The Sarcophagus - Biography

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.



Being one of the oldest Black Metal bands in Turkey, The Sarcophagus was formed in the cold winter of 1996. At the beginning of 1998, first demo "Pagan Storm" was released.This brilliant sample of classical black metal sound enriched with symphonic keyboards gained a huge success not only in Turkey but also abroad too and distributed by lots of distros/record companies like Moribund Records (USA), Folter Records(Germany), Pussy God Records(Czech Republic) to all over the world.

In 2000 the band entered studio to record "infernal hordes of the ancient times" album.It was a self release work and it has been released as limited editon with mail order and supports of some distros to home and abroad.This promo highlighted the success of debut demo "Pagan storm" and introduced the band to lots of black metal fans which resulted in The Sarcophagus being famous around reigon and all over the world as well. Not only with these releases of band, lots of interviews and demo reviews in local and foreign music press, band's songs has been one of most downloaded songs via different web sites on internet. After all, band decided to rename "Sarcophagus" name with "The Sarcophagus" due to some other bands with the same name.

Finally in 2009 the band came out with a new sinner 7"ep titled as "Hate Cult" including legendary voice of Shining's Niklas Kvarforth at the vocals and at the end of 2009 the band released the debut album Towards The Eternal Chaos from the French record label Osmose Productions.

The Sarcophagus is preparing the new album nowadays
Details will be released soon...