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Sepultura

Country of origin:
Brazil
Location:
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (originally) / São Paulo, São Paulo (now)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1984
Genre:
Death/Thrash Metal (early), Groove/Thrash Metal, Nu-metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Satanism, Death (early); Politics, Anti-fascism, Literature (later)
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1984-present
The band name comes from a Portuguese translation of Motörhead's song "Dancing on Your Grave" which is "Dançando Na Sua Sepultura". Sepultura means "grave" in Portuguese (and in some other Latin-based languages). Originally, they wanted to call the band Tropa de Choque (Shock Troops), but found that the name had been used before.

The first Sepultura show was on December 4th, 1984. The band ...
Current
Paulo Jr. Bass (1984-present)
See also: The Unabomber Files, ex-AI-5, ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Andreas Kisser Guitars (lead) (1987-present)
See also: Andreas Kisser, De la Tierra, ex-Pestilence, ex-Sexoturica, Brasil Rock Stars, Hail!, Kisser Clan, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Asesino (live), ex-Scorpions (live), ex-Andreas Kisser & Embromation Society, ex-DJ Andreas Kisser, ex-Ed Motta, Andreas Kisser and Rui Veloso, ex-Esfinge, ex-Godswallop, ex-Quarteto da Pinga, ex-Clube Big Beatles (live), ex-Mana (live), ex-Orquestra Rockfônica (live)
Derrick Green Vocals, Guitars (additional) (1998-present)
See also: Derrick Green (DJ), Maximum Hedrum, ex-Musica Diablo, ex-Alpha Jerk, ex-Krop Acid, ex-Outface, ex-Overfiend, ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Eloy Casagrande Drums (2011-present)
See also: ex-Aclla, ex-Andre Matos, ex-Mr. Ego, ex-Andreas Kisser (live), ex-2ois, ex-Gloria, ex-Iahweh
Past
Roberto "Gato" Raffan Bass (1984)
See also: ex-Entropy
Beto Pinga Drums (1984)
Igor Cavalera Drums (1984-2006)
See also: Cavalera Conspiracy, ex-Guerrilha, Mixhell, ex-Massacration (live), ex-Nailbomb (live), ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Cássio Guitars (1984)
Roberto UFO Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Kalabouço, ex-Sagrado Inferno, ex-Sarcófago
Max Cavalera Guitars (1984-1985), Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (1985-1996)
See also: Cavalera Conspiracy, Killer Be Killed, Soulfly, ex-Guerrilha, ex-Nailbomb, Metal All Stars, ex-Roadunner United
Wagner Antichrist Vocals (1984-1985)
See also: ex-Sarcófago, Komando Kaos, ex-Cirrhosis
Jairo Tormentor Guitars (lead) (1985-1987)
See also: ex-Guerrilha, ex-The Mist, Metallica Cover Brazil, ex-Eminence, ex-Overdose
Julio Cesar Vieira Franco Guitars (lead) (1985)
See also: ex-Armmagedon
Jean Dolabella Drums (2006-2011)
See also: Indireto, Rockfellas, ex-Andreas Kisser (live), ex-Diesel, ex-Udora
Past (Live)
Silvio Golfetti Guitars (1991)
See also: ex-Korzus, ex-Agent Steel, ex-Pontius Prophet
Guilherme Martin Drums (2005)
See also: Viper, ex-Master Stroke, ex-Megaton, ex-Luxúria, ex-Party Up, ex-Sweetmad, ex-Toy Shop
Roy Mayorga Drums (2006)
See also: ex-Amebix, Mothra, Stone Sour, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Soulfly, ex-Crisis, ex-ABLOOM, ex-Ankla, ex-Black President, ex-Maggott SS, ex-Medication, ex-Nausea, ex-Pale Demons, ex-Thorn, ex-Onesidezero (live), ex-Shelter (live)
