Electric Wizard are a doom metal band from Dorset, England that formed in 1993. The band have since recorded seven albums, two of which are now considered to be landmarks of their genre: Come My Fanatics... and Dopethrone. Electric Wizard have a distinct yet traditional doom metal sound that incorporates stoner and sludge traits, with lyrics typically involving the occult, witchcraft, H.P. Lovecraft, horror films and cannabis. During 2003, founding members Tim Bagshaw and Mark Greening left to form the band Ramesses, making guitarist/vocalist Jus Oborn the only founding member who remains.
Electric Wizard began in Wimborne in Dorset, England during 1993, when guitarist Jus Oborn left the band Eternal/Thy Grief Eternal and joined with bassist Tim Bagshaw and drummer Mark Greening.
In 1995 the band signed to Rise Above Records and released their self-titled debut album, Electric Wizard. The music was in the vein of traditional doom metal, and it received positive reviews. Later that ...