Swans - Timeline


This band's profile is 'invisible', meaning that it's much less prominent on the site - either because it's incomplete, or maybe doesn't entirely fit MS format.


Year Albums Lineup Style
1982
Swans [EP] Daniel Galli-Duani  - saxophone
Bob Pezzola  - guitars
Jonathan Kane - drums
Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Thurston Joseph Moore - bass
Post-punk
Industrial
1983
Filth Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Harry Crosby - bass
Norman Westberg - guitars
Roli Mosimann - drums
Industrial
Noise Rock
1984
Cop
Young God [EP]
1985
  Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Harry Crosby - bass
Norman Westberg - guitars
Ronaldo Gonzalez - drums
Jarboe La Salle Devereaux - keyboards, piano, vocals
Ted Parsons - drums
1986
Greed Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
Ronaldo Gonzalez - drums
Jarboe La Salle Devereaux - keyboards, piano, vocals
Ted Parsons - drums
Algis Kizys - bass
Holy Money
A Screw [EP]
1987
Children Of God Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
Jarboe La Salle Devereaux - keyboards, piano, vocals
Ted Parsons - drums
Algis Kizys - bass
Noise Rock
Post-punk
1988
Love Will Tear Us Apart [EP] Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
Jarboe La Salle Devereaux - keyboards, piano, vocals
Algis Kizys - bass
Sami Kumpulainen - bass
Christoph Hahn - guitars
Post-punk
1989
The Burning World Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
Jarboe La Salle Devereaux - keyboards, piano, vocals
Algis Kizys - bass
Christoph Hahn - guitars
Post-punk
Neofolk
1990
  Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
Jarboe La Salle Devereaux - keyboards, piano, vocals
Algis Kizys - bass
Christoph Hahn - guitars
Clint Steele - guitars
1991
White Light From The Mouth Of Infinity Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
Jarboe La Salle Devereaux - keyboards, piano, vocals
Algis Kizys - bass
Christoph Hahn - guitars
Clint Steele - guitars
Jenny Wade - bass
1992
Love Of Life Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
Jarboe La Salle Devereaux - keyboards, piano, vocals
Algis Kizys - bass
Clint Steele - guitars
Vincent "Vinnie" Signorelli - drums
1993
  Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
Jarboe La Salle Devereaux - keyboards, piano, vocals
Algis Kizys - bass
Clint Steele - guitars
Post-punk
1994
 
1995
The Great Annihilator Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
Jarboe La Salle Devereaux - keyboards, piano, vocals
Clint Steele - guitars
Bill Bronson  - bass
Phil Puleo  - drums, dulcimer
1996
Die Tür Ist Zu [EP] Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Jarboe La Salle Devereaux - keyboards, piano, vocals
Clint Steele - guitars
Bill Bronson  - bass
Phil Puleo  - drums, dulcimer
Post-punk
Post-rock
Soundtracks For The Blind Post-punk
Post-rock
1997
 
1998
  Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Post-rock
1999
 
2000
 
2001
 
2002
 
2003
 
2004
 
2005
 
2006
 
2007
 
2008
 
2009
 
2010
My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The Sky Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Thor Harris  - drums, vibraphone, hammered dulcimer, keyboards
Christopher Pravdica - bass
Phil Puleo  - drums, dulcimer
Christoph Hahn - guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
2011
 
2012
The Seer
2013
 
2014
To Be Kind
Oxygen [EP]
2015
 
2016
The Glowing Man Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Thor Harris  - drums, vibraphone, hammered dulcimer, keyboards
Christopher Pravdica - bass
Phil Puleo  - drums, dulcimer
Christoph Hahn - guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
Paul Wallfisch - keyboards
2017
  Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
Christopher Pravdica - bass
Phil Puleo  - drums, dulcimer
Christoph Hahn - guitars
Norman Westberg - guitars
Paul Wallfisch - keyboards
2018
 
2019