Sacred Reich was a thrash band from Phoenix, Arizona that was active from 1985-2000. The band was originally managed by Gloria Cavalera, who is most known for guiding the career of her husband, the legendary Max Cavalera of Sepultura, Soulfully, and Cavalera Conspiracy fame. Drummer Dave McClain would go on to attain wider fame as a member of Machine Head.
The band has reunited periodically since 2007 to perform select live shows, but there are no current plans for new recordings or any widespread touring. They did announced back on their Facebook page in December that they’d be playing for the first time in Brazil this June with their old friends, Sepultura, who are celebrating their 30th anniversary.
Here with the prophetic title track of their 1990 Metal Blade Records album, The American Way, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, is the highly underrated Sacred Reich.
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