Header

SACRUM

Progressive Metal • Argentina


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Sacrum picture
Sacrum biography
In mid-2003, Estanislao Silveyra (vocals) and Martn Guerrero (guitars) got together and decided to put together a band, which they immediately named SACRUM. For a very long period, they spent their time composing and writing, brushing up their work and becoming more influenced by different music and styles such as rock, metal, ambient, progressive, classic, extreme, etc... After a long search, Nicols Gighlione (former drummer) joined the band and SACRUM began the recording of their first EP, 2006's "Transgenia", receiving great comments on it.

They were still looking for bass and keyboard players to complete the band. In 2006, Nicols Gighlione quit the band, but that same year, Mariano Herraiz (keyboards) and Diego Cipolla (bass) joined in. After some try-outs the drummer's seat was finally taken by Agustn Sedano Acosta, completing the current line-up.

In 2007 SACRUM entered the studio to start the recording of "Cognition", their debut album, and began the rehearsing period for live performances for in 2008.SACRUM is highly recommended to all fans of progressive metal that don't mind a bit of experimentation thrown into the mix.

Source: http://www.sacrum.com.ar/






Why this artist must be listed in www.progarchives.com :
Approved by the Progressive Metal Team.



Discography:
Transgenia, studio album,EP (2006)
Cognition, studio album (2007)
...

Sacrum official website

SACRUM MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

SACRUM forum topics / tours, shows & news


SACRUM forum topics Create a topic now
SACRUM tours, shows & news
No topics found for : "sacrum"
Post an entries now

