Origin: San Francisco, California, USA  
Genres: Doom Metal
Page online: December 6, 2019
Last update/review: December 6, 2019

Gospel Of The Witches

It's been quite a road for vocalist Karyn Crisis. She burst onto the metal scene in the mid nineties with Crisis, a band that seemed poised for long-term success but sputtered after a couple of albums. Post-Crisis, she spent a good deal of time away from the scene, and then appeared in Ephel Duath during that band's final days, marrying guitarist Davide Tiso in the process. Finally she's back with her latest project Gospel Of The Witches, and while husband Davide is here, along with a few other metal veterans, make no mistake -- this is a Karyn Crisis showcase. She's long been respected as one of the more versatile extreme vocalists out there, being able to switch from graceful clean singing to a more powerful style and then straight to death growls with ease. And yes, all of those styles are present here. The music itself might be described as a sort of experimental doom, with the instruments coloring and setting the mood for Karyn rather than being at the forefront themselves. It's anyone's guess where she goes from here.

Current Members

Karyn Crisis

vocals (ex-Crisis, ex-Ephel Duath)

Davide Tiso

guitars/bass/keyboards (Aborym, ex-Ephel Duath, Howling Sycamore)

Bob Vigna


Former Members/Guests

Ross Dolan (guest)

bass/backing vocals (Immolation)

Charlie Schmid (guest)

drums (ex-Tombs)


Salem's Wounds  
2015 Century Media
  1. Omphalos
  2. The Alchemist
  3. Ancient Ways
  4. Aradia
  5. Mother
  6. Father
  7. Goddess of Light
  8. Howl at the Moon
  9. Pillars
  10. The Secret
  11. Salem's Wounds
  12. The Sword + The Stone
  13. The Ascent
  • Karyn Crisis
  • Davide Tiso
  • Ross Dolan
  • Charlie Schmid

2019 Aural
  1. Womb of the World
  2. Drawing Down the Moon
  3. Stretto di Barba
  4. Silver Valley
  5. Great Mothers
  6. Benevento
  7. Dea Iside
  8. Janara
  9. The Hours
  10. Diana Mellificia
  11. Circle of White Light
  12. Blood of the Mother

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