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Sodom

SODOM

SODOM (1982–PRESENT). Angel Ripper (vocals/bass), Aggressor (guitar/vocals, replaced by Grave Violator, Destructor, then Blackfire, others, Bernemann) Witchhunter (drums/vocals, replaced by Atomic Steif, others, now Bobby Schottkowski). Sodom are a German thrash band that heavily influenced the German black metal scene and are among the hardest-hitting bands in that genre. The band started in 1982 with original guitarist Aggressor, who left before recording the first album, the thrash classic Read more [...]
SCATTERBRAIN

SCATTERBRAIN

SCATTERBRAIN (1989–1995). Tommy Christ (vocals) Glen Cumming (guitar), Paul Neider (guitar), Guy Brogna (bass), Mike Boyko (drums). Scatterbrain were a goofy metal act featuring ex-members of the punk/metal band Ludichrist. The band incorporated funk and rapping into their music and had a minor hit with the song “Don’t Call me Dude.” The band played mostly jokey but complex punk-tinged metal and their slick-yet-vibrant production, as well as the clever musical in-jokes of “Down with Read more [...]
Sarcófago

SARCÓFAGO

SARCÓFAGO. Antichrist (vocals), Fabio Jhasko (guitar), Zeber (guitar), Gerald Minelli (bass), Eduardo (drums, later Joker, then Lucio Olliver). Sarcófago (translated into English as sarcophagus) were a Brazilian black metal band that primarily played during the late eighties and early nineties. At a time when many Brazilian bands were becoming more political in response to the military junta that ruled the country at the time, Sarcófago went in a darker and more ominous direction, combining Read more [...]
OVERDOSE

OVERDOSE

OVERDOSE (1985–PRESENT). Pedro Alberto “Bozó” Amorim (vocals), Claudio David (lead guitar), Jairo Guedz (rhythm guitar), Gustavo Monsanto (bass), Andre Marcio (drums). Overdose has long been one of the top thrash metal bands in Brazil, although their albums were for many years unavailable outside of the country. The band, who are outspoken advocates for social justice within Brazil, have a unique take on thrash metal, which includes the use of percussion and tribal rhythms of their native Read more [...]