2005: SEKTARISM is formed by eminent members of the Apostles of Ignominy brotherhood. MALHKEBRE and SEKTARISM musical approaches and visions differ, yet come together in the idea that salvation can only be found in self-abasement and suffering. In this, at least, SEKTARISM can be compared to those confraternities of Penitents who flagellate themselves in the slow funerary processions of condemned men. But SEKTARISM offers neither repentance nor reprieve. Whatever “Christian” notion of “sharing” we find among the Penitents here refers only to the common pain and misery of the wretched human condition. SEKTARISM is the whip that slowly lacerates your corrupt flesh, making it pure. It is the hammer that nails you to the cross you have chosen….