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São Paulo, Brazil (1991 – present)

Angra are a progressive power metal formation from São Paulo, Brazil. Formed in 1991, with Andre Matos (vocals), Luís Mariutti (bass), Marcos Antunes (drums), André Linhares (guitar) and Rafael Bittencourt (guitar). In 1992, Linhares was replaced by André Hernandes, later replaced by Kiko Loureiro. They underwent a big line-up change in 2000, when the vocalist Andre Matos, the bassist Luis Mariutti and the drummer Ricardo Confessori, that have entered after Marcos Antunes (now with Sunsarah), left the band and founded Shaman (later renamed to Shaaman and back to Shaman again) together with Luis’ brother Hugo Mariutti.

They were then replaced by Edu Falaschi on vocals, Aquiles Priester on drums and Felipe Andreoli on bass.

After being on hiatus for almost two years due to management issues, Angra’s website announced their come back with a slight change in it’s line-up: Ricardo Confessori returns, replacing Aquiles Priester, who decided to dedicate full-time to his side project, Hangar.

In 2013, Fabio Lione (Hollow Haze, Rhapsody of Fire, Vision Divine) toured with Angra. The “Angel’s Cry - 20th Anniversary Tour” CD/DVD/Blu-Ray was released in November 2013. It featured Fabio on vocals, plus other guests such as Tarja Turunen and Uli Jon Roth.

Wikipedia about Angra:
Angra was formed in 1991 by Santa Marcelina Music College students vocalist André Matos, duo guitarist Rafael Bittencourt and André Linhares, and were joined by former Rafael Bittencourt band mate drummer Marcos Antunes, as well as former Firebox bassist and former both Rafael Bittencourt and André Linhares high-school mate Luís Mariutti.


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  • FuckLolito

    Já pisam forte só por cantar o tema de abertura de CDZ

    30 Aug 7:31am Reply
  • jeffncosta

    semana passada teve uma caida brusca, bora ouvir Angra galera

    28 Aug 6:07pm Reply
  • raphaelmg94

    Quando o Andre Matos era loiro foi a melhor epoca do angra

    17 Aug 11:46pm Reply
  • jeffncosta

    Angels Cry ♥♥♥

    17 Aug 11:12pm Reply
  • ElHuevas1428574

    ⌠↑ಠ_ಠ ←:D→ ಥ_ಥ↓⌡

    17 Aug 1:24pm Reply
  • jeffncosta

    Ouvindo o T.O.S completo ;)

    10 Aug 1:41am Reply
  • Saveren

    Vamos, Angra!

    9 Aug 7:29am Reply
  • FjordSweetFjord

    New album with Fabio better be out sooner than later!! :D

    5 Aug 9:51pm Reply

    Faltando o show em Sorocaba - 27/9.

    4 Aug 8:05pm Reply
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    3 Aug 11:28pm Reply
  • GodofDeathMetal

    This is shout 2222! Yay! :P Angra rox!

    21 Jul 9:51pm Reply
  • Pedrorockeiro

    Vamos ver no que ese álbum vai dar

    16 Jul 3:00pm Reply
  • GodofDeathMetal

    Way to go Brazil! In my opinion, Brazil is the only South American country that has amazing metal. The other countries in South America are just eh.... bleh. Angra is by far one of your best bands, Brazil! Rock on! Once again, way to go Brazil!

    15 Jul 5:24pm Reply
  • Brianex

    Death/groove e Power/prog, dá pra comparar de boa

    7 Jul 5:23am Reply
  • KarolinaDeath

    e essa ansiedade pro próximo álbum ♥

    6 Jul 3:31pm Reply
  • ErmacFailwins

    Maneiro mas Sepultura é melhor

    3 Jul 1:32am Reply
  • Groove-

    Every so often I shake my head in disbelief of how much I love this band

    28 Jun 4:59pm Reply
  • Davie_UCF

    I didn't think Fabio fitted when watching videos, but after seeing him live I think he's great! Shame Ricardo left, what's that all about?!

    28 Jun 10:30am Reply
  • Eneas-

    Lione >> Andre e Falaschi hoje em dia, sem mais!

    27 Jun 1:53am Reply
  • dark_wisdom

    v Hardly. Angra's early albums are musically good but not as good as subsequent releases and even though Andre Matos is a good singer the dude's voice is way too shrill and tend to be annoying at times. Best era of angra is Rebirth + Temple of shadows.

    20 Jun 10:50pm Reply
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