Pat O’Brien joined the band prior to the release of the “In Memory” EP, and also took part in the recording of the subsequent album “The Politics of Ecstasy”, both from 1996. O’Brien left Nevermore to play in Cannibal Corpse, and guitarist Tim Calvert, who had previously contributed to Nevermore through songwriting, replaced O’Brien as Nevermore’s guitarist.


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  • GrandalG

    I miss them together so badly :<

    14 Dec 12:16am Reply
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    7 Dec 9:13am Reply
  • Edgar__Poe

    Not bad.

    27 Nov 4:03am Reply
  • Schander

    Apparently, Jeff Loomis is in Arch Enemy now.

    18 Nov 11:33pm Reply
  • SergeyBolnoy

    Здрасьтите! А? Таки вышел первый альбом нашей новой с Виктором Э. группы. Альбом называется Шаткий Мост Над Бесконечной Пропастью. Пожалуйста. Опрос для тех, кто уже послушал хотя бы кусочек с альбома.

    12 Nov 3:30pm Reply
  • Rubberbandman16

    Evolution169 ♫

    6 Oct 4:27pm Reply
  • DrStrangeIove

    One of my fav prog metal band... someone can tell me about some bands which are similiar to Nevermore? I tryd Jeff loomis albums but they are pritty boring 4 me ... also warrel danes solo album is a little bit boring 4 me because its so catchy, simple and melodic.

    4 Oct 11:59pm Reply
  • tiala1

    i wish this band regroups again :/ [2]

    14 Sep 11:19pm Reply
  • Aki_Kato

    Hi. My new album available for download! Listen it full. Post-Rock, Atmospheric-metal

    14 Sep 9:01am Reply
  • metalkillthekin

    Dead Heart in a Dead World!!!

    5 Sep 5:44am Reply
  • ROH_AustinAries

    Sentient 6 is wonderful, one of my all time favorite song

    19 Aug 9:29am Reply
  • ElHuevas1428574

    ⌠↑ಠ_ಠ ←:D→ ಥ_ಥ↓⌡

    17 Aug 1:18pm Reply
  • Raiwulf

    "Please teach me how to dream. I long to be more than a machine." @Sentient 6

    9 Aug 10:47am Reply
  • DarkScimitar

    "Luckily saw them live before they split up." I ALMOST saw them live. Unfortunately, this whole break up thing happened 2 days before the concert. Haven't quite forgiven them for that one. Still, these guys were awesome so I'm hoping for a reunion one day. I'll listen to TGE until then. \\m/

    11 Jun 5:15am Reply
  • Sanity_Theorist

    Ghost Ship Octavius got funded and will have Jeff Loomis among others. Hell, I see it as the spiritual successor of Nevermore, so I'm excited for it personally.

    18 May 4:12pm Reply
  • FreezingMoon999

    i wish this band regroups again :/

    8 May 7:53am Reply
  • Jekku666

    Same here, Nevermore is too amazing for words

    1 May 3:35pm Reply
  • Hideki-Ryuga

    ok, i did it. I officially love Nevermore <3

    1 May 10:50am Reply
  • Hideki-Ryuga

    i really would like this band to be one of my fav, REALLY. I just can't get used to it :/ but i want and i'm trying :/

    24 Apr 11:43pm Reply
  • Ivartist

    Solid sound, defenitaly gonna check more of their stuff in the future.

    21 Apr 2:57pm Reply
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