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Sanctuary

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Seattle, Washington
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1983
Genre:
Heavy/Power/Thrash Metal (early); Groove/Progressive Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Dark fantasy, Death, Religion, Humanity, Introspection
Current label:
Century Media Records
Years active:
1983-1992, 2010-present
Not to be confused with:
- Sanctuary (heavy metal from Dallas, Texas)
- Sanctuary (black metal)

Pictured left-to-right: Joseph Michael, Dave Budbill, Lenny Rutledge, George Hernandez.

Though 1985 is commonly listed as the band's founding year, the book Rusted Metal traces Sanctuary's history back to before Warrel Dane had joined the band, when it had been fronted by Randy Bowman (designer of ...
Current
Lenny Rutledge Guitars (1983-1992, 2010-present)
See also: ex-Alliance, ex-Undone
Dave Budbill Drums (1984-1992, 2010-present)
See also: Alive Inside, ex-Undone
George Hernandez Bass (2016-present)
See also: ex-Panic, ex-Cold Steele
Joseph Michael Vocals (2018-present)
See also: Midnight Reign, Witherfall, ex-Omicida, ex-White Wizzard, ex-Omery Rising, ex-Peppermint Creeps
Past
Rich Furtner Bass (1983-1986)
See also: ex-Myramainz
Sean Blosl Guitars (1983-1990)
Randy Bowman Vocals (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Myramainz, ex-Strychnine
Warrel Dane Vocals (1985-1992, 2013-2017)
(R.I.P. 2017) See also: ex-Nevermore, ex-Warrel Dane, ex-Serpent's Knight, ex-Warhed
Jim Sheppard Bass (1986-1992, 2013-2015, 2018)
See also: ex-Nevermore, The Dead Heart Collective
Shannon Sharp Guitars (2011)
See also: ex-Scarecrow Messiah, ex-Suffergauge, ex-The Ultimate Sellout Band
Brad Hull Guitars (2013-2015)
See also: ex-Forced Entry, ex-L.S. Diablo, ex-Blistered Earth, ex-Critical Condition, ex-Sac Lunch, ex-Soblivios, ex-THUG
Joey Concepcion Guitars (2018-2020)
See also: Joey Concepcion, ex-Armageddon, ex-Daughter Chaos, ex-Michael Vescera, ex-Symphony of Malice, ex-The Absence, ex-Arch Enemy (live), ex-Oath of Insanity, ex-Dead by Wednesday
Current (Live)
Attila Vörös Guitars (2017, 2020-present)
See also: Strength of Will, Wendigo (live), ex-Morpheus, Vulgar Display of Cover, ex-Týr, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Nevermore (live), ex-Warrel Dane (live), ex-Leander Rising, ex-Cadaveres (live)
Past (Live)
George Hernandez Bass (1988, 2014-2016)
See also: ex-Panic, ex-Cold Steele
Jeff Loomis Guitars (1990-1992, 2013)
See also: Arch Enemy, Conquering Dystopia, Jeff Loomis, ex-Fear-Tech, ex-System, ex-Experiment Fear, ex-Nevermore
Brad Hull Guitars (1991)
See also: ex-Forced Entry, ex-L.S. Diablo, ex-Blistered Earth, ex-Critical Condition, ex-Sac Lunch, ex-Soblivios, ex-THUG
Nick Cordle Guitars (2015)
See also: Omnium Gatherum (live), ex-Arch Enemy, ex-Arsis, ex-Insomnium (live), ex-ThisMeansYou
Joey Concepcion Guitars (2018)
See also: Joey Concepcion, ex-Armageddon, ex-Daughter Chaos, ex-Michael Vescera, ex-Symphony of Malice, ex-The Absence, ex-Arch Enemy (live), ex-Oath of Insanity, ex-Dead by Wednesday
Joseph Michael Vocals (2018)
See also: Midnight Reign, Witherfall, ex-Omicida, ex-White Wizzard, ex-Omery Rising, ex-Peppermint Creeps
Lenny Rutledge Guitars (1983-1992, 2010-present)
See also: ex-Alliance, ex-Undone
Dave Budbill Drums (1984-1992, 2010-present)
See also: Alive Inside, ex-Undone
George Hernandez Bass (2016-present)
See also: ex-Panic, ex-Cold Steele
Joseph Michael Vocals (2018-present)
See also: Midnight Reign, Witherfall, ex-Omicida, ex-White Wizzard, ex-Omery Rising, ex-Peppermint Creeps
Rich Furtner Bass (1983-1986)
See also: ex-Myramainz
Sean Blosl Guitars (1983-1990)
Randy Bowman Vocals (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Myramainz, ex-Strychnine
Warrel Dane Vocals (1985-1992, 2013-2017)
(R.I.P. 2017) See also: ex-Nevermore, ex-Warrel Dane, ex-Serpent's Knight, ex-Warhed
Jim Sheppard Bass (1986-1992, 2013-2015, 2018)
See also: ex-Nevermore, The Dead Heart Collective
Shannon Sharp Guitars (2011)
See also: ex-Scarecrow Messiah, ex-Suffergauge, ex-The Ultimate Sellout Band
Brad Hull Guitars (2013-2015)
See also: ex-Forced Entry, ex-L.S. Diablo, ex-Blistered Earth, ex-Critical Condition, ex-Sac Lunch, ex-Soblivios, ex-THUG
Joey Concepcion Guitars (2018-2020)
See also: Joey Concepcion, ex-Armageddon, ex-Daughter Chaos, ex-Michael Vescera, ex-Symphony of Malice, ex-The Absence, ex-Arch Enemy (live), ex-Oath of Insanity, ex-Dead by Wednesday
Current
Attila Vörös Guitars (2017, 2020-present)
See also: Strength of Will, Wendigo (live), ex-Morpheus, Vulgar Display of Cover, ex-Týr, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Nevermore (live), ex-Warrel Dane (live), ex-Leander Rising, ex-Cadaveres (live)
Past
George Hernandez Bass (1988, 2014-2016)
See also: ex-Panic, ex-Cold Steele
Jeff Loomis Guitars (1990-1992, 2013)
See also: Arch Enemy, Conquering Dystopia, Jeff Loomis, ex-Fear-Tech, ex-System, ex-Experiment Fear, ex-Nevermore
Brad Hull Guitars (1991)
See also: ex-Forced Entry, ex-L.S. Diablo, ex-Blistered Earth, ex-Critical Condition, ex-Sac Lunch, ex-Soblivios, ex-THUG
Nick Cordle Guitars (2015)
See also: Omnium Gatherum (live), ex-Arch Enemy, ex-Arsis, ex-Insomnium (live), ex-ThisMeansYou
Joey Concepcion Guitars (2018)
See also: Joey Concepcion, ex-Armageddon, ex-Daughter Chaos, ex-Michael Vescera, ex-Symphony of Malice, ex-The Absence, ex-Arch Enemy (live), ex-Oath of Insanity, ex-Dead by Wednesday
Joseph Michael Vocals (2018)
See also: Midnight Reign, Witherfall, ex-Omicida, ex-White Wizzard, ex-Omery Rising, ex-Peppermint Creeps
Added by: pakchooieunf Modified by: Rochvill
Added on: 2002-07-19 18:39:48 Last modified on: 2021-02-11 23:24:49