SACRUM Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to SACRUM

Buy SACRUM Music


DarkstrickenDarkstricken
Metal Mind 2008
Audio CD$9.26
$11.03 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
Sacrum Chamber Choir - Christmas Favorites [CD New] US $5.60 Buy It Now 10h 14m
ARGO UK "O Sacrum Convivium" FRENCH CHURCH MUSIC St John's GUEST ZRG-662 US $7.00 Buy It Now 18h 50m
SACRUM ft JOCELYN POOK Sacrum 12" Sound Clip in Listing US $8.03 Buy It Now 1 day
Stravinsky: Canticum Sacrum; Agon; Requiem Canticles *New CD* US $11.82 Buy It Now 1 day
20 Christmas Favorites by Sacrum Chamber Choir (CD, Sony Music Distribution... US $4.99 Buy It Now 1 day
20 Christmas Favorites by Sacrum Chamber Choir (CD, Sony Music Distribution Used US $0.99 [0 bids]
2 days
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Requiem Cantciles; Canticum Sacrum - Neeme Jarvi US $29.99 Buy It Now 2 days
STRAVINSKY / SWR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / GIELEN - CANTICUM SACRUM NEW CD US $24.67 Buy It Now 2 days
BYRD, WILLIAM [COMPO - O SACRUM CONVIVIUM - NEW CD US $14.33 Buy It Now 2 days
20 Christmas Favorites by Sacrum Chamber Choir (CD, Sony Music Distribution... US $8.09 Buy It Now 3 days
I. Stravinsky - Canticum Sacrum Agon Requie [CD New] US $14.08 Buy It Now 3 days
O Sacrum Convinium Sacred PolyPhony Music CD Fast Shipping! US $3.99 [0 bids]
3 days
I. Stravinsky - Canticum Sacrum Agon Requie CD US $22.16 Buy It Now 4 days
Stravinsky Conducts His Agon & Canticum Sacrum 1979 Classical Modern LP US $22.50 Buy It Now 4 days
UK STEREO ARGO LP O Sacrum Convivium Guest NM! US $11.00 Buy It Now 4 days
AINSLEY/ROBERTS - STRAVINSKY:SYMPHONY OF PSALMS/MASS/CANTICUM SACRUM - NEW CD US $19.06 Buy It Now 4 days
Schutz: Extraits : Petits Concerts Spirituels. La Nativite. Symphonium Sacrum, US $24.99 Buy It Now 4 days
The Choir Of St John's College, Cambridge(Vinyl LP)O Sacrum Convivium-Argo-ZRG 6 US $17.64 Buy It Now 5 days
deferum sacrum - septicaemia, septic flesh gorguts sninister bolt thrower grave US $5.99 [0 bids]
5 days
STRAVINSKY, IGOR - STRAVINSKY: CANTICUM SACRUM; AGON; REQUIEM CANTICLES - NEW CD US $14.06 Buy It Now 6 days
Elvis Presley Haram Sacrum RCA (Lpm 3468) Vg US $5.00 Buy It Now 6 days
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Requiem Cantciles; Canticum Sacrum (CD,...WEST G US $14.99 Buy It Now 6 days
CANTICUM SACRUM (4025796013016) - NEW CD US $15.28 Buy It Now 7 days
The Choir Of St John's College, Cambridge(Vinyl LP)O Sacrum Convivium-Argo-ZRG 6 US $21.99 Buy It Now 8 days
20 Christmas Favorites by Sacrum Chamber Choir (CD, Sony Music Distribution... US $4.95 Buy It Now 8 days
ROBERT CARVER - ROBERT CARVER: O BENE JESU; MISSA DUM SACRUM MYSTERIUM; - NEW CD US $12.50 Buy It Now 8 days
Sacrum Choir/Veismanis:cnd-Via Crucis CD NEW US $17.19 Buy It Now 8 days
Stravinsky: Canticum Sacrum; Agon; Requiem Canticles, New Music US $14.20 Buy It Now 8 days
SACRUM - DARKSTRICKEN - NEW CD US $11.60 Buy It Now 9 days
Maria Faust - Sacrum Facere [CD New] US $19.98 Buy It Now 10 days
Ver Sacrum The Ballrooms of Mars CD US $13.24 Buy It Now 11 days
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms; Mass; Canticum Sacrum Westminster Choir NEW US $9.95 Buy It Now 11 days
DEADSURE - FROM YOUR HEAD TO YOUR SACRUM [EP] - NEW CD US $10.12 Buy It Now 11 days
Mozart, W.A. Sacred Works (Klava, Riga Sacrum Chorus CD US $2.83 Buy It Now 11 days
20 Christmas Favorites by Sacrum Chamber Choir (CD, Oct-1995, Sony Music... US $1.50 Buy It Now 12 days
DEADSURE - FROM YOUR HEAD TO YOUR SACRUM - NIR145CD US $13.97 Buy It Now 12 days
Deadsure - From Your Head To Your Sacrum (NEW CD) US $14.83 Buy It Now 13 days
DENNY WILKE / POSAUNENQUARTETT - CANTICUM SACRUM - VKJK1301 US $21.83 Buy It Now 13 days
DEADSURE FROM YOUR HEAD TO YOUR SACRUM CD US $2.99 Buy It Now 13 days
SACRUM/JOCELYN POOK sacrum 12AD 089 uk addictive 2003 12" CS EX/VG US $14.37 Buy It Now 13 days
DJ Daisy/Mandragore ?- Sacrum (THIRD MOVEMENT)(GABBER/GABBA/HARDCORE)(VG+) US $12.83 Buy It Now 13 days
Canticum Sacrum (CD, Jul-2013, Querstand) US $21.04 Buy It Now 13 days
Unknown Artist Stravinsky - Agon; Canticum Sacrum; Requiem Canticles CD US $19.79 Buy It Now 13 days
Deadsure: From Your Head To Your Sacrum CD 2003 No Idea US $4.99 Buy It Now 13 days
Domine Ad Adiuvandum Me Fastina Sacrum: Missa CD US $23.15 Buy It Now 14 days
