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OriginPerth, WA
GenresDeath metal, thrash metal
Years active1994, 1997 - 2001
Associated acts
Past members
  • Griffyn
  • Lord Rando
  • Skot
  • Alan van Zijl
  • Ludichris
  • Battle Sledge de Hammer
  • Lord Etherial Astoreth
  • Black Scorpion

Band Members

  • Final Line-Up
    • Griffyn (Michael Griffin) (guitar)
    • Louis Rando (drums, vocals)
    • Skot (bass)
    • Alan van Zijl (guitar)
  • Former Members
    • Ludichris (Chris Bright) (bass) 1998 - 2001
    • Battle Sledge de Hammer (Tony Gennoe) 1994, 1997 - 1998
    • Lord Etherial Astoreth (vocals, guitar) 1997
    • Black Scorpion (Conrad Kuntz) (drums) 1994


Perth, WA, 1994

Band Information

Pagan was a Perth black/death metal band that originally existed as speed metal band for a short time in 1994 before parting ways. Three years later Pagan reformed around original members Griffyn and Battle Sledge, with Louis Rando on drums. Lord Astoreth joined briefly as singer but his stay was short and Rando took on vocal duties.

A split EP release with Sacritual was planned but after that band broke up the release fell through and Pagan issued Rule or Ruin. Sacritual guitarist Alan van Zijl then joined. Ludichris from Militant Mass linked up with the band after Gennoe departed and yet another recording was laid down, only to again remain unreleased. Ludichris was replaced early in 2001 but the band soon ended.



1998 Rule or Ruin Nightshade