Formed in May 1988 in Estombar, Lagoa by Bruno Correia guitar/ vocals, João Marques guitar, and soon joins them Nico and Fernando. At this point the band´s name was Evil Executor. By the summer of 1988, Fernando leaves and enters Filipe to the bass. At the end of the year Miguel Bento comes to the post of drummer and the band changed name to Sepulchral, in 1989. In February 1989 the band recorded what would be their first demo tape with two tracks "Memory of a Funeral" and "Circle of the Undead". Filipe leaves the band. In April 1989 they recorded their second demo tape which included 2 cuts "The call ..." and "Voices From The Grave". And after the recording they changed the band´s name to Dark Tales. Fernando returns to the group but know as bassist. In July when they went to record the third demo, Filipe returned but as a drummer and Paulo Brito enters to the place left by Fernando. The demo tape "Reign of Disgrace" is released with an Intro and 6 songs, "Call of The Deads", "Warriors of Sadness", "Moan of The Wounded", "The Slaughter of Sodom", "Endless Agony" and "Gift From The Gods", under the name Sepulchral. At the end of 1990 a 2 track demo entitled "Abrupt Excarnation" is released with the songs "Twisted Disforme" and "Abnormality Inside".
demo tape "Demo 89"©1989