Marini Opus 4 Trombone Quartet Wilke - Canticum Sacrum CD US $21.59 Buy It Now 14 days
CD: ROBERT CARVER Vol. 1 Cappella Nova TAVENER 10-Part Mass Dum sacrum mysterium US $19.95 Buy It Now 14 days
O Sacrum Convivium: SACRED POLYPHONY (Cassette, 1997) **NM US $3.99 Buy It Now 14 days
Robert Carver: O bene Jesu; Missa Dum sacrum mysterium; Magnificat *New CD* US $12.55 Buy It Now 16 days
From Your Head to Your Sacrum by Deadsure US $3.99 Buy It Now 16 days
Messiaen Cinq Rechants / O Sacrum Convivium Xenakis Nuits ARION US $36.00 Buy It Now 17 days
Igor Stravinsky Agon Ballet Twelve Dancers Canticum Sacrum Ml 5215 Vinyl 12" LP US $39.98 Buy It Now 17 days
Stravinsky Agon / Canticum Sacrum, Igor and LA Festival Sym ..Columbia ML 5215 US $5.00 Buy It Now 17 days
20 Christmas Favorites by Sacrum Chamber Choir (CD, Oct-1995, Sony Music... US $3.02 Buy It Now 18 days
SACRUM CHAMBER CHOIR - 20 CHRISTMAS FAVORITES - NEW CD US $5.08 Buy It Now 19 days
Trombone - Canticum Sacrum [CD New] US $18.26 Buy It Now 20 days
Darlington/christ Ch. Cath. Ch : Missa O Sacrum Convivium CD (1997) US $6.76 Buy It Now 20 days
Sacrum Chamber Choir : O Holy Night CD (1997) US $2.83 Buy It Now 20 days
Extraits : Petits Concerts Spirituels. La Nativite. Symphonium Sacrum, ... CD US $2.04 Buy It Now 21 days
Sacrum Chamber Choir - Christmas Favorites (2002) - Used - Compact Disc US $0.99 Buy It Now 21 days
O Bone Jesu/Missa Dum Sacrum - Sixteen New & Sealed Compact Disc Free Shipping US $22.91 Buy It Now 21 days
Sacrum Chamber Choir : O Holy Night CD (1997) US $5.00 Buy It Now 21 days
Carver: Vol 1, Dum Sacrum Mysterium / Tavener, Cappella Nova (CD, Apr-1991,... US $99.99 Buy It Now 21 days
MARINI / OPUS 4 TROMBONE QUARTET / WILKE - CANTICUM SACRUM NEW CD US $24.67 Buy It Now 21 days
Christmas Favorites - Chamber Choir Sacrum New & Sealed Compact Disc Free Shippi US $10.91 Buy It Now 22 days
Palestrina - Missa O Sacrum Convivium (1994) CD - GOOD CONDITION! US $8.84 Buy It Now 23 days
O Sacrum Convivium [CD New] US $17.31 Buy It Now 23 days
BYRD / RATHBONE - O SACRUM CONVIVIUM NEW CD US $23.59 Buy It Now 23 days
PALESTRINA: MISSA O SACRUM CONVIVIUM, MOTETS / DARLINGTON - NEW CD US $13.66 Buy It Now 23 days
Canticum Sacrum - 4 Trombone Quar Opus New & Sealed Compact Disc Free Shipping US $24.44 Buy It Now 23 days
Canticum Sacrum/Agon/Requiem Canticles - Symphony Orchest Swr New & Sealed Compa US $26.57 Buy It Now 23 days
O Sacrum Convivium CD (2008) US $14.43 Buy It Now 24 days
MARIA FAUST - SACRUM FACERE NEW CD US $24.31 Buy It Now 24 days
I. Stravinsky - Symphony Of Psalms/Mass/Canticum Sacrum CD US $13.20 Buy It Now 24 days
THIRD MOVEMENT#60 DJ Daisy aka Mandragore ?- Sacrum 12" US $7.48 Buy It Now 24 days
Deadsure - From Your Head To Your Sacrum NEW CD US $11.69 Buy It Now 24 days
Vivaldi: Sacrum (Missa in C); Domine ad adiuvandum me festina; Credo; Nisi... US $11.57 Buy It Now 24 days
Byrd Rathbone - O Sacrum Convivium CD US $21.20 Buy It Now 25 days
PALESTRINA, GIOVANNI PIERLU...-Missa O Sacrum Convivium - Christ Chu... CD NEW US $16.67 Buy It Now 25 days
VON THRONSTAHL "Bellum, Sacrum Bellum!?" CD laibach current 93 US $20.07 Buy It Now 25 days
Stravinsky Conducts His Agon & Canticum Sacrum (New Import LP) US $14.99 Buy It Now 26 days
Sacrum Facere - Faust,Maria New & Sealed CD-JEWEL CASE Free Shipping US $25.68 Buy It Now 26 days
Sacrum Feat Jocelyn Pook - Sacrum - Additive #147086 US $4.80 Buy It Now 27 days
Sacrum Feat Jocelyn Pook - Sacrum - Additive #97798 US $4.80 Buy It Now 27 days
Liszt:via Crucis - Choir Sacrum New & Sealed Compact Disc Free Shipping US $23.49 Buy It Now 27 days
Psi Division - Sacrum Thrust - Hardware - 1993 #148463 US $6.40 Buy It Now 27 days
O Sacrum Convivium-A Feast Of Music From The Choir - Of Royal Hollo Choir New US $21.27 Buy It Now 27 days
LISZT / SACRUM CHOIR / GENVRIN / VEISMANIS - VIA CRUCIS NEW CD US $23.22 Buy It Now 28 days
Deferum Sacrum - Septicaemia CD US $15.35 Buy It Now 28 days
O Bone Jesu, Missa Dum Sacrum Mysterium (The Sixteen) 0828021605123, CD, NEW US $21.12 Buy It Now 28 days
NEW Domine ad adiuvandum/Credo/Sacrum/Nisi Dominus by CD-JEWEL CASE Book Free Sh US $27.59 Buy It Now 29 days
FIRE & ICE - Deo Endovellico Sacrum - LP US $33.05 Buy It Now 29 days
LP/VINYL-O SACRUM CONVIVIUM The Choir of St. John's Geo Guest argo UK IMPORT US $9.98 Buy It Now 29 days
Sacrum Chamber Choir : Christmas Favorites CD (2002) US $3.96 Buy It Now 29 days

