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Sacrilege (UK-BRM) - Biography




Originally formed in 1984 by guitarist Damian Thompson and vocalist Lynda "Tam" Simpson Sacrilege (UK-BRM) is a female-fronted, originally Hardcore Punk, later Thrash Metal/Doom Metal band from the Midlands region of England. Despite having played relatively few gigs during their original existence, Sacrilege (UK-BRM) is recognized as an important band; both as an influence on later crust punk/thrash metal and doom metal bands and as an example of the blending of hardcore punk, radical politics, and thrash/death metal that occurred during the mid-1980s, making Sacrilege (UK-BRM) one of the prototypical 'Crust' (that term not coined then) punk/metal bands of the time.

In July 2014, Sacrilege (UK-BRM) reformed after a 25-year hiatus. The line up includes its founding members,Tam & Damian as well as Frank Healy (bass)and Spike T. Smith (drums); The same line up that recorded 'Turn Back Trilobite', the band's last official release in 1989.

A 30th Anniversary re-issue of 'Behind The Realms Of Madness' complete with multiple bonus tracks and features is out now on CD/2xLP/Digital via Relapse Records!

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