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Belo Horizonte, Brazil (1983 – present)

Sepultura is a Brazilian metal band that formed in 1983 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The band was a major force in the , and ultimately realms during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Their name means “grave” in Portuguese, which they chose after Max Cavalera, one of the founding members, was translating the lyrics of the Motörhead song “Dancing on Your Grave”.

Sepultura was formed by Max Cavalera (guitars and vocals), his younger brother Igor Cavalera (drums), Paulo Pinto (bass) and Jairo Guedes (guitars). Sepultura signed to Cogumelo Records after a few years of performing, with a sound influenced by their favorite bands such as Ratos De Porão, Discharge, Possessed, GBH and Metallica. Their first EP was Bestial Devastation, a split with OverDose’s album on the flipside. Their first LP was Morbid Visions (1986), which included the moderate hit “Troops of Doom” that attracted the band some attention. After Morbid Visions, Jairo Guedes left the band for another death metal venture and Sao Paulo based guitarist Andreas Kisser replaced him. Their second full-length album was Schizophrenia, which was a critical success that led to a contract with Roadrunner Records.

With Roadrunner distributing Schizophrenia worldwide, Sepultura reached new audiences of metal fans, cemented by 1989’s Beneath the Remains (1989), which was followed by a long European tour.

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  • AR_Udenentun

    come to Brazil

    20 Apr 10:22am Reply
  • LawLieTicp

    Roots is my fav tbh

    17 Apr 6:18pm Reply
  • EduSkynyrd

    VAMO DETONAR ESSA PORRA!

    14 Apr 5:51am Reply
  • treghet

    @Parabellum13x It's mainly BryanWeber with his dozens of accounts. He desperately tries to get new photos as the main image every month or so and then once they've been voted down he deletes them and re-uploads them in order to try again.

    13 Apr 3:22pm Reply
  • black-thrones

    Anyone else notice how this particular picture of the lineup nowadays, standing side-by-side, looks like a Brazilian Rainbow?

    10 Apr 11:58am Reply
  • Pentiik

    Sepultura in thrash metal times ♥

    9 Apr 9:02pm Reply
  • JavierGarciaCeb

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    5 Apr 7:51pm Reply
  • Parabellum13x

    Stop voting the new pics up you posers.

    4 Apr 10:18pm Reply
  • ccorpion666

    old sepultura ftw

    1 Apr 9:58am Reply
  • Smradd

    Hahahaha Soulfly ftw ^^

    28 Mar 12:54pm Reply
  • DRExLOC

    Old Sepultura fucking rules. New sepultura, soulfly and cavalera conspiracy are all garbage.

    27 Mar 8:52am Reply
  • DRExLOC

    Sepultura ended with Roots ... shitty Roots. Everything up to and including Arise is essential thrash metal. Chaos AD is okay for what it is. I don't even know what to call the rest of their shit .... maybe just that, shit.

    27 Mar 8:48am Reply
  • TheComareq

    And these are the words of a guy who listens to Soulfly.

    26 Mar 6:29pm Reply
  • Smradd

    Both sepulturas are fucking awful.

    26 Mar 12:02am Reply
  • TheComareq

    @Velvet_Myx, listen to Limp Bizkit. If you don't like groove metal, shut up and stay away.

    24 Mar 6:20pm Reply
  • Velvet_Myx

    That was the best Sepultura song I have heard so far.

    24 Mar 3:43pm Reply
  • pleymo

    The song "Lookaway" is their best song, it has DJ Lethal and Johnatan Davis too! http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kbA1XTghYKw

    24 Mar 4:50am Reply
  • Velvet_Myx

    All Sepultura is shit because they don't have a DJ in the band.

    24 Mar 12:04am Reply
  • pleymo

    I do agree that the newer Sepultura albums are shit tho...Roorback was the last album worth listening and it was just 'okay', nothing more.

    23 Mar 9:07pm Reply
  • MrCommando1995

    @pleymo I don't know how I can define that what you said about old Sepultura and Cavalera Conspiracy. But I think there is one good word - pathetic.

    23 Mar 8:56pm Reply
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