More places to buy SACRUM music online Buy SACRUM & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for SACRUM DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

SACRUM shows & tickets


SACRUM has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

SACRUM discography


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help Progarchives.com to complete the discography and add albums

SACRUM top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

3.02 | 5 ratings
Cognition
2007
4.00 | 2 ratings
Days of Quarrantine
2009
4.00 | 5 ratings
Criminal
2012

SACRUM Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

SACRUM Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

SACRUM Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

SACRUM Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

SACRUM Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 Criminal by SACRUM album cover Studio Album, 2012
4.00 | 5 ratings

BUY
Criminal
Sacrum Progressive Metal

Review by Conor Fynes
Prog Reviewer

4 stars 'Criminal' - Sacrum (8/10)

Approaching two hours in length, there's a near-certainty that Sacrum's "Criminal" will be a more time-consuming album than what you're normally used to. Even for progressive metal, bands rarely throw this much material under a single title, and when you consider the fact that this is an album without any of the genre's signature twenty minute epics to flesh out the length, one begins to wonder why they didn't simply opt to split it into two or three albums. What's really incredible about Sacrum's third album to date however, is the fact that this exceptional length does not define the experience of listening to it. Thanks to their dynamic approach, strong songwriting and openness to variety, "Criminal" is an album that keeps the listener engaged throughout. It may be cliché to say in a review, but "Criminal" has no filler to speak of. What we have here is a bold dive into the world of progressive metal and each of its many faces.

Sacrum bring a great diversity to their sound. Although they are rooted in the traditional progressive metal style modelled after Dream Theater canon, the band's blend of melodic, electronic and heavy metal influences bring something relatively fresh to the 'progressive' formula. This variety is not so apparent on a song-by-song basis, but as the album progresses, there's a gradual shift in style. With "Bautizame", Sacrum introduce themselves as an atmospheric industrial metal hybrid, blending overtly danceable electronic rhythms with warm vocals (sung en Espanol) and chugging metal riffs. From there, Sacrum slowly lean towards a more traditional progressive metal sound as the album goes on, exchanging electronica soundcapes for guitar-induced atmosphere by the time the album is halfway through. The most noticeable (and sudden) change on "Criminal" is the shift from Spanish to English lyrics with the second disc of the album. Estanislao Silveyra is an excellent vocalist, and his voice suits both languages well, although the melodies are decidedly superior on the English half. This is less a cause of the language switch however, and more a result of the shift to a more traditional metal sound. On the album's second half, Sacrum retain some of their electronic undertones, but it's replaced in part with sounds one would more likely here on a progressive rock album. Sacrum get well- acquainted with Floydian ambiance on the English half, and when mixed with segments of Dream Theater-esque progressive riffs and rich power metal choruses, it becomes very apparent that Sacrum deserves the two hour investment.

