Virgin Black

Virgin Black

doom metal, Gothic Metal, symphonic metal, Gothic, metal

Virgin Black is a gothic doom metal band formed in Adelaide, Australia in 1993. Virgin Black currently consists of the founding members and main songwriters Samantha Escarbe (lead guitar, cello) and Rowan London (keyboard, vocals), with Grayh (bass) and Luke Faz (drums) joining in 2007. The group explains the meaning of its name as "the juxtaposition of purity and humanity's darkness". After the release of a self-titled demo album in 1996, the group began gaining international recognition with 1998's "Trance" EP