Amílcar Christófaro Drums (2011)
See also: Torture Squad, Guillotine (live), Kisser Clan, ex-Nervosa (live)
Kevin Foley Drums (2013)
See also: Benighted, Disavowed, F Stands For Fuck You, ex-Mumakil, ex-Necrovile, ex-Decapitated (live), ex-Kronos (live), ex-Nervecell (live), ex-Nightmare (live), ex-Sabaton (live), ex-Burning Skies, ex-White Card
Paulo Jr. Bass (1984-present)
See also: The Unabomber Files, ex-AI-5, ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Andreas Kisser Guitars (lead) (1987-present)
See also: Andreas Kisser, De la Tierra, ex-Pestilence, ex-Sexoturica, Brasil Rock Stars, Hail!, Kisser Clan, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Asesino (live), ex-Scorpions (live), ex-Andreas Kisser & Embromation Society, ex-DJ Andreas Kisser, ex-Ed Motta, Andreas Kisser and Rui Veloso, ex-Esfinge, ex-Godswallop, ex-Quarteto da Pinga, ex-Clube Big Beatles (live), ex-Mana (live), ex-Orquestra Rockfônica (live)
Derrick Green Vocals, Guitars (additional) (1998-present)
See also: Derrick Green (DJ), Maximum Hedrum, ex-Musica Diablo, ex-Alpha Jerk, ex-Krop Acid, ex-Outface, ex-Overfiend, ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Eloy Casagrande Drums (2011-present)
See also: ex-Aclla, ex-Andre Matos, ex-Mr. Ego, ex-Andreas Kisser (live), ex-2ois, ex-Gloria, ex-Iahweh
Roberto "Gato" Raffan Bass (1984)
See also: ex-Entropy
Beto Pinga Drums (1984)
Igor Cavalera Drums (1984-2006)
See also: Cavalera Conspiracy, ex-Guerrilha, Mixhell, ex-Massacration (live), ex-Nailbomb (live), ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Cássio Guitars (1984)
Roberto UFO Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Kalabouço, ex-Sagrado Inferno, ex-Sarcófago
Max Cavalera Guitars (1984-1985), Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (1985-1996)
See also: Cavalera Conspiracy, Killer Be Killed, Soulfly, ex-Guerrilha, ex-Nailbomb, Metal All Stars, ex-Roadunner United
Wagner Antichrist Vocals (1984-1985)
See also: ex-Sarcófago, Komando Kaos, ex-Cirrhosis
Jairo Tormentor Guitars (lead) (1985-1987)
See also: ex-Guerrilha, ex-The Mist, Metallica Cover Brazil, ex-Eminence, ex-Overdose
Julio Cesar Vieira Franco Guitars (lead) (1985)
See also: ex-Armmagedon
Jean Dolabella Drums (2006-2011)
See also: Indireto, Rockfellas, ex-Andreas Kisser (live), ex-Diesel, ex-Udora
Past
Silvio Golfetti Guitars (1991)
See also: ex-Korzus, ex-Agent Steel, ex-Pontius Prophet
Guilherme Martin Drums (2005)
See also: Viper, ex-Master Stroke, ex-Megaton, ex-Luxúria, ex-Party Up, ex-Sweetmad, ex-Toy Shop
Roy Mayorga Drums (2006)
See also: ex-Amebix, Mothra, Stone Sour, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Soulfly, ex-Crisis, ex-ABLOOM, ex-Ankla, ex-Black President, ex-Maggott SS, ex-Medication, ex-Nausea, ex-Pale Demons, ex-Thorn, ex-Onesidezero (live), ex-Shelter (live)
Amílcar Christófaro Drums (2011)
See also: Torture Squad, Guillotine (live), Kisser Clan, ex-Nervosa (live)
Kevin Foley Drums (2013)
See also: Benighted, Disavowed, F Stands For Fuck You, ex-Mumakil, ex-Necrovile, ex-Decapitated (live), ex-Kronos (live), ex-Nervecell (live), ex-Nightmare (live), ex-Sabaton (live), ex-Burning Skies, ex-White Card
Added by: xSpinalTartx Modified by: Diamhea
Added on: 2002-07-15 21:49:01 Last modified on: 2014-10-24 22:10:45
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