Although some of the more straightforward metal riffs feel plain, "Criminal" enjoys a strong mix and production. Silveyra's vocals are particularly memorable, and Martin Guerrero's melodic lead work achieves a pleasantly soaring beauty in contrast to the aggressive riffs. Although it's arguably the longest studio album I have come across this year, "Criminal" really doesn't feel like it. Sacrum's style stays fresh throughout; there is no sense here that the second half of the record is retracing the steps of the first, as is prone to happen with double albums. However, "Criminal" may have been best left as two albums nonetheless. Sporting some of the album's best tracks like the single-worthy "One Minute of Rage" and the epic "Home", the English half is arguably better, although in truth, it's hard to choose between the two. "Criminal"s greatest strength is its consistency; you're not likely to come across too many albums that toss this much material at you without slipping up at least once. In regards to their style, Sacrum's riffs run a little close to the commonly-emulated style of Dream Theater at times, but taking into consideration the strong electronic element and quality of songwriting, Sacrum stand their ground.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

 Cognition by SACRUM album cover Studio Album, 2007
3.02 | 5 ratings

BUY
Cognition
Sacrum Progressive Metal

Review by Windhawk
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

3 stars Hailing from Argentina, Sacrum has made an interesting full length debut album here.

Progressive metal is the name of the game here, and although it is a genre pretty exhausted in terms of making unique material, these guys manage to at least add in some details now and then that aren't overly much used. The general sound and atmosphere on many tunes do sound quite influenced by the great band of the genre, Dream Theater. Especially some of the tunes in the second half of the CD.

But some inventive use of atmospheric passages, riff patterns that owe just as much to Metallica and Megadeth, as well as the black metal and folk tinged tune Sacrum shows that this band may have more up their sleeve if they continue to evolve.

Quite a few groovy tunes here, and about just as many that sound good without being standout in any way. Worth checking out by fans of the genre, but not an album that will find many fans outside of it.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

 Cognition by SACRUM album cover Studio Album, 2007
3.02 | 5 ratings

BUY
Cognition
Sacrum Progressive Metal

Review by The T
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

3 stars SACRUM is the first progressive-metal band from Argentina I've ever listened to, and the results have been a mixed bag.

On one hand, the musicianship is tremendous, the band members are all very skilled in their instruments. Especially the guitar player and the drummer captured my ear with their precision and speed. There's no question that, at that level, this band can stand toe-to-toe with the best of them, including prog-metal monsters from the Old World or from North America. The recording is spot-on, something that usually is not perfect with South-american recordings (I'm South American, that's why I say this). Actually, if this cd had been released under an international label like Inside Out, nobody would've ever noticed is from a country with a relatively new prog-metal tradition as Argentina, so great are the musicians and the production.

The problem (and that has nothing to do with nationality, as most clones come from Europe or from the US) is that the music is not very original. What we get here is a band that follows the tradition of legends like DREAM THEATER or FATES WARNING almost to a point of sounding like a clone. The song structures, the kind of riffs, rhythms and sudden changes, all of that comes directly from the school of DT, even the sound of the instruments has been molded with the sound of the New York outfit in mind. On the other hand, the singer sounds like Ray Alder from FATES WARNING to a degree where at times you can easily think the guy is actually the legendary band's vocalist. While that's not per-se a bad thing (Alder is good, as I've come to appreciate now), what is not so great is when both the music and the vocals sound a little too familiar. That speaks of lack of originality and uniqueness.

All in all, a band with lots and lots of potential that has to find its own voice. The elements are there, at times one can hear a unique band beneath the layers of influence. But work has to be done, and Cognition is nothing more than a good, entertaning, but ultimately forgetable album.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Thanks to TheProgtologist for the artist addition.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | GeoIP Services by MaxMind | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.71 seconds