As we've said before here at
are big Christian metal fans. Sacred Warrior, with their Queensryche like sound,
was one of those Christian bands that we really enjoyed.
The roots of Sacred Warrior date back to 1985 (Chicago land),
where some future band members were part of a band called Nomad.
By 1988, guitarist Bruce Swift had converted to Christianity, and
subsequently was able to convert fellow bandmates as well, thus the
birth of Sacred Warrior.
Their first release,
Rebellion, was released in 1988,
and is considered by some to be the band's magnum opus.
followed in 1989, and
in 1990. The band continued releasing into the 1990's, but
took a hiatus until a reunion show in 2001 that was recorded and
at the Cornerstone 2001). Sacred Warrior reformed in 2008
and, at the time of this writing, was working on a new release, which
the band says will be one of the hardest releases to date. At the
time of this writing, the Sacred Warrior Discography is as follows:1988: Rebellion
1989: Master's Command
1990: Wicked Generation
2001: Live at Cornerstone 2001