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  1. Samhain was an American rock band formed by singer Glenn Danzig in 1983, immediately following his departure from The Misfits.
  2. Samhain was a horror punk and death rock band formed by singer Glenn Danzig in 1983. (Web site)
  3. Samhain is a wonderful GPL host-based intrusion detection system.
  4. Samhain is then used to mark the descent of the Goddess to the Underworld in preparation for the death of the Sun God.
  5. In 1987, Samhain was signed to a major label by producer Rick Rubin and the name of the band was changed to Danzig to avoid any legal problems.

Active Band

  1. Samhain released two full-length albums and one EP during their three year career as an active band.


  1. When Vanian was never able to join them to record the vocals, the recording was shelved until August 1983, when Danzig completed the song with Samhain. (Web site)


  1. Cailleach Beara Celtic deity said to turn to stone on Beltane and be reborn on Samhain. (Web site)

Glenn Danzig

  1. Lyle Preslar was briefly a member of Glenn Danzig 's Samhain and his playing appears on a few songs on the band's first record. (Web site)


  1. In order to make it a proper full length album, Glenn decided to record two of the songs he had intended for Samhain: "Bloodfeast" and "Death Comes Ripping". (Web site)


  1. The beginning of the month of Samhain (Old Irish samain), was one of the most important calendar festivals of the Celtic year. (Web site)
  2. In living Celtic tradition, however, the festival of Samhain, despite its name, is definitely the beginning of winter.

Playing Guitar

  1. Playing guitar for the Samhain reunion inspired Youth to write an album worth of Samhain influenced music.


  1. During the festival of Samhain, held on November 1, she would sleep with Dagda, to renew the future prosperity of Ireland. (Web site)
  2. For Celtic countries, such as Ireland, the calendarical winter season has traditionally begun November 1 on All Hallows or Samhain.
  3. For instance, a Wiccan from southern Australia may celebrate Beltane on the 1st of November, when a Canadian Wiccan is celebrating Samhain.


  1. The group had toured with another band, Samhain, on their reunion tour.
  2. Samhain played in more of a deathrock and heavy metal-infused style of horror punk than Danzig's previous band.
  3. The project was dubbed "Son of Sam," a nod to the fact that the band was spawned out of the Samhain reunion.

Final Show

  1. On July 14, 1986, Samhain performed what was to be their final show, at The Ritz in New York City. (Web site)


  1. He learned that every year at Samhain, the monster Aillen would put everyone at Tara to sleep with his music, and burn down the palace with his fiery breath.


  1. Halloween originated under the name of Samhain as a Pagan festival among the Celts of Ireland and Great Britain.
  2. If they are Druids, they are celebrating Samhain, which is not Halloween but an even older holiday. (Web site)


  1. Angus went to the Lake of Dragonis Mouth on Samhain, knew Caer immediately and called out her name.
  2. Eventually, he found Caer chained to 150 other maidens, destined to become swans at the time of Samhain on November 1st. (Web site)
  3. On November 1, Caer and the other girls would turn into swans for one year, every second Samhain. (Web site)


  1. Samhain (band) Samhain was an American -rock band formed by singer Glenn Danzig in 1983, immediately following his departure from The Misfits.
  2. The Misfits disbanded in 1983 and Danzig went on to form Samhain and then Danzig.


  1. Danzig is the 1988 debut album of the eponymous band led by Glenn Danzig, formerly the songwriter and vocalist of The Misfits and Samhain. (Web site)
  2. He is the founder of bands the Misfits, Samhain, and Danzig. (Web site)
  3. Biscuits was dismissed from the band for undisclosed reasons, but went on to join Samhain and then Danzig. (Web site)


  1. Danzig took the name of the band from Samhain, the ancient Celtic New Year, which influenced the evolution of the modern Halloween.
  2. An example of the latter is the 1 November, which was the feast of Samhain, which marked the beginning of the new year for the Celts.
  3. He eventually found her, named Caer, chained to 150 maidens who were destined to turn into swans at the feast of Samhain (November 1). (Web site)


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