There is more than one artist using the name Realm. 1) Realm is an American thrash metal / progressive metal band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin that formed in 1985. They released two underground demo tapes at first; "Perceptive Incentive" in 1985 and the landmark "Final Solution" in 1986. In 1988, the band signed to the up-and-coming Roadrunner Records label and released their debut album, "Endless War", later that year. The album featured a classic cover version of The Beatles' song "Eleanor Rigby" that they converted into speed metal form.