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Oreigin Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Genres Extreme Metal
Years active 1985–2000
Labels Cogumelo, Music for Nations,
Pavement, Relapse
Associate acts Sepultura, Scourge, Angel
Butcher, Mutilator, Sextrash,
Insulter, Holocausto, Cirrhosis,
Zona Morta
Past members Wagner "Antichrist" Lamounier
Gerald "Incubus" Minelli
Zeber "Butcher"
Fabio "Jhasko"
Armando "Leprous" Sampaio
Eduardo "D.D. Crazy"
Manoel "Joker"
Lucio Olliver
Juninho "Pussy Fucker"
Eugênio "Dead Zone"
Roberto "UFO"

Sarcófago wis an influential Brazilian extreme metal baund. They wur frontit bi Sepultura's oreeginal sangster, Wagner Lamounier, an Geraldo Minelli. They hae been described as Brazil's maist controversial hivy metal baund, an have frequently evoked polarized reactions amang the metal scene.

The front cover o the baund's debut album, I.N.R.I., is regardit as the single greatest influence on black metal's image, especially ower the corpse paint style make-up. That record is an aa considered ane o the "first wave" albums that helped shape the genre. Their third LP, The Laws of Scourge, wis ane o the first technical daith metal records tae be released.

The baund brak up in 2000, efter releasin the Crust EP. Umwhile members, minus Wagner, played throughoot Brazil in 2006 unner the moniker "Tributo ao Sarcófago". In 2009, rumors surfaced that the oreginal I.N.R.I. line-up wur reunitin for a smaw, heich-profile tour, but proved to be false.

Members[eedit | eedit soorce]

Last kent line-up
  • Armando "Leprous" Sampaio - drums (1985–1986)
  • Juninho "Pussy Fucker" - bass guitar (1985–1986)
  • Zeber "Butcher" - guitar (1985–1987)
  • Eduardo "D.D. Crazy" - drums (1986–1987)
  • Fabio "Jhasko" - guitar (1991–1993)
  • Lucio Olliver - drums (1991–1993)

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Studio albums
Compilation albums
  • Decade of Decay (1996)
  • Satanic Lust (1986)
  • The Black Vomit (1986)
  • Sepultado (1987)
  • Christ's Death (1987)
Split albums
  • Warfare Noise (1986); with Chakal, Holocausto and Mutilator
Compilation appearances