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Cathedral

Cathedral
Formed: 1990
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Lee Dorrian, Mark Griffiths, Garry Jennings, Adam Lehan, Adam Baker
Biography: It's universally agreed that the originators of the doom metal genre are Black Sabbath, but there were several bands of the '80s/early '90s that kept the style alive (during Sabbath's "lean years"), such as Saint Vitus, Trouble, Candlemass, and, especially, the U.K.-based Cathedral. When singer Lee Dorrian ...Read full biography
The Ethereal Mirror
Released: 1993
Label: Earache
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Cathedral's second full-length album, The Ethereal Mirror, finds the group experimenting a bit with new sounds on their path to discovering the patented sound they would polish on succeeding releases. ...Read full review
The Carnival Bizarre
Released: 1995
Label: Earache
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The Carnival Bizarre finds Cathedral nailing down their neo-Black Sabbath sound consistently from beginning to end with no filler, setting them apart from nearly every other band in the mid-'90s heavy ...Read full review