SACRILEGE's "Within the Prophecy" (1987) is a Hardcore Punk, Crossover Thrash Metal masterpiece. Recorded at Rich Bitch Studios, its tracks deliver an unrelenting sonic assault. The album's raw energy, rebellious ethos, and iconic artwork make it a landmark release, leaving an indelible mark on the punk and metal landscape. A timeless prophecy of sonic fury, SACRILEGE's second studio album remains an influential force.This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.


Front Cover Photo Of SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy

"Within the Prophecy" Album Description:

In the tumultuous world of Hardcore Punk and Crossover Thrash Metal, few albums stand out as boldly as SACRILEGE's "Within the Prophecy." Released in 1987, this second studio album from the British powerhouse is a testament to the band's unbridled energy, aggressive sound, and unapologetic attitude. Recorded at the iconic Rich Bitch Studios, "Within the Prophecy" is a sonic prophecy that reverberates through the world of punk and metal history.

A Glimpse into SACRILEGE:

SACRILEGE emerged from the fertile grounds of the UK punk and metal scene in the early 1980s. The band's unique blend of Hardcore Punk and Crossover Thrash Metal set them apart, and their relentless live performances quickly gained them a dedicated following. As they entered Rich Bitch Studios to record their second studio album, SACRILEGE was poised to unleash a sonic storm upon the world.

Recording at Rich Bitch Studios:

The choice of Rich Bitch Studios for recording "Within the Prophecy" was a strategic move, as the studio had already played a crucial role in shaping the sound of several prominent punk and metal bands. SACRILEGE, known for their raw and intense live performances, aimed to capture that energy on vinyl, and Rich Bitch Studios provided the perfect sonic canvas for their vision.

Album Artwork:

The album cover, featuring striking artwork that reflects the band's anti-establishment ethos, is an integral part of "Within the Prophecy." The imagery serves as a visual counterpart to the music, creating a holistic experience for the listener and reinforcing SACRILEGE's uncompromising stance.

Music Genre:

  Thrash / Doom Metal

Album Production Information:

  The album: "SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy" was produced by: Mike ivory and Sacrilege

This album was recorded December 1986- January 1987 at: Rich Bitch Studios, Birmingham.

Record Label & Catalognr:

Under One Flag FLAG 15
Packaging: This album "SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and photos.

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record

Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram

Year & Country:

  1987 Made in England
Band Members and Musicians on: SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Lynda Simpson - Vocals

    Lynda Simpson, the vocalist for SACRILEGE's "Within the Prophecy," played a pivotal role in shaping the album's sound. Her dynamic and powerful vocals added a layer of intensity to the band's Hardcore Punk and Crossover Thrash Metal fusion.

  • Damien Thompson - Guitars

    Damien Thompson, the guitarist, contributed to the album's aggressive and intricate guitar work, crafting riffs that became synonymous with SACRILEGE's signature sound.

  • Tony May - Bass

    Tony May, handling the bass duties, provided the low-end foundation for the band's sonic assault. His basslines added depth and heaviness, anchoring the relentless energy of the music.

  • Andrew Baker - Drums

    Andrew Baker, as the drummer, brought precision and speed to the rhythm section, driving the intense pace of the album.

Track Listing of: "SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy"

The Songs/tracks on "SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy" are

  1. Sight Of The Wise 06:56
  2. The Captive 04:18
  3. Winds Of Vengeance 07:28
  4. Spirit Cry 04:01
  5. Flight Of The Nazgul 06:20
  6. The Fear Within 05:04
  7. Search Eternal 10:52

SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy High Resolution & Quality Photos

Front Cover Photo Of SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy
Front Cover Photo Of SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy


Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. Images can be zoomed in/out ( eg pinch with your fingers on a tablet or smartphone )

Photo Of The Back Cover SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy
Photo of album back cover SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy


Photo One Of The Original Custom Inner Sleeve SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy
Photo One Of The Original Custom Inner Sleeve SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy


Close up of record's label SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy Side One:
Close up of record's label SACRILEGE - Within the Prophecy Side One

Record Label Details: Under One Flag, FLAG 15 ℗ 1987 Under One Flag