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Biography

  • Years Active

    1985 – present (32 years)

Sarcófago was an band who formed in 1985, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, by Antichrist (vocals), Incubus (bass), Butcher (guitars) and D.D.Crazy (drums). Wagner "Antichrist" Lamounier, former vocalist, joined the band right after his departure from the well-known Brazilian death/thrash metal act Sepultura. Sarcófago were one of the pioneers of black metal and one of the most influential 80's black metal bands. They have been quoted as influences by such icons of black metal as Euronymous (Mayhem), Fenriz (Darkthrone), Marko Laiho (Beherit) and Satyr (Satyricon)

The band's first appearance was on the Warfare Noise I compilation in 1986, together with Mutilator, Chakal and Holocausto.

The band split up in 2000.

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